About the Oklahoma Aerospace & Defense Alliance
The Oklahoma Aerospace & Defense Alliance, OADA, is Oklahoma’s aerospace industry association. The OADA is committed to supporting the retention and growth of the Oklahoma aerospace industry.
The OADA board of directors is comprised of leaders from 14 Oklahoma aerospace companies and represents the hundreds of aerospace companies throughout the state, who have a common goal; to support the growth of the Oklahoma aerospace industry.
The OADA vision is to provide a venue for Oklahoma aerospace companies to network and work together, to make Oklahoma a great place for aerospace companies to thrive and grow. Vital communication with member companies, government, education and training, and the global aerospace industry are all made possible through the work of the OADA.
Funding through sponsorship and staff support provided by SpiritBank and other member companies, member participation in OADA hosted events, and the vision and talent of many of the state’s aerospace leaders, serve to position OADA for success in meeting the objectives of its mission. The OADA is an integrated and synergistic industry, government, and education partnership that seeks to insure an ideal environment and competitive advantages for aviation and aerospace companies of all sizes.
Oklahoma’s aerospace cluster continues to grow by leveraging Oklahoma’s pioneering spirit, quality of life, and business-friendly environment. The strong work ethic of its skilled and credentialed workforce and its network of government and education resources make Oklahoma the ideal location for aerospace companies of all sizes.
The OADA hopes that you find this site and the Oklahoma Aerospace & Defense Alliance a place to share, learn and grow. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us.
Mary E. Smith