Reminder to Editors: NBAA Gold Wing Award Applications Due July 15

Contact: Dan Hubbard at (202) 783-9360 or

WASHINGTON, DC, June 29, 2006 – Applications for the 2006 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Gold Wing Award are due July 15, 2006. Entries should have appeared in print, online, or on-air between June 1, 2005, and June 30, 2006.

The NBAA Gold Wing Award is presented annually for excellent, accurate and insightful reporting on issues related to business aviation (use of general aviation aircraft for business purposes) by trade or nontrade media in print, web-based, or broadcast formats. The NBAA Gold Wing Award recognizes journalism’s important role in reporting the significant contributions of business aviation to the national economy.

Winners will receive a $1,000 honorarium at the NBAA 59th Annual Meeting & Convention Media Kickoff Breakfast in Orlando on Tuesday, October 17, 2006, as well as travel arrangements to and from the Convention and hotel accommodations during the Convention. Learn more and download a copy of the application at the NBAA Gold Wing Award web page.

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Founded in 1947, NBAA serves more than 7,000 Member Companies by promoting the aviation interests of organizations utilizing business aircraft in the United States and worldwide. The association 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