Business Aviation Regional Forum

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7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Registration & Complimentary Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Static Display of Aircraft
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
One-on-One Q&A with FAA Air Traffic

Representatives from the local FAA Facilities Air Traffic Control Traffic Management team will be available to answer your questions about regional operating procedures and policies.

Contact NBAA's Bob Lamond at or visit the NBAA booth on-site for more information.
9:30 am – 10:15 am
Washington Tax Developments You and Your Clients Need to Know About

Presented by Alan Burnett, CenterPoint Aviation Law

Recently there have been dramatic changes to Washington State’s sales and use tax laws, rules, regulations and enforcement practices. These changes can create significant ongoing and retroactive tax liabilities for aircraft owners and operators. During this Session, Attendees will learn how to:

  • Understand new sales and use tax developments of interest to business aviation;
  • Determine actions you can take to take to help mitigate potential state tax liability on your business aircraft; and
  • Stay informed of further changes.
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
General Session: Challenges and Opportunities for Business Aviation

Presented by Ed Bolen, NBAA

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Loss of Control In-Flight: Mitigation Strategies for Business Aviation

Presented by Paul Ransbury, ICATEE

Powerful advancements made by the Royal Aeronautical Society’s International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes (ICATEE) are being widely adopted by the training community. During this session attendees will learn how to:

  • Understand the enhanced stall and upset recovery training mandates for commercial air carriers;
  • Use current resources to train for upset recovery/stall prevention; and
  • Understand data that indicates loss of control in-flight is the leading cause of accidents in commercial aviation.
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Best Practices for Transitioning from Paper to Digital Charts

Session Sponsor: Jeppesen Aviation

Presented by Jeff Buhl, 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.
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Update on the Future Air Navigation System (FANS)

Presented by Carey Miller, Universal Avionics Systems Corporation

Datalink mandates are coming quickly for business aircraft operators conducting flights in the North Atlantic and Europe. Now is the time to learn about these mandates and the implementation of FANS. During this session, Attendees will learn how to:

  • Understand the history of FANS and current datalink issues;
  • Determine timelines and compliance requirements for FANS; and
  • Calculate equipage costs for datalink equipment.

Forum Sponsors

Airbus Corporate Jets
  Centerpoint Aviation Law PLLC
Univeral Weather

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