Air Mail Basics

Bookmark and Share

NBAA Air Mail is the Association's social network for collaboration and discussion on topics of interest to business aircraft operators. Through Air Mail, NBAA Members can communicate their concerns, questions, gripes and insights with their fellow Members on nearly any topic relevant to the group.

Before participating in Air Mail, Members should review the Air Mail rules.

There are two ways to participate in Air Mail:

  • Air Mail Forums – Web-based forums available to Members only with the website password.
  • Air Mail Listserv – Listserv-based email discussion lists. Participants subscribe to send and receive posts by email.

Email messages sent to an Air Mail discussion list address are broadcast to everyone subscribed that list, and are included in Air Mail Forums.

Air Mail Forum posts are emailed to Air Mail Listserv subscribers for that topic.

Below are the Air Mail lists available. Lists fall within five categories:

Additional NBAA broadcast lists are available for Association newsletters, press releases and alerts.

For technical support with Air Mail, review Air Mail help.

To suggest a new list, e-mail webmaster@nbaa.org.

General Discussion Lists

Flight Department Managers
This group is designed to address issues, questions and concerns of corporate flight department managers. Topics may include management issues, tax issues, flight department safety, aviation-related politics or other matters of interest to chief pilots and aviation department managers.
Business Aircraft Pilots
This group addresses the questions and concerns of corporate and business aircraft pilots - everything from international operations to local FBOs.
Schedulers & Dispatchers
This group is designed to address issues affecting schedulers and dispatchers. Schedulers and dispatchers can use this list to continue the collaboration begun at NBAA's Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference.
Business Aircraft Maintenance
Here, maintenance technicians with hands-on business aircraft experience can share their stories.
Flight Attendants
Here, corporate flight attendants can discuss issues unique to their profession.
Part 135 Issues
This list is for discussions of technical, regulatory and operational issues related to charter operations. Charter marketing and availability messages are prohibited on this list.
Local Business Aviation Groups
This list facilitates communication among members of various local business aviation organizations.
Fractional Ownership
This group is for the discussion of fractional ownership of business aircraft.
Safety
This list is devoted to any topic related to aviation safety best practices.

Announcement Lists

Charter Availability
This list is for the posting of charter availability announcements and other messages that are sales/marketing in nature.
Contract Jobs Air Mail
Use this list to announce available short-term and fill-in contract positions, or your availability for these types of roles. This list may also be used for the discussion of employment-related issues – trends, problems and best-practices surrounding business aviation jobs. The Business Aviation Jobs resource is also available at www.nbaa.org/jobs for full-time business aviation opportunities and candidate resumes.

Fixed-Wing Aircraft Discussion Lists

Airbus
Covers Airbus airliners used as business aircraft.
Beechjet
Covers Beechjet-series, Mitsubishi Diamond I and IA aircraft.
Boeing
Covers Boeing airliners used as business aircraft.
Challenger
Covers Bombardier Challenger-series and Corporate RJ aircraft.
Citation
Covers Cessna Citation 500, 600 and 700-series aircraft.
Eclipse
Covers Eclipse aircraft.
Embraer
Covers Embraer Legacy 600, Legacy 650 and Lineage 1000 aircraft
Falcon
Covers Dassault Falcon 10, 20, 50, 900 and 2000-series aircraft.
Galaxy
Covers Galaxy, Astra, Westwind and Commander-series aircraft.
Global Express
Covers Bombardier Global Express aircraft.
Gulfstream
Covers Gulfstream II, III, IV and V-series aircraft.
Hawker
Covers Raytheon Hawker 400, 600, 700, 800 and 1000-series aircraft.
King Air
Covers King Air 90, 100, 200 and 300-series aircraft.
Learjet
Covers Learjet 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60-series aircraft.
MU-2
Covers Mitsubishi MU-2 aircraft.
Mustang
Covers Cessna Citation Mustang aircraft.
Piaggio
Covers Piaggio Avanti aircraft.
Pilatus
Covers Pilatus-series aircraft.
Piper
Covers Piper aircraft.
Phenom
Covers Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 aircraft.
Sabreliner
Covers Sabre-series aircraft.
TBM 850
Covers Socata TBM 850-series aircraft.
Very Light Jets (VLJs)
Covers VLJs used as business aircraft.

Helicopter Discussion Lists

Aerospatiale
Covers Aerospatiale helicopters.
AgustaWestland
Covers AgustaWestland helicopters.
Bell
Covers Bell helicopters.
S-76
Covers Sikorsky S-76 helicopters.

Engine Discussion Lists

JT15D
Covers Pratt & Whitney JT15D turbofan engines.
PT6
Covers Pratt & Whitney PT-6 turboprop engines.
PW300
Covers Pratt & Whitney PW300 turbofan engines.
TFE731
Covers TFE731-series turbofan engines.
TPE331
Covers TPE331-series turboprop engines.

NBAA Broadcast Lists

NBAA Update
NBAA Update is the Association's free, weekly e-mail newsletter, which provides a synopsis of the latest operational, regulatory and political news for the business aviation community, as well as information about the Association and upcoming NBAA events.
NBAA Exhibitor Update
NBAA Exhibitor Update is NBAA's e-mail newsletter for NBAA Associate Members, covering the latest news, announcements and deadlines for Exhibitors and Sponsors at NBAA events.
NBAA Airspace Alerts
This e-mail notification list distributes information about upcoming TFRs and other airspace issues considered to have a significant impact on NBAA Member flight operations.
NBAA Press Releases
National Business Aviation Association press releases.
EBACE Press Releases
Press releases for the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition.
ABACE Special Report
News related to the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition..
No Plane No Gain Report
The weekly newsletter for the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, which is jointly sponsored by (NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).