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NBAA Flight Plan is a regular podcast featuring business aviation news and information for people on the go. These podcasts below are special editions for NBAA2010.

October 21, 2010
Interview With Barrington Irving on Connecting With Kids
Barrington Irving, the youngest person to pilot a plane around the world solo, was available at NBAA2010 by way of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to talk with young people about exploring careers in all areas of aviation. His appearance was one of several career education opportunities for students at NBAA2010. Listen to the special Convention edition NBAA Flight Plan.
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October 21, 2010
NBAA Creates the HERO Database
The remarkable business aviation relief effort in Haiti caused NBAA to rethink the way it connects volunteers with those in need. In this special Convention edition of NBAA Flight Plan, President and CEO Ed Bolen talks about the new Humanitarian Emergency Relief Operator (HERO) database, where business aircraft operators can register to be contacted for future relief efforts.
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October 21, 2010
Facing Business Aviation’s Challenges in Europe
European rulemakers are proposing or implementing changes across a wide spectrum of issues: emissions trading, flightcrew licensing, aviation security and more. In this special Convention edition of NBAA Flight Plan, European Business Aviation Association President Brian Humphries explains how the changes in Europe could mean big changes for North American operators who fly there.
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October 20, 2010
FAA Chief Safety Officer to Participate in Meet the Regulators Session
On the final day of NBAA2010, FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety Peggy Gilligan will be available to answer Attendee questions. In this special NBAA2010 edition of NBAA Flight Plan, NBAA's Doug Carr talks about ICAO SMS requirements and runway “excursions” – some of the safety-related topics likely to be discussed at the session.
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October 20, 2010
Business Aviation Gives Back – NBAA2010 Community Outreach Program
Dedicated to giving back to the communities that host them, hundreds of attendees at NBAA2010 arrived early to work on a special project for a special group of kids. NBAA Flight Plan reports from the Brookhaven Boys and Girls Clubs in Northeast Atlanta.
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October 20, 2010
China: Business Aviation’s Land of Opportunity
With a growing economy and improved operational flexibility within its airspace, China is poised to become a key market for the business aviation industry. In this special edition of NBAA Flight Plan, NBAA’s Ed Bolen, GAMA’s Pete Bunce and others explain why they call China a modern-day “Land of Opportunity.”
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October 20, 2010
NBAA2010 Preview – Wednesday, October 20
What’s ahead for Wednesday at NBAA2010? NBAA Flight Plan provides an overview of the first-ever Second Day General Session, which will honor an aviation legend – and some genuine aviation heroes.
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October 19, 2010
New Study Shows Planes = Gains for Small- to Mid-size Companies
A new study by Nexa Capital shows the benefits of business aviation aren’t limited to Fortune 500 companies. Nexa’s Mike Dyment says instead, those benefits are derived by smaller companies as well when they, too, employ aviation as a part of their business strategy.
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October 19, 2010
NBAA and AsBAA Announce the Dates for ABACE2012
A major announcement Monday from NBAA and the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA): The Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) is returning to Shanghai om February 28 to March 1, 2012. NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen is joined by AsBAA Chairman Chuck Woods, NBAA’s Chief Representative to Asia, Jason Liao and Helena Lang, the chief representative from the Peoples Republic of China.
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October 19, 2010
NBAA2010 Preview – Tuesday, October 18
It’s the first day of NBAA2010 and the convention kicks off with the Opening General Session on the Exhibit floor. In this special NBAA2010 edition of NBAA Flight Plan, NBAA President Ed Bolen talks about some of the highlights of that session and other events during the opening day of the 63rd Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlanta.
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October 19, 2010
Single Pilot Operators Share Their Thoughts on the Cessna Safety Standdown
It was a near-capacity crowd at the Second Annual Cessna Single Pilot Safety Standdown during Monday’s run-up to NBAA2010. In this special NBAA2010 edition of NBAA Flight Plan, pilots attending the Standdown share their thoughts about the sessioon, and NBAA’s Doug Carr talkes about the session's vital and practical information that can be applied immediately by pilots flying solo.
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October 19, 2010
Three Questions for Ed Bolen at the Start of NBAA2010
As the convention gets underway Tuesday morning, NBAA President Ed Bolen talks about the economy, the state of the industry and NBAA2010 in this special edition NBAA Flight Plan interview.
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October 18, 2010
ABACE is Back – NBAA/AsBAA Joint Event Will be Held February 28 to March 1, 2012
The NBAA and its Asian counterpart, the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) announced the return of ABACE – the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition – in 2012. NBAA President Ed Bolen was joined in this news conference by AsBAA Chairman Chuck Woods and Helena Lang, chief representative of the Peoples Republic of China.
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October 18, 2010
NBAA Flight Plan Interview of Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue
Pete Combs brings us an exclusive interview with Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, a business aviator whose insider knowledge of the industry has helped him make the Peach State one of the most aviation-savvy states in the nation. Perdue, who holds advanced fixed-wing and rotorcraft ratings, talks about his aviation experiences as well as his appreciation for NBAA and the business of flying. Perdue will participate in the Opening General Session at the 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19.
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October 18, 2010
NBAA2010 Preview – Monday, October 18
Cessna’s Single Pilot Safety Standdown is just one of Monday’s events leading up to the opening day for NBAA2010. In this special edition of NBAA Flight Plan, NBAA Vice President Doug Carr talks about this unique event and its importance to members who operate their own business aircraft.
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