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PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

NBAA Continues to Urge Congress to Pass FAA Reauthorization This Year

NBAA Members are well aware of the long fight the big airlines have waged against general aviation (GA) in their attempt to persuade Congress to impose user fees and turn over significant control of the aviation system to the airlines as part of “reauthorizing,” or funding the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the next few years. MORE>>>

MEMBER PROFILE

Business Aviation a Key Ingredient in Schwan Food’s Success

The Schwan Food Company uses it's Beech 1900 to make the 40-minute flight between MSP and Marshall’s Ryan Field (MML) twice daily, five days a week. Approximately 11,000 passengers take the shuttle annually, including consultants, contractors and employees of the company’s four business units. MORE >>>

MEMBER BENEFITS

On-Demand Access to Safety Resources

NBAA is making it easier than ever for Members to attend “virtually” the Association’s information-packed events with NBAA On-Demand Education, which offers distance-learning technologies, such as Internet-based streaming video, video CD-ROM or audio feeds through podcasts on the NBAA web site. MORE >>>

UPCOMING EVENTS

NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention Gets Better Every Year

On the heels of a record-setting 60th anniversary Annual Meeting & Convention in 2007, NBAA continues its tradition of providing its Members with the world’s largest purely civil aviation trade show at the 61st Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2008) in Orlando, FL. MORE >>>

CAPITAL VIEW

NBAA Interview With Dan Elwell

Before departing the FAA for a post in the private sector, Dan Elwell, former FAA Assistant Administrator for Aviation Policy, spoke with NBAA about policymakers’ continuing consideration of aviation emissions as part of the overall environmental debate taking place in Washington. MEMBERS READ MORE >>>

MEDICAL SPOTLIGHT

How to Combat Fatigue? A Complicated Question

Fatigue dulls even the sharpest flying skills, and the demand on today’s business aviator ensures there’s plenty of opportunity to become tired. Since much of business flying isn’t predictable – there’s many opportunities for pilot biorhythm disruption, especially after crossing a few time zones. MEMBERS READ
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ADVOCACY IN ACTION
NBAA Advocating for Aviation System Modernization on Capitol Hill

REULATORY HOT TOPICS
Environmental Policy Debate Continues in Washington

STRATIEGIC FOCUS TEAMS
NBAA's New Domestic Operations Committee

AIRPORTS IN FOCUS
NBAA, Local Leaders Advocate for Bird's Nest Airport Revitalization

OPERATIONAL GUIDANCE
Landing in Bad Weather Requires Some Homework

SECURITY SPOTLIGHT
Getting Smart About Security

TIPS & TOOLS
Customer Service Is Key for Flight Departments

MONEY MATTERS
Fuel Costs: A Strong Headwind for Humanitarian Groups

ASK THE OSG
Changing Requirements for Emergancy Transmitters Aboard International Flights

TIPS & TOOLS
Start Saving Money on Fuel Today

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Milestone CAM Reflects a Career of Dedication

NBAA ANNOUNCEMENTS
Newest NBAA Publication and NBAA2008 Highlights