National Business Aviation Association Convention


The National Business Aviation Association Convention, NBAA2011, will be in Las Vegas this October from the 10th till the 12th of October.

This Aviation Convention will have tradeshow exhibits at the Las Vegas Convention Center, a Static Display of Aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport, and over 100 Education Sessions and Maintenance and Operations Sessions. Over 25,000 business aviation professionals will be attending to learn and see the newest innovations in the world of business aviation.

This 64th

annual convention is like none other in the aviation industry. The industry leaders and key operators will be conducting business and making the buying decisions that will set the stage for business aviation in the year to come.

This Year’s Exhibitors include:

  • 3M Aerospace
  • EMS Aviation
  • Falko
  • Electroswitch
  • Cessna Aircraft Company
  • Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
  • CERTON
  • Houma-Terrebonne Airport Commission
  • Hawker Beechcraft Corporation
  • Helicopter Association International
  • Skyservice Business Aviation
  • Sutton James, Inc.—Aviation Insurance Brokers
  • Micro-Surface Finishing Products, Inc.
  • Narita International Airport Corporation

This is a very small list of the many businesses that will have tradeshow exhibits at the convention.

Track Sessions at NBAA2011

  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Maintenance
  • Maintenance and Technical Issues
  • Airspace and Airport Access
  • Aircraft and Flight Operations
  • Aviation Management and Aircraft Ownership
  • Career and Leadership Development
  • Career and Leadership Development
  • Industry Update
  • Light Business Airplane Sessions

NBAA2011 Golf Tournament

The 15th Annual Chairman’s Charity Classic Golf Tournament is being held on Sunday, the 9th of October at the Revere Golf Club in Henderson, Nevada. NBAA Chairman of the Board Patrick Cunningham will preside over the tournament this year.

The Golf Tournament has raised over $400,000 for various charities since it was founded in 1997. The proceeds from the Tournament will benefit the NBAA Charities. They raise funds to support initiatives and philanthropic organizations that use general aviation airplanes for humanitarian purposes.

NBAA/CAN Charity Benefit with the Beach Boys

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm in the Grand Ballroom at the Bellagio Hotel the Beach Boys will be performing at the Charity Benefit. The Corporate Angel Network (CAN) helps cancer patients fly free to treatment in vacant seats of corporate aircraft.

There will be a Silent Auction during the reception. The Live auction will take place during the NBAA/CAN Charity Benefit and will feature “Spanky” Assiter of Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction fame.

Elizabeth Crane

Elizabeth Crane grew up not wearing a helmet, drinking from the hose and not wearing a seat belt. She managed to survive and now spends her time developing websites, drinking coffee, and eating chocolate.

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