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AIA President and CEO Outlines Recommendations for Nation’s Recovery During 2020 Spring Board of Governors Meeting

Arlington, Va. – Today, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) virtually convened its 2020 Spring Board of Governors meeting, which brought together several leaders from aerospace and defense. As the industry continues to help lead the nation’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, AIA President and CEO Eric Fanning released the following statement: “As we plan for […]

AIA President and CEO: Bipartisan Public-Private Partnership for Aviation Manufacturing is Common Sense Plan to Prepare for Strong American Recovery

Arlington, Va. – Today, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning released the following statement on the introduction of the Private-Public Partnership to Preserve Jobs in the Aviation Manufacturing Industry Act of 2020 by U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Mark Warner (D-VA): “As our airline customers suffer, decline in air travel is […]

AIA Announces VentConnect Online Platform to Scale the Production and Distribution of Ventilators

New portal developed with AdvaMed and Google connects ventilator component suppliers and manufacturers Arlington, Va. – Today, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced the launch of a new platform ( to connect ventilator companies with component suppliers to help quickly scale production and distribution of these vital services. The new platform was developed with the […]

AIA President and CEO: Planning and Preparation for Recovery is Critical to Ensuring the Nation’s Success

Arlington, Va. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, to provide additional funding for hospitals, COVID-19 testing, and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses. The legislation now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) […]

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Neil Jadhav, Cubic Corporation

Neil JadhavSenior Director of Data and AnalyticsCubic Corporation HOW DID YOU GET YOUR START IN THE AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRY? I am an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer with an MBA. Prior to Cubic, I enjoyed working with big tech companies such as Adobe and Qualcomm. The missions of Aerospace and Defense (A&D) companies have always […]

Heritage Month Spotlight: Larry Lohman, L3Harris

Larry LohmanVP and General CounselL3Harris This month #L3Harris celebrates those who descend from the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion […]

Stepping Up to Support Our Workforce and Communities

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our members and the entire aerospace and defense industry have been focused on supporting our employees, our communities, and companies of all sizes in our supply chain. From providing free applications that enhance communication for health care professionals and first responders, to developing new designs for ventilators, to delivering personal protective […]

The Captivating Beauty of Hubble’s 30 Years

Since it first launched on April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has delivered incredible discoveries and observations into our universe, not to mention some of the most breathtaking images in history. And this was all made possible by strong industry-government partnerships, with NASA working with many of our members – including Lockheed Martin and […]

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