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Take a Look Back at NBAA-BACE 2018

View highlights from the 2018 NBAA-BACE held Oct. 16-18, 2018, in Orlando, FL, and hear from attendees about why the convention is the place to be for business aviation professionals.

NBAA TV Director’s Cut

As the 2018 NBAA-BACE comes to a close, NBAA TV looks back at some key moments initially left on the cutting room floor.

Ensuring Safety for Single-Pilot Operations

Brad Pierce, president and CEO of Restaurant Equipment World, takes NBAA TV on a flight in his Cirrus SR22T, which he flies nationwide to grow his business.

Future Workforce in Focus at NBAA-BACE

A recent Boeing study concluded that nearly 100,000 pilots will be needed in business aviation in the next 20 years. At the 2018 NBAA-BACE, the industry is looking to motivate and attract the next generation of business aviation professionals through programs like “40 Under 40” and Careers in Business Aviation Day.

Future Technologies Take Center Stage at NBAA-BACE

Attendees at the 2018 NBAA-BACE saw a glimpse into the future of business aviation through exhibits and education sessions. Bertrand Piccard, chairman of Solar Impulse Project, talked about his journey around the world in a solar-powered aircraft, exhibitors Terrafugia and Embraer X shared their vision of urban mobility with concepts for fully electric, vertical-takeoff and landing aircraft and education sessions about innovative software, blockchain, crypto currency and other forward-looking topics were all featured.

NBAA Honors WASP With Meritorious Service Award

At the 2018 NBAA-BACE, the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) were awarded with Meritorious Service Award. These courageous women trained with the Army to fly missions during WWII to relieve male pilots for combat duty. The WASP played a crucial role in the outcome of the war, despite not being recognized for their contributions for many years.

Embraer Unveils Praetor 500 and 600 at NBAA-BACE

Advertorial: On the eve of NBAA-BACE, Embraer made a surprise announcement and revealed two new aircraft, the Praetor 500 and 600. Hear Michael Amalfitano, president and CEO of Embraer Executive Jets, explain just what makes these aircraft so innovative – bringing large cabin technology, performance and range to the midsize and super-midsize category.

What’s New This Year at NBAA-BACE?

With exciting speakers, new technology and countless networking opportunities, it’s clear why so many exhibitors and participants come back year after year to stay up-to-date on business aviation. New this year are the First-Time Attendee Session and the Business Aviation Top 40 Under 40, there’s no shortage of things to explore at this year’s convention.

NBAA Honors Pete Agur With the 2018 NBAA Doswell Award

At the 2018 NBAA-BACE, Pete Agur, the chairman and founder of The VanAllen Group was presented with the 2018 NBAA Doswell Award. The Doswell Award recognizes lifelong individual achievement on behalf of and in support of the aims, goals and objectives of business aviation. Agur has been instrumental in the development of several NBAA committees and is active in the aviation community.

NBAA Honors Aviation Legend Sean Tucker With Humanitarian Award

During a special presentation at NBAA-BACE, NBAA awarded its Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership to Sean Tucker and the Bob Hoover Academy. Tucker co-founded the Academy in 2016 to inspire underprivileged youth through exposure to aviation.

Aviation Legends, Leaders Applaud Industry’s Fight Against ATC Privatization

In a video shown at the 2018 NBAA-BACE Day One Keynote, NBAA Board Chair Gen. Fig Newton thanked the general aviation community for its perseverance in the successful fight against ATC privatization. Members of Congress, as well as aviation legends and others who depend on business aviation, noted that without the grassroots efforts of thousands in the general aviation community, this fight could have been lost.

Tour the 2018 NBAA-BACE Static Display

Join us for a bird’s eye tour of the static display at the 2018 NBAA-BACE, where over 100 cutting-edge business aircraft will be on display at Orlando Executive Airport for the next three days.

NBAA-BACE Product Spotlight – Astronics

Advertorial: Astronics (NBAA-BACE booth #214) serves global customers as the business aviation industry’s partner for innovative power, lighting, connectivity, and VIP appointments. For more information, visit the Astronics website at

Preview the Immersive NBAA-BACE Day One Keynote

The NBAA-BACE static display isn’t the only place at the convention where you can see compelling aircraft. For the first time, the 2018 NBAA-BACE Day One Keynote will feature interactive elements, including a mock-up of the Cirrus Vision Jet, winner of the Collier trophy. The keynote will also feature speakers from Enterprise Holdings Inc. and Uber Elevate, as well as several government aviation champions. View the full list of speakers for the NBAA-BACE Day One and Day Two Keynotes.

NBAA’s Bolen Shares His Highlights for 2018 NBAA-BACE

Ed Bolen, NBAA’s president and CEO, explains what attendees can look forward to at this year’s NBAA-BACE. Highlights include two static displays featuring brand new aircraft models, new technologies shaping the aviation industry and several must-attend educational sessions throughout the week. While looking ahead to the future of business aviation, NBAA will also be honoring aviation professionals who paved the way for the industry.

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the NBAA-BACE Exhibit Hall Setup

With the NBAA-BACE just days away, NBAA’s Vice President of Exhibits Linda Peters takes NBAA TV on a spin around the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL to see booths under construction. This year’s convention will feature over 1,000 exhibitors from 30 countries, 100 first-time exhibitors, static displays and exciting keynotes from industry leaders.

NBAA-BACE Parade of Planes Cruises Through Orlando

Watch several business aircraft take a “one-of-a-kind flight path” down the streets of Orlando to the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), as part of NBAA’s annual Parade of Planes. About 50 people helped guide three planes – a Kodiak, PC-12 and TBM – 9 miles overnight from Orlando International Airport to the Orange County Convention Center. The aircraft will be a featured part of NBAA-BACE at the indoor static display, Oct. 16-18, 2018.

Get Ready for Business Aviation’s Best Event of the Year

Are you ready for the three biggest days in business aviation this year? NBAA-BACE is just around the corner, so make sure you’re ready to make the most of your convention experience. The video includes exhibit hall and static display hours, as well as other information you need before you head to Orlando. About 25,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event, and this video welcomes everyone to the show.

Don’t Miss Solar Impulse Innovator Bertrand Piccard at 2018 NBAA-BACE

Join NBAA and your industry peers for the Day 2 Keynote Session taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 10:30 to noon, where aviation innovator Bertrand Piccard will be among the guest speakers. Piccard co-piloted Solar Impulse 2, the first airplane to fly 26,000 miles around the world without a drop of fuel.

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