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NBAA2011 Opening General Session: Ed Bolen

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen kicks off the Opening General Session at NBAA's 64th Annual Meeting & Convention on October 10, 2011, in Las Vegas. Keynote speakers included several government and industry leaders who spoke about the value of business aviation, including U.S. Senator Joseph Manchin III (D-WV), Federal Aviation Administration Administrator J. Randolph "Randy" Babbitt, National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman Deborah A. P. Hersman and John Deere & Company Agricultural and Turf Division President Dave Everitt. In addition, NBAA's Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership was presented to doctor, pilot and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee.

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