The AS3/GSE Expo proved to be a great venue for several groups and associations to hold meetings while attending the show. The U.S. Department of Defense Joint Panel on Aviation Support Equipment (JPAVSE) held its annual meeting over the three days, as did the National Air Transportation Association's new Airline Services Council (ASC), which consists of companies that provide services to scheduled air carriers as their primary business and includes aircraft fueling, baggage service, catering, terminal services, cargo services, aircraft handling, deicing, maintenance, security service, and aircraft cleaning.
On behalf of Ground Support Magazine, Airport Business, Aircraft Maintenance Technology, and Cygnus Expositions; we thank all who participated in this year's show and look forward to seeing more of you in 2004.
The 2004 AS3/GSE International Expo will be held
May 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
For more information,
or call 800.827.8009.
Although now part of the large ITW GSE Group, J&B Aviation continued its tradition of opening each GSE Expo with an invitational golf tournament at one of Las Vegas' many courses. This year's get together, the company's fifth annual event, saw 14 teams totalling nearly 60 players do battle on the lush fairways of the city's Angel Park Golf Club.
All teams posted excellent scores, with 12 of the 14 coming in under par. However, the winning foursome of Bob Maier (Parsons), Mark Zuroske (Insul-8), Mitch Chokas (HKS) and Ron Steger (Airmotive) proved too hot to handle with an eight-under-par 63.
Those keen to know whether the Ground Support Magazine representative prospered or just perspired in the desert heat will be heartened to know that his team placed fourth - albeit thanks completely to the accuracy of team mates Scott Twining (Hobart), Dusty Sloan (Ameribridge) and Irwin Haber (PDI).
- Richard Rowe
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