The beginning of normalcy? First opportunity to return to an in-person event at MRO Americas in Orlando. Lighter turnout than normal but still good updates on the industry's recovery and future.
Greg Hamilton, President Aviation Week Network, making opening comments. Over 8,000 aircraft remain park in storage across the US. Many in long term storage.
Importance of Business Aviation
Business aviation provides $150 billion to U.S. Economic Output and employs more than 1.2 million people. Now more then ever it plays an important role protecting employees and providing safe and efficient travel.
59% of companies operating business aircraft are small businesses with less than 500 employees *NBAA Business Aviation Fact Book 2015
GeoBuiz Summit 2020
Great way to start of 2020. Excellent discussions and presentations on the value of Geospatial Data and its impact on real-time analytics.
Over 250 attendees from 25 countries participated in this year's summit discussion the latest on innovation and technology .
U.S.- Caribbean Business
Diverse market region with growing investment in the infrastructure and energy sectors. Great venue to grow our network within the region with local companies and U.S Commercial Services Reps.
Caribbean countries imported over $22.9B in U.S. products and services in 2017.
NBAA Maintenance Conference
Fort Worth, TX
Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Awards Presentation during this year's NBAA maintenance conference. Recognizing individuals with 50 years experience in aviation maintenance.
Charles Taylor was the first aviation mechanic in powered flight who helped build the first engine for their aircraft.
Opening day of the International Lidar Mapping Forum and ASPRS Conferences. Exploring new markets for 2019. Most interesting session- LiDAR mapping and Archaeology. Amazing research of Mayan Ruins in Guatemala.
800 square miles (2,100 square kilometers) mapped of the Maya Biosphere Reserve
Bombardier ends turboprop program in sale of DHC-8 Q400 and de Havilland brand to Longview Aviation Capital. The move will consolidate all de Havilland series with the parent company of Viking Air.
Longview takes responsibility for worldwide support of1,000 aircraft and Q400 production.
Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP)
The safety of our clients and employees is a corporate imperative. To this end, ACAS is integrating the ASAP program administered by the Air Charter Safety Foundation to foster a cooperative and open environment.
The ACSF is a non-profit aviation safety organization with 240 members dedicated to achieving the highest levels of safety.
Great Smokey Mountains
ACAS provides support for a vegetation mapping project. This effort will support sustainable forest management planning protecting valuable natural resources.
The Great Smokey Mountains contains one of the most diverse collection of animals and plants on the planet..
GEO Business 2019
Many excellent seminars and tech displays at GEO Business 2019. Representatives from over 56 Countries and 200 International Exhibitors.
3007 Attendees, a 19% increase in visitors from 2018. Demonstrating growing importance of Geo-spatial Data in planning and sustainment.
Discover Global Markets
Salt Lake City, Utah
Terrific venue to discover latest industry trends in the Indo-Pacific region. 10 of the top 20 growing economies reside in the region with significant investment in airport modernization and infrastructure.
U.S Aerospace exports totaled $143.2 Billion in 2017.
World's largest geospatial information conference and trade show. What we learned? The drones are coming. A significant amount of floor space and agenda items dedicated to drone hardware and software solutions.
Over $2.9 Billion USD invested in drone industry in last 10 years.
Air Ops Europe 2020
Premier conference for meeting with ground handlers, FBOs and airport representatives across Europe. Also great opportunity to hear updates on European regs and safety requirements.
US Aircraft make up 8% of European business aviation traffic while turboprops make up 34% .
Upper Peninsula, MI
As part of a broad area survey, ACAS aided in vegetation monitoring researching long term impacts of infestation and forest regeneration efforts.
The study will explore regional differences between initial impact on vegetation and regeneration success due to localized geography.
NBAA Int'l Operators Conf
San Francisco, CA
Great opportunity to catch up on the latest in international flight operations. The regional overviews provided insight into operating safely in a wide variety of environments.
46th Annual IOC - "To help international operators fly safely, efficiently and legally."