Chair Emeritus

Lloyd Fig Newton

Lloyd “Fig” Newton retired in 2000 from the United States Air Force as a four-star general. Serving for more than three decades, Newton flew 269 combat missions in Vietnam, flew with the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Team “The Thunderbirds,” served as a congressional liaison to the U.S. House of Representatives for the Air Force and led the Air Education and Training Command, which consisted of 13 bases, 43,000 active duty personnel and 14,000 civilians. After leaving the Air Force, Newton worked at Pratt & Whitney as executive vice president of international military programs and business development until 2006. In 2018, Newton was honored as the recipient of the Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy for his extraordinary achievements as a history-making military aviator and his continuing contributions to the advancement of aviation education and advocacy. Newton formerly served as Board Chair of the NBAA Board of Directors and is currently Chair Emeritus.

Additional Information About Lloyd “Fig” Newton

Dec. 14, 2020 Members Re-Elect Nine Board Leaders at Virtual Annual Meeting
Oct. 11, 2017 NBAA Announces New Board & AMAC Leaders, Re-Elects Directors
Nov. 18, 2015 Board Elections Take Place at NBAA’s Annual Meeting
Oct. 22, 2014 Board Elections Take Place at NBAA Annual Meeting
Oct. 31, 2012 Board Elections Take Place at NBAA Annual Meeting
Sept. 19, 2011 NBAA2011 Second-Day Session to Feature Aviation Luminaries and Leaders

Last updated July 5, 2023