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Business Aviation’s Trailblazers, Future Leaders Shine at NBAA-BACE

From record-setting pilots to those eyeing the future of aviation, the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) Day 2 Keynote inspired attendees with a forward-looking panel of speakers. “What is making NBAA-BACE 2019 so special is that we are able to see the future all around us – in products, in services and in a new generation of leaders,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. Attendees heard from record-setting pilot Capt. Barrington Irving; a discussion between Maj. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt, the first female combat pilot in the U.S. Air Force (USAF), and retired USAF Gen. Lloyd “Fig” Newton, the first African American to fly for the Thunderbirds and NBAA’s current chair; and aviation visionaries Eric Allison, of Uber Elevate, and Jetman Yves Rossy. Learn more about the Day 2 Keynote at NBAA-BACE.

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Forward-Looking, NBAA-Sponsored Report Concludes UAM Will be Key Component of Business Aviation

Forward-Looking, NBAA-Sponsored Report Concludes UAM Will Be Key Component of Business Aviation

NBAA today unveiled a new report detailing the case for urban air mobility (UAM) and its benefits for business aviation. The report, titled “Business Aviation Embraces Electric Flight, How Urban Air Mobility Creates Enterprise Value,” was a joint undertaking of NBAA and NEXA Advisors, LLC, and is a component of a larger study that analyzed 74 cities around the world, forecasting the financial and economic business case for UAM. To determine the ability of metro areas to capitalize on its potential, the study examined each city’s needs with regards to infrastructure, regulation, congestion, current transportation networks and other factors. Learn more about the report.


Video: Business Value of Diversity and Inclusion Showcased at NBAA-BACE

Video: Business Value of Diversity and Inclusion Showcased at NBAA-BACE

Diversity and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords – they’re tangible ways to expand the business aviation workforce and increase team productivity. These are some of the thought-provoking takeaways from NBAA-BACE, which elevated the topic through education sessions and spotlights on diverse industry leaders. “Not only is it the right thing to do, but we also have a business case,” said Kimberly Perkins, a Gulfstream 650 captain. View a video about diversity and inclusion in the business aviation workforce.

#NBAA19 Tweet of the Day

@DassaultFalcon - Landing in Las Vegas using sustainable alternative fuel (SAF). Thumbs up to our friends @NBAA & @GAManufacturers for biofuel initiatives.


Supersonic Aircraft Challenges Addressed at NBAA-BACE Session

Making the Leap: Artificial Intelligence and Urban Air Mobility in Business Aviation

NBAA-BACE Session Explores Alternative Revenue Streams for GA Airports

Diversity and Inclusion is a Business Imperative, Say NBAA-BACE Panelists

NBAA-BACE: Meet the Regulators Session Provides Valuable FAA Insights

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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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December 20, 2019

Did You Miss It? Thought Leaders’ Perspectives Featured in Best of 2019 NBAA TV Live

Nearly 40 NBAA TV Live video interviews were conducted with industry experts at NBAA-BACE, held Oct 22-24, 2019, in Las Vegas, covering topics ranging from new business aviation transport modes, to alternate energy and propulsion sources, to emerging workforce trends and more.
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November 1, 2019

Video: What’s Holding Up Sustainable Fuel Use? NBAA-BACE Panel Explores the Question

Sustainable aviation fuels are a win-win for business aviation and carbon reduction – so what are the obstacles to their increased production and use? A panel of industry leaders explored the question during 2019 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).
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October 24, 2019

NBAA-BACE Report – Oct. 24, 2019

Read the highlights from day three at NBAA-BACE, which today wrapped up with an inspiring show that brought new energy and once again proved its value as the essential industry gathering.
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October 24, 2019

2019 NBAA-BACE Lives Up to Promise, Driving Change in a Rapidly Evolving Industry

NBAA today wrapped up an inspiring 2019 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), reflecting a changing industry, and driving it to embrace the future on all fronts.
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