Year-End Review and Forecast

The 2014 year-end event marked a few new milestones for AIA as the industry

again reported strong commercial aircraft sales, with cautionary predictions
for the challenges the industry still faces as limited national security
spending is affecting total industry sales.

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This year marks the 50th annual year-end event presented by AIA. This annual event provides AIA with the opportunity to address industry change that occurred during the year as well as look forward to upcoming priorities.





In 2014, the U.S. aerospace and defense industry was faced with multiple challenges brought about largely by the effects of sequestration and shrinking defense budgets. The severe domestic budgetary climate forced industry urgently to seek new markets and find inventive ways to grow shareholder value, while enduring shrinking employee ranks.

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