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NBAA Report Calls for Renewed Emphasis on Pre-Takeoff Flight-Control Checks

NBAA issued a report, regarding a fatal 2014 Gulfstream G-IV accident at Hanscom Field Airport in Bedford, MA, which calls for a renewed emphasis on the importance of compliance with the pre-takeoff flight-control checks required by aircraft manufacturers.

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Business aviation professionals become Certified Aviation Managers (CAMs) for a wide variety of reasons, such as to sharpen management skills and enhance resumes. For Aaron Redlaczyk, the certification offers these and something more – a way to make his dream of becoming an aviation director a reality. Learn more about the CAM program.

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NBAA Report Calls for Renewed Emphasis on Pre-Takeoff Flight-Control Checks
Sept. 22, 2016

NBAA has issued a report, regarding a fatal 2014 Gulfstream G-IV accident in Bedford, MA, which calls for a renewed emphasis on compliance with the pre-takeoff flight-control checks required by aircraft manufacturers. The accident prompted the NTSB to recommend that NBAA lead a study to measure the extent of non-compliance with before-takeoff flight checks. “This report should further raise awareness within the business aviation community that complacency and lack of procedural discipline have no place in our profession,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. Read more about the report.

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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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