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NBAA Releases New Fatigue, Fitness for Duty Guidelines

NBAA released a new safety resource, Duty/Rest Guidelines for Business Aviation.

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Last Chance to Register for NBAA's Business Aviation Taxes Seminar
April 21, 2014

NBAA's Business Aviation Taxes Seminar, set for May 2 in San Francisco, CA, has been specifically designed to take attendees' tax and regulatory knowledge to the next level. By investing a single day, attendees will be provided an intermediate to advanced look at emerging state tax issues, the latest best practices for federal tax planning, possible excise tax implications for non-commercial operators and more. Register today.

Aircraft Operations

'Climb Via,' 'Descend Via' Simply Mean Fly the Published Procedure
April 21, 2014

In an airspace increasingly composed of RNAV fixes and the routes they define, the FAA has introduced new phraseology for the delivery of IFR clearances: "climb via" and "descend via." Whether used in conjunction with standard instrument departures (SIDs) or area navigation standard instrument departures (RNAV SIDs), climb via is simply shorthand for fly the departure as published. "Some pilots are confused by this phraseology," said Keith Gordon, director of aviation at Flynn Gallagher Associates in Las Vegas, and a member of NBAA's Access Committee. "But once you understand the basic concept that this is simply verbal shorthand for 'fly the published procedure,' it becomes much easier to grasp." Learn more.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. Learn more.

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