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Major Aviation Events in 2017 December 27, 2017

Posted by Abingdon in General Ramblings.

February: Women In Aviation Conference – Ladies, it’s time to celebrate being part of aviation. Though it’s a male dominated industry even today you could give yourself a pat on the back for being a successful part of it as a woman; in any capacity. This conference brings together strong women to find additional opportunities, work together, connect, and more. Plus, you get to be by Disney.


April: Sun N’ Fun – SUN ‘n FUN was created by a small group of dedicated aviation enthusiasts. The annual event, held in April, has grown into the second largest event of its kind in the world and is Florida’s largest annual convention. Hands on learning for all ages means sharpening your skills and increasing your aviation game is at your fingertips.


June: ModAero – “Engaging the next generation of aviation.”  MODAERO aims to replenish these source waters in order to once again grow GA by attracting the next generation of Aviation. This shows that aviation isn’t just for adults, isn’t just for men, it’s for every age and every gender. A must see event for those looking to inspire the next generation and up their game by creating a diverse group of industry connections.


June: Flight Attendant Show – This provides flight crew with the most cutting edge in safety technology and the newest in FA industry goings on. It’s a must see for cabin crew to be on top of their game and sharpen their skill set. Perhaps not the first on the list for a pilot but should one of the top three for flight attendants.


June: Canadian Women In Aviation – Women in aviation around the world deserve the proper recognition. This conference recognizes the women in aviation in Canada that have come together to help each other up, further education, and more. , WAI promotes public understanding of the accomplishments and contributions of women in aviation. This includes historic notables such as Amelia Earhart, Bessie Coleman, Eileen Collins, Jeana Yeager, Nicole Malachowski and many others.


July: 99’s International Conference – “The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight.” Women standing together to help each other success is always going to be better than pushing one another down. The 99’s understand that and support women in aviation everywhere.


July: EAA Oshkosh Airventure – Filled dazzling displays of aerobatics, informative programs and hands-on workshops, diverse aircraft spanning all eras of flight, concerts to keep you rockin’ into the night, and much, much more. This is where adventure takes flight. It’s a must see for all pilots and aviation enthusiasts.


October: NBAA Business Aviation Conference – Ranked one of the six largest trade shows in the United States this is where the business of aviation hits the ground with thousands of professionals from around the country. Bringing together current and prospective aircraft owners, manufacturers, customers, and more. This is one you must see! You’ll get vital work accomplished with your peers, make new connections, and more.


October: Air Traffic Controller Conference – Aviation requires a team of capable, smart, and adventurous people to keep things running smoothly. Especially when we’re talking about who controls the traffic in the air. This is the conference where air traffic control comes together to network, see the latest in tech, and more.



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