NBAA-BACE Report – Oct. 22, 2019
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A captivating indoor aerial drone light show kicked off the Day 1 Keynote at a future-focused NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), setting the stage for a show unlike any of the association’s previous gatherings. Attendees heard from pilot, businessman and aviation champion Ross Perot, Jr., recipient of NBAA’s Meritorious Service to Aviation Award; tech entrepreneur and pilot Sky Dayton; and Walmart director Steuart L. Walton, founder and chairman of Game Composites. The session closed with basketball superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson talking about how business aviation has helped him in his life after basketball. “This plane has put years on my life for almost 20 years now,” Johnson said of his Gulfstream GIII. “The things I can accomplish now, I never could without it. Read more about the Day 1 Keynote at NBAA-BACE.
NBAA-BACE is where the future of aviation is on display, with nearly 100 business aircraft available for viewing on aircraft displays at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Henderson Executive Airport, including many innovative and newly certified aircraft. “At this year’s aircraft display we’ve got a full house. We’ve really got them packed in this year,” said NBAA Director of Aircraft Displays and Regional Forums Joe Hart. “We’re expecting aircraft announcements. We’ve got newly certified aircraft that are starting to be delivered, so we’re really looking forward to this.” View a video of the aircraft display at NBAA-BACE.
Aviation leaders today announced a new Business Aviation Global Sustainability Summit, to be held next March in Washington, DC, aimed at accelerating the availability and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). “Business aviation has long made sustainability a priority, and we have made tangible progress,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “This summit marks the next step in focusing on how to accelerate the fuels’ adoption and use.” The coalition involved in the summit includes GAMA and NBAA, as well as the European Business Aviation Association, the International Business Aviation Council and the National Air Transportation Association. Read more about the 2020 Sustainability Summit. .
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Oct. 22-24, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV
NBAA Member $315 | Non-Member $525
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About NBAA: Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The association represents more than 11,000 companies and professionals, and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the world’s largest civil aviation trade show.
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