AIA News and Press Releases

AIA President & CEO: Bipartisan NDAA Sustains Investment in National Security

Arlington, Va. — Today, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning released the following statement applauding the passage of S. 4049, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21 NDAA) in the U.S. Senate and H.R. 6395, the William M. Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 in the […]

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AIA Announces New Partnership with Private Division and Kerbal Space Program to Encourage Summer Learning

Arlington, Va. – To provide a meaningful science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) experience to students throughout the summer months, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced a new partnership between the American Rocketry Challenge and Private Division, publishers of the hit astrophysics and aerospace simulation game, Kerbal Space Program. This new partnership takes the American […]

Sixteen Aviation Groups Commend USG Release of Runway to Recovery Guidance

Today, the Administration released its Runway to Recovery: The United States Framework for Airlines and Airports to Mitigate the Public Health Risks of Coronavirus guidelines to support the health and safety of passengers, aviation employees, and the aviation industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stakeholders across the aviation sector joined together to commend […]

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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 […]

Space Force: Parody Is Highest Form of Flattery

The premiere of Netflix’s Space Force series has launched (pun intended) the U.S. Space Force (USSF) further into the mainstream. While the show is not an accurate depiction of the USSF, it does highlight three takeaways all Americans should understand about their newest service: that the threat to the space domain is real; that the […]

Celebrating Pride Throughout the A&D Industry

The aerospace and defense industry continues to innovate the way our world connects through new technologies. But these connections run much deeper than just the tech powering our world. A&D is working to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment for our employees. Particularly during Pride month and the events of 2020, we’re proud to […]

Pride Month Spotlight: Kathy Crandall, L3Harris Technologies

Kathy CrandallGeneral Manager, Mission Networks Managed Services,L3Harris Technologies As an ally and executive sponsor of the L3Harris Pride Employee Resource Group (ERG), I have the privilege of joining members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community in celebrating Pride Month. This is more than just a time to celebrate, however. It’s a time to reflect on […]

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