NBAA seeks Business Aviation survey respondents

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is working with the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation on a research study, titled Business Aviation – Gaining Altitude. The goal of this study is to better understand the current and future trends in the business aviation market. As part of the research process, NBAA is seeking survey respondents. Participation will contribute to the data and insights about buying, selling and financing business aircraft over the next several years.  [Read more…]

Defending general aviation by the numbers

Guest Editorial: By René Banglesdorf

The private aviation industry is an often misunderstood and under-valued resource of the American economy. Without it, many of the best companies in the country wouldn’t be half as productive as they are.

It was all over the news when the Big Three car manufacturers were lambasted for flying private jets to attend Congressional hearings, but the vast majority of Americans weren’t privy to the reasons for the CEO’s method of travel. It saddens me that the very people who jump on the bandwagon to attack private aviation are the ones who have the most to lose.

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