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<em>Business Aviation Insider</em>: Quick Turns: Proper Response to Mission 'Squawks'

Business Aviation Insider magazine's July/August 2015 Quick Turns article explains how advance planning may minimize business aircraft maintenance issues during an extended trip.

Our July/August 2015 Business Aviation Insider article has tips on how advance planning may minimize these maintenance headaches.

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Flight Department Administration

DOT Releases SIFL Rates for Second Half of 2015
Aug. 24, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently released Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) rates for the six-month period from July 1 to Dec 31, 2015. These rates are necessary when applying the IRS aircraft valuation formula to compute values of non-business transportation aboard employer-provided aircraft. Members interested in learning best practices for tracking and reporting non-business use of aircraft should consider attending the NBAA Tax Conference on November 15 and 16 in Las Vegas. Review the updated SIFL rates.

Aircraft Operations

UAS Close Encounters with Manned Aircraft Highlight Need for Sensible Regulations
Aug. 25, 2015

The FAA hopes to send "a clear message" about the dangers of operating small, unmanned aircraft systems (s-UAS) near manned aircraft by releasing a searchable database of the more than 700 reported close calls with s-UAS. Stating that the numbers of illegal and potentially dangerous s-UAS encounters have "increased dramatically," the agency hopes the list will strike a chord with UAS operators. “The FAA must continue to reinforce that s-UAS operations absolutely cannot interfere with manned aircraft operations," said Doug Carr, NBAA’s vice president for regulatory and international affairs. Learn more.

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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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