Florida Aviation Business Association
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Finding out what motivates staff is more of an art than a science. So many people believe that money is the proper incentive for all workers, but that just is not always the case.

Brevard County, Fla. (November 28, 2012) – The Space Coast’s aerospace economy continues to grow as Florida -Governor Rick Scott and representatives from Space Florida and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast joined local, national and international dignitaries in a groundbreaking today on the $24 million Embraer Engineering and Technology Center USA at Melbourne International Airport.

Visual elements are a very important part of engaging people in social media, and are also a great way to promote your business.

Visit NationAir Booth 215 at the NAAA Convention & Expo (National Agricultural Aviation Association) December 4 & 5, 2012 Meet NationAir's ag team at the 46th Annual NAAA Convention and Exposition in Savannah, Ga. next week.

Vero Beach, Fla., Nov. 27, 2012 - Piper Aircraft named Piper Summit Aircraft China Ltd., Beijing, as the aircraft manufacturer's authorized dealer in China for sales of new Meridian single-engine turboprop aircraft.

“The tradition of Thanksgiving is essentially an occasion to say “thank you.” We teach our children the values of gratitude, humility, and appreciation. Yet, most of us use the words “thank you” as a matter of courtesy; we never fully appreciate the blessings we receive. A particularly apt quotation by American composer and lyricist Irving Berlin goes, “Got no check books, got no banks. Still I'd like to express my thanks – I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night.

December 10, 2012 - Notice is hereby given that qualifications packets, to include proposed lease rate, desired lease term and proposed use, will be received at the Kissimmee Gateway AirportKissimmeeFlorida, Office of the Director of Aviation, 301 Dyer Blvd, Suite 101until 2:00 pm local time on Monday, December 10, 2012.

Based at Orlando Executive Airport (KORL), Air Orlando Sales is the Cessna Authorized Sales Representative for the state of Florida, providing sales and service of new Cessna single engine aircraft. They have sold more new Cessna single engine aircraft than any other dealer in the world since Cessna restarted manufacturing in 1996.

VERO BEACHFla.Nov. 12, 2012 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. and the Florida Institute of Technology have launched a Piper Aviation Career Alliance to educate and provide enhanced vocational opportunities for aviation program graduates as well as graduates from other programs offered through the school.

Orlando, FL (October 30, 2012) – With the backdrop of the 2012 NBAA Meeting and Convention, World Fuel Services officially launches the new Ascent global fuel brand for FBOs. With a new logo and enhanced programs and benefits, Ascent offers a strong branding option for FBOs built on supply reliability along with high-quality aviation fuel products and services.

VERO BEACHFla.Nov. 12, 2012 - Piper Aircraft, Inc. is incorporating the Garmin G1000 avionics suite into new twin-engine Piper Seminole and single-engine Piper Archer aircraft models available in 2013. Launch customer for the new Garmin G1000-equipped Pipers is the Florida Institute of Technology.

November 17th 2012KHWO - NORTH PERRY AIRPORT, 601 SW 77th Way, Pembroke Pines, Fl 33023 - There will be Prizes, Raffles, The unveiling of our New Fuel Distributer, BBQ, $1.00 OFF our full service price per gallon Avgas + Jet A (11/17/12 only), Static Display, Car Show, Simulator.

November 17th, 2012 - Join us at Sebring Regional Airport for our annual Touch-a-Plane/Touch-a-Truck event on November 17. The event starts at 10:00AM and continues until 2:00PM.

It’s a “no admission” event and everyone is welcome! Walk around to view aircraft, show cars, show car games, motorcycles, food & trinket vendors. Our BBQ challenge event promises to lead us to the title of “World’s Largest Fly-In BBQ.”

15th February 2013 - Mark your 2013 diary! Join the debate! Following the previous success of USCAS, the 2nd International Summit will explore the latest developments in the US corporate aviation sector, Part 91 and 135 operations and new business opportunities and challenges.

The Paris Air Show has been the world's leading aviation and space event for over 100 years…The 50th Paris Air Show, is no exception! Paris 2012 will take place at Le Bourget Exhibition Centre from June 17th – 23rd, 2013.

Captain Irving will transform a jet into the first-ever flying classroom - the only classroom capable of going from zero to 41,000 feet in 19 minutes. Irving will then embark on a 51,000-mile flight, which will include air and land expeditions on the seven continents on his itinerary.

From Showalter Flying Service’s perspective NBAA 2012 was a great success! As usual it was a huge amount of work and an equally huge impact on our daily operations for an extended period.

Beyond the Runway-Why GA Means Business is FABA’s aviation advocacy program. It has been an integral part of our Annual Conference for the past three years, and we now have the opportunity to present it to a national audience.

Since 1983 Phoenix Aviation Managers has been a leading provider of insurance, risk control and claims services to a wide variety of commercial aviation businesses in Florida.
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