ATLANTA, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) presented its 2010 David Ewald Platinum Wing Award for lifetime achievement and excellence in journalism to George Larson, senior editor at Aviation Week's Business & Commercial Aviation magazine. The Platinum Wing Award was presented at the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention Media Breakfast in Atlanta, Georgia on Oct. 19.
"George's passion for aviation and his consistently outstanding reporting, writing and editing over the years has made a major difference in our essential industry," said Greg Hamilton, president, Aviation Week. "This well-deserved accolade reflects his dedication to the media and aviation industries and is a crowning achievement for a lifetime of accomplishment."
As senior editor at Business & Commercial Aviation, George has enriched the monthly magazine, which has received dozens of awards for editorial excellence. He has also worked for Flying magazine, authored The Blimp Book and Fly on Instruments, and created and managed an award-winning magazine, Air & Space, for the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
To view George Larson's recent coverage, visit http://aviationweek.com. For more information on NBAA, the event and the awards, visit http://www.nbaa.org/. Last year's NBAA Platinum Wing Award recipient was Business & Commercial Aviation magazine Editor-in-Chief William Garvey.
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SOURCE Aviation Week