AEA attends Aviation Education & Career Expo

Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government and industry affairs, is attending today's 13th annual Aviation Education & Career Expo at the Leesburg Executive Airport in Leesburg, Virginia, with more than 700 students, educators, and parents expected to attend.

The Expo showcases exciting careers in aviation and aerospace to young adults, ages 16 to 22. This free event features keynote speakers, live demonstrations, and static displays with representatives from more than 70 aviation organizations, including the U.S. military, emergency medical airlift, law enforcement, maintenance/avionics repair, government agencies, private charter, in-flight catering, and more.

The AEA is excited to connect with these young adults who are interested in a career in aviation and/or avionics!

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