Demand for air travel—and for more smarter, cleaner aircraft—is taking off globally. Can the US sustain its leading edge amidst struggles on talent and new ripples of competition from emerging players?
The US commercial aircraft industry is at a crossroads. While it sees spiking demand for its aircraft, it also grapples with issues that need to resolved to ensure its spot as a global leader, including meet talent needs, unleashing a new wave of innovation and establishing a wider global foot print.
This paper explores the advancements and policies needed to help the US commercial aircraft industry thrive as it wades into this era of mounting competition and high stakes.