Art Greenfield Elevated to Senior Vice President, Contest & Records

Dedicated aviation professional recognized for unwavering commitment to aeronautics

Washington, D.C., July 3, 2024 – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) is thrilled to announce the promotion of  Art Greenfield to Senior Vice President, Contest & Records.

Greenfield, a leading voice at the NAA for over 30 years, is recognized for his exceptional leadership and influence in the international air sports community. His service to the United States National Air Sports Control and the entire international air sports community, marked by his exceptional management and recording of aviation records, earned him the prestigious Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) Silver Medal in 2012.

“Understanding and applying the FAI Sporting Code is imperative to the NAA mission,” said Amy Spowart, NAA President and CEO.  “Art’s passion for international air sports, attention to detail, desire for accuracy, and thorough knowledge of NAA and FAI practices are second to none. Art’s promotion is a testament to his dedication to our vision and impact. We truly couldn’t do what we do without him.”

Greenfield’s commitment to aviation is evident in his impact on many organizations and initiatives. Demonstrating thorough knowledge of aviation is a hallmark of Greenfield’s work ethic and his influence in various aviation organizations serve as a testament to that. He currently serves nationally as a NAA Director, and as a member of the NAA Contest and Records Board. Internationally, Greenfield participates as an elected member of  FAI’s General Air Sport Commission (CASI), and FAI’s General Aviation Commission (GAC). His work on the NAA’s Sustainable Wings Certification, which recognizes aeronautic records attained using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), highlights Greenfield’s forward-thinking approach for a more sustainable future in aviation.

A graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Greenfield holds a Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor Certificate and a USHPA Novice Paraglider Pilot Rating.