The aerospace industry is served by numerous associations... Here's a listing and links to some of them.
Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) provides regulatory clarification, interpretation and assistance to companies and organizations worldwide. In addition to both large and small repair station operators, membership is comprised of airline and aviation parts manufacturers, airlines, engineering firms and distributors.
Aerospace Industries Association is the trade association representing the nation's leading manufacturers of commercial, military, and business aircraft, helicopters, aircraft engines, missiles, spacecraft, and related components and equipment.
Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) serves the aircraft electronics sector of the general aviation industry.
Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) provides aircraft owners and pilots with representation, support and services at federal, state, and local levels.
Air Carrier Association of America (ATA) works with airports, business travelers, consumer groups, and local officials to eliminate barriers that block meaningful competition by low-fare carriers.
Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) is a professional organization that represents and promotes the services and industry of air traffic control.
Air Transport Association (ATA) is a trade organization that represents the commercial airline industry.
Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA) represents pilots within the commercial aviation industry.
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) provides representation and services for airport executives from small to large airports.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is a professional society for aerospace engineers and scientists.
Aviation Distributor's and Manufacturers Association (ADMA) represents and provides services to further the aerospace industry marketplace.
Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) represents experimental and sport pilots on local, state and federal levels.
General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is a national trade association representing manufacturers of fixed-wing aircraft, engines, avionics, and components. GAMA member companies also operate aircraft fleets, airport fixed-based operations, pilot schools, and training facilities across the nation. General Aviation aircraft range from two-seat training aircraft to intercontinental business jets and regional airliners.
Helicopter Association International (HAI) is a professional trade organization that provides representation and promotion of the civil helicopter industry.
Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA) is a nonprofit national trade association representing manufacturers of light aircraft, engines, avionics, parts/subassemblies, and suppliers and distributors to the light aircraft industry and community.
National Aeronautics Association (NAA) is an organization that represents all areas of flight.
National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) represents the aerial application industry.
National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is an association for aviation business service providers for the general aviation industry.
National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) promotes a consistently high set of ethical standards in buying and selling business aircraft and to communicate those standards to the marketplace.
National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) is an association that represents the interest of air traffic controllers.
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) represents the interests of business aviation community. Members are companies that use general aviation aircraft to conduct their business. NBAA establishes industry standards aimed at enhancing safety, efficiency and acceptance of business aviation.
Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) aims to promote a high degree of professionalism among aviation maintenance personnel; to foster and improve methods, skills, learning, and achievement in the field of Aviation Maintenance.
Regional Airline Association (RAA) represents U.S. regional airlines and the suppliers of products and services that support the industry. Visit this site for interesting statistics on the growth of regional airlines and their passenger traffic.
Satellite Industry Association (SIA) works to advance satellite interests both domestically and internationally. The association is dedicated to promoting the use of satellite technology in global communications.
Space Foundation (SF) is the leading non-profit organization advancing the exploration, development and use of space and space education for the benefit of all humankind. To vigorously advance and support civil, commercial and national security space endeavors and educational excellence.
Space Transportation Association (STA) represents the interests of organizations and people who are engaged in developing, building, operating, and using space transportation vehicles, systems, and services to provide reliable, economical, safe, and routine access to space for private users and government, civil, and military users.
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