Florida Aviation Business Association
Serving the General Aviation and Business Aviation Community Since 1946
The 68th Annual FABA Conference and Trade Show was a tremendous success for our association! Hosted at the Gaylord Palms Report in Orlando, FL, on June 9th and 10th, the event included an evening cocktail reception followed by a full-day of exhibits and sessions presented by some of our industry’s elite including Mark Baker of AOPA and Tom Hendricks of NATA.
ATRS (Air Transport Research Society), the world’s leading research society in the air transportation field, is now in its 18th year.
While there are many things that contribute to the success of a business (or any other endeavor for that matter), leadership and management are typically at the top of the list. Without inspirational leadership and competent management, it can be difficult to achieve the level of success desired.
What if I told you that a magical world exists where giant blue creatures live in harmony with their planet but are forced to fight off an invading human force seeking out the planet’s ‘unobtanium’ (seriously, someone in Hollywood was paid to come up with that)?
We’d like to think that the Legislature spends all of its time figuring out how to solve our problems and make our lives better. But the reality is that...
Welcome to the Sunshine State! Florida is known around the world as one of the most desirable destinations for both business and leisure travelers.
The written word is a funny thing. When you write something, no matter how it was intended, your words are open to the personal interpretation of the reader. Once written...

In the last column, I mentioned my first real IFR approach. This time, I get to talk about one all the way to minimums…and in the mountains, to boot. Near the end of March, two friends and I took a chance on a late ski trip to North Carolina (the last week the resort was open).