National Training Aircraft Symposium Call for Papers Extended to April 17

The National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is currently accepting papers, posters and brief summaries for its 2017 conference in Daytona Beach, Florida, which takes place August 14 - 16. This year's NTAS Conference will focus on current research conducted in academia and industry in areas ranging from pilot supply and flight training, to technology and leadership in aviation. Visit the conference website for more information.

The College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach had announced the next progression of NTAS–the National Training Aircraft Symposium 2.0. Designed to enhance the college-private sector partnership, NTAS 2.0 areas of discussion will include pilot supply and training, and current research from academia and industry–safety and technology in aviation, human factors, alternative fuels and propulsion, virtual reality and generational training.

Submit your proposals for the 2017 NTAS 2.0 Symposium. Deadline for submissions has been extended to April 17. Save $150 with Early Bird Registration, which ends July 13.

Keynote Speakers Announced with More to Come

NTAS will feature the Honorable Christopher Hart as a keynote speaker. Hart is past Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

Greg Bowles, Embry-Riddle alum and Vice President for Global Innovation & Policy at the General Manufacturers Association (GAMA) will be speaking on Restoring the Foundation of Aviation: 2030 and Beyond. 

For more information on submitting proposals based on the key topic areas of discussion, go to the NTAS website at http://commons.erau.edu/ntas/. Abstracts and brief summaries of posters, presentations and non-academic research may be submitted until April 17. More information can be found on the NTAS 2.0 Abstract Information webpageBecome an NTAS 2.0 Sponsor (< click="">

For NTAS questions, please call (386) 226-6754 or email Daytona.NTAS.conference@erau.edu.

MEDIA CONTACT  – James Roddey, Director of Communications, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.; Office: (386) 226-6198; james.roddey@erau.edu

For NTAS questions, please call (386) 226-6754 or email Daytona.NTAS.conference@erau.edu.

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