October 19, 2009

Exhibitor Relies on NBAA Convention to Get Word Out

Aviation Partners produces blended winglets for airplanes, which improve jet performance while cutting fuel consumption and emissions. 'We have a very visual technology, so our display looks good, and being there gets us the exposure we need in this industry,' reports Gary Dunn, vice president of sales for Aviation Partners.
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October 19, 2009

You Can Help Save a Life by Participating in Charity Benefit

The Corporate Angel Network (CAN) once again will be the sole beneficiary of the Charity Benefit at NBAA2009, because the industry's support for the organization is more important than ever. CAN provides free flights aboard business aircraft to cancer patients traveling to treatment centers around the country, exemplifying the humanitarian assistance that business aviation offers to people and communities in times of crisis.
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October 19, 2009

Exhibitors From Around the Globe Represented at NBAA2009

The Orange County Convention Center and Static Display of Aircraft at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) include Exhibitors from 44 U.S. states, plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
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October 19, 2009

New NBAA Light Business Airplane Buyer’s Guide Released in Conjunction With LBA Conference

NBAA's long-anticipated Light Business Airplane (LBA) Conference will begin on Wednesday, October 21, and in conjunction with this event, NBAA has released a brand-new publication called the NBAA Light Business Airplane Buyer's Guide. Provided as a download from the NBAA web site, the guide aids small businesses in selecting the airplane that's right for their needs by providing an overview of all the light business airplanes currently in production.
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October 19, 2009

NBAA’s Leadership Council Helps Chart Business Aviation’s Future

Twelve NBAA Member Companies have opted to join the Association's new Leadership Council in order to help NBAA advocate on behalf of the industry. Chris Strong, NBAA's vice president of membership marketing, said 'The best people to convey the importance of business aviation to local communities and the national economy are in the business aviation community itself.'
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October 19, 2009

Moore Expected to Have NBAA Board Appointment Confirmed at NBAA2009

Scott A. Moore - chief pilot and director of aviation for Luck Stone, a family-owned, Virginia-based supplier of stone construction products – is expected to have his appointment to NBAA's Board of Directors ratified by a vote of Association Members during the Annual Meeting & Convention.
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October 19, 2009

NBAA2009 Static Display of Aircraft Mirrors Diversity of Industry

The business aviation community is made up of a diverse mix of organizations of all types and sizes. Likewise, the aircraft exhibited at the static display at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) this week represent the variety of aircraft – including small, non-turbine-powered airplanes – that are used for business purposes.
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October 19, 2009

Convention’s Economic Impact More Important to Orlando Than Ever

The Corporate Angel Network (CAN) once again will be the sole beneficiary of the Charity Benefit at NBAA2009, because the industry's support for the organization is more important than ever. CAN provides free flights aboard business aircraft to cancer patients traveling to treatment centers around the country, exemplifying the humanitarian assistance that business aviation offers to people and communities in times of crisis.
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October 19, 2009

New Harris Interactive Survey Refutes Media Misperceptions of Industry

The Corporate Angel Network (CAN) once again will be the sole beneficiary of the Charity Benefit at NBAA2009, because the industry's support for the organization is more important than ever. CAN provides free flights aboard business aircraft to cancer patients traveling to treatment centers around the country, exemplifying the humanitarian assistance that business aviation offers to people and communities in times of crisis.
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October 7, 2009

Civil Air Patrol to Receive NBAA Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership

Washington, DC – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that the Civil Air Patrol will be presented with the NBAA Al Ueltschi Humanitarian … Continued
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October 5, 2009

Arnold Palmer Invites You to NBAA2009

Golf legend and esteemed businessman Arnold Palmer will be among the participants in the Opening General Session for NBAAs 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention this October (NBAA2009). The Latrobe, PA native travels extensively from his hometown in support of his many business interests, and much of the time, Palmer personally flies a Cessna Citation X to meet his business demands.
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September 16, 2009

Statement of Ed Bolen, NBAA President and CEO, before the House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Read the testimony given to the House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure addressing aviation safety issues and mitigating risks.
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September 14, 2009

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-Area G-20 Summit TFR

As part of the security involving presidential movement, a temporary flight restriction (TFR) has been issued for the Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts area for the dates of August 23-30, 2009. Members should read this NOTAM closely as the TFR will significantly impact operations into Martha's Vineyard Airport (MVY).
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August 31, 2009

John and Martha King to Receive American Spirit Award at NBAA2009

Washington, DC – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that aviation legends John and Martha King will be recognized with the Association’s American … Continued
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August 26, 2009

John and Martha King’s Video Previews NBAA’s LBA Conference

The Kings will present a session for pilots of piston aircraft who are interested in learning more about transitioning to turbojet aircraft during the Light Business Airplane (LBA) Conference introduced for the first time this year as part of NBAA’s Annual Meeting & Convention.
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August 7, 2009

Clearing the Air in the Debate Over Business Aviation

NBAA submitted this opinion piece to the Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal on August 7, 2009, in the wake of media coverage surrounding the government's request for a purchase of two Gulfstream jets to support military missions.
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August 1, 2009

Proactive Airports, Pilots Minimize Wildlife Strike Hazards

Less than two years after he and his brother Wilbur pioneered powered flight, Orville Wright became the first pilot to strike a bird in flight. The date was September 7, 1905, near Dayton, and the bird was probably a red-winged blackbird. Since then, collisions between wildlife and aircraft have increased dramatically, with 82,057 strikes reported in the U.S. between 1990 and 2007.
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August 1, 2009

Business Jet Puts This NBAA Company LaBov & Beyond the Competition

Fort Wayne, IN-based LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications is able to attract clients located in New York City, Chicago and elsewhere across the country because of its business aircraft. Read more about how a business jet gives LaBov & Beyond national reach.
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July 28, 2009

NBAA Applauds House Resolution Saluting General Aviation

NBAA today welcomed the passage of a resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives that recognizes the value of general aviation to the nation’s economic and transportation systems. The resolution, H.Res. 508, was sponsored by Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-1-NE).
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