Tag Archives: AIA

AIA Makes Net-Zero Emission Pledge; Eric Fanning Quoted

Eric Fanning

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is leading a study to assess the state of U.S. sustainable aviation technologies and determine the types of investments and public policies as part of its commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. AIA joins the trade group Airlines for America and several U.S. airlines in advancing efforts to meet the goal of zero-net emissions in the next three decades.

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Aerospace & Defense Industry Recorded $874B in 2020 Revenue; AIA’s Eric Fanning Quoted

Eric Fanning

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has released a report saying the aerospace and defense industry was still able to record $874 billion in revenues, contribute $90.6 billion in exports and hired 2.09 million workers in 2020 despite the significant business and job losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Trade Association Urges U.S. Government to Speed Up Implementation of Aircraft Engine Emission Rules

Aircraft Engine Emission

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is calling on the U.S. government to expedite review of potential rule changes for aircraft engines to facilitate the implementation of global standards meant to reduce soot emissions ahead of the 2023 deadline and avoid any potential supply chain disruption.

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GE’s Peter Prowitt to Serve as Aerospace Industries Association’s CIO

Peter Prowitt

Peter Prowitt, the executive director of global government relations at General Electric's (NYSE: GE) aviation arm, has been appointed to serve as the Aerospace Industries Association's chief operating officer, Inside Defense reported Wednesday. He will begin his tenure as AIA CIO in July and succeed Bob Durbin, a former U.S. Army officer, who will soon retire from the association.

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$696M Defense Appropriations Bill Includes Separate Funding Accounts for Space Force

Eric Fanning

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) would receive $15.2 billion under the $696 billion fiscal 2021 defense spending bill approved by Congress as part of a government appropriations package, reflecting its first budget as a separate military branch. The $2.3 trillion omnibus bill includes operations, maintenance, procurement, research, development, test and evaluation program lines for USSF.

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House Panel Asks FCC to Delay Vote on Proposed Space Debris Rules

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The House Science Committee has called on the Federal Communications Commission to delay an April 23 vote on its updated space debris regulations, SpaceNews reported Friday. The FCC on April 2 issued its draft “Mitigating Orbital Debris in the New Space Age” regulations, which would allow the commission to deny licenses to companies operating satellite networks with a collective collision risk of more than 1 in 1,000.

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Kevin Plexico, SVP of Information Solutions for Deltek, Receives First Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Kevin Plexico, senior vice president of information solutions for Deltek, his first Wash100 Award as part of the 2020 selection. Executive Mosaic recognizes Plexico for leading Deltek’s team of GovCon analysts and managing GovWin.

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DoD Study Examines Compliance of Small, Large Firms With Cyber Standards; Kevin Fahey Quoted

A recent Department of Defense study says small and large contractors are struggling to comply with DoD’s new cybersecurity standards, Defense One reported Monday. “For the most part, the big companies do very well,” Kevin Fahey, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, told reporters at the Pentagon Monday. “But in no case do they meet everything that they thought they met.”

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