AIA Aero Blog

  • September 15, 2015
During the kickoff event of National Air and Space Week, the Air Force Association’s Air and Space Conference, AIA President and  CEO Dave Melcher used his participation on a panel about the state of the aerospace sector to emphasize the need for Congress to reauthorize the ... Read More

AIA Aero Blog

  • July 29, 2015
Events unfolded rapidly following Monday Night’s 64-29 favorable Senate vote on an amendment to reauthorize the Export Import Bank of the United States.  The amendment was added to consideration of the multi-year Highway Trust Fund reauthorization bill.  While Senate Republican leader McConnell was willing to let... Read More

AIA Aero Blog

  • July 16, 2015
This week (July 13-17) was very busy for supporters of the Export Import Bank of the United States.  The aerospace and defense community joined other manufacturers for a congressional fly-in Tuesday through Thursday.  From around the country, company representatives came to Washington to tell their elected officials that... Read More