NBAA2009 News Bureau – Presentations

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Tuesday, October 20

Aviation Insurance Update

Moderated by: The NBAA Tax Committee's Aviation Insurance Working Group

Hear directly from underwriters about the current aviation insurance marketplace, the role of International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and other emerging trends, and what aircraft owners can do to improve their operation in the eyes of the insurance community.

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Operator Preparedness for FBO High-Density Operations

Planning for the Super Bowl, a Company Board Meeting or other General Aviation event scheduled in your city? Are you ready? Most major events involving business aviation aircraft take a great deal of planning and preparation. This session focuses on examples of FBO best-practice procedures, and will help the pilot, scheduler and dispatcher, and FBO be ready for the next high-density traffic event scheduled for their city.

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Business Aviation Aircrew Training on a Tightening Budget

What are industry-leading flight departments, training providers and the FAA doing to adapt, overcome and achieve in a fiscally challenging and quickly-changing regulatory environment? Learn how innovation, technology, creativity, improvisation and a sense of humor keep America flying.

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IS-BAO: Business Aviation's Safety Management Systems (SMS) "Gold Standard"

You demand the highest level of safety and security for your flight operations. The International Business Aviation Council's (IBAC) International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), developed over the past seven years, leverages the best thinking and practices of business aviation operators from around the world. This SMS-based program is designed to assist single to multiple aircraft operators in developing their own Safety Management Systems (SMS), regardless of the size or scope of their flight operations. This session addresses the process of getting your organization started in, and progressing through the process of, developing uniform practical procedures that are relevant to the highest levels of operational safety. IS-BAO will help ensure you achieve it.

"IS-BAO A Risk Management Tool" by John M. Cox, IS-BAO Auditor (3.2MB, PDF)

"An Operator’s Perspective: SMS Implementation" by Howard Seedorf, N-Jet President & Director of Operations (3.2MB, PDF)

Local/Regional Business Aviation Associations Networking Session

Maintaining our position in the aviation industry, as well as the nation's larger intermodal transportation system, is key to the survival of business aviation. Find out how your local/regional aviation association can affect your place in this economic and social puzzle, and what it can do to ensure the safety, grassroots political force, airport and airspace influence, economic value and jobs critical to aviation; and ensuring access to our communities.

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Media Strategy: Getting You Into the News and Keeping You Out of the News

Presented by: Scott Sobel, Media & Communcations Strategies LLC

The aviation business has some very special challenges and opportunities these days, and contact with the news media can make or break businesses and careers. There is generally a noticeable gap between what the aviation and NBAA audience want journalists to know and what journalists need to know in order to inform their audiences. This presentation answers the questions that NBAA Members need to know about the news process in order to be better communicators and business people.

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ATC Traffic Flow Management for Flight Operations

Presented by: Ralph Tamburro, FAA and NBAA GA Desk Staff

If time is money, then minimizing the time spent traveling and maximizing predictability is critical for increasing the value of your flight operation. In this Session, NBAA GA Desk Specialists, along with their FAA counterparts, will teach you about the structure of the National Airspace System (NAS) and the concepts of traffic flow management, and how to use various information and FAA tools to make your operation more efficient. You will also learn about online resources available to business aviation professionals to help them be proactive in their flight planning and to help minimize flight delays.

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How to Obtain a "Basic" Part 135 Certificate

Presented by: the NBAA Domestic Operations Committee

A "Basic Part 135" certificate may be an ideal option for small flight departments that are seeking greater flexibility to charge for flights, outside of what is permitted under Part 91. The presenters introduce the pros, cons, and process of pursuing a Basic Part 135 certificate.

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What's New in Satellite-Assisted Communications for Your Aircraft

Satellite-based communications systems for aircraft are available from more and more providers with new and enhanced hardware options.

"Getting Your Business Aircraft Online" by John Wade, Aircell (796KB, PDF)

"Keeping Your World Connected" by John Broughton and Stephen Silverman, EMS (466KB, PDF)

"2009 NBAA Satcom Panel" by Bob Olson, Honeywell (879KB, PDF)

"Flight DeckDataLink over Iridium" by Jeff Saucedo, ICG (679KB, PDF)

Business Aviation Update: China/Asia - A 360 Degree View

Many emerging global aviation markets have been impacted by the recent economic turmoil. This session, developed by NBAA and its regional partner, the Asian Business Aviation Association, focuses pecifically on the effects of the downturn and the adjusted growth outlook for China. This session provides a comprehensive overview of business aviation in Asia, opportunities and timelines for business development in the region.

"Business Aviation in Far East Challenges & Outlook" by Chris Buchholz, Metrojet Ltd. (386KB, PDF)

"Business Aviation Overview Asia" by Justin Firestone, Asiajet (6.0MB, PDF)

"Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA)" by Joe Wilson, ASA Group (61KB, PDF)

NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Program Update

This panel discussion addresses how to prepare for the CAM Exam and become a Certified Aviation Manager. Topics covered include qualifying and completing the CAM application, studying for the exam and what to expect when sitting for the exam.

An Introduction and Guidance for Becoming a CAM (213KB, PDF)

How to prepare for and take the CAM Exam (198KB, PDF)

Getting the Most from the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Conference

Learn about educational opportunities available to your schedulers, dispatchers or administrative employees. Discover how your employees are provided the best training, educational, and professional development opportunities available in a single location at the annual S&D Conference, and how Conference Sessions are designed to increase knowledge and professionalism in your flight department. Gather information on educational training and resources available through NBAA and other sources to increase the knowledge, reputation and proficiency of your flight department. Find out what other flight departments say about sending their employees to the S&D Conference, and how the training and Conference experience has taken their flight departments to higher levels of efficiency and professionalism.

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Wednesday, October 21

Cardiovascular Risk Factors for Business Aviation Pilots

Presented by: Dr. Paulo Alves, MedAire

Cardiovascular disease is one of the most common causes for a pilot's medical disqualification. Learn ways for pilots and other crewmembers to manage key risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

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Introduction to Documenting and Demonstrating the Value of Business Aviation to Your Company

Companies across the United States have learned that the value business aircraft offer in solving transportation challenges. No Plane No Gain is a reality for Companies of all sizes. But how can a flight department employee or a Company's chief financial officer prove the value of the business aircraft to the Company's employees and its board of directors? This session introduces flight department employees to key concepts for tracking, documenting, and demonstrating the value of business aviation to their Companies.

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NBAA Customs & Border Protection Update

NBAA and Customs and Border Protection staff briefing on regulatory issues related to cross-border flights, including e-APIS requirements.

"Advance Passenger Information System" by Eric Rodriguez, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (122KB, PDF)

"Advance Passenger Information System" by Scott O'Brien, NBAA (637KB, PDF)

Global Framework for Aviation on Greenhouse Gases

This session explains stakeholders' roles in mitigating aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, by developing a global framework for the regulation of GHG from civil aircraft that recognizes the uniquely international nature of the industry and treats aviation in all countries fairly. This session also provides guidance on working with foreign governments towards a global agreement that reconciles foreign carbon emissions reduction programs to minimize duplicative requirements and avoid unnecessary complication for the aviation industry, while still achieving the environmental goals.

"Aviation and Climate Change - Managing the Challenge of Growth" by Carl Burleson, FAA (1.8MB, PDF)

"Aviation Emissions: A Global Framework" by Bob Shuter, IBAC (685KB, PDF)

Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Business Aviation - Regulatory Requirements and Practical Tips on Implementation

Business aircraft operators worldwide are implementing Safety Management Systems (SMS) within their flight operations, in advance of the November 2010 ICAO compliance deadline. This session highlights tools available, such as the SMS Toolkit and FlightSafety International eLearning resource. Learn from business aircraft operators that have implemented a robust, sustainable SMS using the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO).

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5th Annual NBAA/FAA/GAMA/RNAV/RNP and Benefits of RNP-SAAR Briefing and Overview

This year's session focuses on RNP/SAAAR implementation by various operators and the FAA. While RNP/SAAAR approaches are starting to be published, getting to fly them is not an easy path. The panel explores the opportunities for operators to obtain approvals and navigate the FAA's guidance material.

"5th Annual RNAV/RNP Briefing and Overview" by Bob Lamond, NBAA (81KB, PDF)

"RNP for Business Aviation" by Steve Bergner, NBAA Access Committee (3.9MB, PDF)

"Obtaining Operator Approvals: Lessons Learned" by Bindu Chava, Honeywell (216KB, PDF)

"Update on Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) and RTCA Task Force 5" by Les Smith, FAA (564KB, PDF)

"Overview of RTCA Task Force 5 'Streamlining Ops Approval and Certification Subgroup'" by Jeff Williams, AMTI (240KB, PDF)

"RNP – SAAAR Implementation" by Woody Saland, Dassault FalconJet (1.6MB, PDF)

"RNP SAAAR / AR Update" by John O’Meara, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (884KB, PDF)

EU ETS Principles, Compliance and Impact

Operators affected by European Union's Emission Trading Scheme must understand the stakes of Aviation ETS and initiate now the compliance process in order to minimize the cost burden of the scheme.

"Business Aviation and the Environment: A manufacturer’s perspective on product design" by Scott Goobie, Bombardier (699KMB, PDF)

"Aviation EU ETS: compliance, implementation and impact" by Julien Dufour, SustainAviao (896KB, PDF)

Flight Attendant/Crew Physiological Issues of Fatigue and Stress

The NBAA Flight Attendants Committee present this program related to crew fatigue and stress. Rogers V. Shaw, team leader of the FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI), delves into the physiological issues related to crew duty and coping with stress.

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NBAA Professional Development Program (PDP) Provider Update

PDP course providers highlight the programs they offer to support business aviation professionals who are preparing for further management responsibilities in their careers. The session also includes information on preparing for the Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Exam.

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Thursday, October 22

Introduction to Documenting and Demonstrating the Value of Business Aviation to Your Company

Companies across the United States have learned that the value business aircraft offer in solving transportation challenges. No Plane No Gain is a reality for Companies of all sizes. But how can a flight department employee or a Company's chief financial officer prove the value of the business aircraft to the Company's employees and its board of directors? This session introduces flight department employees to key concepts for tracking, documenting, and demonstrating the value of business aviation to their Companies.

Download the presentation (4.5MB, PDF)

Meet the Regulators

NBAA hosts top aviation safety and regulatory officials from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to share the latest on regulatory efforts at the FAA and the DOT affecting Part 91, Part 125 and Part 135 operations.

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Minimize Fuel Costs - Fuel Plan, Not Just Flight Plan

Greg Cox, Universal Weather & Aviation, Inc.

With rising fuel prices on the minds of operators of all sizes around the world, understanding fuel efficiency has never been more critical. This session shares the keys to domestic fuel efficiency and saving money on fuel by sharing the available options – from online fuel planning tools and 'tankering' fuel to contract fuel programs, and how flight planning can affect fuel efficiency and more. The presentation will also offer tips and pointers on sorting through the different programs available, making fuel deals, buying smart and planning ahead.

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