“The Leading Edge: Innovation in U.S. Aerospace”

Subcommittee: Aviation Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building and Virtually


The hearing will explore the recent advances in U.S. aerospace and the National Airspace System (NAS), including emerging airspace entrants (such as drones, advanced air mobility, electric aircraft, and supersonic planes).


  1. The Honorable Eric Garcetti
    Mayor, City of Los Angeles, California
    Accompanied by Ms. Seleta Reynolds, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation
  2. Mr. James L. Grimsley
    Executive Director, Advanced Technology Initiatives
    The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  3. Mr. Adam Bry
    Chief Executive Officer
  4. Mr. Pierre Harter
    Director of Research & Development, National Institute for Aviation Research
    Wichita State University
  5. Mr. Roei Ganzarski
    Chief Executive Officer
  6. Mr. Blake Scholl
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Boom Supersonic