2011 NBAA Maintenance Preview

This year’s National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) 64th annual meeting and convention will be held Oct. 10 – 12, 2011 in Las Vegas.


AMTSociety offers scholarships for individuals in pursuit of an aviation maintenance career or for current aircraft technicians wanting to further their training. Net proceeds collected for AMTSociety Scholarship Fundraising Golf Tournament will go to the AMTSociety Scholarship Northrop-Rice Foundation and is tax-deductible under 501(C)(3).

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NBAA2011 Schedule

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

NBAA PDP Course: Enhancing Productivity Through Business Aviation

Presented by: Aviation Training Solutions

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Course

This course will focus on the value-added solution that is business aviation. Attendees will learn the value of business aviation and methods to present this value to Company personnel via marketing, proposals, presentations and more. Meets NBAA PDP Objective: BM1. A separate payment, which includes Registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for this one-day Course. Registration fee: Member: $495; Non-Member: $645.

NBAA PDP Course: Introduction to Aviation Safety Management System (Day 1 of 2)

Presented by: Global Jet Services

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Course

This two-day course is designed to raise awareness of and familiarize Attendees with the benefits of aviation safety management systems (SMS). The course will provide aviation managers, chief pilots, maintenance chiefs, chief inspectors, quality managers, line supervisors and others within the flight department or the maintenance repair station environment with simplified guidance material for establishing and maintaining and effective SMS within the organization environment. Meets NBAA PDP Objective: Ops 4. A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for the two-day course. Registration fee: Member: $895; Non-Member: $1,045.

SUNDAY, OCT. 9

NBAA PDP Course: Introduction to Aviation Safety Management System (Day 2 of 2)

Presented by: Global Jet Services

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Course

See details on Saturday, Day One of Course. Meets NBAA PDP Objective: Ops 4. A separate payment, which includes registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for the two-day course. Registration fee: Member: $895; Non-Member: $1,045.

NBAA PDP Course: Highly Effective Teams at Work

Presented by: ServiceElements

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Course

This course is designed to get participants to think differently about teams and how they work. It introduces several new motivational concepts that can enhance team work, such as finding talent through a strength-based philosophy, diversity, mutualism and inclusion. Project management, which requires teamwork to be effective, will be used as the application example. This course is highly interactive and includes videos, role-playing, breakout sessions and group discussion. Meets NBAA PDP Objective: BM4. A separate payment, which includes Registration for the NBAA Convention, is required for the Course. Registration fee: Member: $495; Non-Member: $645.

MONDAY, OCT. 10

NBAA2011 Opening General Session

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Join NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen as he welcomes NBAA’s distinguished guests at the NBAA2011 Opening General Session. Also at the Opening General Session, the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) will present its 2011 Combs Gates Award, which is given annually to an individual or group for promoting or preserving America’s air and space heritage.

NBAA Business Aviation Flight Department e-Training & e-Recordkeeping

10:30 a.m. - Noon

Various industry experts and current users show how they are using cutting-edge technology and distance learning to maximize training and documentation.

NBAA International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) - Business Aviation’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) “Gold Standard”

10:30 a.m. - Noon

Presented by: Jim Cannon and Sonnie Bates, International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)

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