The Top 10 Aerospace and Defense Industry Blogs You Need to be Reading

2020 has been chock full of chaos and change, causing many businesses and individuals alike to pivot their perspectives and realign goals, strategies, etc. As we continue to navigate through a particularly difficult year, we here at AML have kept our eyes glued to aerospace and defense industry news, features, events, marketing strategy, investments, education, technology, and political changes - and we want to help you do the same.


Here are ten aerospace and defense blogs and newsletters (in no specific order 😁) we are currently subscribed to (and what we recommend you read, too):

  1. Vertical Daily News from Vertical Magazine

Stay on top of helicopter industry news with the Vertical Daily News email, delivered straight to your inbox every weekday. It’s the industry’s best source for breaking news, press releases, helicopter job listings, and more.

  1. Aerospace Digest from Aviation Week

Your daily compilation of news, intelligence and analysis impacting the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries, from across the Aviation Week Network. 

Aerospace and defense leaders in industry and government, including those in Congress, the Pentagon, and their global counterparts, rely on Aerospace Daily & Defense Report for the latest, critical intelligence on programs, budgets and policies in defense, as well as military and civil space.

  1. The Pulse from General Aviation News

The publication has had a number of names over the years – Sell-A-Plane, Northwest Flyer, Western Flyer, The Flyer, General Aviation News & Flyer and finally General Aviation News – but the goal has always been the same: provide up-to-the-minute, factual details about all aspects of general aviation and do it in a manner that is enjoyable to read.

EAA is your guide to getting the most out of the world of flight and giving your passion room to grow.

Aerospace & Defense Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on the aerospace, defense, and homeland security industries. Coverage includes high-stakes litigation and enforcement, plus policy developments, export controls, and significant defense contract awards.

One of the world's leading, and most respected defense publications, Armada International provides unrivaled reporting and analysis regarding international defense technology, procurement trends and ongoing operations. Together with its exclusive Compendium supplements, the magazine gives the global defense community the information it needs to make the right decisions.

A strong offense for the world of defense.

Access the latest defense stories and opinions written by Shephard Media's dedicated editors and worldwide contributors. Premium News content is unique, accessible and global.

  1. MRO Digest from Aviation Week

Written for global civil aviation aftermarket professionals, combines the latest news and Talking Points along with MRO data, products and services, forecasts and digital media from across the Aviation Week Network MRO portfolio. 

Bonus! Turns out our office has thirteen favorite blogs/newsletters!

The Electric VTOL News™ highlights the incredible promise and progress of electric and hybrid-electric powered vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, focusing on non-helicopter VTOL aircraft large enough to carry passengers without conventional helicopter flight controls (though eRotorcraft are now listed as well). Electric propulsion throws open the VTOL aircraft design space by harnessing concepts such as distributed electric propulsion (DEP) as well as facilitating new approaches to wingborne VTOL.

  1.  AIA dailyLead

Daily defense and aerospace news. 

There are many companies that can deliver marketing tactics, but there are few that can add strategic and creative value by getting to the heart of what individual sales and marketing programs really need to be successful. Aerospace Marketing Lab (AML) is that firm. Yes, this last one is our own blog. We couldn't not include our own; we write it, so of course it’s on our favorites list. Subscribe to the Aerospace Marketing Lab blog and receive more  of our industry favorites, timely industry-specific content, and actionable marketing strategy and ideas.


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