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NBAA2010: Where Business Aviation Powers Business

Nowhere was the reach, diversity and economic impact of the business aviation industry more in evidence than at the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2010), held this week from October 19 to 21 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, with a Static Display of Aircraft at DeKalb Peachtree Airport. Review this Online News Bureau site for articles, videos, podcasts, presentations and photos from the world's largest civil aviation trade show.

Monday, October 18, 2010

As Exhibits Build, So Does Excitement

October 18, 2010 – As Convention Exhibitors finished constructing their booths in the final hours before the show starts on Tuesday, October 19, they eagerly anticipated the opportunities at NBAA2010. Read about the Exhibitors' enthusiasm for the show.

Podcast: ABACE Is Back in 2012

October 18, 2010 – 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.
Listen to the full press conference.

Podcast: NBAA Flight Plan Interview of Georgia Governor

October 18, 2010 – 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. Listen to the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
Listen to the full audio interview.

No Plane No Gain Message Prominent at Convention

October 18, 2010 – The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta is covered with the No Plane No Gain message this week in anticipation of NBAA's Annual Meeting & Convention, with a larger-than-life banner ad featuring campaign spokesmen Neil Armstrong, Arnold Palmer and Warren Buffett as the centerpiece. Learn more about No Plane No Gain at NBAA2010.

NBAA2010 Volunteers Refurbish Youth Center

October 18, 2010 – NBAA kicked off a week of Convention activities on October 17 when hundreds of NBAA2010 Attendees and local volunteers worked together to renovate the playgrounds, classrooms and athletic facilities at the Brookhaven Boys & Girls Club in the Convention’s host city of Atlanta. Learn more about NBAA’s community outreach program.

NBAA2010 Charity Events Support People in Need

October 18, 2010 – As the premier event for buyers and sellers in the business aviation marketplace, NBAA’s Annual Meeting & Convention offers a wealth of networking opportunities and education sessions, but it’s also a major opportunity for the industry to come together in support of people in need. Learn more about NBAA’s charitable initiatives.

Static Display Features 90 Aircraft, Novel Features

October 18, 2010 – This year's Static Display of Aircraft, located at the Atlantic Aviation fixed base operator (FBO) at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK), features some 90 business aircraft, including several that are making their NBAA debut, as well as two novel aspects not usually seen at the Static Display. Learn more about the Static Display.

Podcast: NBAA2010 Preview – Monday, October 18

October 18, 2010 – 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. Listen now.

NBAA President Welcomes Convention AttendeesVideo: Bolen Welcomes Convention Attendees

October 18, 2010 – In a video message, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen welcomes Attendees to the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2010) in Atlanta, and gives a preview of show highlights like the Opening General Session.
Watch the video.

Media Advisory: Major Announcement Regarding ABACE2012

October 18, 2010 – At a press conference today at 12:00 noon, NBAA and the Asian Business Aviation Association will make a major announcement regarding plans for the 2012 edition of the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). Learn more about the announcement.

Archived NBAA2010 News

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