28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-0.1
COLLABORATION CHALLENGES IN THE GLOBAL AEROSPACE MARKET FOR SMALLER COUNTRIES - AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE
W. H. Schofield
Keywords: aerospace; research & development; collaboration
According to ICAS, “the knowledge, skills, facilities and finance necessary to progress our profession and associated businesses are no longer found in one place or even close to home”. While this is true today for nearly all nations, it has always been true for Australia, and Australia with its vast areas and small distributed population has needed aeronautical services at least as much as any other nation. This paper illustrates how Australia has managed international collaboration from the earliest days and how it is now facing up to the challenges of the future.
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