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Monday, 25 July, 2022

NATA Honors EAA’s Tom Poberezny

Washington, DC, July 25, 2022 – NATA joins industry colleagues and friends in commemorating the life and legacy of Experimental Aircraft Association Chairman Emeritus Tom Poberezny.

“NATA is deeply saddened by the news of Tom Poberezny’s passing. The Poberezny name is synonymous with the thrill and adventure that aviation promises. Through AirVenture and the Young Eagles program, Tom and the EAA family have ignited the imagination and passion for flight of millions of aviators and enthusiasts alike – expanding a deeper understanding of the excitement and immense value of aviation,” stated NATA President and CEO Timothy Obitts. “It is fitting that all of the world of general aviation will be on hand to commemorate Tom’s life and vast contributions to the industry at AirVenture this week.”

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The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has been the voice of aviation business for more than 80 years. Representing nearly 3,700 aviation businesses, NATA’s member companies provide a broad range of services to general aviation, the airlines and the military and NATA serves as the public policy group representing the interests of aviation businesses before Congress and the federal agencies.