National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS)


NTAS 2.0 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach Campus — August 14 - 16, 2017

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Make your plans now to attend NTAS! We are creating an exciting agenda that includes:

• Monday, August 14: Full-Day
• Tuesday, August 15: Full-Day
• Wednesday, August 16: Symposium ends at 1:00pm with Lunch and Keynote Speaker
• Wednesday, August 16: Post-Conference Workshops just announced click here for more information

Post-Conference Workshops Just Announced

Embry-Riddle’s Professional Programs is pleased to announce two Post-Conference Workshops available on Wednesday, August 16:

Workshop 1: Full Hypoxia Awareness Course (10:00am – 3:00pm)
Workshop 2: What You Don’t Know About Situational Awareness (1:30 – 4:30pm)

Registration deadline for these workshops is July 31. Click here to register.

2017 Conference Details

In response to the changing aviation environment, the National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) provides a forum to enhance the partnership between academia and industry. This event brings the entire "value chain" together in aviation including suppliers, training management software and courseware, flight training devices, aircraft, and support products. This unique gathering enhances the exchange of best practices, interaction among employers, suppliers, and educators, and builds relationships that result in better training and education. This year’s conference will also focus on current research conducted in academia and industry.

This year's NTAS 2.0 conference will be dedicated to the following areas:

• Pilot supply
• Flight training
• Improving instructor pilot teaching quality
• Safety in aviation
• Technology in aviation
• Leadership /management in aviation organizations
• Aviation courseware
• Emerging issues in aviation:
- Human factors
- Generational training
- Professionalism in aviation
- Alternative fuels
- Alternative propulsion
- ADS-B 2020 mandate
• Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality
• Aviation and aerospace STEM education K-12


Action & Dates

Abstract Deadline

April 3, 2017 Extended to April 17

Abstract Decision 

May 12, 2017

Paper Submission Deadline

July 15, 2017

Poster Submission Deadline

July 15, 2017

Presentation Deadline

August 1, 2017


August 14-16, 2017


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