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Industry, Labor, and Small Businesses to Schieffer: Include Sequestration in Presidential Debate

Arlington, Va. – The Aerospace and Defense Industry and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers joined together today to call on debate moderator Bob Schieffer to include the issue of sequestration budget cuts in Monday's presidential debate. “Sequestration would be a disaster for our national security,” AIA President Marion Blakey and IAMAW International President...

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AIA Elects new Chairman of Board of Governors for 2017.

Succeeding Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson who serves as 2016 Chair, Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg was elected by Aerospace Industries Association as Chairman of AIA’s Board of Governors for 2017. Other elected office bearers include: Raytheon Chairman and CEO Thomas A. Kennedy as Vice Chairman; David F. Melcher reappointed as President and...

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AIA Pursues Opportunities to brief presidential candidates.

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)- briefed Trump's campaign on issues of industry importance. AIA has also been in contact with Clinton's campaign regarding similar opportunity. According to AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher, AIA's strictly non-partisan role as the Voice of American Aerospace and Defense involves educating our elected leaders, candidates for office...

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AIA welcomes passage of Miscellaneous Tariff Bill.

According to AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher, AIA welcomes passage of H.R. 4923, the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016. Also known as the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, it passed both chambers with nearly unanimous bipartisan support. H.R. 4923 would establish new process to eliminate unnecessary taxes on imported resources and products for which there is no or insufficient...

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Aerospace and Defense Industry is vital for U.S. economy.

According to study commissioned by AIA from business information firm IHS Inc., aerospace and defense industry is a vital component of U.S. economy, not solely for the role it plays in national security, transportation, and technological innovation, but also because its influence spans many sectors and every state. Study estimates that industry supported 1.7 million jobs within businesses...

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Singapore Airshow demonstrates value of Trans Pacific Partnership.

Signifying- U.S. Aerospace and Defense industry's commitment to increasing international trade and partnerships with friends and allies in Asia-Pacific region, AIA participated in U.S. International Pavilion's ribbon cutting ceremony at Singapore Airshow. Such relationships, according to AIA Chief Operating Officer Bob Durbin, make our world more prosperous, innovative, and secure....

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AIA to Host DISAM Security Cooperation Management Industry Course.

Defense Institute for Security Assistance Management (DISAM) Security Cooperation Management Industry Course, hosted by AIA, will take place March 22–24, 2016 in Arlington, VA. Designed- to help aerospace and defense industry representatives gain familiarity with U.S. security cooperation apparatus, course will endow participants with understanding of U.S. security cooperation and...

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Rocketry Competition propels students into STEM-based careers.

Nearly 5,000 students across USA are preparing for Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC); 789 teams of secondary school students will vie for 100 spots in TARC national finals, which will be held May 14 outside of Washington, DC. According to AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher, skills students discover and build while participating in this program will propel them to pursue education and...

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ASA and AIA Sign Agreement to grow workforce, jobs, economy.

Aerospace States Association (ASA) and AIA signed agreement to grow high-paying jobs, increase economic development, and inspire America's youth to join future aerospace workforce. In addition to helping inform aerospace state officials as well as better positioning them to wisely legislate/regulate/engage, collaboration benefits aerospace professional education/training; new technology...

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AIA endorses CO2 standard to reduce aircraft emissions.

AIA welcomes ambitious new CO2 emissions standard for commercial airplanes proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection in Montreal, Canada. Goal of this certification standard is to reduce CO2 emissions from aviation by encouraging integration of fuel efficient technologies into aircraft design and development, and is part of broader...

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Global Aerospace Summit 2016 to be held March 7-8.

Part of Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week, Global Aerospace Summit is an exclusive forum that allows industry leaders to engage in forward-looking, strategic debate addressing key challenges facing their respective industries and potential solutions. This year's program will examine new ways of building aircraft, launching systems and satellites, innovative business strategies and...

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