AIA Blog Post Archive

Heritage Month Spotlight: Amy Ninness, Eaton Corporation

Amy Ninness General Manager, Conveyance SystemsEaton’s Aerospace Group Discovering Opportunity and Inspiration in Aerospace Four questions with Amy Ninness, general manager, Conveyance Systems, Eaton’s Aerospace Group When did you get into the aerospace industry? I started my career at Eaton 21 years ago, fresh out of college with a degree in chemical engineering. It was […]

Heritage Month Spotlight: Michelle Hauer, Raytheon

Michelle Hauer Senior Engineering Fellow Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems It was during a car-ride when 9-year-old Michelle Hauer’s mother first told her she should be an engineer. “You mean like on trains?” Hauer asked. No, her mother explained: an engineer is an inventor and spends her days building things, just like Hauer loved to […]

Heritage Month Spotlight: Dawn Treece

Dawn Treece Department Manager of Electro-Optic Products and McKinney Manufacturing Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Bringing the humanity to engineering As far back as she can remember, Dawn Treece felt writing and art would be her life and her livelihood. “That’s how I best expressed myself,” she said. Then she took a physics class her […]

Heritage Month Spotlight: Tina Hart, Sierra Nevada Corporation

Tina Hart Logistical Operations Warehouse Manager Sierra Nevada Corporation There is no “I” in Team Meet Tina Hart. Formerly an 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper, Tina joined Sierra Nevada Corporation in 2013 as a material production coordinator specialist. Today, she is a manager in Sierra Nevada Corporation’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) business area (BA). We […]

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Marcia Anglin-Livingstone

Marcia Anglin-Livingstone Manufacturing Manager Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Many differences, one goal “Here’s a life lesson: be respectful of differences and different views in life. If you have a common goal you can work together successfully.” That’s a lesson Marcia Anglin-Livingstone lives by. Livingstone, a manufacturing manager at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, came […]

6 Steps Towards the Future of Urban Air Mobility

Last week, we shared a glimpse into the future of Urban Air Mobility and the potential solutions it provides for our country’s outdated and crumbling infrastructure, increasingly long morning commutes, and transportation challenges faced by those who are elderly or disabled. Full integration of UAM is not an “if,” but a “when.” To get to […]

Commute in the Skies? The Future of Urban Air Mobility

America’s infrastructure is seriously outdated, contributing to record congestion, growing environmental concerns, and people spending more time in their vehicles than ever before. But what if a considerable amount of traffic was lifted up into the sky? That’s the potential relief Urban Air Mobility, or UAM, can provide to the country’s infrastructure and the taxpayer […]