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March 22, 2011

Program Set for AEA Europe Meeting in Denmark, Other Regional Dates Announced
The AEA hosts regional meetings throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and the South Pacific.

RENO, Nev., March 22, 2011 — The AEA recently announced the preliminary schedule for the annual AEA Europe Meeting. The meeting will take place from May 11-13, at the Hilton Airport Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark.

A full program is planned including:

  • Regulatory round tables.
  • Manufacturer technical training workshops.
  • Updates from EASA and the FAA.
  • OEM product information sessions.
  • An exhibit hall displaying the latest avionics and instruments, products and services.
  • An optional Fast Trak training course on May 11.

The optional Fast Trak training course on May 11, titled “U.S. Regulations for Foreign Repair Stations in Europe”, will be moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs. This program will review the regulations applicable to a U.S. certificated foreign repair station engaged in maintenance, preventive maintenance and alterations on U.S. registered aircraft, components or accessories. The training program will review 14 CFR, Part 145 and how various other regulatory parts interface with Part 145.

The deadline for advanced registration for the AEA Europe Meeting is May 4. For more information or to register, visit

The deadline to reserve a room at the Hilton Copenhagen Airport Hotel under the AEA room rate is April 11.

The AEA hosts regional meetings throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and the South Pacific. Each meeting attracts more than 200 attendees, as well as exhibitors, for two to three days of regulatory and technical seminars, business management sessions and exhibits. The AEA regional meetings offer a forum to see, hear and learn about all the new technology on the market, network with industry peers and discover best practices for the aviation repair station industry. To register for the AEA regional meetings, visit

AEA Europe Regional Meeting
May 11-13......................... Copenhagen, Denmark
Hilton Copenhagen Airport Hotel
Ellehammersvej 20
2770, Kastrup, Denmark; 45-32-445208
Single rate: DKK 1300 per night (must be made online)
Deadline for room reservations: April 11
Deadline for early registrations: May 4

 AEA Canada Regional Meeting
Aug. 31-Sept. 1........................... Toronto, Ontario
Toronto Airport Hilton
5875 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON L4V 1N1
Single or Double rate: CDN $120 per night
Deadline for room reservations: August 5
Deadline for early registrations: August 26

AEA East Regional Meeting
Sept. 28-30.............................................. Naples, Fla.
Naples Grande Beach Resort
475 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL 34103
Single or Double rate: $99 per night
Deadline for room reservations: August 29
Deadline for early registrations: September 23

AEA West Regional Meeting
Oct. 19-21.................................................. Reno, Nev.
Peppermill Hotel
2707 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89505
Single or Double rate: $69 per night
Deadline for room reservations: September 18
Deadline for early registrations: October 14

AEA South Pacific Regional Meeting
Nov. 3-4............................ Auckland, New Zealand
Hilton Auckland
147 Quay Street (Princess Wharf)
Auckland, New Zealand
Single or Double rate: NZ $310/Deluxe NZ $385
Deadline for room reservations: October 2
Deadline for early registrations: October 28

AEA Central Regional Meeting
Nov. 16-18...................................... Kansas City, Mo.
Embassy Suites at KCI Hotel
7640 W. Tiffany Springs Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64153
Single or Double rate: $134 per night
Deadline for room reservations: November 1
Deadline for early registrations: November 11

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The Aircraft Electronics Association represents more than 1,300 repair stations from throughout the world specializing in maintenance, repair and installation of avionics and electronic systems in general aviation aircraft. AEA membership also includes manufacturers of avionics equipment, instrument repair facilities, instrument manufacturers, airframe manufacturers, test equipment manufacturers, major distributors, engineers and educational institutions.

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