Bremerton bids farewell to record-breaking AOPA Fly-In

by MARK BRIANT,  Bremerton Patriot Reporter  Aug 26, 2016 at 7:00AM BREMERTON — Under towering blue skies and calm, clear weather, the Aviation Owners and Pilots Association on Saturday wrapped up the most successful Fly-In that the AOPA has ever organized. Even AOPA staff, which have organized and promoted the Fly-Ins for three years now, were duly impressed at the turnout for the event, held Friday […] Read more »

KADA represents Kitsap at the Farnborough Air Show!

KADA (Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance) representatives Tim Thomson, KADA co-chair; Jim Rothlin, Port of Bremerton CEO and Axel Strakeljahn, Port of Bremerton Commissioner, represented Kitsap this past week at the 2016 Farnborough Air Show. As part of the Washington State delegation, the KADA team visited aerospace firms and organizations in a Bristol pre-trip tour. During the air show, Thomson, Rothlin and Strakeljahn held five […] Read more »

Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance 2015 Annual Report

KADA releases 2015 Annual Report The Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance (KADA) recently released it’s  2015 Annual Report,  which details significant accomplishments of the Alliance over the last year and outlines a course of action for the following year (2016). Highlights include: Outreach to Regional Aerospace Community KADA Annual Meeting – Highlights Strategic Planning – Outcomes & Accomplishments Workforce Development Marketing & Outreach Relationships   […] Read more »

Jobs in U.S. aerospace, defense sector seen up 3.2 percent in 2016

By Andrea Shalal, Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. aerospace and defense industry is poised to add 39,443 jobs in 2016, an increase of about 3.2 percent and the first job growth in the sector in five years, according to a study by Deloitte. The anticipated growth will be driven by a rebound in the U.S. military market, which lost about 185,000 jobs over the […] Read more »

Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit 2016 in Seattle – Space selling out fast

Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit Seattle 2016 April 14 & 15, 2016 Washington State Convention Center   Register today! Space selling out fast. To secure a space at A&DSS 2016 please register at your earliest convenience by contacting Adam Kephart Discounted rate and vouchers available for WA companies   In it’s third year in Seattle, A&DSS is one of the best events for global aerospace suppliers to get connected with Boeing […] Read more »

KADA Annual Meeting – Keynote Presentation now online

Tom Captain, Vice Chairman, US Aerospace & Defense Leader & Principal, Deloitte LLP provided the keynote address at the October 8th Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance 2016 Annual Meeting. You can access a copy of his excellent presentation by clicking here. Read more »

Kitsap Aerospace Opportunities featured in Expansion Solutions Magazine

Kitsap County is featured in the current issue of  Expansion Solutions Magazine  – a national magazine that informs site selection consultants  and corporate real estate brokers about progressive communities and the benefits offered by each community. Click here to read the story: Kitsap County, WA – Opportunities in Aerospace for the Seattle Region. Read more »

Impact Washington adds additional Toyota Kata Workshop

Become acquainted with Toyota Kata and put its discipline into action in this two day practitioner-focused workshop. Toyota Kata has come to define a practice that is rapidly spreading throughout the lean community. Two Day Toyota Kata Workshop October 29 and 30, 2015 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Green River Community College Kent Campus, Room 322 417 Ramsay Way Kent, WA 98032 Cost: $595 – Discount for […] Read more »

Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance Annual Meeting Explores Opportunities In Aerospace & Space

BREMERTON, WA –  The Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance (KADA) invites members of the public to attend its 2015 Annual Meeting at Bremerton National Airport, Avian Flight Center Second Floor 8900 State Highway 3 SW Bremerton, WA on October 8 from 3PM to 6PM.  Refreshments will be served. This is a free event but pre-registration is required. Visit prior to October 5th to secure your attendance. KADA […] Read more »