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From Balloons to Astronauts: Indiana Delivers Value to Aerospace Companies

By Sheryl S. Jackson From the first attempt to deliver mail by air in the U.S. to educating more than 30 astronauts, Indiana has a long history in the aerospace industry. Even though the 1859 balloon flight scheduled to deliver mail from Lafayette, Indiana to New York City faced winds that resulted in a landing […]

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Space in the Spotlight

There’s a lot of excitement on Florida’s space coast as NASA gears up to launch the next great era of human space exploration, and private sector firms like Boeing, Sierra Nevada and SpaceX bring new energy to the burgeoning commercial space economy. The growing importance of space was highlighted on Wednesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space […]

Celebrating our Nation’s Engineers: Meet the Young Professionals Making a Difference

In honor of National Engineers Week (February 18-24), the Aerospace Industries Association is proud to highlight 15 engineers who are making a difference in the aerospace and defense industry. Trained in colleges and universities across the United States, these engineers are working on critical products that are taking us to new heights, ensuring our safety […]

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AIA CEO Reacts to Tariff Announcement

Arlington, Va. — Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Eric Fanning expressed concern with President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum today. “We are disappointed that the President has decided to move forward with tariffs on steel and aluminum,” Fanning said. “Our industry employs 2.4 million people and produced a trade surplus […]

AIA/Avascent Report Projects $30 Billion Annual Large UAS Market by 2036

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association, in partnership with Avascent, today released a study projecting explosive growth in the global market for large unmanned aerial systems (UAS) over the next two decades. The report, “Think Bigger: Large Unmanned Systems and the Next Major Shift in Aviation,” shows large UAS represent a cornerstone of future […]

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