Washington, DC, February 5, 2010 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the two individuals to receive the Donald A. Baldwin Sr. Business Aviation Management Scholarship.
The scholarship is given annually in coordination with the family of Donald A. Baldwin, Sr., and is designed to benefit individuals seeking to become NBAA Certified Aviation Managers (CAMs). Baldwin, an accomplished general aviation pilot, was a member of NBAA’s Board of Directors from 1968 to 1971. He also received the NBAA John P. “Jack” Doswell Award in 1992 and the Flight Safety Foundation Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award in 1991.
The recipients of the 2010 Baldwin Scholarship are Jonathan Conrad and Philip A. Stang. Conrad is the chief pilot for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Airship Operations. He has over 8,000 hours with ratings in helicopter, airplane multi-land, commercial LTA-Airship and Airplane single engine land. His flight department is responsible for National Televised Blimp coverage as well as travel for MetLife’s executives and special guests. He feels the CAM program will help him to continue his education and career planning. Stang is the Chief Pilot with BLS Aviation/aircraft Services Group. He has over 20 years experience in business aviation in worldwide business aviation operations. He has over 11,000 hours in various aircraft including the Gulfstream and Challenger aircraft. He wants to effectively manage his flight department through the industry’s ever-changing environment. He feels the CAM certification process will help him prepare for this opportunity and increase his value as a manager and professional aviator to his company.
For more information about the 2010 NBAA Leadership Conference, visit www.nbaa.org/events.
NBAA offers more information on several other professional development initiatives featured at the Conference, including the CAM Exam, which now available in a computer based testing format. To be eligible for this exam, participants must have been pre-qualified and approved earlier in the year.For more information about NBAA scholarships or NBAA’s Professional Development Program, contact Jay Evans at (202) 783-9353 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nbaa.org/scholarships or www.nbaa.org/pdp.
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 8,000 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 www.nbaa.org.
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