The Aerospace Industry Development Association of Tamil Nadu (AIDAT) was formed in 2016 to promote and develop the Aerospace and Defence industry ecosystem in Tamil Nadu. This is led by industry veterans who have many years of experience in the Aerospace and Defence Industry in India and abroad. The focus of the association is to engage with multiple stakeholders in the community across the world to bring business opportunities for the current and future A & D industries in Tamil Nadu. The objective is to make Tamil Nadu as a premier destination for domestic and global manufacturers of A & D products. Tamil Nadu is already considered a hub for automotive design and manufacturing, even called “Detroit of South Asia” with many OEMs setting up manufacturing units near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The association also engages with automotive industry veterans who want to enter the growing A & D industry and become leaders like they did in automotive industry.
The Aerospace Industry Development Association of TamilNadu (AIDAT) works to create an end to end ecosystem for Aerospace sector development covering design, engineering and manufacturing of aircraft for civil and defence sector