The voice of the general aviation aircraft electronics industry.
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 Aircraft Electronics Association has partnered with Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), a member company located in Overland Park, Kansas, to offer retirement plan consulting services to all AEA member companies located in the United States. Marsh & McLennan is the AEA’s endorsed 401(k) partner.
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, an AEA member company located in Wichita, Kansas, is honoring the memory of Pat Napolitano – pilot, A&P Mechanic and friend, by funding the establishment of the Pat Napolitano Memorial Scholarship for Aspiring Technicians.
The process is now actively underway to identify candidates to lead the association, and the search committee expects to recommend a slate of finalists to the board of directors during the fall board meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, which is set for early October 2018.
Aircraft Electronics Association President Paula Derks recently met with the Federal Aviation Administration’s acting Administrator, Dan Elwell. Derks was accompanied by AEA Chairman of the Board David Loso, along with Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government and industry affairs.
The Aircraft Electronics Association announced the recipients of the annual Avionics Training Excellence Award, which recognizes AEA member companies for their total commitment to continued education as evidenced by participation in AEA-approved training. Nearly 50 member companies received the 2017 AEA Avionics Training Excellence Award.