2018 Photo Contest Winners

Business aviation is an essential form of travel for NBAA member companies. In 2018, hundreds of people shared their passion for the industry by entering the annual Business Aviation Insider photo contest. View the 2018 winners and finalists below. The top three prize winners are listed first, followed by the finalists in alphabetical order.


1ST PLACE WINNER: Monarch Air Group, Fort Lauderdale, FL

The sunshine is back in South Florida.
The sunshine is back in South Florida.


2ND PLACE WINNER: Sonoma Jet Center, Santa Rosa, CA

The Sonoma Jet Center aircraft detailing department at work.
The Sonoma Jet Center aircraft detailing department at work.


3RD PLACE WINNER: High Performance Aircraft, El Cajon, CA

Where we're going, we don't need roads.
Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.


HONORABLE MENTION: Kelly Brown Photography, Melbourne, FL

My 9 to 5 involves airplanes
My 9 to 5 involves airplanes.


HONORABLE MENTION: Winston Luna, La Isabella International Airport

Bell Helicopter 407 on a blue sky day.
Bell Helicopter 407 on a blue sky day.


HONORABLE MENTION: Wade Morschauser, Director of Maintenance, Michels Aviation Department

L500 at sunset on Michels Corp. ramp.
L500 at sunset on Michels Corp. ramp.


HONORABLE MENTION: Ron Rapp, Pilot, Jet Edge International

Wintertime in Bozeman, MT... or the surface of the moon?
Wintertime in Bozeman, MT… or the surface of the moon?


HONORABLE MENTION: Gregory Replogle, Captain, Zimmer, Inc.

Sunrise departure at Zimmer Biomet.
Sunrise departure at Zimmer Biomet.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. All federal, state, and local laws apply. The Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Instagram, Inc. or Twitter, Inc. Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and at least 18 year of age at the time of entry. Further eligibility and other restrictions apply. Contest begins July 6, 2018, and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Aug. 5, 2018. Review the Official Rules, which must be accepted prior to entry.