State of the Industry & Keynote Address


Thursday, April 9

8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | Grapevine C

GA Flight Plan: Today & Beyond

Keynote Address: Jayne PoynterHas industry turned a corner? Are we set for better times ahead? AEA President Paula Derks, along with guest, Pete Bunce, president of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, will deliver a fast-paced snapshot of business today, and what’s forecast for the next few years: the ADS-B Out mandate, the economic impact of the general aviation industry, the UAV opportunities, the dollar value of the avionics market, and opportunities ahead.


Keynote Address: Jane Poynter

Keynote Address: Jayne PoynterKeynote Address: Jayne PoynterTake your seats as Universal Avionics System Corp. hosts another dynamic thought leader in Dallas!

What does it take to go beyond, to aspire to a higher level? As the world’s first female space travel entrepreneur, Jane Poynter, a former Biosphere 2 crewmember, has been spearheading advancements and research within the space community for decades and knows what it takes. She’s building a company that will offer private citizens a life-changing voyage to view the Earth from a unique and rare vantage point nearly 100,000 feet above.

Keynote Address: Jayne PoynterThe CEO of World View Enterprises, Poynter, hopes to bring the company’s proprietary high-altitude balloons and tethered space capsule into suborbital flight by the end of 2016. For an extraordinary perspective on an unparalleled aerospace mission, join sponsor Universal Avionics and Poynter on her voyage toward a World View.

(photos courtesy of World View Enterprises)



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