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<em>Business Aviation Insider</em>: Mind Over Matter: Are You Mentally Fit to Fly?

The May/June 2016 issue of Business Aviation Insider magazine explores what business pilots can do to ensure they are mentally fit to fly, including having a personal fitness-for-duty plan.

Learn more about what business pilots can do to ensure they and their peers are mentally fit to fly in the May/June 2016 issue of Business Aviation Insider.

Flight Department Administration

Register for NBAA's Regional Forum, June 9 in Van Nuys, CA
May 2, 2016

NBAA's Regional Forums bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event at some of the best airports and FBOs in the nation. Regional forums incorporate exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions into events designed to help introduce business aviation to local officials and prospective owners and operators, and to address any current issues in the regions. Register for the Van Nuys Regional Forum today.

Aircraft Operations

Training Critical to Avoiding Runway Excursions
May 2, 2016

Disaster can strike quickly in an aircraft, and solid training can be the key to avoiding disaster – especially when it comes to takeoffs. “The decision to go is almost always the correct decision to make versus the abort decision,” said Dann Runik, executive director of Advanced Training Programs at FlightSafety International. NBAA Safety Committee member Ben Kohler, who heads up the Technical Excellence Working Group, added that most emergencies happen so fast there’s no time to think. “When you do make the decision to continue the take-off or reject, muscle memory is critical, and that comes from good training,” he said. Listen to an NBAA Flight Plan podcast to 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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