Florida Aviation Business Association
Serving the General Aviation and Business Aviation Community Since 1946

Sandy ShowalterChange is the one constant in life. We’ve all heard the saying, and for the most part I think it is a pretty handy sentence. Certainly as I watch my two boys grow up I can see a lot of truth in it; one week I am worried that the oldest isn’t eating enough, the next I am buying Whole Foods out of his new favorite brand of chicken fingers.

Published in Fall 2012

Two years ago, Bill Inglis faced a career-altering decision. For more than a decade, he’d worked as a flight instructor for SimCom, but in 2010, the company moved their Vero Beach facility to Orlando. SimCom offered to transfer Inglis—who was the training center manager—but instead he chose to stay and open his own flight school, Legacy Flight Training.

Published in Fall 2012

Jim Coyne“Jim Coyne, as a former Congressman, opened doors and pathways that NATA had never been given previous access. His genuine passion for aviation and the many advances that NATA was able to accomplish were enabled and enhanced by Jim's dedication to his work”!

Published in Fall 2012

Do you remember the year 1982? America tuned in every Friday night to see what J.R. Ewing was up to on Dallas, and Olivia Newton-John's Physical topped the music charts. A gallon of gas cost just $1.30, and a first-class postage stamp set you back twenty cents. Ronald Reagan was in the White House, and E.T. was phoning home. 1982 was also the year that Paul “Mac” Langston and his wife, Carmen, founded Flightline Group in Tallahassee.

Published in Fall 2012