Employment in the commercial aerospace
and defense sectors peaked in the late 1980s, after military growth during the Reagan administration.
Burner has referred to his company as the "Rodney Danger field of the aerospace
industry" because he says it doesn't get the respect from Wall Street that he feels it deserves.
and Dixie Aerospace
will work collectively to provide complete solutions for customers.
That is exactly what drew ITT Aerospace
to Valencia eight years ago from Burbank and Chatsworth, according to Bob Briggs, the company's vice president and general manager.
In the coming years, aerospace
engineers will need to completely re-engineer their entire product development process, from conceptual design to manufacturing and quality assurance, to realize the business benefits and technology advancements that composite materials promise," said Steve Luby, president and CEO at VISTAGY, Inc.
Hosted by College of the Canyons, the conference attracted more than 100 representatives of aerospace
firms, government offices and municipal economic agencies.
However, California now faces stiffer competition from other states in attracting aerospace
Market Definition - The aerospace
and defense markets value is comprised of military aerospace
and defense spending and spending on civil aerospace
Germany's DaimlerChrysler Aerospace
, or DASA, which until recently had been expected to merge with British Aerospace
, said the deal could make other defense mergers difficult and ``create an obstacle to European integration.
was one of the first aerospace
companies to introduce PBL programs in 1997 with a program to support the RAF Hercules SCNS (Self-Contained Navigation System).
The study also concludes the state needs to galvanize its efforts to seek out aerospace
a leader in the aerospace
industry, to act as consulting engineers on its Hydratus bus.