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ISTAT Reception Farnborough International Airshow
July 19, 2010 Grosvenor House A JW Marriott Hotel London, United Kingdom
GE Capital Aviation Services Awarded AFRA Accreditation
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has been awarded accreditation from the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) for its business’ airframe dismantling operation in Greenwood, Mississippi. “We are extremely proud to extend AFRA accreditation to an important industry leader such as GECAS,” said Bill Carberry, AFRA deputy executive director. “Once again a respected and influential representative of our industry has sought AFRA accreditation to re-enforce and confirm their systematic commitment to environmental best practices in the dismantling of airframes and aircraft engines. AFRA warmly welcomes GECAS to the growing list of companies who recognize that AFRA accreditation adds business value and enhances service expertise in all aspects of aircraft dismantling.” Established in 2006, AFRA is a not-for-profit industry association with 42 members whose businesses focus on environmentally responsible management of aircraft as they reach the end of their life cycles.

ISTAT Foundation Michael Metcalf Scholarship

17th European Conference
October 10-12, 2010 Westin Grand Munich Arabellapark Munich, Germany

Aviation student Mrudul Gupta is the recipient of a 2009 ISTAT Foundation Michael Metcalf Scholarship in recognition of her exemplary achievements. Her award, valued at $5,000, will be used to offset tuition costs. Over the past 10 years, the ISTAT Foundation has given hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving aviation students and takes great pride in the accomplishments of its scholars.

ISTAT 28th Annual Conference
March 13-15, 2011 Westin Kierland Resort Scottsdale, Arizona

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(L to R) Broward College Foundation Past Chair Lloyd Rhodes, Broward College Foundation Gift Officer Diane Madio, Broward College Foundation Executive Director Nancy R. Botero, Aerospace Services, Inc. owner Ed Collins, Diana Metcalf, ISTAT, Michael Metcalf scholarship recipient Mrudul Gupta, ISTAT Foundation Trustee Roland Moore, Broward College President J. David Armstrong, Jr.

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Jetrader - May/June 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Jetrader - May/June 2010

Jetrader - May/June 2010
A Message from the President
Q&A: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy
ISTAT Shines in Orlando
The State of Aviation Finance
A Closer Look: Airbus A380
Cargo Conversion Candidate Aircraft
Emerging Entrants
Help Yourself
Bavarian Splendor
Flying Higher
Aircraft Appraisals
From the ISTAT Foundation Index
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Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Cover2
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - A Message from the President
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 4
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Contents
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 6
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Calendar/News
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 8
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Q&A: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 10
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 11
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - ISTAT Shines in Orlando
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 13
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 14
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 15
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - The State of Aviation Finance
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 17
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - A Closer Look: Airbus A380
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 19
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Cargo Conversion Candidate Aircraft
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 21
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Emerging Entrants
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - 23
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Help Yourself
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Bavarian Splendor
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Flying Higher
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Aircraft Appraisals
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Jetrader - May/June 2010 - From the ISTAT Foundation
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Index
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Cover3
Jetrader - May/June 2010 - Cover4