MEDIA ADVISORY: NBAA-BACE Sessions Will Focus on Key Aviation Safety Issues

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360,

Orlando, FL, Oct. 14, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will once again put safety front-and-center at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL on Oct. 16-18.

 Annual Safety Seminars:

 Tenth Annual Single-Pilot Safety Standdown


  • Detailed analysis of single-pilot business aviation accident data
  • Interactive discussions on mitigation best practices
  • Leadership briefings from NBAA, AOPA and EAA

When:     Monday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where:   S331 A/B/C/D

Fourth Annual National Safety Forum: “Safety Begins with You” 


  • Maintaining skills and understanding automation in aircraft 
  • How physiology and psychology affect human performance
  • Leadership and professionalism in aviation safety

When:     Thursday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where:    S330F

Numerous NBAA-BACE education sessions will explore the safety issues at the forefront of the aviation industry; among them:

Tuesday, Oct. 16

10:30 a.m. – Noon: “Is Safety Really Our Top Priority?” Innovation Zone, Booth No. 694

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.:  “Real Stories of LOC: When Upset Training Saved Lives” S330F

4 – 5 p.m.: Safety Culture…Continuous Nurturing Required” S330B

Wednesday, Oct. 17 

  9 – 10 a.m.  Fatigue: The Silent Safety Epidemic” S330F

  1 – 2 p.m.     “Clear the Taxiway: Avoiding Ground Handling Incidents” S330B

Media interested in interviewing related speakers should inquire at the Press Headquarters, N220 E-G.