The National Business Aviation Association NBAA 2012 65th annual meeting and convention represents the most productive and efficient opportunity for business – all in one place, all at one time. There’s no other aviation event that can match it – the key operators and industry leaders will meet in Orlando, FL to conduct business, make buying decisions and set the stage for business aviation activity for the year ahead.
For 51 weeks a year, EAA is an international community of more than 160,000 members that nurtures the spirit of flight through a worldwide network of chapters, outreach programs, and other events.
But for one week each summer, EAA members and aviation enthusiasts totaling more than 500,000 from more than 60 countries attend EAA AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, WI, where they rekindle friendships and celebrate the past, present and future in the world of flight.
I put this in the news section of the July/August issue of D.O.M. magazine (which will be mailing soon), but felt it was important to get the word out on my blog as well.
The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum will be setting aside a space at its Steven F. Udvar-Hazy center for a Wall of Honor. This memorial will have names on an airfoil-shaped wall along with aviation heroes like the Wright brothers, Jimmy Doolittle, Neil Armstrong, Alan Shepard, Amelia Lockhart, John Glenn and Jim Lovell.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released the final agenda including speaker names, affiliations, and biographies for the forum on General Aviation Safety: Climbing to the Next Level, sched