In 1994, Stephen and Maureen Cosyns began realizing their dream - to build the finest
on demand aircraft charter company in the Chicago area.
Steve and Maureen made a commitment to offer their clients the finest aircraft,
the safest flights and first class service from start to finish.
Starting with a single twin-engine airplane, Valley Air has grown to include an
available fleet of piston aircraft, turboprops, small, midsize and heavy jets.
Operating in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Caribbean and South America with
an accident/incident-free history, Valley Air has earned a reputation for being
one of the finest companies in the industry. They are regularly chosen to fly celebrities,
professional athletes, politicians, executives and families.
Safety and convenience with service second to none. This was the commitment then.
It is the commitment today. And will continue to be the commitment in the future.
With a membership base of more than 375,000, or half of all pilots in the United
States, AOPA is the largest, most influential aviation association in the world.
AOPA has achieved its prominent position through effective advocacy, enlightened
leadership, technical competence, and hard work. Providing member services that
range from representation at the federal, state, and local levels to legal services,
advice, and other assistance, AOPA has built a service organization that far exceeds
any other in the aviation community.
NATA is the national association of aviation business service providers. Our mission
is to be the leading national trade association representing the business interests
of General Aviation service companies on legislative and regulatory matters at the
Federal level, to provide education, services, and benefits to our members to help
ensure their long-term economic success, and to provide for the well-being and continuity
of the Association.
The National Business Aviation Association, Inc., based in Washington, DC, is a
not-for-profit, nonpartisan 501(c)6 corporation dedicated to the success of the
business aviation community. For almost 55 years, NBAA has served this community
through its leadership efforts at all levels of government and business, both in
the United States and worldwide.
The Association represents the aviation interests of nearly 7,000 companies that
own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business,
or are involved with some other aspect of business aviation. NBAA Member Companies
earn annual revenues approaching $5 trillion dollars - a number that is about half
the U.S. gross domestic product - and employ more than 19 million people worldwide.
FlightSafety International is the world's largest provider of aviation services,
training over 65,000 pilots annually at 42 Learning Centers in the U.S., Canada,
France, and the U.K. Founded in 1951 by A. L. Ueltschi, FlightSafety is dedicated
to the principle that aviation safety is best achieved by thorough training.
Since the beginning, the company has developed its technological and human resources
with the aim of increasing pilot proficiency across all aircraft types - fixed-wing
and rotorcraft - in the areas of commercial, corporate, private, and military aviation.
The result of that 50 year effort is measured by FlightSafety's fleet of over 200
advanced simulators, a division of courseware developers, and its staff of 1,200
professional instructors who not only train pilots, but transmit their experience
and knowledge to technicians, flight attendants, corporate schedules/dispatchers,
and other aviation professionals.