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.
Published in Fall/Win 2014
ATRS (Air Transport Research Society), the world’s leading research society in the air transportation field, is now in its 18th year.
Published in Fall/Win 2014
I love aviation. It’s exciting; it’s an industry of travel and exploration and let’s not forget, it’s sexy.
Published in Winter 2012
In June of this year, the NTSB revealed its “2011 Most Wanted List”—what the NTSB calls “the most critical changes needed to reduce transportation accidents and save lives.” As aviators and aviation businesses, this is an important list to keep an eye on because it typically gives us a glimpse of where we can expect to see tougher regulations in the future.
Published in Winter 2012
The Vero Beach Municipal Airport sits on 1660 acres. The property includes seven miles of airfield pavement (runways and taxiways), over 800 runways and taxiway lights, and 100 lighted airfield signs. The airport is the base for around 225 aircrafts and operates about 170,000 take-offs and landings per year. It is home to three full-service FBOs and several smaller FBOs.
Published in Winter 2012
City, community, and aviation leaders came together recently at Flightline Group’s Technical Service facility in Tallahassee, Florida, to welcome executives from GippsAERO, the Australian based manufacturer of the GA8 Airvan utility aircraft, and their parent company, Mahindra Aerospace, from Mumbai, India.
Published in Spring 2012
In this research, science, and technology enterprise, the elements for innovation, development and economic growth partner with business and the community in collaboration with a national research university.
Published in Spr/Sum 2013
Even as other manufacturers were retrenching because of the global recession started in 2008, Embraer has been investing worldwide bringing to fruition its goal to take its place in the pantheon of global aviation and aerospace companies.
Published in Spr/Sum 2013
Think speed, energy, heritage, innovation, and customers. That is the mantra of Cessna Aircraft Company as the world’s leading general aviation company charges forward to raise industry standards in today’s competitive marketplace. The drive for success from Cessna’s leadership is contagious as CEO Scott Ernest challenges his more than 7,800 employees to think differently, increase product quality and exceed customer expectations—all while standing on the company’s reliable foundation of eighty-five years of corporate heritage.
Published in Spring 2012