It is not too late to sign up to exhibit at next year’s Farnborough International airshow, but the remaining chalets and indoor exhibits are selling fast.
NBAA is taking a proactive approach to the “possibility of legislation that would restrict laptops, electronic flight bags (EFBs), cellphones and other electronic devices in aircraft cockpits,” association vice president of safety, security and regulation Doug Carr said yesterday.
ASI Group told AIN at the NBAA Convention last month that recently it has seen a 25-percent increase in customers’ international business jet operations. “The past 90 days have been the most active in terms of international flights that we’ve seen this year,” ASI Group president Charlie LeBlanc said.
NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association last month at the NBAA Convention launched the Business Aviation E-Valuation Toolkit, an online resource to help calculate and explain the value of business aircraft in relation to a company’s business objectives.
Flight Display Systems, launched in 1999 from the basement of now-president David Gray, began simply with its first product–a moving-map display.
For Cessna Mustang owner Jeff Greenberg, NBAA’s 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention just wasn’t long enough. Attracted to the event held last month in Orlando by NBAA’s more than 1,000 exhibitors and the Light Business Airplane Conference sessions, Greenberg said he really wished the show lasted one more day.
NBAA will again host the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), on January 18 and 19, 2011. The recession prompted the association to cancel the ABACE show that was to have been held earlier this year in February.
NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) launched the Business Aviation E-Valuation Toolkit on Tuesday at the NBAA Convention. The toolkit is a new online resource that helps users calculate and explain the value of business aircraft in relation to a company’s business objectives.
If you’re looking for a positive sign that international business is alive and well, the news from Farnborough International Ltd. (FIL), organizers of the Farnborough International Airshow, is a great place to start.
It would have been impossible to open the 62nd NBAA Convention without squaring off with the 500-pound economic gorilla in the room. NBAA president Ed Bolen didn’t mince words: “Ladies and gentlemen, it’s been quite a year.”