MEDIA ADVISORY: UAM/UAS Reps on Hand for Reporters in New NBAA-BACE Display Area

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360,

Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 16, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is inviting members of the media to a special, pre-show press availability at the new Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Innovation Display Area at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV, on Monday, Oct. 21, the show’s media day.

Specifically, representatives with leading UAM and UAS companies will be on hand for reporters from 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. PT, to discuss their prototypes, field questions, and explain how their technologies will help shape the future of aviation. The NBAA-BACE exhibit floor location for the display area is N1816.

What: Press availability for reporters to connect with UAM/UAS manufacturers about products they will have on display in a new area on the show’s exhibit floor, adjacent to the convention’s Innovation Zone.

Featuring: Representatives with UAM, UAS and electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) developers, including:

  • Airbus – Vahana
  • Bell – Nexus
  • Boeing Horizon X
  • Bye Aerospace
  • Honeywell
  • Jaunt Air Mobility – ROSA
  • Nexa Advisors
  • Uber Elevate/SAFRAN
  • XTI – TriFan 600
  • NEXA Advisors also will be showcasing the results of their recent UAM infrastructure study and its implications for future integration.

    Monday, Oct. 21, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. PT.

    Where: Adjacent to the Innovation Zone, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center Exhibit floor, Booth N1816

    To be a part of this press availability, RSVP to NBAA’s Sara Rice at

    Focus on UAM Innovation Continues Throughout the Week

    Keynotes and sessions at NBAA-BACE will highlight many aspects of the latest developments in UAS and UAM, as well as other emerging technologies. Innovation-themed programming includes:

    Tuesday, Oct. 22

    8:30 a.m. Day 1 Keynote, Exhibit Hall N4

  • Ross Perot, Jr., chair of the Perot Group, working in partnership with Uber Elevate, receives NBAA’s Meritorious Service to Aviation Award.
  • Ed Bolen hosts an interview with Internet pioneer and Joby investor Sky Dayton.
  • 3 p.m. The Future of Urban Air Mobility, Innovation Zone, Booth N1818

    4:30 p.m. Bring on the Future: AI, Urban Mobility and Business Aviation, Innovation Zone, Booth N1818

    Wednesday, Oct. 23

    9:15 a.m. Urban Air Mobility: Here Sooner Than You Might Think, Innovation Zone, Booth N1818.

    10:30 a.m. Day 2 Keynote, Exhibit Hall N4

  • Presentation by Uber Elevate Head Eric Allison, on UAM and eVTOL technologies.
  • 12:30 p.m. Integrating Emerging Technologies into the NAS, Innovation Zone, Booth N1818

    3 p.m. Autonomous Flight, Meeting Room 1 (N246).

    Media interested in interviewing related speakers should inquire at the Press Headquarters, Room N109-110.

    About NBAA-BACE

    No other industry event showcases the innovation and excitement of the global business aviation community like NBAA-BACE, where attendees have the unparalleled opportunity to compare the latest business aircraft, products, technology and services offered by this dynamic industry. Taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Henderson Executive Airport Oct. 22-24, the 2019 edition of NBAA-BACE offers a premier venue to experience the very latest that business aviation has to offer, as well as multiple opportunities for networking and education.

    Learn more about NBAA-BACE.

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