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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
View photos from the NBAA2012 Opening General Session, held on Oct. 30 at the Orange County Convention Center. This year's show was dedicated to “the legacy of American hero Neil Armstrong.” View photos.
Attendees kicked off their NBAA2012 experience on Oct. 30 in Orlando by viewing an Opening General Session video depicting the value of business aviation in connecting rural communities to the global economy. Learn more.
Presenters from GAMA and NBAA shared their perspectives during the Media Kickoff Breakfast on the morning of Oct. 30 in Orlando, FL. GAMA's first half figures, the most recent numbers available, were promising. Learn more.
JetNet, an Utica, NY-based aviation market intelligence firm, released results from its 2012 Third Quarter JetNet iQ survey Tuesday during a briefing at NBAA2012 that predicts a turnaround for the business aircraft market. Learn more.
A new media campaign promoting the message of the No Plane No Gain was unveiled today during NBAA2012. The advertisements emphasize the size, importance and diversity of the business aviation community. Learn more.
On the Convention's opening day, the NBAA Certified Aviation Manager Governing Board added four new directors at its annual business meeting during the Association's 65th Annual Meeting & Convention. Learn more.
A NBAA study, titled "Business Aviation: Maintaining Shareholder Value Through Turbulent Times," concludes that companies that use business aviation achieved superior financial performance. Learn more and view the study.
At the NBAA2012 Opening General Session, Association President and CEO Ed Bolen dedicated this year’s show to American hero Neil Armstrong. The session included several distinguished speakers, including Rep. John Mica and Sen. Jerry Moran. Learn more.
Opening General Session, Video Part 3:
Sen. Moran Says Industry Helps Rural Communities Connect to Global Economy
Opening General Session, Video Part 5:
Bill Crutchfield Says Business Aviation Crucial to Company's Success
At the opening-day NBAA2012 Awards Luncheon, Robert E. Breiling received the John P. 'Jack' Doswell Award and Steve Nielsen was honored with the John H. Winant Award. Learn more.
Advocacy group Alliance for Aviation Across America has created a new web tool to clearly illustrate the economic value of business aviation. Learn more.
View photos from the Static Display of Aircraft at Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL), where business aircraft buyers from around the globe evaluate a wide spectrum of aircraft options in person. View photos.
The 2012 David W. Ewald Platinum Wing Award was presented to Robert Goyer, editor in chief at Flying magazine, and the 2012 NBAA Gold Wing Award was presented to Matt Thurber, senior editor of AIN Publications. Learn more.
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen unveiled new efforts to promote the grassroots value of business aviation at the No Plane No Gain Media Kickoff Breakfast, held Oct. 30 on the opening day of NBAA2012. Learn more.
See what it's like when NBAA builds the show: View photos of NBAA Exhibitors and staff preparing for the opening of NBAA 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012) at the Orange County Convention Center. View photos.
Archived NBAA2012 News
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