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Read the latest stories from NBAA about the 2018 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Orlando, FL.


Aerobatic Aviator Anthony Oshinuga Headlines Careers in Business Aviation Day
Sept. 18, 2018
NBAA will be holding its popular Careers in Business Aviation Day on Thursday, Oct. 18 during the third day of NBAA-BACE, with Anthony Oshinuga, a world-class aerobatic and air race pilot, serving as the keynote speaker. “Inspiring the business aviation industry’s next generation of professionals and leaders is a key NBAA priority,” said Peter Korns, NBAA’s manager, tax, operations and workforce engagement. Careers in Business Aviation Day is free for all registered students, faculty and chaperones. Read more.

Tax Reform in Focus at NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference
Sept. 13, 2018
How do recent tax reforms and policy changes impact aviation organization? Industry professionals looking learn more about the implications for business aviation should plan to attend the NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference, held Oct. 14-15, in conjunction with NBAA-BACE. “This conference provides a one-stop educational opportunity for anyone responsible for developing or managing a business aircraft operation, regardless of its size, to learn more about permissible FAA and IRS operating rules and limitations,” said Peter Korns, NBAA’s manager, tax, operations and workforce engagement Read more.

NBAA-BACE Launches Next Month in Orlando: Will We See You There?
Sept. 12, 2018
Don't miss business aviation’s greatest event of the year – NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), Oct. 16-18 in Orlando, FL. You’ll want to be one of the expected 25,000 attendees to see what’s new in business aviation aircraft, products, technology and services; network with peers and attend any of the dozens of education sessions on the industry’s most pressing issues. The show opens next month, so don’t wait, register today for NBAA-BACE. Read the latest NBAA-BACE Report.

NBAA’s YoPro Program to Celebrate Five Years at NBAA-BACE
Sept. 11, 2018
NBAA’s Young Professionals in Business Aviation (YoPro) program has grown from a single networking reception held at the 2014 convention into a multi-faceted industry workforce development initiative. As a demonstration of how far the program has come, NBAA’s YoPro Council will present a full schedule of events at this year’s convention. “YoPro is important to NBAA’s goal to attract and retain professionals to serve in the industry,” said Sierra Grimes, NBAA manager of registration and founder of the NBAA YoPro program. Learn more about YoPro events at NBAA-BACE.

NBAA-BACE Weather Sessions Seek User Input to Define Future Needs, Technology
Sept. 7, 2018
TWeather information researchers, developers and providers are eager to learn from pilots, dispatchers and others who need access to the most up-to-date weather technology to operate, at the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). “Those who rely on weather information should not miss this opportunity to help shape future tools and define the scope of these important topics,” said John Kosak, weather program manager for NBAA Air Traffic Services. Learn more about the weather-related sessions at NBAA-BACE.

First-Ever Small Operator Symposium to Debut at NBAA-BACE
Aug. 29, 2018
The inaugural Small Operator Symposium will debut on Oct. 15, prior to the opening of the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), to specifically address issues facing operators with two airplanes or less. “We welcome any operator who considers themselves to be a small operator to attend this new symposium,” said NBAA Manager of Operations Brian Koester. “About 80 percent of our operating members are small flight departments, so we are excited to provide this critical information to such a wide segment of the NBAA operating membership.” Learn more about the symposium

NBAA-BACE Lands in Orlando in Two Months: Don’t Miss the Industry’s Biggest Event
Aug. 29, 2018
NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) is always the industry’s preeminent annual convention, and this year is no different. The show, which runs from Oct. 16-18 in Orlando, FL, is one of the largest trade shows in the U.S., and with more exhibits, more aircraft on static display and more opportunities for education and networking than any other event in the industry, NBAA’s convention promises to be business aviation’s most important event of 2018. Read the latest NBAA-BACE Report.

Video: NBAA-BACE is the Can’t-Miss Business Aviation Event of the Year
Aug. 27, 2018
Why is NBAA-BACE the must-attend industry show of 2018? Listen to what some past attendees had to say: “NBAA is always just incredible,” noted Chip McClure with Jet Acquisitions. ”The size and scope of the convention is amazing.” Jacqueline B. Rambacal, from Bank of the Ozarks, added, “We do get to see everyone from the industry in one place, and we also get to talk about the different issues in business aviation.” But don’t take their word for it – experience NBAA’s convention for yourself. Watch the video and learn more.

NBAA Announces Agendas for Valuable Safety Events to be Held at NBAA-BACE
Aug. 21, 2018
Two significant safety events will be held in conjunction with NBAA-BACE – the Single-Pilot Safety Standdown on Oct. 15, and the National Safety Forum on Oct. 18. At the Single-Pilot Safety Standdown, operators will explore practical tips to enhance safety and mitigate risk. Following the theme of “Safety Begins with You,” the National Safety Forum will focus on the basics of maintaining skills, examine the physiology and psychology that affects performance and explore the relationship of leadership and professionalism in aviation safety. Learn more about the NBAA-BACE safety events.

NBAA Flying Safety Awards Recognizes Members for Decades of Accident-Free Operations
Aug. 17, 2018
For 65 years, NBAA’s Flying Safety Awards have served as a testament to the high degree of professionalism and outstanding safety culture within member companies. In total, 1,137 companies and individuals earned awards this year for their accident/incident-free operations in 2017. These companies and individuals will be recognized at NBAA-BACE, Oct. 16-18 in Orlando, FL. Learn more about the NBAA Flying Safety Awards.

CAN’s Fund an Angel Reception and Auction Always a Highlight of NBAA-BACE
Aug. 17, 2018
A few days before Christmas, 1981, Leonard Greene flew the first flight for the newly created Corporate Angel Network (CAN). Greene flew a young man with bone cancer from his treatment in New York to his home in Michigan on Safe Flight Instrument Corporations’ King Air, creating a comfortable environment for the post-surgery patient. Greene had teamed up with friends Pat Blum and Jay Weinberg to officially form CAN, the organization that has now flown more than 56,000 cancer patient flights to date. To support this mission, NBAA is again collaborating with CAN to present the Fund an Angel Reception with live auction at the Hilton Orlando on Wednesday, Oct. 17 during NBAA-BACE. Learn more about the CAN Fund an Angel Reception.

NBAA-BACE Lands in Orlando in Two Months: Don’t Miss the Industry’s Biggest Event
Aug. 15, 2018
Why should you attend the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), set for Oct. 16-18 in Orlando, FL? With 1,100 exhibits, 100-plus aircraft on two static displays and more opportunities for education and networking than any other show in the industry, NBAA-BACE is the year’s must-attend event. As one of the country’s largest trade shows, NBAA-BACE provides incomparable value and endless opportunities for an expected 25,000 attendees. Read the latest NBAA-BACE Report.

First-Time Attendee Session at NBAA-BACE Aims to Optimize Show
Aug. 8, 2018
NBAA-BACE first-time attendees will have an opportunity to take part in an orientation session designed just for them on Oct. 15, the day before the event opens, which will provide them with a chance to learn how to navigate the show and make the most out of their experience. “As the premier business aviation event, NBAA-BACE offers so much in the way of exhibitors, general and education sessions, static displays and more that it can be a bit overwhelming for first-timers,” said Courtney Oliveira, NBAA senior manager, event marketing. “Our goal for the session is to make the experience easier and more efficient for first-time attendees.” Read more.

NBAA to Honor VanAllen Group Founder Pete Agur with Doswell Award at NBAA-BACE
Aug. 7, 2018
At NBAA-BACE, the association will present the John P. "Jack" Doswell Award to Pete Agur in recognition of his lifelong achievement on behalf of and in support of business aviation. Agur is the chairman and founder of The VanAllen Group, an aviation management consultancy. “NBAA and the business aviation community are indebted to Pete for his lifelong dedication to the safety and growth of business aviation,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. Read more about Agur and the Doswell Award.

Video: Let Your Future Take Flight at the 2018 NBAA Careers in Business Aviation Day
Aug. 4, 2018
NBAA recognizes the value in exposing students to the business aviation industry and inspiring them to pursue successful and rewarding aviation careers. Middle school, high school and college students, as well as their school’s faculty and chaperones, are invited to a day of student-focused programming and opportunities at the 2018 NBAA Careers in Business Aviation Day. The free event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, during the third day of NBAA-BACE. Watch the video and learn more about Careers in Business Aviation Day.

NBAA-BACE Returns to Orlando in October: Have You Registered Yet?
Aug. 1, 2018
NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) is always a must-attend event, and this year is no different. The show, which runs from Oct.16-18 in Orlando, FL, will feature more than 1,100 exhibitors and two expansive static displays of aircraft. The show's expected 25,000 attendees are also invited to attend dozens of education sessions covering topics of interest to all industry professionals. NBAA’s convention promises to be business aviation’s most important event of 2018. Read the latest NBAA-BACE Report.

Political Commentators Begala, Schlapp to Talk Midterm Elections at NBAA-BACE
July 25, 2018
CNN commentator Paul Begala and political consultant Matt Schlapp will present an informative “both sides of the aisle” look at the 2018 midterm elections at the Day 2 Keynote of NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) taking place Wednesday, Oct. 17 in Orlando, FL. Read more about NBAA-BACE keynote speakers.

NBAA-BACE Static Displays to Host Diverse Array of Business Aircraft
July 24, 2018
With less than three months to go before the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) comes to Orlando, FL, organizers report strong manufacturer interest for exhibiting a wide array of aircraft at the show's two expansive static display areas. “This year promises to offer one of the largest and most diverse lineups of business aircraft we’ve ever seen at NBAA-BACE,” said Joe Hart, NBAA director for static displays and regional forums. “While most exhibitors locked in their spaces early, there are still a few prime locations at both static display areas available for manufacturers, aircraft resellers and service providers.” Read more about the NBAA-BACE static displays.

NBAA-BACE Report: Business Aviation’s Largest Event Opens in Three Months
July 18, 2018
The latest NBAA-BACE Report will highlight the exciting education and networking opportunities, the vibrant exhibits and aircraft on static display and the networking opportunites that the largest business aviation event offers. Don’t miss your chance to see the latest and greatest in the industry. Read the latest NBAA-BACE Report.

Solar Impulse Chair Bertrand Piccard to Address NBAA-BACE
July 17, 2018
Solar Impulse Project Chair Bertrand Piccard will be among the speakers at the Day 1 Keynote at NBAA-BACE. Piccard is an internationally recognized aviation innovator who piloted Solar Impulse 2, the first airplane to fly around the world without a drop of fuel. “Bertrand Piccard pushes the boundaries of the possible with his pioneering spirit,” said Chris Strong, NBAA senior vice president of conventions and membership. “We know convention attendees will be inspired by his personal story and perspectives about what is possible in aviation and beyond.” Learn more.

Video: Excitement Is Building for NBAA-BACE
July 13, 2018
NBAA-BACE is the third-largest trade show in the country and the most important event of the year in the business aviation industry. The event brings together key aviation contacts from around the world, including current and prospective business aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one meeting place to get critical work accomplished. Watch our video and don’t miss your chance to see the latest the industry has to offer.

Workforce Issues, New Technologies Among Topics Highlighted in NBAA-BACE Education Sessions
July 11, 2018
With more than 50 education sessions planned at the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), there’s a session to meet the needs and interests of all attendees. “We have a great line-up of education sessions planned,” said Tyler Austin, NBAA manager, professional development. “NBAA-BACE attendees will learn about important issues facing business aviation right now, and also find out what is on the horizon in terms of innovation and how those future developments will affect the industry.” Learn more about education sessions placed for NBAA-BACE.