John Nance, the aviation analyst for ABC World News and aviation editor for Good Morning America, will speak at the Aircraft Electronics Association Annual Awards Luncheon during the 54th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show on Thursday, March 24, at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev.
An internationally recognized air safety analyst, Nance has made several appearances on national shows, such as Larry King Live, PBS Hour with Jim Lehrer, Oprah, NPR, Nova and The Today Show, and has written 19 books.
Nance was named the 2002 Distinguished Alumni of Southern Methodist University, where he holds a bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctor from the SMU School of Law. He is a decorated Air Force pilot veteran of Vietnam and Operations Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Nance is one of the civilian pioneers of Crew Resource Management (CRM) and has piloted a wide variety of jet aircraft.
Nearly 1,500 avionics manufacturers, dealers, installers and other general aviation professionals will converge at the show, March 22-25. The four-day event features:
- More than 31 new avionics products and systems being introduced.
- More than 75 hours of technical and business management training sessions.
- An Exhibit Hall filled with the latest avionics technologies.
- The latest regulatory updates with agency personnel.
- More than $100,000 in scholarships for avionics and aviation maintenance students.
In addition, the AEA Educational Foundation, in partnership with the National Center for Aerospace and Transportation Technologies (NCATT), will offer registered attendees free Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) certification and endorsement exams, March 23-25.
For more information: AEA.net or 816-347-8400.