2018 Aviation Week Program Excellence WinnersCarole Rickard Hedden
Fifteen years ago, members of the aerospace industry came together to do something unique—work together to improve program performance. It was important for the customers, but also for the people who work on programs day in and day out, and to the corporations who must answer for performance issues.
We realized then that programs are the heartbeat of this industry. Ideas turn into research, which in turn becomes a development program. And if the mix of need and technology meld together just right, that idea becomes a program.