Take a look into the
future of flight at the 2004 Great Lakes International Aviation
Conference, Feb. 6 - 8, 2004, at The Lansing Center in Lansing,
A top-flight lineup of nationally known speakers will address
this fourth annual weekend conference at its new venue. Among the
headliners are Phil Boyer, President of the Aircraft Owners and
Pilots Association (AOPA), Brian Finnegan, President of the
Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA), and Dr. John
Wood, Optics Lead Engineer for the NASA Hubble Space Telescope.
"Moving the conference to its new venue will allow a
significantly reduced registration fee, greater accessibility to a
variety of area attractions and better logistics between the trade
show and demonstrations," said Michigan Aeronautics Director Rob
Abent. "The conference will continue to benefit anyone wishing to
pursue the very latest information on flying and aircraft
Breakout seminars will range from topics of interest to pilots,
to hands-on displays and discussions, to an extensive maintenance
program. Inspection Authorization renewal also will be available
for those who qualify.
"In the past we were only able to offer a full weekend
registration, but now we will be able to offer a day rate for
participants. We want everyone to be able to enjoy this event, and
hopefully this will open the door for some that may have been
deterred by the registration fee," Abent said.
All maintenance sessions at the Great Lakes International
Aviation Conference qualify for IA renewal and the FAA's Aviation
Maintenance Technician Awards Program, per FAR 65.93. In addition,
all of the pilot sessions qualify for the FAA's Wings Program, per
Look for ANN's Jim Campbell, as well, if schedules permit... he
hates missing a good conference.