• 06/14/2019 11:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

  • 05/24/2019 2:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Please join our friends from FABA at the Florida Aviation Business Association's annual conference June 17-19 in Orlando.

    The 2019 Florida Aviation Business Association (FABA) Annual Conference and Trade Show is scheduled June 17-19 in Orlando, FL. The event will be hosted at the beautiful Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek in fun-filled Orlando. Join FABA for an action packed agenda as we bring leaders of the aviation community together to discuss some of the industry’s hottest topics affecting Florida aviators.

    As a background, FABA is made up of aircraft manufacturers, fixed based operators (FBO's), maintenance repair organizations (MRO's), air carriers, fuel providers, flight schools, aircraft owners, airports, aircraft brokers, aircraft managers, insurance, professionals, educational institutions, and industry stakeholders who are committed to engage, educate, and support our association's diverse membership. FABA is a leading advocate for business aviation and general aviation in the State of Florida and is recognized as a leading information resource and principal promoter of business aviation and general aviation in the State of Florida. (See – to join see Also, FABA has a newswire that is sent out every week to FABA members.

    Here is a link to the FABA 2019 conference:

    The registration site can be found here (which includes sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities):

    The hotel block expires on May 31, 2019, so please register on or before May 31, 2019.

  • 05/20/2019 11:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

  • 05/14/2019 11:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The SFBAA has been at work with some of the other aviation organizations (FABA, AOPA, TBAA, NBAA, etc.) to garner support for a Florida House Bill being proposed in the legislature.  We are asking for your help in showing support for this bill in hopes it gets passed in Tallahassee.

    We strongly support House Bill 975 which will act to clarify that that liens claimed under Florida law for labor, services, fuel, or material furnished to an aircraft are not possessory liens and thus, a person claiming such a lien does not need to keep the aircraft in his or her possession to enforce the lien. The bill allows a lienor to enforce a lien for fuel, labor, services, or material furnished to an aircraft even if the lienor releases the aircraft to the owner or operator. This will make it easier for a lienor to recover money owed for maintenance on an aircraft without keeping a commercial aircraft out of service and potentially disrupting commercial air travel. This will also allow the owner or operator of an aircraft on which a lien is claimed to keep using the aircraft while he or she works to satisfy the lien.

    Please take the time to email Governor DeSantis directly to show support for the bill, here is the link:

    Feel free to circulate this (and please take the time to click the link to email the Governor). Thanks.

  • 01/15/2019 1:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Business aircraft operators based in Southeast Florida, and frequent users of that region’s airspace, are encouraged to attend a public meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 27 to hear from the FAA Eastern Service Area on planned airspace modifications to Miami, FL, Class B airspace and Fort Lauderdale, FL, Class C airspace.

    Attendees also will have an opportunity to present recommendations and comments on proposed changes.

    Those planning to make comments or give a presentation will be assigned a time slot, and are asked to limit comments to the plan to modify this airspace. All public comments and presentations made at the meeting will be considered in the FAA’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

    “NBAA encourages business aircraft operators based in the region or those who frequently use this airspace to attend the meeting and prepare relevant comments,” said Heidi Williams NBAA’s director of air traffic services and infrastructure. “This meeting is a great opportunity to share your expertise from flying in the area and any concerns about the proposed changes with the FAA.”

    The public will have another opportunity to comment after the NPRM is published.

    The meeting will be held at Broward College, South Campus Building 69, Room 133, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL. Learn more about the meeting and how to submit comments.

  • 11/26/2018 3:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 SFBAA & Dave Davis Memorial Scholarships:

    Morgan Weintraub (winner)
    Suzanna Barna (runner-up)

    Matthew Kennedy (winner)

  • 06/22/2018 11:46 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Aircare International has decided to award a Scholarship for 5 days of flight attendant training to our organization.  Please see the info below and click on the link if you are interested in applying.

    The Aircare Contract Flight Attendant Professionalism Scholarship is a means of helping crewmembers become more competent and proficient. The scholarship focuses on professionalism and self-improvement within the career of Flight Attendant. The Aircare scholarship allows those flight attendants that are serious about professionalism and safety to become educated and trained without a monetary boundary. The scholarship provides 5 days of flight attendant service and emergency procedures training at any scheduled Aircare FACTS Training course within the next 12 months. Click here to apply.

  • 04/27/2018 2:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Members and affiliates of the SFBAA- 

    PartsBase is hosting its inaugural PBExpo on May 16 - 17, 2018 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale—Broward County Convention Center.

    Many of you will already be in attendance or exhibiting at the event; however, for all others, Parts Base would like to extend complimentary, full-access tickets ($100 value/ea.) to all members of the South Florida Business Aviation Association. Although the deadline is 5/4/2018, space is limited to only 3,000 attendees per day. So, please, take a few moments and register today if you are interested.

    PBExpo is an open venue to all companies who buy, sell, manufacture or repair aircraft parts, or those involved in B2B or B2C ecommerce and technology solutions. The event begins May 16, 2018 with a keynote presentation focusing on emerging industry trends. For two days, attendees will have the opportunity to visit the PBExpo exhibit hall featuring buyers, sellers, repair facilities, manufacturers and other ecommerce and IT solution companies. Educational seminars will be a highlight both days of the show featuring technology focused seminars and PartsBase User presentations. In addition, several networking events will give exhibitors and attendees valuable opportunities to meet face-to-face.

    Keynote speakers include Terry Jones (Founder,, William “Chip” Crane (Security Technical Specialist Leader, North America for IBM), Alex Hunter (Former Global head of Online, Virgin Group), and a special presentation on PMA by Patrick Markham (VP Technical Sales, HEICO).  Educational forums to include Aviation Law and many more.

    More information and the registration form can be found at  Upon checkout, you will be prompted to enter a ‘discount code.’  Member will use: PBVIP (your reservation must be received by May 4, 2018.)

    We look forward to your company being a part of the inaugural PBExpo. Your participation will help make our show a great success!

    For questions, please contact:
    John Wright | | 561.953.0778

  • 04/12/2018 11:32 AM | Anonymous member

    TFR ALERT - Mar-A-Lago, Florida

    April 16-22, 2018

    TFR Alert Handout - Palm Beach Apr 16-22 (002).pdf

  • 04/09/2018 10:58 AM | Anonymous member

    TFR ALERT - Vero Beach Airshow 

    April 19-22, 2018

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