NBAA will award Robert “Bob” Hoover and R.W.“Bill” de Decker with its Meritorious Service to Aviation Award and John P. “Jack” Doswell Award, respectively. The awards, among the highest ones given by the association, will be presented in October at the 2014 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. The Meritorious Service to Aviation award is given to individuals who, by virtue of a lifetime of personal dedication, have made significant identifiable contributions that have materially advanced aviation interests.
NBAA Meritorious Service to Aviation Award
Former NBAA director Robert Breiling will receive the association’s John P. “Jack” Doswell Award at the NBAA Convention in late October. “NBAA is proud to recognize Breiling’s outstanding contributions to the business aviation community,” said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen.
NBAA is holding its 64th Annual Meeting & Convention October 10 to 12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This year’s gathering also marks the 40th anniversary of AIN’s creation, starting as a convention daily publication launched at NBAA’s 1972 meeting in Cincinnati.
NBAA announced that Clay Lacy will receive the 2011 NBAA Meritorious Service to Aviation Award, while Don Spruston will get the 2011 NBAA John P. “Jack” Doswell Award. The Meritorious Service to Aviation Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions advancing aviation interests.
Later this month, the 63rd annual NBAA meeting and convention opens at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The NBAA Convention won't reappear in Atlanta for some time, as the next four shows are scheduled for Las Vegas (2011), Orlando (2012), Las Vegas (2013) and then again in Orlando (2014).
Later this month, the 63rd annual NBAA meeting and convention opens at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The NBAA Convention won’t reappear in Atlanta for some time, as the next four shows are scheduled for Las Vegas (2011), Orlando (2012), Las Vegas (2013) and then again in Orlando (2014).
NBAA announced that Arnold Palmer, the legendary golfer and esteemed businessman who serves as a voice for the “No Plane, No Gain” advocacy campaign, will receive the 2010 NBAA Meritorious Service to Aviation Award. Meanwhile, business pilot Chuck McKinnon will be given the 2010 NBAA John P. “Jack” Doswell Award. Both will receive their awards at the 2010 NBAA Convention.
The aviation industry is mourning the death of Ed Stimpson last Wednesday morning at his home in Boise, Idaho. He was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer in June, though he was never a smoker. “The aviation world has lost one of the greatest statesmen it has ever known,” said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen. “For nearly 40 years, he has been a leader in shaping aviation policy, both in the U.S.
Yesterday during the NBAA Awards Luncheon, Olivier Dassault accepted the NBAA Meritorious Service to Aviation Award for his father, Serge, who wasn’t able to attend due to other business in Europe. The elder Dassault was chosen for NBAA’s most distinguished honor because he is “one of the most innovative leaders in business aviation,” according to NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen. Serge is currently chairman and CEO of Dassault Group.
NBAA’s board of directors last month announced the 2009 recipients of the association’s annual Meritorious Service to Aviation and John P. “Jack” Doswell awards. Serge Dassault, chairman emeritus of Dassault Falcon Jet, will receive the 2009 NBAA Award for Meritorious Service to Aviation. Richard “Dick” Van Gemert, senior vice president of corporate affairs for Jet Aviation Holdings USA, will receive the 2009 NBAA John P.
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