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Business Aviation's Role as Community Lifeline
Attendees kicked off their NBAA2012 experience on Oct. 30 in Orlando by viewing an Opening General Session video depicting the value of business aviation in connecting rural communities to the global economy. The video shows scenes of companies using aircraft for business purposes, including two companies featured in newly released No Plane No Gain campaign ads, Viking Range Corporation and John Deere.

Fox Business News: Business Aviation Helps Companies Ascend
In another interview, Fox Business News interviews Ed Bolen, NBAA president and CEO, and Barry LaBov, president and CEO of NBAA Member Company LaBov and Beyond, about the benefits of business aviation. Companies can visit multiple sites in a single day, work en route and grow their business using business aircraft.

Business Aviation Works
Business aviation plays a vital role for citizens, companies and communities across the U.S. The industry is vital to the national economic interest, generating over a million jobs, providing a lifeline to communities with little or no airline service, helping thousands of businesses of all sizes to be more productive and efficient, providing emergency and humanitarian services to people in need.

A Sampling of No Plane No Gain Media Coverage
News organizations, speakers and NBAA Member Companies at the 2009 Annual Meeting & Convention highlighted the value and importance of business aviation to the nation's economy and local communities. These are key themes of the No Plane No Gain campaign. Despite the tough economy, the support for the industry seen in the media coverage of NBAA2009 demonstrates the essential nature of business aviation.

No Plane No Gain at CABA Event
Pete Bunce, GAMA president and CEO, addresses the Colorado Aviation Business Association crowd at their "Aviation Saves..." event. Bunce challenged the audience to reach out to elected officials and talk to them about the value of business aviation to their communities and economies. 

No Plane No Gain: Business Aviation Needs Your Voice
Speaking from the Teterboro Regional Forum, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen talks about the tenets of the No Plane No Gain campaign and how people around the country can get involved.

No Plane No Gain: An Industry Makes Its Voice Heard
This video details the progress of the industry's advocacy campaign and explains the actions individuals can take to contribute to the success of the program. Narrated by NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen, the video is ideal for showing to grassroots groups, at town hall meetings and in other local venues.

We Are Business Aviation
Through the use of riveting imagery and testimonials, this 90-second video showcases the value of business aviation to citizens, companies and communities across the United States.

Business Aviation's Airlift to Haiti
This video, first presented at the NBAA2010 Wednesday General Session, highlights the important role the business aviation community served following the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. Nearly 100 general aviation aircraft are estimated to have flown humanitarian missions from the U.S. to the Haitian capital Port-Au-Prince in the first days after a local airport opened to humanitarian flights. There have been more than 715 flights to Haiti by business aircraft since the earthquake, bringing 3,800 passengers and more than 1,400,000 pounds of critical supplies to relief groups on the island.

Rep. Pompeo Sternly Questions Commerce Secretary on Obama’s Business Aviation Attacks
On April 19, 2012, Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo questioned Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson regarding the President's continued denigration of general aviation and particularly business aviation. During the hearing by the House Energy Commerce Committee, Congressman Pompeo reminded Secretary Bryson that business aviation manufacturing is "one of the last great manufacturing jewels of America."

Veterans Airlift Command
The Veterans Airlift Command provides free air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots. To date, the Veterans Airlift Command has donated more than 650,000 flight miles to bringing veterans and their families together throughout the healing process. To learn more, visit

No Plane No Gain: On The Air
Since the launch of the No Plane No Gain program in February 2009, the campaign has spoken with a variety of news outlets, or coordinated interviews with people in the industry, to explain the importance of business aviation to the nation's economic and transportation systems. The interviews have included a number of appearances on national and local television programs, and the No Plane No Gain web site now has some highlights from the coverage.

Importance of Business Aviation Highlighted at FAA Conference
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen took the No Plane No Gain message to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) 34th Annual Forecast Conference where he highlighted the work of the industry campaign to inform the public about the many real advantages of business aviation.

No Plane No Gain Message Delivered to NASAO Conference
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen addressed the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) 2009 Legislative Conference in Washington and highlighted the No Plane No Gain outreach campaign. According to Bolen, lawmakers on Capitol Hill need to understand the importance of business aviation.

NBAA's Bolen Dispels Common Misperceptions of Business Aviation
During the FAA's 34th Annual Forecast Conference, NBAA's Ed Bolen discussed No Plane No Gain, highlighting the campaign's efforts to correct misperceptions about business aviation.

Your Community Airport
This video, which can be used as an educational resource, outlines how businesses that rely on an airplane can locate in small towns and rural areas, making use of community airports to reach new markets, serve clients and manage offices located many miles apart.

Ed Bolen Makes Case for Business Aviation at House Hearing
NBAA's Bolen tells a Congressional Committee, "It's a fact: business aviation is essential to America."

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