About the AEA

About the AEA
Founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association represents nearly 1,300 member companies in 43 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
The mission of the Aircraft Electronics Association is to be a worldwide, self-sustaining organization committed to enhancing the profitability of its members by...

  • providing effective leadership to its members,
  • facilitating the communications between members and with their various constituent groups,
  • encouraging members to establish quality processes,
  • furthering the education of its members and their various constituent groups,
  • influencing the applicable legislative and regulatory processes.

The AEA provides a wide variety of benefits and services to our membership, including the monthly magazine, Avionics News, as well as training and regulatory representation.