“"Many years ago, our company founder, Al Conklin, sold a new twin-engine business aircraft to a very successful entrepreneur. He had established a bit of a rapport with the individual and, after the sale, asked him straight out, 'How can you justify the cost of this airplane?' His reply? 'What is the cost of a divorce?'"–David Wyndham, president, Conklin & de Decker”
Changes Announced for Latin American Aviation Show
Citing a desire by the Associação Brasileria de Aviação Geral (ABAG) to assume a more extensive role in organizing the Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE), the National Business Aviation Association in the U.S. has announced that it is scaling back its participation. "After three years, ABAG is moving into the lead and will coordinate the event from São Paulo," said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen. LABACE 2007 (www.labace.aero) is scheduled for August 9 to 11 in São Paulo.