Aerospace Australia Limited is also a member of the not-for-profit group headed by Aerospace Maritime and Defence Foundation of Australia Limited.
The corporate purpose of Aerospace Australia Limited is to promote the development of aviation and Australian industrial, manufacturing and information/communications technology resources with respect to aviation, aerospace and defence.
The Chairman of Aerospace Australia Limited is Air Marshal Les Fisher AO, RAAF (Rtd). Other Board Members are Air Commodore Bill Belton AM (Rtd); Major General (Rtd) Jim Connolly AO,CSC; Ian Honnery (Chief Executive); Dr Bill Schofield AM, Vice Marshal Chris Spence AO, (Ret'd) and Ian Smith.
The principal activities of Aerospace Australia Limited are to stage the Australian International Aerospace Exposition and the associated LanDef ground defence equipment exhibition, which are held in conjunction with the biennial Australian International Air Show at Avalon Airport, Victoria.
Firmly established on the international aviation, aerospace and defence industry calendar, these events showcase Australian capabilities, resources and technologies to the nation and to the world.
Like the other members of the group, Aerospace Australia Limited also works with fellow not-for-profit organisations, industry associations, the Australian Defence Force and Government agencies in cooperative partnerships to foster the development of Australian resources and capabilities.