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Coalition Urges Passage of NASA Reauthorization

Arlington, Va. (May 18, 2022) – Today, a diverse coalition of twelve organizations, including the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), sent a letter to Congress urging them to pass a bipartisan comprehensive NASA authorization bill to guide our Nation’s aeronautics, exploration, space science, technology, and STEM education programs into the 2020s. This letter underscores the need […]

 
AIA Calls on Conference Committee to Address R&D Tax Change, Semiconductor Chip Shortage

Arlington, Va. (May 11, 2022) – Today, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning released the following statement ahead of the first conference committee meeting on the Bipartisan Innovation and Competition Legislation:  “The conference committee meets at a time when America’s competitive edge is the most essential it has ever been, but […]

 
AIA: Conference is Ideal Way to Address Disincentive to Private Research & Development

Arlington, Va. (Apr. 28, 22) – Following the U.S. Senate formalizing the conferees for the Bipartisan Innovation Act, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning issued the following statement: “America’s competitive edge has never been more essential, and the headwinds have never been stronger. Strategic investments in U.S. research and technology, STEM […]

 
New Report from AIA, Accenture Details Strategic Plan for the Future of Sustainable Aviation

Horizon 2050 analyzes the aviation technologies and policies needed to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 Arlington, Va. (Apr. 19, 22) – Today, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and Accenture released a comprehensive new report analyzing the state of sustainable aviation technologies in the United States. The study identifies the prioritization and investments necessary for the […]

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Prioritizing Safety Through Evolving National Aerospace Standards

For over 75 years, the Aerospace Industries Association has developed National Aerospace Standards that have shaped our industry, enabled innovation, and most importantly, kept both our workforce and our government customers – the brave people who defend our nation – safe. The safety of our over 2 million workers and the safety of our government […]

 
Hispanic Heritage Month Leadership Spotlight: Dan Watt, L3Harris Technologies

Dan WattVP Program Management & Products, Communication Systems and Executive Sponsor of the Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement (HOLA) Employee Resource GroupL3Harris Technologies L3Harris’ Dan Watt, VP Program Management & Products, Communication Systems and Executive Sponsor of the Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement (HOLA) Employee Resource Group, shares the importance of embracing various […]

 
A&D Employee Spotlight: Anthony Nigara, L3Harris Technologies

Anthony NigaraVP of Strategy & Business DevelopmentL3Harris Technologies L3Harris’ Anthony Nigara, VP of Strategy and Business Development, offers advice to new grads entering the workforce. “For those of you who are new to the workforce, the world is quite different now than you probably imagined it being when you started college or your internship. As […]

 
NAS9945: Airworthiness Engineering Training & Education

Whether they are developed for educators or manufacturers, new standards can help advance the aerospace and defense industry. That’s why on July 8, AIA’s National Aerospace Standards published new standard NAS9945, Airworthiness Engineering Training and Education. NAS9945 will help both American aerospace education programs and design, manufacturing, and maintenance organizations develop and implement airworthiness training […]

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