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PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

In the Environmental Debate, Business Aviation Has a Good Story to Tell

As NBAA Members know, business aviation has long led the way in promoting advances aimed at reducing the industry’s environmental footprint. While aviation emissions are only a tiny fraction of all transportation emissions, and business aircraft emissions are a small portion of those, the industry has continually leveraged technology to minimize emissions, while improving safety and efficiency. MORE>>>

MEMBER PROFILE

Business Aviation Helps Luck Stone Mine Opportunities

Luck Stone – a family-owned, Manakin, VA-based supplier of stone construction products – remains rock solid in its commitment to business aviation. Even as activity in their economic sector slows, the company is using a Beech King Air 350 to visit the company’s 16 stone, sand and gravel plants scattered across the Southeast in part to boost the morale of the firm’s 1,000 employees. MORE >>>

MEMBER BENEFITS

NBAA’s On-Demand Multimedia Courses Give Members Flexibility

NBAA’s On-Demand Education Program offers distance-learning technologies, such as an Internet-based streaming video on-demand service, video CD-ROM or audio feeds through podcasts. Selected conference sessions and informational resources are available for Members either at no cost; or for a fee, with discounts avilable to the members who attended the event selected. MORE >>>

UPCOMING EVENTS

New Light Business Airplane Exhibition & Conference to Be Held Next March in San Diego

The diverse community of business aviation soon will have a three-day event dedicated to operators who use light business airplanes to make their enterprises more successful. Specifically, the Light Business Airplane Exhibition & Conference (LBA), recently announced by NBAA, will focus on business owners and other operators of light jets, turboprops and piston airplanes. MORE >>>

CAPITAL VIEW

NBAA’s Bolen Moderates Washington Aviation Panel Discussion at U.S. Chamber

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen opened a recent aviation policy panel discussion, part of a day-long Chamber forum focusing on aviation issues. One of the priorities the panelists focused on was the need to transform the nation’s aviation system from its current radar-based setup to one based on satellite technology. MEMBERS READ MORE >>>

MEDICAL SPOTLIGHT

What Does the Changed ‘Age 60’ Rule Mean for Pilots?

Congress last December authorized Part 121 pilots to fly until they reach age 65. The Fair Treatment for Experienced Pilots Act ends the decades-old practice of forcing airline pilots out of the cockpit simply because they reached age 60. The new law is good news for airline pilots in that it enables pilots to continue their health insurance until age 65. MEMBERS READ MORE >>>



REGIONAL REPRESENTATION
Access Threats Mount at Three Southern California Airports

TIPS & TOOLS
Business Aviation Continues Focus on Environmental Stewardship

STRATIEGIC FOCUS TEAMS
Always Vigilant: NBAA’s Security Strategic Focus Team

REULATORY HOT TOPICS
NBAA, Industry Active on State Tax Battles Waging Nationwide

ASK THE OSG
How Can Operators of Stage 2 Aircraft Fly More Quietly?

INTERNATIONAL FOCUS
The Aircraft Emissions Debate in the U.S. and Abroad

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
NBAA’s SEBA Program Offers Business Aviation Professionals a Career Roadmap

SAFETY TIPS
Preparing for Thunderstorm Season

MONEY MATTERS
New Law Offers Enhanced Tax Benefits to Business Aircraft Operators

BOARD ROOM
Small Businessman Cooling Has Made Big Impact on NBAA Board

NBAA ANNOUNCEMENTS
Flight Line Caution Videos, Online Resources for VLJ Operators and Conference Highlights