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Pre-Convention October 30 October 31 November 1

Pre-Convention News


Video: NBAA2012 'Parade of Planes' Makes Its Way to Orlando's Orange County Convention CenterNBAA2012 ‘Parade of Planes’ Makes Its Way to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center

Several aircraft moved late Friday night from Signature Flight Support on Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Orange County Convention Center for the NBAA2012 on-site outdoor static display. Watch the Video.

Honeywell Forecasts Modest Growth Into the Next DecadeHoneywell Forecasts Modest Growth Into the Next Decade

Honeywell Aerospace is predicting growth into the next decade in its 21st Annual Business Aviation Forecast released Oct. 28, 2012, prior to the opening of NBAA2012. Learn More.

NBAA Encourages Careers in Business Aviation With Student ScholarshipsNBAA Encourages Careers in Business Aviation With Student Scholarships

NBAA offers a wide range of scholarships that encourage young people to seek careers in business aviation. This week at the NBAA 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012), several scholarship recipients will be recognized and awarded. More.

Video: Value of Business Aviation Highlighted at NBAA2012 in OrlandoVideo: Value of Business Aviation Highlighted at NBAA2012 in Orlando

About 25,000 people are expected at Orlando's Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) for NBAA2012. NBAA's Ed Bolen discusses how business aviation advocacy will play a big role at this year's convention. Watch the video.

Official NBAA2012 App Receives Thumbs Up From UsersOfficial NBAA2012 Mobile App Receives Thumbs Up From Users

The official NBAA2012 mobile app has garnered rave reviews from users. The free application includes booth locations, company descriptions, interactive exhibit floor plan and the complete schedule of education sessions. Learn more.

Advocacy Again Front and Center at NBAA2012Advocacy Again Front and Center at NBAA2012

NBAA2012 is not just a marketplace; it is the ultimate forum for industry advocacy. This year's Convention is underscoring the importance and value of business aviation, as well as offering Attendees new tools and opportunities to communicate that vital message to elected officials. Learn more.

iPads in the Cockpit? There’s a Session for ThatiPads in the Cockpit? There’s a Session for That

Three education sessions at NBAA's Convention will provide updates on a variety of topics related to electronic flight bag (EFB) applications and platforms, including a session called "iPads in the Cockpit" on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Listen to the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

NBAA2012 Attendees Can Spend 'An Evening With Angels' for a Worthwhile CauseNBAA2012 Attendees Can Spend 'An Evening With Angels'

NBAA2012 Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy entertainment from a legendary musical group, while also helping support Corporate Angel Network provide urgently needed medical transportation for cancer patients. Learn more.

Five Tips for NBAA2012 AttendeesFive Tips for Convention Attendees

For a successful show, leave as little to chance as possible. Here are five quick tips for attending this year's NBAA2012 show at the Orange County Convention Center and Orlando Executive Airport, including how to provision yourself and available resources. Listen to the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

The Emerging Importance of NBAA Career DayThe Emerging Importance of NBAA Career Day

Barrington Irving, the ambassador of the “Dream & Soar: Youth in Aviation” philanthropy program, will be the featured speaker on Nov. 1 at NBAA2012’s Career Day, which is meant to inspire young people to get involved in business aviation and consider it as a career path. Learn more.

Connect With NBAA Staff at Annual Meeting & ConventionConnect With NBAA Staff at Annual Meeting & Convention

Members with questions, concerns or feedback can connect with the Association’s staff members at the NBAA2012 Coffee Social to be held at the NBAA Booth, #3135, on the opening day of the show. Learn more.

Students, Local Aviation Community Admitted Free to NBAA2012 on Nov. 1Students, Local Aviation Community Admitted Free to NBAA2012 on Nov. 1

Members of Florida’s business aviation community, along with students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and other colleges throughout the state, are invited to visit the exhibits and static displays free of charge. Read more.

Sessions to Discuss How to Do Business in AsiaSessions to Discuss How to Do Business in Asia

Together with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and the General Aviation Manufacturing Association, NBAA will host a reverse trade mission from Asia, which aims to foster the growth of business aviation throughout the Pacific Rim. Learn more.

NBAA Unveils Updated App for ConventionNBAA Unveils Updated App for Convention

To help Members plan and prepare for NBAA212, a mobile application for the iPhone, Android, Blackberry and the iPad is now available for download. Learn more.

NBAA Golf Tournament to Raise Money for CharityNBAA Golf Tournament to Raise Money for Charity

In conjunction NBAA2012, on Monday, Oct. 29, the Association will hold its 16th Annual Chairman's Charity Classic golf tournament at the Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando to raise money for aviation-related charities. Read more.

PDP Courses to Be Offered in Conjunction With NBAA2012PDP Courses to Be Offered in Conjunction With NBAA2012

NBAA is offering six PDP courses before or after this year's Convention which will give Attendees the opportunity learn about new products, services and business aviation developments. Learn more.

IA Renewal Course Helps Promote SafetyIA Renewal Course Helps Promote Safety

The NBAA Inspection Authorization (IA) Renewal Course, which will be held Monday, Oct. 29, is a day-long course, which includes presentations by subject-matter experts who will review the latest regulatory and maintenance trends. Read more.

Changes Coming to Static Display Area for NBAA2012Changes Coming to Static Display Area for NBAA2012

The Florida Department of Transportation is rebuilding and expanding the North Ramp of Orlando Executive Airport, which will be home to NBAA's Static Display. This project will enhance airport operations year-round. Learn more.


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