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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.

Thursday, October 21, 2010 – Featured News

Successful NBAA2010 Demonstrates Show's Continued ValueSuccessful NBAA2010 Demonstrates Show's Continued Value

October 21, 2010 – As NBAA2010 concluded, Association President and CEO Ed Bolen said the highly successful show reflects its continuing value, even as the industry continues to confront a turbulent marketplace. See the final show results.

NBAA's Convention Returning to Las Vegas in 2011 NBAA's Convention Returning to Las Vegas in 2011

October 21, 2010 – At the close of this week's Convention, Exhibitors, Attendees and staff are already looking forward to next year's show in Las Vegas.
Learn more about NBAA2011.

Aviation Legends Honored as 'Master Pilots' During NBAA ShowStudents Explore Career Possibilities at NBAA's Convention

October 21, 2010 – Approximately 225 students attended NBAA's Careers in Business Aviation Day, where they heard keynote speakers like Gene Cernan and had an opportunity to speak with industry mentors. Learn more about Careers Day.

FAA Pressed for Guidance on ICAO SMS DeadlineFAA Pressed for Guidance on ICAO SMS Deadline

October 21, 2010 – At NBAA2010, industry representatives pressed senior FAA officials to provide guidance on how operators should deal with a fast-approaching deadline from ICAO regarding safety management systems. Review "Meet the Regulators" session results.

No Plane No Gain: An Industry Makes Its Voice HeardNo Plane No Gain: An Industry Makes Its Voice Heard

October 21, 2010 – This video details the progress of the industry's advocacy campaign, and explains the actions individuals can take to contribute to the success of the program.
Watch the video.

Aviation Legends Honored as 'Master Pilots' During NBAA ShowAviation Legends Honored as 'Master Pilots'

October 21, 2010 – Five industry legends – Neil Armstrong, Gene Cernan, Clay Lacy, Russ Meyer and Arnold Palmer – were recognized as Wright Brothers Master Pilots by the FAA during NBAA2010 for having demonstrated professionalism, skill and aviation expertise while flying safely for 50 or more years. Learn more and review photos.

Interview With Barrington Irving on Connecting With KidsPodcast: Interview With Barrington Irving on Connecting With Kids

October 21, 2010 – 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. Listen now.

NextGen Continues Rolling OutNextGen Continues Rolling Out

October 21, 2010 – During an NBAA2010 session, five FAA officials detailed the agency's ongoing introduction of various components of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). The discussion included mention of future NextGen capabilities such as Data Comm. Learn more.

NBAA Creates the HERO DatabasePodcast: NBAA Creates the HERO Database

October 21, 2010 – In this special Convention edition of NBAA Flight Plan, NBAA 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 humanitarian relief efforts. Listen now.

acing Business Aviation’s Challenges in EuropePodcast: Facing Business Aviation’s Challenges in Europe

October 21, 2010 – In this special edition of NBAA Flight Plan, European Business Aviation Association President Brian Humphries explains how rulemaking changes in Europe could affect North American operators who fly there. Listen now.

New No Plane No Gain Advocacy Tools Available for IndustryNew No Plane No Gain Advocacy Tools Available for Industry

October 21, 2010 – NBAA today announced new print and video advocacy tools to help those in the business aviation community explain the value of business aviation to citizens, companies and communities across the country. Learn more.

New No Plane No Gain Advocacy Tools Available for IndustryAttendees Connected at Convention Coffee Socials

October 21, 2010 – To reach out to new and potential Members and welcome them to the Convention, NBAA hosted two coffee socials at the Association's Headquarters Booth. Learn more.

Static Display of AircraftPhotos: Static Display of Aircraft

October 21, 2010 – View photos from the NBAA2010 Static Display of Aircraft at Dekalb Peachtree Airport, where business aircraft buyers from around the globe to evaluate a wide spectrum of aircraft options in person.
View the photo gallery.

Archived NBAA2010 News

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