Media Advisory: Deadline for NBAA Gold Wing Award Applications

Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360,

Washington, DC, August 28, 2012 – Applications for the 2012 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Gold Wing Award are due Friday, Sept. 28. Entries should have appeared in print, online, or on-air between July 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012.

The NBAA Gold Wing Award for Reporting Excellence is presented annually for excellent, accurate and insightful reporting on issues related to business aviation, by trade or nontrade media. The award recognizes journalism’s important role in reporting the significant contributions of business aviation to the national economy.

Entries may be single articles, features or a series on business aviation issues published in print or digital formats, including but not limited to magazine, newspaper, newsletter, blog, podcast and video entries.

Award recipients will receive an honorarium at the NBAA 65th Annual Meeting & Convention Media Kickoff Breakfast, to be held Oct. 30, 2012, in Orlando, FL. Co-authors of a winning entry will share honorarium.

To learn more, download a copy of the application or view past award recipients, visit the NBAA Gold Wing Award web page.

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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 9,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at

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