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Below are podcasts from the NBAA 64th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2011), held from Monday, October 10, through Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, with a Static Display of Aircraft on Henderson Executive Airport.

Attendees Say NBAA2011 Is Ideal Forum to Align Advocacy EffortsAttendees Say NBAA2011 Is Ideal Forum to Align Advocacy Efforts

October 12, 2011 – While NBAA's Convention is the largest marketplace in the world for buyers and sellers to meet face-to-face, it's also a forum for Attendees to mobilize and align their advocacy efforts on the most pressing issues faced by the entire community. When people in the aviation community take it upon themselves to speak up, their efforts often become the most effective advocacy initiatives. Attendees on the exhibit floor at the Las Vegas Convention Center say they're ready to take action Listen to the podcast.

Local Business Supports Visitors to NBAA2011 Static DisplayLocal Business Supports Visitors to NBAA2011 Static Display

October 12, 2011 – With the thousands of Attendees on-site at NBAA2011 in Las Vegas, it takes an army to support the onslaught of visitors to the Las Vegas Convention Center and Henderson Executive Airport (HND), home to the Static Display of Aircraft. One businesswoman tells how her restaurant at the airport took steps to prepare for the event. Listen to the interview.

New Instrument Procedures at HND Just in Time for NBAA2011New Instrument Procedures at HND Just in Time for NBAA2011

October 12, 2011 – NBAA's Bob Lamond, director, air traffic services & infrastucture, tells how the Association and the Las Vegas Airspace Users Council worked tirelessly with area air traffic control stakeholders to make arriving and departing Henderson Executive Airport (HND) easier and safer – and just in time for NBAA2011. Listen to the interview.

Business Aviation Opportunities and Challenges in China Industry Opportunities and Challenges in China

October 11, 2011 – It's the most enticing aviation market in the world right now, where the economy is strong and customers are beating on the doors of aviation manufacturers worldwide. But the country's aviation infrastructure is nascent and its government leery about privately operated aircraft at flight levels. Listen to the podcast.

At NBAA2011, a Pre-Ribbon Cutting Talk With Ed Bolen Podcast Interview With NBAA's Ed Bolen

October 9, 2011 – Before NBAA2011 got underway in Las Vegas, Bolen talked about the challenges facing business aviation, and how this Convention will help Members engage effectively on issues that range from user fees to the BARR program. Listen to the podcast.

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