This webpage provides you with a list of all the key documents referring to aerospace industries.
Response to the STAR 21 report
Commission communication (COM 2003/600) of October 2003: "A coherent Framework for Aerospace: a response to the STAR 21 report".
Aviation activities included in the scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the EU [114 KB]
Directive 2008/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to include aviation activities in the scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community.
Rules and procedures on the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at European airports [120 KB]
Directive 2002/30/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 March 2002 on the establishment of rules and procedures with regard to the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at Community airports.
Other key documents
Towards a European strategy for the development of civil applications of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) [873 KB]
The Staff Working Document (SWD(2012)259) published in September 2012 reports the outcomes of the public consultation, titled the UAS Panel Process.
STAR 21 Report [347 KB]
The Strategic Aerospace Review for the 21st Century.
Manufacture of aerospace equipment in the European Union [407 KB]
Eurostat's Statistics in Focus issue number 7/2006 on the manufacturing of aerospace equipment in the EU.
ASD Facts and Figures 2011 [3 MB]
The AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe Facts and Figures booklet presenting the figures for the year 2011.
FlightPath 2050 [2 MB]
Europe's Vision for Aviation.
Study on the competitiveness of the EU Aerospace Industry provides a comprehensive picture of the sector:
Study analysing the current activities in the field of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) - conducted by Frost & Sullivan for the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry - Part 1 [507 KB] and Part 2 [3 MB] .