Olcott To Receive NAA Elder Statesman Award | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 01.16.17

Airborne 01.17.17

Airborne 01.11.17

Airborne 01.12.17

Airborne 01.13.17

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 01.16.17

Airborne 01.17.17

Airborne 01.11.17

Airborne 01.12.17

Airborne 01.13.17

Thu, Oct 12, 2006

Olcott To Receive NAA Elder Statesman Award

Aero-News has learned John W. "Jack" Olcott, former head of the National Business Aviation Association and a familiar voice in nearly all matters concerning bizav, will be honored with the 2006 Elder Statesman Award of the National Aeronautics Association at a dinner in Washington on November 6.

In a career that spans over more than 40 years, Olcott served as an editor and publisher of several aviation magazines. He has also served on many high level aviation committees.

Olcott was president of NBAA from May 1992 to June 2003. Among his achievements, Olcott led NBAA’s efforts to expand the worldwide acceptance of general aviation  as a form of business transportation through various activities, including the creation of NBAA’s European and Latin American trade shows, EBACE and LABACE.

Olcott also served as chairman of the General Aviation Coalition for two years. Working with other associations through the Coalition, NBAA was successful in facilitating access to airports and airspace while lobbying effectively against the imposition of user fees for the GA community.

Olcott holds a masters degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Princeton University and a masters in Business Administration from Rutgers. Most recently, Olcott served as president of the New Jersey Aviation Association, and he is currently president of the General Aero Company, an aviation consulting firm located at Morristown Municipal Airport.

Winner of numerous national honors and awards, Olcott holds an air transport rating and several type certficates. He has logged 7,000 hours.

FMI: www.naa.aero

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 01.13.17: G650ER Record Streak, False Drone Hit, Piper Archer Sale

Also: Parrot Layoffs, CES/AMA Expo/KSMO, 737 SAIB, Piper PA-31T, John Pope, Washington State, JetBlue Disturbance Pending sanctioning from the recognizing organizations, it looks l>[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (01.16.17)

"But, all is not right in NIMBYville... the internal infighting among the foes of the airport has become quite public and quite vicious. Anti-airport NIMBYs are accusing the city g>[...]

Disorganized/Combative Santa Monica Anti-Airport Foes Threaten Av-Businesses

February 4th 'Protest' Promises Disruptions Of Law-Abiding Aero-Businesses The foes of aviation surrounding Santa Monica are making threats to further disrupt aviation business at >[...]

Klyde Morris (01.16.17)

Klyde Jumps On The Medical Reform Bandwagon... and Misses FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

Duncan Aviation Publishes Updated ADS-B Straight Talk Book

Updates Information Originally Published In 2015 Duncan Aviation wants to ensure that our customers, who share our passion for flying, are well-informed when it comes to the FAA&rs>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC