News & Views


News & Views


Your One-Stop Media Resource for All Things Greteman Group

Check out our latest blog posts, enews, media coverage and regular AltitudeAttitude column in BlueSky Business Aviation News. Something’s always cooking. Whether we’re sharing insights on a recent aviation trade show, unveiling a creative campaign or offering marketing how-to’s, we hope you’ll find news you can use.



Powering Dreams

10.01.14 • Ashley Bowen Cook • Aviation

If kids didn’t pick up on the message – “Aviation is for everyone.” – it’s not for lack of trying. The second annual Kansas Aviation Expo set out on September 22 for a three-day, three-stops-a-day Fly Kansas air tour. High-school bands played. Speakers addressed local schoolchildren and, at each stop, highlighted different aspects of aviation....


Upward Bound: Aviation Marketplace Projections

08.27.14 • Ashley Bowen Cook • Aviation

The best thing you can tell a roomful of aviation professionals is that the industry they love and depend on is poised for growth. And that’s the welcome news respected aviation forecaster Rolland Vincent conveyed as Wichita Aero Club’s August keynote speaker. Vincent analyzed where we are, how we got here and where we’re going....


Social Media: Fight or Flight

07.30.14 • Ashley Bowen Cook • Aviation, Social Media, Technology

Your heart races and breath quickens. Your pupils dilate and face flushes. You’re under attack. In that split second, you decide whether to stand your ground or flee the scene. Oh, and I ought to mention, you face this scenario gazing at Twitter on your phone. Someone’s dissing your company. Questioning your services. Impugning your...


Why NBAA Regional Forums Rock

07.02.14 • Ashley Bowen Cook • Aviation, Media Coverage

NBAA regional forums like last week’s in Van Nuys deliver a concentrated punch of information and inspiration. Greteman Group colleague Rachel Groene and I attended this one-day event on June 26. Signature Flight Support and TWC Aviation threw open their doors to exhibitors and cleared tarmacs for static displays at Van Nuys Airport (VNY). Located...


Tell Your Aviation Story

06.11.14 • Sonia Greteman • Aviation

Clay Lacy likes to say that the crash in 1964 of the first Lear Jet ever built – with the FAA at the controls – was a blessing for Bill Lear. “They took off with the spoilers up and an engine shut down,” says Lacy. The running-low-on-funds entrepreneur used the insurance payout to keep pressing...