NBAA Announces Winner of 2004 International Operators Scholarship

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, March 11, 2004 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces that Brenton Kratt of Avjet Corporation in Burbank, CA is the recipient of the 2004 International Operators Scholarship, worth $5,000. The NBAA International Operators Committee created this scholarship in conjunction with corporate sponsor ExxonMobil Aviation and the Avitats in order to promote education and training as a means for individuals to increase the safety and professionalism of their positions.

The scholarship will be presented to Kratt during the NBAA 31st Annual International Operators Conference, which will be held from March 22 to 25 in Anaheim, CA. Any individual who currently is involved or aspires to become involved with international business aviation operations is eligible for this scholarship.

NBAA offers several scholarships to promote professional development and business aviation careers. To review the full list of scholarships or to download application forms, visit the web at

For further details about the NBAA International Operators Committee, contact NBAA Director, International Operations Bill Stine at (202) 783-9256 or, or visit

NBAA represents the aviation interests of more than 7,600 companies that own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with business aviation. NBAA Member Companies earn annual revenues approaching $5 trillion — a number that is about half the gross domestic product — and employ more than 19 million people worldwide. The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is the world’s largest display of civil aviation products and services.

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