Business Aviation Regional Forum

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7:30 am  – 9:00 am
Registration & Complimentary Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibits and Static Display of Aircraft
9:30 am – 10:15 am
Aircraft Transactions in an Evolving Market: Steps for Success

Presented by Keith Swirsky, GKG Law, P.C. and Jay Mesinger, J. Mesinger Corporate Jet Sales

Is the business aircraft market still in a recovery mode? What can you do to ensure a successful aircraft transaction? These questions and more will be answered by two leading experts on aircraft transactions. During this Session, Attendees will learn how to:

  • Understand the current status and future forecasts for the business aircraft market;
  • Set your aircraft apart on the pre-owned market; and
  • Review the latest tax changes that impact many aircraft transactions
11:00 am – 11:45 am
General Session: Challenges and Opportunities for Business Aviation

Presented by Ed Bolen, NBAA President and CEO

11:45 am – 1:30 pm

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
New York Airspace Review

Moderated by Dean Snell, NBAA

Learn about the New York Airspace from FAA ATC traffic managers with New York Center, New York TRACON and the area control towers. Topics will include the Tactical Route Coordinator position at New York TRACON, common Traffic Management Initiatives used in the airspace and the upcoming changes associated with the New York airspace redesign.

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Best Practices for Transitioning from Paper to Digital Charts

Presented by Mike Abbott, Jeppesen

The switch to digital charting is moving full speed ahead. Today, operators have an ever increasing array of hardware and software options to make the transition. Will your flight operation be left behind? During this Session, Attendees will learn how to:

  • Understand the FAA regulations pertaining to the use of digital charts;
  • Select a digital charting solution that best complements your aircraft’s avionics; and
  • Safely make the transition to a paperless environment on the flight deck
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Tire Safety Update

Presented by NBAA Safety Committee

Recent alerts from the FAA and NTSB have highlighted the serious dangers of under inflated aircraft tires. If tires are not inflated to the proper pressure, aircraft performance during taxi, takeoff and landing can be compromised. During this Session, Attendees will learn how to:

  • Conduct preflight inspections to verify correct tire pressures;
  • Understand the specific roles that pilots and maintenance personnel should play in tire inspections; and
  • Review the impact of factors such as temperature on tire inflation

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