What is the AEA?

Founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association represents nearly 1,300 member companies in more than 40 countries, including government-certified international repair stations specializing in maintenance, repair and installation of avionics and electronic systems in general aviation aircraft. The AEA membership also includes manufacturers of avionics equipment, instrument repair facilities, instrument manufacturers, airframe manufacturers, test equipment manufacturers, major distributors, engineers and educational institutions.

Mission Statement

To educate, communicate, and advocate for aviation businesses around the world that manufacture, support, and install innovative technologies for flight.

Vision Statement

Power safer and more efficient flight.

Power safer and more efficient flight.

Staff

Led by AEA President Mike Adamson, the day-to-day operations are managed by a full-time staff at the association’s international headquarters located in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

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Board of Directors

Elected by its members, the AEA is governed by a board of directors, which includes a diverse international mix of repair stations, manufacturers and distributors.

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Committees

An effective board does much of its work in committees. The fundamental research and collection of ideas are gathered and alternatives are considered through AEA committees.

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