Editor-in-chief: Dave Cross, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
Associate Editor: Kat Moran, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
Associate Editor: Brent Terwilliger, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide

The IJAAA is the peer-reviewed journal of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide College of Aeronautics. With one of the most recognized names in aviation education across the globe and almost 90 years of excellence, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides a premier publication outlet for scholars, industry stakeholders, and government entities. The editorial focus is on the global issues that are currently facing the aviation, aeronautics, and aerospace segments.

The IJAAA is open access and there are no fees or charges required of authors or readers. The IJAAA upholds the highest standards for publication transparency and ethics. We follow the guidelines of the Committee of Publication Ethics.

The Journal editorial staff work very hard to make your publication experience as easy and seamless as possible. Gone are the days of waiting months for decisions on your hard work. We strive to return editorial decisions within 45 days of receipt and publish articles within 120 days of receipt.

Our articles are now available through Google Scholar. We are diligently pursuing primary research database indexing as well as inclusion in well-recognized impact factor measurement services. The IJAAA is now listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), SCOPUS, and Elsevier. The journal is under consideration for inclusion in Cabell's Directory. You can be assured your articles will receive wide distribution and availability.

NOTE: Only works listed under "articles" are peer-reviewed. Others are selected by editorial review.

Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4 (2018)



Evaluating Small UAS Near Midair Collision Risk Using AeroScope and ADS-B
Ryan J. Wallace, Kristy W. Kiernan, Tom Haritos, John Robbins, and Godfrey V. D'souza


Modernizing the Supply Chain of Airbus by Integrating RFID and Blockchain Processes
MICHAEL D. SANTONINO III, Constantine M. Koursaris, and Michael J. Williams


Enhancing the Safety Training of GA Pilots to Reduce the Risk of Bird Strikes: An Experimental Pilot Study
Flavio A. C. Mendonca PhD, Thomas Carney PhD, and Richard O. Fanjoy PhD

Position Papers


A Novel Approach for Missing Combat Support Aircraft Search Acceleration using VTOL UAS
Mohammed Ba Zuhair, Wisam Yousef, Issam Samara, and Vladislav Varsegov

Literature Review

Special Purpose Document


Innovative Dodecacopter Design – Bulgarian Knight
Svetoslav Zabunov and Garo Mardirossian