Aerospace Industries Association

November 9, 2006 - 6:17am

Following a review by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) of the Final Report of the Commission on the Future of the Aerospace Industry, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) said it agrees with the GAO that challenges remain in addressing the recommendations.

November 3, 2006 - 5:56am

Paced by Defense Department spending, U.S. aerospace industry sales rose 8 percent last year compared with 2003, an increase in sales of $12 billion.

October 10, 2006 - 9:27am

Rep. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) has introduced the “Aeronautics Research and Development Revitalization Act of 2005” to reinvigorate the nation’s aeronautics research program. According to the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), NASA aeronautics funding has declined over the past 12 fiscal years from a high of $1.54 billion in Fiscal Year 1994 to $852.3 million as requested in President Bush’s FY2006 budget.

October 9, 2006 - 2:30pm

The U.S. aerospace industry has not only battled back from the effects of the terrorist attacks, but in several areas it has eclipsed pre-9/11 levels.

October 4, 2006 - 8:15am

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NGATS) Institute, which will work with the FAA’s Joint Planning and Development Office (JDPO) to design and develop a system to meet ATC needs 20 years into the future, now has an executive director andan institute management council (IMC) to foster government and industry collaboration.

September 28, 2006 - 4:18am

Before leaving for the Thanksgiving break, the Senate passed a bill with tax credits to encourage innovation in aerospace and defense research and development. Earlier, the House Ways and Means Committee approved a similar tax measure; at press time it was awaiting a floor vote.

September 27, 2006 - 11:12am

Before leaving for the Thanksgiving break, the Senate passed a bill with tax credits to encourage innovation in aerospace and defense research and development. Earlier, the House Ways and Means Committee approved a similar tax measure; at press time it was awaiting a floor vote.

September 26, 2006 - 10:54am

Civil aviation experienced the highest percentage growth of all sectors of aerospace sales last year, increasing 20 percent to $39 billion. According to the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), overall, aerospace sales increased by $14 billion to reach a record industry-wide level of $170 billion last year. AIA’s outlook for this year is solid, calling for 8.2-percent growth, to $184 billion.

September 22, 2006 - 4:33am

U.S. aerospace exports rose $10.6 billion, or 18.7 percent, to a record $67.4 billion last year, according to the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA). That paved the way for an increase in the positive trade balance, jumping $8.8 billion to $39.8 billion, a 28-percent hike.

September 12, 2006 - 12:59pm

New environmental laws enacted by the European Union over the summer could mean that the avionics of tomorrow will be less reliable than radios built before Charles Lindbergh’s solo Atlantic crossing. But before anybody vows never to buy another new piece of aircraft electronics, here’s the full story.

 
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