AIA News and Press Releases

AIA Joins National Air and Space Museum Apollo 11 Celebration

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) will be joining the National Air and Space Museum’s Apollo 50 Festival on the National Mall July 18-20. AIA will be featuring our augmented reality mural, “Vision 2050: The Way to What’s Next,” to showcase the innovations the aerospace and defense industry will bring about in the […]

AIA Names Mike French Vice President of Space Systems

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has appointed Mike French as its Vice President of Space Systems. In this role he will lead AIA’s Space Systems policy division, working with AIA’s Space Council, to advocate for policies, regulations, and investments to ensure American leadership and strong industry partnership across the civil, commercial, and […]

American Rocketeers Runners Up in Paris

Students from Madison West High School placed second in International Rocketry Challenge at Paris International Air Show Paris – On June 20th and 21st , students from Madison West High School (located in Madison, Wisconsin) competed against the best student rocketeers in the world at the International Rocketry Challenge (IRC) and placed second in the […]

AIA Names Ben Stone Vice President of Membership

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has appointed Benjamin Stone as its Vice President of Membership & Strategic Development. In this role he will lead AIA’s membership and business development activity and oversee its Supplier Management Council. “I’m excited to bring Ben on board in this critical role,” said AIA President and CEO […]

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Building a Legacy: Industry’s Role in Apollo 11

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” When President John F. Kennedy stood before Rice University to address the nation, he was confident that our mission to the moon was more than just a dream – it […]

Celebrating the Nation We Secure

This 4th of July celebrates the 243rd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and the founding of the United States. Throughout our history, the aerospace and defense industry has been an essential part of our nation’s security, supporting the servicemembers who have sacrificed so much for the freedom we Americans hold dear. That was exactly […]

The Spirit of American A&D: 2019 Paris Air Show Recap

With the same Spirit that Charles Lindbergh brought to Le Bourget in 1927, the U.S. contingent landed at the 2019 Paris Air Show bringing the best of American ingenuity and innovation. If you had the chance to walk the runways at Le Bourget during the show, you saw American aerospace and defense innovation on full […]

Pride Month Spotlight: Martha Holt Castle, Raytheon

Martha Holt CastleSenior Counsel, IDSRaytheon At work, Martha is Senior Counsel for IDS. Outside of work, she is a mother of two who tries to balance family time and advocating for LGTBQ rights. Learn more about Martha in this inspiring Voices of IDS profile celebrating Pride month. STARTED AT RAYTHEON: Three and a half years […]

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