NBAA2009 News Bureau – Podcasts

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In addition to special NBAA Flight Plan podcasts, some events and sessions are available in MP3 format.

Highlights From NBAA2009

October 26, 2009

Despite the strong economic headwinds facing business aviation this year, NBAA's 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention remained the industry's most valued event. This episode of NBAA Flight Plan takes a look back at the show, touching on the highlights in interviews with NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen and other Association staff, as well as some of the individuals who provided their perspectives at the event.
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NBAA Flight Plan: Highlights From the NBAA Member Discussion

October 22, 2009

NBAA Vice President, Membership Chris Strong shares the results of an NBAA Member Discussion held at NBAA2009. The discussion gave Members the chance to hear the Association’s strategies for fighting the "image battle" to counter the incorrect perceptions about the true nature of business aviation. Listen now.NBAA Flight Plan podcast

NBAA Flight Plan: NBAA, AOPA to Co-Sponsor Light Business Airplane Conferences

October 22, 2009

NBAA and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will co-host Light Business Airplane (LBA) Conferences beginning in 2010 in conjunction with each of the two organizations' major annual events. By coordinating and collaborating on the LBA Conferences, the top advocacy groups in general aviation are joining forces to reach a common constituency.
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NBAA Professional Development Program (PDP) Provider Update

October 21, 2009

PDP course providers highlight the programs they offer to support business aviation professionals who are preparing for further management responsibilities in their careers.
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NBAA Flight Attendant/Crew Physiological Issues of Fatigue and Stress

October 21, 2009

The NBAA Flight Attendants Committee present this program related to crew fatigue and stress. Rogers V. Shaw, team leader of the FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI), delves into the physiological issues related to crew duty and coping with stress.
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NBAA Flight Plan: The Value of General Aviation To Communities Across the U.S.

October 21, 2009

General aviation has long been recognized as an industry that promotes jobs, investment and economic activity across the U.S. Business aviation is a central part of that picture, benefitting citizens, companies and communities across America. But has anyone ever put an actual dollar figure on the many ways GA brings opportunities to cities and towns? In this special Convention edition of NBAA Flight Plan, Selena Shilad, the Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America, discusses a new survey the organization has done to provide some insights about the connection between general aviation and economic activity.
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Getting the Most from the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Conference

October 20, 2009

Learn about educational opportunities available to your schedulers, dispatchers or administrative employees. Discover how your employees are provided the best training, educational, and professional development opportunities available in a single location at the annual S&&D Conference, and how Conference Sessions are designed to increase knowledge and professionalism in your flight department. Gather information on educational training and resources available through NBAA and other sources to increase the knowledge, reputation and proficiency of your flight department. Find out what other flight departments say about sending their employees to the S&D Conference, and how the training and Conference experience has taken their flight departments to higher levels of efficiency and professionalism.
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NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Program Update

October 20, 2009

This panel discussion addresses how to prepare for the CAM Exam and become a Certified Aviation Manager. Topics covered include qualifying and completing the CAM application, studying for the exam and what to expect when sitting for the exam.
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NBAA Flight Plan: NBAA2009 Key to Marketing in a Tough Economy

October 20, 2009

In this special 2009 Convention edition of NBAA Flight Plan, Pete Combs introduces us to one of the hundreds of business aviation professionals who've come to Orlando to do business at NBAA2009.
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NBAA Opening General Session

October 20, 2009

Each year, the NBAA 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention kicks off with a slate of experts and special guests, and this year was no exception.

NBAA Flight Plan: NBAA2009 Shaping Up to be an Important Industry Event

October 19, 2009

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen says he expects NBAA2009 to be a strong and important show for the business aviation industry. “We've had a very challenging year, and as we come out of that … and turn the page to a new chapter in business aviation, I think there’s a lot of excitement here,” he said. No Plane No Gain, a joint advocacy campaign, will be at the forefront of this year's Annual Meeting & Convention as well as a slate of guest speakers for the show’s Opening General Session.
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