Flight International

December 1, 2011 - 6:30pm

The NBAA commended Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) today for the stance she has taken against general aviation user fees in a November 28 letter to President Obama.

November 14, 2011 - 8:47am
Dassault Rafale

“Safety first”: That’s the credo behind the daily flying display here at the Dubai Air Show, where some of the world’s greatest pilots are pushing their high-performance military aircraft to the limit right before visitors’ eyes. The focus on safety is on full display at the daily briefing that all pilots, crews and coordinators attend.

November 10, 2011 - 7:25pm
Dubai's Burj al Arab.

Show organizer F&E Aerospace has designated Thursday as the Dubai AIr Show’s inaugural Futures Day, which will be dedicated to inspiring the UAE’s young people to build careers in the industry. The day will focus on the recruitment, education, and training of home-grown talent.

October 31, 2011 - 3:33pm

Las Vegas, the site of the 64th Annual NBAA Convention and Exhibition, is always a strong draw, and this year’s show was no exception, with 7 percent more attendees registering during the three-day event from October 10 to 12.

October 15, 2011 - 4:09pm

The National Business Aviation Association unveiled its new Light Business Airplane (LBA) Flight Operations Manual Template in Las Vegas during the NBAA/Cessna Single-Pilot Safety Standdown.

October 11, 2011 - 6:12pm
Barrington Irving

Some 50 students from a Las Vegas magnet school crowded the Mitsubishi MU-2 exhibit to hear Barrington Irving describe his around-the-world flight in a Columbia 400, in his own words.

October 10, 2011 - 8:19pm
NBAA 2011 opening general session ribbon cutting ceremony.

A roster of aviation and political luminaries welcomed an energized crowd to the NBAA 2011 opening general session this morning at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Joining NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen onstage were U.S. Senator Joseph Manchin III (D-W.Va.), FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt, NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman, Dave Everitt, presidetn of John Deere Agricultural and Turf Division, and former U.S. Senate majority leader Bill Frist of Tennessee. In opening remarks Bolen announced that the 64th annual gathering had more display aircraft, more exhibitors and already more registered attendees than last year’s convention.

October 10, 2011 - 7:52pm

A glance outside the window at the Las Vegas Convention Center parking lot this week should be all you need to appreciate NBAA’s commitment to the light business aircraft (LBA) segment. It’s chock-a-block with the kinds of airplanes typically flown by their owners.

October 10, 2011 - 2:45pm

Sheryl Barden, president of Aviation Personnel International, will be a panelist at the NBAA Safety Town Hall on Tuesday, October 11. The session, set for 9 to 11 a.m.

October 10, 2011 - 12:10am

The Corporate Angel Network (CAN) will once again be the beneficiary of NBAA’s charity benefit dinner/dance, set for tomorrow in the Grand Ballroom of the Bellagio Hotel from 6 to 11 p.m. The organization arranges free flights to treatment for cancer patients in available seats on corporate aircraft. The event will feature dinner, live and silent auctions and a concert by the Beach Boys.

 
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