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FAA Acting Administrator Huerta to Speak at NBAA2012

Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org

Washington, DC, September 19, 2012 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that Michael Huerta, acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will deliver remarks during the Opening General Session of the NBAA’s 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012), which is scheduled for Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

“NBAA is honored to include Michael Huerta during the kickoff event to this year’s Convention,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “His insights on a variety of issues of importance to the business aviation community will be of great interest to all Attendees.”

Huerta assumed the role of acting administrator last December; he had previously been FAA deputy administrator.
 
The NBAA2012 Opening General Session runs from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, and will feature several presenters. Bolen also will welcome Forbes magazine publisher Rich Karlgaard during the session.
 
About 25,000 business aviation professionals are expected to attend NBAA2012, which represents a productive and efficient opportunity for the business aviation community to meet, network and learn while also viewing the latest product and service offerings, all in one convenient location. Key operators and industry leaders gather to conduct business, make buying decisions and plan for business aviation activity for 2013 and beyond.

NBAA2012 will feature indoor exhibits and an on-site, outdoor Static Display of Light Business Aircraft at the Orange County Convention Center, as well as a Static Display of Aircraft at nearby Orlando Executive Airport. In addition, there will be more than 100 education sessions. Learn more about NBAA2012.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 9,000 companies and 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 www.nbaa.org.

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