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Civil Aviation Cyber Security Annual Report

The AIA Cybersecurity Committee serves the aerospace industry as a community of aircraft manufacturers and their suppliers to promote discussion, define common interest, and advocate for regulatory and standards updates to help ensure the continued safe and secure operation of the industry we serve…

Press Releases

Photo Release: French President Macron meets with U.S. Aerospace and Defense Industry

Arlington, Va. (Nov. 30, 2022) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today was among the …


Emerging Needs and Considerations for Digital Engineering Software Tools

The aerospace and defense (A&D) industry has vast supply networks and diverse products that require the interoperable exchange of data to support a 21st century digital transformation ecosystem. With the increased adoption of digital engineering…


FMS Modernization: U.S. Industry Feedback to the Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Tiger Team

Top defense trade associations, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and the Professional Services Council (PSC) released their recommendations to modernize elements of the U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system.

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AIA Honors SAS Co-Founder and CEO Heather Bulk with Voice of Industry Award

Arlington, Va. (Nov. 22, 22) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) honored CEO and co-founder of Special Aerospace Services (SAS) …

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AIA Announces Executive Committee Appointments For 2023

Arlington, Va. (Nov. 21, 22) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has elected Tom Gentile, President and Chief Executive Officer …


Civil Aviation Cybersecurity Change Impact Assessment and Affected Areas Recommendations Report

EASA has introduced cybersecurity into certification with ED Decision 2020/006/R. With effect from January 2021, the following certification specifications include cybersecurity rules…


A Senior Executive’s Starters Guide to Understanding Digital Transformation

We live in extraordinary times in which digitalization is radically changing the business, operations, and collaborative landscape across virtually every industry, government, and academic institution.  To meet the challenges of today…

Positioning Statements

AIA Statement on Artemis I Launch

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today issued the following statement on the launch of the …

Press Releases

AIA Convenes First-Ever Industry Delegation to U.S.-France Comprehensive Dialogue on Space

Arlington, Va. (Nov. 9, 2022) – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) today convened a delegation of United States industry representatives in Paris …

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Aerospace Industries Association Releases 2022 Facts & Figures Data Highlighting the Aerospace & Defense Industry’s Economic Impact

U.S. aerospace and defense industry remains enduring asset despite continued pandemic recovery, inflationary pressures Arlington, Va. – The Aerospace Industries …


Recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding in-space servicing, assembly, and manufacturing (ISAM) capabilities

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) provided recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to support the ongoing research…


AIA Civil Aviation Cyber Security Subcommittee – Software Distribution Security White Paper 2022

This paper seeks to provide guidance for compliance to new aviation standards and provides recommendations to standardize best practices as much as possible. This guidance complements the 2021 software recommendation paper as it includes a proposed timeline to implement cybersecurity measures…


AIA Civil Aviation Cyber Security Subcommittee – Annual Report 2022

This paper contains a summary of standards and regulatory updates which are important to our community as well as a summary of the papers in development and published by the committee in 2022.

Press Releases

AIA Statement on National Defense Strategy

Arlington, Va. (Oct. 27, 2022) – Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning today issued the following statement …

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AIA Awards Industry Leader Prestigious Award for Contributions to Product Service

Boeing’s Bill Shook accepts AIA Leonard Ross Memorial Award for Achievement at 2022 S-Series Integrated Product Support User Forum Vienna, …

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AIA Experts Selected to Serve on Key Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Committees

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) today announced that two senior policy leaders have been appointed to critical Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) …

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Aerospace and Defense Companies Deploy Comprehensive Strategies to Address Workforce Needs

Lingering effects of pandemic, “great resignation,” and employee engagement remain concerns for A&D companies as they seek to improve benefits …


2022 Aerospace & Defense Workforce Study

Workforce and talent concerns remain top of mind for
aerospace and defense (A&D) companies as they look at
an increasingly competitive marketplace for highly skilled
employees, both today and into the future…


S1000D and S-Series IPS User Forum

“Transforming Digital Product Support Strategies With the S-Series Specifications“ The suite of S-Series Specifications is currently being applied to multiple …


2023 Fall Board of Governors and Membership Meeting

Event SummaryThe bi-annual Board of Governors and Membership Meeting brings together over 200 A&D industry leaders for a three-day event …


2023 Spring Supplier Management Council Meeting – Hosted by The Boeing Company

Event SummaryAIA’s Supplier Management Council (SMC) meetings are a non-attributional forum where senior supply chain representatives meet to tackle issues …

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