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Thursday, October 23, 2014

NBAA's 2014 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014) represents the most productive and efficient opportunity for business – there's no other aviation event that can match it. Key operators and industry leaders are meeting in Orlando to conduct business, make buying decisions and set the stage for business aviation activity for the year ahead.

Honoring Bob Hoover: A Conversation with Film Director Kim FurstVideo: Honoring Bob Hoover: A Conversation with Film Director Kim Furst

Award-winning director Kim Furst shares her motivation for creating a film to honor Bob Hoover, recipient of NBAA's 2014 Meritorious Service Award. Watch the video.

iPads in the CockpitVideo: iPads in the Cockpit

At NBAA2014, iPads and other electronic flight bags applications were on display. In this Convention Video Minute, the safe and legal use of these new technologies is discussed. Watch the video.

NBAA2014 Careers in Business Aviation DayVideo: NBAA2014 Careers in Business Aviation Day

At NBAA2014, high school and college students learned about the wide range of career opportunities in business aviation. Watch the video.

College Students Learn How to Break Into Business Aviation at NBAA2014College Students Learn How to Break Into Business Aviation at NBAA2014

More than 80 students from more than a dozen colleges participating in the Career Seminar for College Students, jointly sponsored by NBAA and the University Aviation Association, at NBA2014. Read more.

Careers in Business AviationPhotos: Careers in Business Aviation

Careers in Business Aviation Day, held Thursday, October 23, allowed middle school, high school and college students to attend NBAA2014 at no charge, providing an overview of the career possibilities in the business aviation industry. View images.

Students Learn About a Wide Range of Career Opportunities in Business AviationStudents Learn About a Wide Range of Career Opportunities in Business Aviation

There are numerous career opportunities in business aviation a room full of high school and college students learned today at NBAA2014. Read more.

Innovation ZonePhotos: Orange County Convention Center Indoor Static Display

View photos from the Indoor Static Display of Aircraft at the Orange County Convention Center , featuring light aircraft, including piston singles, light turboprops and helicopters. View Images.

Static Display Image GalleryPhotos: Static Display Image Gallery

Images showing the interactions of attendees and exhibitors at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL), where business aircraft buyers from around the globe evaluated a wide spectrum of aircraft options in person. View images.

Connectivity in the CabinVideo: Connectivity in the Cabin

Many pilots and flight attendants steer clear of cabin connectivity systems, which can seem baffling. At NBAA2014, experts worked to demystify cabin connectivity systems and demonstrate how training can help with passenger customer service. Watch the video.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Opportunities for Business AviationVideo: Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Opportunities for Business Aviation

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are coming. According to panelists at this NBAA2014 education session, now is the time to start planning for the opportunities and potential that UAS provide. Watch the video.

Aviation Startup Chooses NBAA2014 to Debut Solution for Containing Portable Electronic Device FiresExhibitor Profile: Fire Containment Concepts

One of the newest inventions on the NBAA2014 exhibit floor is the emergency fire containment system from Fire Containment Concepts. Learn more about Fire Containment Concepts.


Just for FunPhotos: Just for Fun

The Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition has amazing exhibits, highlighting the latest business aviation products from around the world, but it's also a lot of fun. See highlights.


NBAA2014 Day 2 RecapVideo: NBAA2014 Day 2 Recap

The second day of NBAA2014 honored aviation legacies and addressed today's hottest topics. Highlights included an award presentation to aviation legend Bob Hoover; an education session addressing Ebola risk management; and the second education session on UAS. Watch the video.

NBAA2014 Session Demystifies Cabin Connectivity TechnologyNBAA2014 Session Demystifies Cabin Connectivity Technology

An NBAA2014 edcuation session on cabin technology provided an overview of current cabin connectivity and the potential of onboard systems to grow new solutions are developed to meet business passengers’ desires for greater access. Learn more.

At NBAA2014, Looking Toward Business Aviation Opportunities With Unmanned Aircraft SystemsAt NBAA2014, Looking Toward Business Aviation Opportunities With Unmanned Aircraft Systems

In the coming years, there will be opportunities for flight departments to use unmanned aircraft systems, presenter Brad Hayden said at an education session at NBAA2014. Read more.

FAA Weather Researchers Seek Industry Feedback at NBAA2014FAA Weather Researchers Seek Industry Feedback at NBAA2014

On Oct. 22, 2014, the FAA's Weather Technology in the Cockpit project led a session at NBAA2014 to ask aircraft operators and avionics manufacturers for feedback on its research. Learn more.

Regional Groups Gather at NBAA2014 For Annual Networking SessionRegional Groups Gather at NBAA2014 For Annual Networking Session

Regional aviation group leaders from across the country met on Oct. 23 at NBAA2014, sharing ideas and tips, as well as the challenges that many of them face as local advocates for business aviation. Learn more.

Corporate Angel Network: The Story of MalcolmCorporate Angel Network: The Story of Malcolm

The Corporate Angel Network (CAN) arranges flights for cancer patients to treatment facilities using available seats on business aircraft. This video, shown at the NBAA/CAN Soiree during NBAA2014, highlights the story of six-year-old Malcolm. Watch the video.

Family-Owned Business Gains Exposure at NBAA2014Exhibitor Profile: AirStair Solutions

NBAA2014 has been a busy show for Florida-based AirStair, said sales director Aimee Weaver. Their invention, the AeroChair, is a motorized and portable lift for aircraft stairs, where the passenger sits upright. Learn more about AirStair Solutions.

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