NBAA Names Outstanding Achievement & Leadership Award Recipient | 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 05.18.15

Airborne 05.19.15

Airborne 05.20.15

Airborne 05.21.15

Airborne 05.22.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.19.15

Airborne 05.20.15

Airborne 05.21.15

Airborne 05.22.15

 

Sun, Jan 15, 2012

NBAA Names Outstanding Achievement & Leadership Award Recipient

Longtime Scheduler Fred Barth to Receive Recognition At Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference

The NBAA will recognize Fred Barth, a past chairman and founding member of the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee, with the Association's 2012 Schedulers & Dispatchers Outstanding Achievement & Leadership Award. Created in 2008, the award recognizes individuals who have shared their outstanding business aviation industry expertise, provided extraordinary service, exhibited leadership and made significant contributions to the scheduling and dispatching function.

 

Barth, best remembered in the industry as the longtime flight operations control manager of AT&T's Aviation Division, was born and raised in Bethpage, NY and grew up the son of a Grumman Aircraft family. In 1968, he joined the U.S. Air Force, and, in 1972, after a tour of duty in Vietnam, he was assigned to a strategic air command base in Michigan, working in base operations-dispatch.

In 1973, he joined Executive Air Fleet (current Jet Aviation Business Jets) in Teterboro, NJ as a flight coordinator. In the next four years, he managed FAR Part 91 and 135 charter aircraft of Fortune 500 companies as well as earning his Associate of Arts degree. In 1977, he left Executive Air Fleet and began a 27-year commitment as the flight operations control manager of AT&T's Aviation Division out of Morristown, NJ. In 2004, Barth retired from AT&T but within months began to work again as a consultant and account manager to Wyvern Ltd. In 2008, he joined The Flight Department USA, working part-time as a flight operations specialist and transportation coordinator

Barth used his professional knowledge and skills as a ham radio operator to volunteer with the American Red Cross as an amateur radio emergency communications coordinator, deploying to the Gulf Coast for Hurricane Katrina. He provided volunteer support again in 2010 when he assisted CARE as a flights operations coordinator during the Haiti earthquake relief effort.

Now retired, Barth is a member of the Vernon, NJ Township Office of Emergency Management, American Radio League and Sussex Airport (NJ) Steering Committee–Sussex Co. Economic Development Partnership. He holds licenses as an FAA aircraft dispatcher, private pilot, and FCC amateur extra class. Currently, he resides in Vernon, NJ with his wife Janice. Today his main job is as grandfather and mentor to four-year-old Jackson, who is being schooled in all things airplane and ham radio, plus the occasional Lionel train.

Although Barth is unable to accept his award in person, his achievements will be recognized during the NBAA 23rd Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, to be held from January 15 to 18, 2012, at the San Diego Convention Center.

FMI: www.nbaa.org/sdc

Advertisement

More News

ANN Special Report: Colorado NIMBYs Defeated... For Now

Vicious Campaign Against Skydiving Operation By Small, But Vocal, Group Loses Court Case News/Analysis by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell Those of us who work and play in the>[...]

Airborne 05.22.15: Falcon 5X Readies, Avidyne AD, LadiesLoveTaildraggers 2015

Also: Air Power Museum, ANN Could Use A Little Help From Its Friends, GE Honda, Mexican-Registry TBM 900, Legacy 500, BBJ Winglets, Wheels Up Order The new Falcon 5X is getting clo>[...]

Deadline For $30 Million Google Lunar XPRIZE Extended To End Of 2017

Progress Continues To Be Made To Return Humanity To The Moon XPRIZE and Google have officially confirmed a further extension of the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE. XPRIZE notes th>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.25.15)

“It is the Sikorsky Innovations charter to identify the toughest challenges in vertical flight, and to demonstrate solutions to them. Getting an all-new aircraft into flight,>[...]

S-97 Raider Starts Flight Test Program

CoAxial Helo Heralds Development Of Exciting New Rotorcraft We knew it was close... and now it's real. Sikorsky has confirmed the successful first flight of the S-97 RAIDER helicop>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC