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January 2, 2013News for the aerospace industry

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  Defense 
  • AIA: Pacific "pivot" will offset declining arms sales in Europe
    U.S. arm sales to Asia as part of the Pacific "pivot" should offset any declines in sales to Europe, according to a recent forecast by the Aerospace Industries Association. The pivot "will result in growing opportunities for our industry to help equip our friends," said Fred Downey, vice president for national security at AIA. Reuters (1/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Boeing stays on schedule for leaving Wichita, Kan.
    Boeing is on track to close its manufacturing facility in Wichita, Kan., by early 2014. The aircraft manufacturer has been in Wichita for almost 85 years. "One of Boeing's biggest successes in this transition is that they continue to deliver outstanding results to the customers, even with everything going on," said Boeing Wichita spokeswoman Michelle Nalley. The Wichita Eagle (Kan.) (1/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Commercial Aviation 
  • Michael Huerta is confirmed as FAA chief
    The Senate has confirmed Michael Huerta, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, as the chief of the agency. Huerta began his tenure as acting administrator in 2011 after Randy Babbitt's departure. Huerta, whose nomination had been blocked for several months by then-Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., will serve a five-year term. Politico (Washington, D.C.)/On Congress blog (1/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  A&D Workforce 
  • La. school provides focused STEM career paths for students
    Students at David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy in Lafayette, La., elect to follow career pathways in fields such as engineering and biomedicine. "We really focus on high-wage, high-skill careers," principal Jeff Debetaz said. "Students do have to choose a pathway, but there is a certain point before they get to some of the more focused courses where they can switch. I think the biggest difference with us is that the classes are a lot more focused, a lot more specialized." The Advertiser (Lafayette, La.) (12/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Space 
  • Private space companies to continue progress in 2013
    Private space travel will continue to make progress in 2013 as three major companies are likely to bid for NASA contracts, this feature says. Space Exploration Technologies has scheduled a cargo flight for its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station in May. Boeing and Sierra Nevada Corp. are also designing space capsules. Space.com (1/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Homeland Security 
  AIA News 
  • AIA welcomes long-awaited congressional action on satellite export control reform
    The Aerospace Industries Association applauds Congress for moving to end the Draconian over-regulation of commercial satellite exports. The fiscal year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act would return authority to the president to determine appropriate export control requirements for commercial satellites and related technologies after years of mandating the imposition of inflexible, military-level controls. Read more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • AIA members-only webinar: Design for Excellence by Plexus Corp.
    Register for the January 23, 2013, webinar scheduled for 2 p.m. ET, to learn how to minimize the risk of cost over-runs, reduce time to market and curtail sustainment costs by implementing "Design for Excellence" techniques in the design process. Senior leaders from Plexus Corp. and Booz & Company (N.A.) Inc. will discuss how system integrators and Original Equipment Manufacturers can enhance product quality and improve overall total cost of ownership by incorporating this key value added engineering methodology. Register now. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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