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NBAA Flight Plan is a regular podcast featuring business aviation news and information for people on the go. Each issue provides an overview of important developments affecting NBAA Members, and the Association's work to advocate for their interests. Listen to NBAA Flight Plan to hear the latest operational, regulatory and legislative news, and what it means for companies of all sizes, all across the U.S., that rely on business aviation to succeed. Subscribe to the NBAA Flight Plan podcast via iTunes or listen to past issues by clicking on the links below.

Recent Issues

Oct. 17, 2016
Business Aviation Champion Arnold Palmer: In His Own Words
Arnold Palmer was the quintessential golfer, bringing the game to the masses. And he did the same for business aviation – championing the industry since he began flying in the 1950s. Palmer took his first lesson in 1956 in Latrobe, PA, and a short time later flew to an exhibition in Akron, OH. "When I went to the exhibition, I was thinking golf and flying, and when I came back home, I was thinking flying," Palmer told NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen shortly before his passing on Sept. 25 at age 87. NBAA is dedicating its 2016 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) to Palmer, and paying tribute to his lasting legacy to the industry. For more of Palmer’s thoughts on business aviation, listen to this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
Sept. 26, 2016
Podcast: Antaya Counts on Business Aviation to Keep High-Tech Equipment Safe
Antaya Science & Technology is developing a particle accelerator for proton beam therapy that delivers targeted doses of radiation to cancer cells. This work requires transporting a delicate electromagnet to vendors that make specialty components. This equipment can’t just travel by truck or commercial airline – only business aviation can ensure it gets to where it needs to go, said Dr. Timothy Antaya. Learn more about Antaya Science & Technology in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
Sept. 19, 2016
Podcast: Filing PIREPs Can Improve Safety
Pilot reports – or PIREPs – are vital for safe operations, said John Kosak, program manager, weather, NBAA Air Traffic Services. The real-time weather updates are, “A fantastic way to get weather [information] out,” he said. “It really is the best way while we’re in the air to communicate information.” The NTSB has said improving PIREPs is on its list of most wanted safety improvements, and “it really is potentially a matter of life or death,” Kosak said. Learn more about the importance of PIREPs in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
Sept. 12, 2016
Clearing Up Misconceptions About Flying to Cuba
Though U.S.-Cuba relations have improved, there is still much for business aviation operators to take into account before planning a flight. "There is a misnomer that Cuba is wide open," said Kathy Self, director of corporate compliance at Universal Weather and Aviation. "It is still an embargoed country, and making sure that you have a proper license to travel to Cuba is important." Attorney Jonathan Epstein said the rules of who can fly to Cuba can be complex. For example, if an aircraft is leased, financed or owned by third party, it may be prohibited from operating to Cuba even if it's not a violation of law. "The concern of a financer may go beyond what the law requires," he said. For more information on flying to Cuba, listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
Aug. 29, 2016
Part 107 UAS Regulations Take Effect Aug. 29
Following years of collaboration between regulators and industry representatives, including NBAA, the FAA's rules for the commercial operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) will take effect on Aug. 29. "The implementation of Part 107 is a milestone toward the sensible introduction of small UAS into the national airspace system," said Bob Lamond, NBAA director of air traffic services and infrastructure. Learn more about the rules for sUAS in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast, sponsored by Jet Quest.
Aug. 22, 2016
RWSL Designed to Eliminate Runway Confusion, Improve Safety
The Runway Status Lights (RWSL) system is likely coming to an airport near you soon, with 17 airports across the country scheduled to have RWSL by the end of 2017. RWSL is a fully automatic advisory safety system designed to reduce the number and severity of runway incursions, and prevent runway accidents while not interfering with airport operations. “This whole system runs in the background as an additional layer of safety,” noted Bridget Gee, from the National Air Traffic Controllers Association. But it can also lead to confusion for pilots, who may receive instructions from ATC that are inconsistent with the lighting system. Gee advises, “If the lights are in conflict with ATC instruction, just don’t go.” Learn more about RWSL in NBAA Flight Plan podcast, sponsored by Jet Quest.
Aug. 15, 2016
NBAA Highlights Election-Related TFR Information
As the presidential race comes down to a November finish, NBAA has made it easier to find information members need on election-related temporary flight restrictions (TFRs). “The information we present comes directly from FAA security, and we think it gives our members a much clearer and concise picture of the situation,” said Dean Snell, NBAA manager of air traffic services. Read more about presidential TFRs.
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Aug. 8, 2016
NBAA Young Professionals Group Introduces New Advisory Council
NBAA’s Young Professionals in Business Aviation (YoPro) announced the formation of its inaugural YoPro Council, a leadership team tasked with overseeing the group’s efforts to build relationships between emerging leaders in the industry. The 25 young professionals on the council will be responsible for planning YoPro events and initiatives. “Our goal with YoPro is to provide a community for young professionals looking to make their mark on business aviation, and the experience and enthusiasm our new council members bring will be crucial to that effort,” said Sierra Grimes, YoPro founder and NBAA’s manager of registration. Learn more about the new leadership team in this week's NBAA Flight Plan.
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Aug. 1, 2016
Tips for Flying Into Rio During the Olympics
Brazil has instituted special rules for aviators flying to Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games, to be held from Aug. 5 to 21. Cynthia Oliveira, director of operations at Lider Aviation, discusses the hot topics that will affect business aircraft operators during the games, including visa requirements, airport slot systems, hours of operation and what you should know about the Zika virus. Learn more about preparing to fly to Rio in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast, sponsored by Jet Quest.NBAA Flight Plan podcast
July 25, 2016
NBAA Safety Committee Cultivates Safety Leadership
With more than 60 members and an industry-wide reputation for leadership in promoting safe operations, the NBAA Safety Committee plans to step up its efforts to identify individuals who will serve on the front-line in supporting safety in the years to come. Anyone can be a safety leader, noted committee Vice Chairman David Ryan. “Safety transcends an entire organization,” he said. “Our values for our Safety Committee, and the ones that we promote in future safety leaders, are values such as professionalism, leadership, engagement. These individuals need to be innovative, they need to be progressive thinkers and we always need to try to stay ahead in developing pools for these people to succeed.” Listen to this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast, sponsored by Jet Quest, for more on developing safety leaders.NBAA Flight Plan podcast
July 18, 2016
What’s the Latest on Drone Policies?
New regulations that apply to small unmanned aircraft systems (s-UAS) weighing less than 55 pounds will go into effect Aug. 27. However, rules that apply to the operation of UAS weighing more than 55 pounds will generally be covered under FAR Part 91-57A, according to Bob Lamond, NBAA's director of air traffic services and infrastructure. "While s-UAS rules go into effect at the end of next month, rules governing standard UAS – those weighing more than 55 pounds – really won't differ from those covering manned aircraft," said Lamond, who serves on the FAA's UAS Aviation Rulemaking Committee. Listen to this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast, sponsored by Jet Quest, for more on new s-UAS regulations.NBAA Flight Plan podcast
July 11, 2016
NBAA Keeps Connected With Local, Regional Groups
In 2014, NBAA created the Local and Regional Group Committee to act as a conduit of information between local groups and NBAA, and provide these groups an opportunity to work together and share best practices. This week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast, sponsored by jet Quest, examines the committee and its work. .NBAA Flight Plan podcast
June 27, 2016
Meet Alex Gertsen, NBAA's Expert on Airports and Access
Since Jeff Gilley retired from NBAA in 2015, Alex Gertsen has served as the association's director of airports and ground infrastructure. He comes to NBAA from the American Association of Airport Executives, and his love of aviation goes back to standing on the flight line with his grandfather, an Air Force veteran. A pilot himself, Gertsen works with the NBAA Access Committee to ensure access at airports across the country. "Alex's role is to monitor the situation [at important airports such as] Santa Monica Municipal (SMO) and East Hampton (HTO)," said Access Committee Chairman Gabriel Andino, "to keep an eye on the situation and provide feedback."
Learn more about Gertsen and the Access Committee in this week's NBAA Flight Plan, sponsored by Jet Quest.NBAA Flight Plan podcast
June 20, 2016
Three Takeaways From Recent Mental-Fitness Recommendations for Pilots
The FAA has released recommendations from an aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) tasked with providing the agency input on how to assess and improve flight crew members' mental fitness for duty. The committee's recommendations include enhanced aviation medical examiner (AME) training and pilot assistance programs designed to help pilots who are experiencing emotional issues that could affect flight deck performance. "There has to be trust between the pilot; the FAA, and its designated representative, the AME; and the pilot's employer," said Dr. Quay Snyder, ARC member and president and CEO of the Aviation Medicine Advisory Service. Learn more about the recommendations.
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June 13, 2016
Keep Your Data Secure in the Air and on the Ground
It's easy these days for even cyber-savvy people to fall victim to internet security threats, noted Josh Wheeler, manager, training operations with Satcom Direct. For example, he said, an FBO advertises free wifi, and you connect – without a password – to what looks like a network with a name similar to the FBOs. But the unprotected network isn't connected with the FBO, and the user's data is compromised.
Wheeler shares three tips for keeping data secure in the air and on the ground in this week's NBAA Flight Plan, sponsored by Jet Quest.NBAA Flight Plan podcast
June 6, 2016
Breaking Patterns is Key to Preventing Pilot Human Error
In business aviation, pilots have to be smart, so how could two trained instructors flying together run out of gas mid-flight? Pat Daily, from Convergent Performance, attributes it to a person's "error fingerprint," something he says we all have. "Sometimes, even if they have that sense of unease, they will kind of bluster their way through it saying it's never going to happen, because it hasn't happened to them before." Daily will address this issue at an NBAA Professional Development Program course, Sept. 12 and 13 in Washington, DC.
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May 23, 2016
NBAA Has Answers to Your Federal Excise Tax Questions
For Part 135 air charter operators, and some Part 91 flight departments, federal excise tax (FET) on commercial transportation of passengers generates challenging questions on an almost daily basis. "I see people getting tripped up on the international flights where they're stopping someplace before they travel on," said Mark Dennen, chief financial officer at Solairus Aviation and a member of NBAA's Tax Committee. "If you're flying the 48 [continental] states, which is the majority of charter trips, it's a pretty straight forward calculation. But it's when you're going different places outside the country, or Alaska and Hawaii, where most people have issues."
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May 16, 2016
Meet CAN's New Executive Director, Gina Russo
Gina Russo recently took over as executive director of the Corporate Angel Network (CAN), which provides flights for cancer patients and their families on business aircraft – free of charge. Russo comes to CAN from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, where she ran its patient services programs. "I think we've got the right person here. I think she knows what she's doing and she's going to be a natural for this," said Peter Fleiss, CAN's executive director emeritus. "CAN is going to move forward as a result."
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May 9, 2016
Flight Management Systems Can Help, or Challenge Single-Pilot Operators
While a flight management system (FMS) is designed to make things easier for a pilot, it can also make flying more difficult. An FMS helps a pilot keep track of where they are, fuel burn, weather and traffic conditions and more, but, "if you're so overly focused on how to do the FMS, it takes away a lot of your time from flying the airplane and managing it," said pilot Long Nguyen. Also, he said, FMS can vary from airplane to airplane, so pilots must take the time to familiarize themselves with a system before take-off.
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May 2, 2016
Training Critical to Avoiding Runway Excursions
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. "The survivability data is on the side of those who decide to go." NBAA Safety Committee member Ben Kohler, who heads up the Technical Excellence Working Group, added that most emergencies will happens 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.
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April 25, 2016
New Study Documents Substantial Business Aviation Benefits for Europe
European business aviation employs 371,000 Europeans either directly or indirectly, contributing a total of €146 billion ($165 billion) to the European Union economy, according to a new study about the benefits the industry brings to Europe. The study, conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton in collaboration with Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt (DLR), was commissioned by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA). The study also confirmed that business aviation has a significant induced effect on the EU economy, said Arthur Thomas, EBAA’s liaison with Booz Allen Hamilton.
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April 18, 2016
Podcast: Ensure You Are Mentally Fit to Fly
Being "fit to fly" is more than just a physical condition, it's also a mental one. "We're talking about having both the cognitive ability to process information, as well as the emotional stability," said Dr. Dan Danzyck, a fellow in aerospace medicine at the Mayo Clinic. Danzyck said issues such as inability to sleep and difficulty concentrating on day-to-day tasks could be two signs that help is needed.
This week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast, sponsored by Jet Quest, looks at the issue of mental fitness, and provides suggestions on where to turn for help.NBAA Flight Plan podcast
April 11, 2016
Podcast: AsBAA Working to Grow Business Aviation in Asia
As ABACE2016 kicks off this week in Shanghai, China, Charlie Mularski, chairman of the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) discusses opportunities for the industry in Asia. Though China may be experiencing challenges, other countries in the region "are helping out with diversification of the market and a lot more activity that we didn't see in the past," he said.
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April 4, 2016
Local Aviation Groups Answer NBAA’s Call to Support Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill
Local and regional aviation groups have answered NBAA’s Call to Action in support the Senate’s version of FAA reauthorization legislation, which does not include provisions for a privatized ATC system, and that support is making a difference. “We support the Senate version of the FAA reauthorization bill,” said Jeff Smith, vice president for operations at the Eastern Regional Helicopter Council. “I can easily imagine that if we didn’t own the airspace through the FAA, and had to go hat-in-hand to the managers of a privately run ATC system, helicopter operations in the Northeast wouldn’t be taken into consideration at all.” Read more about groups that have answered the Call to Action and listen to an NBAA Flight Plan podcast, sponsored by jet Quest, about the issue.
March 28, 2016
Contact Congress Tool Gets NBAA Members' Voices Heard in FAA Reauthorization
With the full Senate expected to vote on its version of the FAA reauthorization bill in early April, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen said now is the time for NBAA members to contact senators in the support of the legislation. "We have an opportunity to let all of the senators know before they vote on the legislation that this is a good bill and it deserves to be passed," he said. NBAA's Contact Congress tool is an easy and effective way to contact the Senate, he added, and since NBAA issued it's first call to action – asking members to oppose the House version of the bill – "we have seen a response from our members that has been off the charts."
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March 14, 2016
Podcast: Let Congress Know ATC Privatization Would be a Mistake
The Alliance for Aviation Across America has posted a petition on asking for support in the fight against ATC privatization. "It is basically telling people join us in sending a message to Congress that we do not want to privatize our air traffic control system," Executive Director Selena Shilad said. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast and learn how to join the fight against ATC privatization.
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March 7, 2016
Podcast: Court Battle Over SMO Continues This Week
It's a big week in ongoing battle over Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO), as the decades-old fight between airport users and city leaders heads to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on March 11 for oral arguments on the city's claim that the document transferring SMO from federal hands to the city was faulty. Alex Gertsen, NBAA's director of airports and ground infrastructure said, "The court has already ruled, the city appealed and we're continuing to argue about this." NBAA's Western Regional Representatives Stacy Howard said the city continues to make it difficult for association members and holders of master leases at the airport to stay in business. However, NBAA remains steadfast in its support for SMO, and will continue to fight to keep SMO open. Get the latest on SMO in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Feb. 29, 2016
The Battle Against Privatized ATC Continues: Get Involved
Although U.S. House and Senate leaders will consider a short-term extension for FAA funding authority beyond the existing March 31 deadline, the reality is that the industry must remain vigilant against FAA reauthorization proposals for privatizing air traffic control, as contained in H.R. 4441. NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen said there's still a critical need for industry stakeholders to let their representatives know that such a scenario would hurt business aviation. "The House is still working to find a path to the floor for H.R. 4441, and the Senate is expected to introduce its own FAA reauthorization measure soon," noted Bolen. Hear Bolen explain how people can take action today in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Feb. 22, 2016
Taking a Look at ICAO's Effort to Reduce Aircraft Carbon Emissions
For the first time, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has come up with proposed standards to reduce aircraft carbon emissions worldwide. "The very smallest of the business aviation aircraft would be exempt, so that would be generally aircraft under 12,500 pounds," noted NBAA's Chief Operating Office Steve Brown. "It's only when you get to larger aircraft, where you have larger fuel burns and therefore more emissions, that its useful to try and measure emissions and apply technology to make significant reductions in the future that are beneficial." ICAO will vote on the plan later this year, and Browns said he is "cautiously optimistic" it will pass. Learn more about the ICAO proposal in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Feb. 8, 2016
Leadership in a Time of Crisis
Every day could be a day when your leadership skills could be tested to the limit, said leadership expert Dr. Tony Kern, who is speaking at NBAA's Leadership Conference, Feb. 22 to 24 in San Antonio, TX. "Aviation is dynamic, and it can quickly evolve from simple decisions to incredible complexity," he said. "When it seems overwhelming, Kern suggested, find the one thing you do understand, deal with that and then look at the problem again. Learn more on Kern's thoughts on leadership in this week's NBAA Flight Plan.
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Feb. 1, 2016
FAA Reauthorization Battle Intensifies
The most significant change in U.S. aviation history is being proposed – a privatized ATC system funded by user fees – and NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen urges members to act now and make their voices heard. "We have seen privatized systems in other parts of the world that have restricted access, that have given priority to commercial operations over non-commercial operations, that have effectively eroded small-town access to major finance centers," Bolen said, adding that such a system in this country, "has the potential to be devastating for business aviation." Bolen again urged stakeholders to use NBAA's Contact Congress online resource and ask lawmakers to oppose any proposal for privatization. Get more information about the threat of ATC privatization in this week's NBAA Flight Plan.
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Jan. 25, 2016
Engaged Employees Lead to Satisfied Customers
Fostering employee engagement represents a revolution in corporate philosophy, according to Mark Fernandes, chief leadership officer at Luck Companies, who oversees the flight department. It used to be "customers first." But now, he said, it is "employees first." "Engage them and they in turn will treat the customer well," said Fernandes, who will present on this topic at NBAA's 2016 Leadership Conference, Feb. 22 to 24 in San Antonio, TX. Learn more about engagement in this week's NBAA Flight Plan.
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Jan. 11, 2016
Discussions with CBP Key to Alleviating Customs Issues for Members
Sarah Wolf, NBAA's senior manager for security and facilitation said, "The dialogue that has been going on between CBP and NBAA has opened up new lines of communication. Having more access to [CBP's General Aviation Program Manager] Eric [Rodriguez] at events, working with the GA working group that CBP has put together to try and focus on specific GA and business aviation products to help the members have a more seamless inbound/outbound experience when they're dealing with customs" are all examples of how keeping the lines of communication open can help members. Learn more on NBAA's efforts to form a closer relationship with CBP in this week's NBAA Flight Plan.
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Jan. 4, 2016
Contact Congress To Tell Lawmakers No To Privatized ATC Funded With User Fees
With a fight against ATC privatization funded through user fees looming in Washington, DC, NBAA members are encouraged to use the online Contact Congress tool to let lawmakers know the detrimental impact such a plan would have on the industry. "Our community is politically aware and understands that we may need to reach out to elected officials on a sustained, continuous basis to make sure before they vote they know how it will effect their constituents," said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. Learn more about the upcoming fight against ATC privatization in this week's NBAA Flight Plan.
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Dec. 28, 2015
FAA Reauthorization, UAS and Maintaining Access Dominated Headlines in 2015
NBAA was actively involved in many issues in 2015, with some of the most prominent being the incorporation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the national airspace system, and maintaining business aviation's access to airports around the country, including East Hampton Airport (HTO) in New York and Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) in California. But perhaps the biggest issue facing the industry this year was a proposal – as part of FAA reauthorization – to privatize the air traffic control system and fund it through user fees. With a March 2016 deadline looming for FAA reauthorization, that's an issue NBAA members will likely hear a lot about in the new year. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for a look back at 2015.
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Dec. 21, 2015
Industry Stakeholders Urged to Contact Congress About Opposing Privatized ATC Funded Through User Fees
NBAA's online Contact Congress tool provides members with a quick and easy way to contact their lawmakers and ask them to oppose any proposals that would create a privatized ATC system funded through user fees. "We've been amplifying it to our membership," said David Small of Cox Enterprises, a board member at the Georgia Business Aviation Association. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more information.
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Dec. 14, 2015
SDC2016 a Must-Attend Event for Schedulers, Dispatchers
Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee Chairwoman Eve Gregory said the 2016 Schedulers & Dispatches Conference (SDC20160 will have offers attendees information they can immediately put into action at their jobs. "Our main focus has been to enhance personal development and engagement at the conference," she said. "We've innovated with regard to live learning, engaging attendees through use of the app, opportunities to create experiences in the learning events and making networking sessions easier to attend." Learn more about SDC2016.
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Dec. 7, 2015
Experts Discuss Importance of Aircraft Use Policies
The current issue of Business Aviation Insider magazine looks at how to set up an aircraft use policy, and experts say in certain situations – such as when two people request that aircraft for the same time period – having such a policy in place is indispensible. "I always tell clients your biggest asset's not on the balance sheet, it's the morale of your employees," said Cliff Maine, chairman of the Aviation Law Group at law firm Barnes & Thornburg. "That's a real important thing in how you deal with conflicts, and try and let everyone know they're important and part of the team." Without a use policy in place, you run the risk of playing favorites. Learn more about how an aircraft use policy can be invaluable in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Nov. 23, 2015
Schedulers and Dispatchers Give Back at SDC2016
In addition to education sessions and networking events, NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2016) includes opportunities for the expected 3,000 attendees to give back and help those in need. Conference Chairwoman Eve Gregory said the event is one again holding a Pay It Forward clothing drive, which provides gently used business clothes to men and women looking to get back into the workforce. Additionally, this year attendees can take part in a two-hour packing event with Feeding America Tampa Bay, which provides backpacks of food for children to bring home on weekends. SDC2016 takes place Jan. 19 to 22 in Tampa, FL. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more information.
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Nov. 16, 2015
NBAA2015 Has Landed in Las Vegas
It's finally here – NBAA2015 opens this week in Las Vegas and the show is packed with events not to be missed, as well as must-see aircraft and other products. NBAA Senior Vice President of Conventions and Membership Chris Strong said some of those can't-miss areas are the static displays at Henderson Executive Airport and the Las Vegas Convention Center. "We will have 85 plus aircraft on [outdoor static] display and the latest technologies. It's a beautiful setting, something that our attendees can't miss. Complimenting that this year, in the convention hall we will also have a static display with 17 aircraft, which is the biggest indoor static we've ever had and it looks to be just sensational." For more must-see's at NBAA2015, listen this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Nov. 9, 2015
Networking Session at NBAA2015 to Highlight Grassroots Advocacy
As a debate continues in Washington over an FAA reauthorization bill, local and regional groups are gearing up to fight any proposals that would be harmful to business aviation. Don Hitch, chairman of NBAA's Local and Regional Group Committee, suggests anyone involved in local groups come to the NBAA Local and Regional Networking Session at 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at NBAA2015 and learn more about how they can get involved. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more information. Learn more in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Nov. 2, 2015
NBAA2015 Looks to the Future of Unmanned Flight
The Department of Transportation wants all unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the U.S. to be registered, and NBAA is part of the working group on that issue. "We have been proponents of having UAS safely integrated into the NAS [National Airspace System] for a decade or more now, so we feel it is a good fit for us to be on this task force," said Sarah Wolf, NBAA senior manager of security and facilitation. Wolf noted that NBAA is offering NBAA2015 attendees education on UAS with two sessions taking place at the show. Seminars will address the maturation of "detect and avoid" UAS technology, and existing and potential uses of UAS in business aviation. The topic also will be covered at Careers in Business Aviation Day on Nov. 19. Learn more about UAS sessions at NBAA2015 in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Oct. 26, 2015
Eye-Opening Information About Sleep
One of the hottest topics in business aviation is how to balance a day of flying with the need for much-needed rest. Dr. Steven Altchuler, from the aerospace medicine team at the Mayo Clinic, has several recommendations to help flight crews adjust to work hours that often extend beyond 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For example, "Ideally you want to set your watch and you want your body to live on that watch time wherever the sun happens to be at any point in time," he said. Learn more in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Oct. 19, 2015
Why Should Your Company Help Corporate Angel Network?
Corporate Angel Network (CAN) relies on business aviation to support its mission of connecting caner patients and their families with treatment centers around the country. But companies that support the cause say they get as much as out the experience as the patients do. "It is such a little thing for the corporation to share those empty seats on your plane…and the [patients and families] are generally so nice and so grateful and just so happy that we made the experience a little bit better for their loved one," noted Pat Cunningham of PepsiCo. "It makes you want to do it as much as you can." Another way to support CAN is through the silent auction at the NBAA/CAN Soiree, taking place Nov. 18 at NBAA2015. Learn more about CAN in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Oct. 5, 2015
At NBAA2015: A Soiree to Save Lives
The Business aviation industry is generous in helping those in need, and one of the organizations benefiting from this kindness is the Corporate Angel Network (CAN), which flies cancer patients and their families to and from treatment. CAN flew it's 48,000 patient earlier this year, and credits the more than 500 organizations that support its mission with saving lives. "We save lives and extend lives and a lot of these patients couldn't get the treatment they need if we weren't able to get them there," said CAN Executive Director, Emeritus Peter Fleiss. The NBAA/CAN Soiree, held every year at NBAA's convention, raises money for this worthy cause. This year's soiree is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Venetian Hotel. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more information.
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Sept. 28, 2015
Local, Regional Groups Gear Up for NBAA2015
The strong relationship between NBAA and local and regional groups business aviation group will once again be evident at NBAA's convention, with a networking session set for Nov. 18. The networking session is designed specifically to foster interaction between groups and a sharing of best practices among peers. In addition, NBAA's Local and Regional Group Committee will meet at convention. "This is our second year of the Local and Regional Group Committee, and once again we've expanded so much of what we do in partnership with the local and regional groups," said Steve Hadley, director of NBAA's regional programs and Southwest regional representative. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more about the Local and Regional Group networking Session.
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Sept. 21, 2015
NBAA Subcommittee to Address Needs of Smaller Operations
More than 80 percent of the operators that are NBAA Members represent small flight departments – defined as having one or two aircraft and a similar number of employees. That is roughly half of NBAA’s Membership, and so the Small Flight Department Subcommittee hopes to address the needs of these constituents. “Interest in this effort has been overwhelming,” said subcommittee Chair David Keys, who manages the flight department at Peace River Citrus Products in Florida. “When [NBAA staff liaison] Brian Koester told me how many people (more than 50) expressed an interest in the Small Flight Department Subcommittee, I felt we’d hit a nerve.” This week’s podcast looks at the works of this NBAA subcommittee. Learn more about the Small Flight Department Subcommittee.
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Sept. 14, 2015
NBAA's Strategic Focus Teams Boost Effectiveness of Association Committees
About 10 years ago, NBAA created strategic focus teams to open new lines of communication among business aviation leaders serving on NBAA's standing committees. "NBAA has a strong history of having volunteer committees within different specialties within the industry," said Director of Educational Development and Strategy Jo Damato, CAM, adding these teams allow committee leaders to "interact with each other, to learn from each other, share ideas, share best practices." The group of about 50 volunteers meets each fall, along with staff liaisons, to discuss goals for the upcoming year.
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Aug. 31, 2015
NBAA Scholarships: Easier Than Ever to Apply
The NBAA Charities scholarship program offers nearly $100,000 annually in cash awards as tuition reimbursement for enrolled students, and nearly the same amount in monetary and training awards for working professionals in business aviation. And now, it's even easier to apply for one of the 15 available scholarships. "We just launched our online process. It's 100 percent online," said Tyler Austin, NBAA's project manager, professional development. The new process also allows applicants to save information, such as a resume or reference letters, to use when applying for future awards. Learn more about NBAA's new, online scholarship process.
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Aug. 24, 2015
NBAA Members Active in Support of SoCal Metroplex
FAA adoption of the SoCal Metroplex Project will improve the safety and efficiency of Southern California airspace for all operators. "NBAA unequivocally supports this metroplex effort, as it will greatly benefit business aircraft operations in Southern California," said Bob Lamond, NBAA's director air traffic services and infrastructure. Importantly, operators in Southern California have stepped up and have become involved in the process to make sure that some of the non-commercial airports frequently by business aviation are included in the metroplex plan. Read more on this issue.
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Aug. 17, 2015
Ask Your Legislator to Join the GA Caucus
NBAA Vice President for Government Affairs Dick Doubrava said it is important for NBAA Members to reach out to lawmakers, especially while they are in their home districts for the August recess. If your legislators are not yet members of the GA Caucus, Doubrava suggested using the Contact Congress tool to urge them to join. "Explain to them how important general aviation is to your business and to our economy," Doubrava said. "Visit with them and make your voice heard because there's no more important time than right now." Read more on the GA Caucus.
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Aug. 10, 2015
NBAA Advocates for Airport Access On Both Coasts
On both the East and West Coasts, NBAA is fighting for Members to have continued access to airports. Western Regional Representative Stacy Howard noted that access to several California airports is at risk – including Burbank, Van Nuys and Santa Monica. Meanwhile, at New York's East Hampton Airport (HTO), NBAA continues to fight against an "onerous curfew" now in place, said Northeast Regional Representative Dean Saucier. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan for more on what NBAA is doing to ensure continued airport access.
Aug. 3, 2015
Personal Stories Best Illustrate Business Aviation's Importance
During the summer, members of Congress will make appearances at local events, providing NBAA Members unparalleled opportunities to talk with them about how the creation of a privatized air traffic control system funded by user fees could hurt business aviation. Learn more about advocacy opportunities for NBAA Members.
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July 27, 2015
Interested in Weather? Join NBAA's Weather Subcommittee
The NBAA Access Committee's Weather Subcommittee is looking to add members and increase participation in the group. "The goal is to recruit a diverse group of NBAA Members that represent all operational disciplines – from schedulers and dispatchers to pilots and cabin crewmembers – thereby providing the business aviation perspective to the greater weather community," according to John Kosak, NBAA Air Traffic Services (NBAA ATS) specialist. "We want anybody who is concerned about how do I make it easier, how do I make it so I can get better information regarding weather." Learn more about NBAA's Weather Subcommittee.
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July 20, 2015
NBAA Member Benefits Abound This Week at AirVenture
The Association will be on hand this week in Oshkosh at EAA's AirVenture, offering an air-conditioned tent to relax in, as well as a chance to join NBAA for a discount. Additionally, "Each day at AirVenture we'll hold a drawing for one free registration to NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015) in Las Vegas," said Kirby Konz, NBAA marketing project manager. As in the past, NBAA will also make its back porch available for Members and visitors to get out of the sun and view the daily AirVenture air show performances from comfortable, shaded seats. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for Learn more about the Association's participation at AirVenture.
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July 13, 2015
Regional, Local Business Aviation Groups Answer NBAA's 'Call to Action'
In response to a proposal that would privatize the air traffic control system, and pay for it with the help of user fees, NBAA issued a "Call to Action," and business aviation groups answered the call. "We've got 25 local and regional groups that have written letters from the chairman or president of the group," said NBAA's Director Regional Programs Steve Hadley. Shelly deZevallos, president of Texans for General Aviation was among those who responded, and she urged others to do so too. "Call [your congressman], voice your concern, speak to their office let them know why you're against it. It will impact safety. It will impact the economy," she said. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan for more on NBAA's Call to Action.
July 6, 2015
New AsBAA Chair Hopes to Address Hot Spots in Region
Charles Mularski, new chairman of the Asian Business Aviation Association, said he hopes to address some of the "hot spots" business operators encounter in Asia. For example, In Beijing, there is only a single FBO, and in Hong Kong, there is virtually no space for business aircraft parking. "We're overcoming cultural differences and plan to grow the membership by 20 percent this year," he said. "Operators are seeing the value of our organization and they're beginning to share, trust and build a real community." Read more on plans to grow the Asian Business Aviation Association.
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June 25, 2015
Use NBAA's Contact Congress Tools, Make Your Voice Heard
Let lawmakers know that the business aviation industry opposes plans to privatize ATC and institute a user-fee system by using our Contact Congress tools. NBAA's resources allow Members to send letters directly to their congressional representatives, or use Twitter to send pre-worded messages and let lawmakers know the current proposal is unacceptable. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more on NBAA's Call to Action.NBAA Flight Plan podcast
June 22, 2015
Sources of Global Security Information to be Discussed at NBAA2015
International security experts Robert Olislagers and John Sullivan will present an education session on sources of overseas safety information at NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015), Nov. 17 to 19 in Las Vegas. For example, Olislagers said one good central source of aviation security information is the Department of Homeland Security Information Network, which bills itself as "The Trusted Information Sharing Environment." Learn more about global security.
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June 15, 2015
Cultural, Procedural Differences Need to be Considered in International Flying
Operators need to be mindful of cultural and procedural differences when flying internationally, said Gary Tucker, a pilot for the Ball Corporation who has flown globally for 15 years. Tucker, who also serves as technical coordinator of the NBAA International Operators Committee, shares his top five tips for international flying, including being prepared for Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft in Europe and flying the clearance, not the flight plan, on an international overwater flight. Learn important tips for international operations.
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June 8, 2015
NBAA Offering PDP Courses in Washington, DC
In September, NBAA is offering Members a chance to visit the nation's capital and prepare to move up the business aviation career ladder. The Association is hosting two Professional Development Program (PDP) courses at its headquarters. "Regulatory Compliance and Documentation" takes place Sept. 14, followed by "Goal Achievement and Performance Reviews" on Sept. 15. And while at NBAA, "you have the opportunity to sit down face-to-face with folks in the operations division, or in membership, or conventions and marketing," said Tyler Austin, who coordinates NBAA's PDP courses. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more on the upcoming PDP courses.
June 1, 2015
NBAA Keeps Members Informed During Hurricanes
Before, during and after a hurricane, NBAA Members can count on the Association to keep them up-to-date with the latest information. "We'll include information on any airports or facilities where FAA personnel have been evacuated and are therefore considered 'ATC Zero,'" said NBAA Air Traffic Services (ATS) Weather Specialist John Kosak. "The important thing to remember is that these storms are huge, and damaging winds can reach out more than 100 miles from the center of the storm. So the information we put that in the airspace alerts reflects that as well." Read more on hurricane preparedness.
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May 18, 2015
Chicago Vertiport Has Budding Partnership With DuPage Airport
Mike Conklin, president of the Chicago Vertiport, estimates as many as 26 helicopter operations could be conducted daily at the new facility, helped in part by a budding partnership with nearby DuPage Airport (DPA). Learn more about the new Chicago Vertiport.
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May 11, 2015
NBAA Tailors Safety Program to Meet Needs of Alaskan Operators
The Association recently held its first safety workshop in Alaska, where pilots often face a different operating environment than they would elsewhere in the U.S. "NBAA Members that operate in Alaska often land on snow or gravel runways," noted NBAA Chief Operating Officer Steve Brown. "Many of those are short runways that require high-performance takeoffs and landings. And because of the wildlife hazards at many of the more remote locations – including bears, wolves and other carnivores – often the first thing out of the airplane is the rifle." Learn more about the Alaska Safety Workshop.
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May 4, 2015
Fitness for Duty, Safety Trends, Among Topics at BASS
This year's Business Aviation Safety Summit, produced by the Flight Safety Foundation along with NBAA, will offer a number of sessions on hot topics in the business aviation industry. "It has been a leading-edge event where the focus isn't only on what you can take home with you today, but on pushing the bounds of safety exploration in our community, looking for new and perhaps yet-to-be-tested ways we can address common or emerging issues," said Doug Carr, NBAA's vice president of regulatory and international affairs. Learn more about BASS.
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April 27, 2015
Auburn University to Operate First UAS School in the Country
With unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) becoming more popular, the FAA has granted Auburn University approval to operate a new UAS Flight School as part of its Aviation Center. Auburn hopes to launch it's program in June, and will open the non-credit classes to anyone interested, not just Auburn students. "The reaction has been overwhelming," said Bill Hutto, director of Auburn's Aviation Center. "We've gotten inquires from as far away as Oregon State." While the curriculum is still evolving, Hutto anticipates offering courses in pipeline inspection, use in agriculture and law enforcement and more. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more on the new UAS school at Auburn.
April 20, 2015
NBAA's Maintenance Conference Offers Leadership, Technical Training
The NBAA Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2015), takes place May 5 to 7 in Portland, OR, and offers plenty of reasons to attend. "This is the one show a year dedicated to maintenance professionals to help you be a better maintenance professional, to help your flight department and to help you interact with all the exhibitors and the leaders in the industry that you do business with," said Jim Huntoon, chairman of this year's conference. Sessions cover leadership, regulatory issues, troubleshooting, NextGen mandates, budgeting and much more.
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April 13, 2015
NBAA Supports FAA Proposal for Scenario-Based Go-Around Training
A pilot is on the visual approach taking the aircraft all the way down to the runway, but just as wheels touch there's a gust of wind, and they bounce out of the touch-down zone. But, the end of the runway is approaching, so what does the pilot do? "I think a lot of pilots think once the aircraft touches down 'I am committed,' but you're not, you can go ahead and get out of there…and perform the go-around maneuver at that point," said JR Russell, chairman of ProActive Safety Systems and a member of NBAA's Safety Committee. The committee supports a recent FAA Safety Alert for Operators, which encourages "scenario-based go-around training into pilot training curricula." Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more on the importance of go-around training.
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April 6, 2015
NBAA to Lead Campaign Against Proposed Slot Restrictions at NY-Area Airports
The FAA is proposing restrictions on unscheduled access to the three main NY-area airports: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in New Jersey. "In our view the FAA has failed to justify why unscheduled access should be subject to such substantial reductions," said Doug Carr, NBAA's vice president of regulatory and international affairs. The comment period on this proposal runs through May 8, and Carr is urging NBAA Members and others potentially impacted by this change to submit comments opposing these restrictions. Learn more in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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March 30, 2015
NBAA Gathers Regional Leaders Together to Discuss Issues
This year's annual Local and Regional Group Leadership Roundtable is set for May 14 in Minneapolis, MN, and this one-day event allows business aviation industry leaders from around the country to meet and discuss best practices for running regional groups. Topics for discussion include: grant funding, how to implement an executive director and different types of IRS entity structure that groups can set up. "These groups share their experiences and at the same time share their challenges for sustainment," noted NBAA Director of Regional Programs Steve Hadley, who also serves as the Southwest regional representative. "They can strengthen themselves by collaboration." Register for the roundtable and listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more on this event.
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March 23, 2015
Kathy Perfetti rejoins IBAC
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) recently welcomed back Kathy Perfetti as senior advisor, regulatory affairs. She will serve as the IBAC observer on the Flight Operations Panel of the International Civil Aviation Organization, and as a member of the General Aviation Subgroup. Perfetti had previously directed IBAC's International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations from 2007 to 2011, and also spent 29 years with the FAA. "My role will be more of an industry advisor to provide the information to help government officials with their decision making, to be that liaison, to carry that industry voice to the table," she said. This week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast has more on Perfetti's return to IBAC.
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March 16, 2015
There's a New Way to Spot Troublesome Aviation Weather
Last fall, the Collaborative Convective Forecast Product (CCFP) was automated, becoming the Computerized Convective Forecast Product, allowing the Aviation Weather Center to expand CCFP coverage to 24 hours a day, year round. As a result, a new collaborative product was needed, and after years of work the Collaborative Aviation Weather Statement (CAWS) has been implemented. CAWS can highlight specific, smaller areas of concern. Air traffic managers will be able to make more accurate decisions regarding traffic management initiatives, and CAWS will help to reduce weather related delays throughout the national airspace system, said John Kosak, a specialist with NBAA's Air Traffic Services, who advised Members to make CAWS a part of their flight-planning routine. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more on CAWS.
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March 9, 2015
New Business Aviation Group Forms in Alabama
Business aviation leaders in Alabama recently met to form the new Alabama Business Aviation Association (ABAA). Ryan Waguespack, vice president of business development at Priority Jet, was instrumental in getting the new group off the ground. "The real need was the lack of network and the lack of communications," he said, adding he hopes the new organization will "provide a community to gather to communicate about operational and safety matters." One of the first orders of business, according to Waguespack, is giving business aviation operators a voice at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).
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March 2, 2015
Tip: Talk With A Doctor Before Flying to These Three Places
NBAA Members fly all over the world, and it's important to remember that medical safety is as important as personal safety, advised England-based Dr. Michael Braida, medical director for MedAire in Europe. Braida said the Democratic Republic of Congo, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean offer some of the most substantial health risks to operators. Learn more in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Feb. 19, 2015
NBAA Cautions: FAA's Final UAS Rules Still Some Time Off
On Feb. 15, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the FAA released a notice of proposed rulemaking for adopting a framework governing the commercial operation of s-UAS weighing less than 55 pounds. While NBAA's Director, Air Traffic Services and Infrastructure Bob Lamond called them a good first step, he also cautioned that nothing is final. Following a 60-day comment period on the proposal, it will likely be at least a year before a final rule is published. "Don't exhale yet," Lamond said. "This is a proposal." For more information, review NBAA's UAS resource page.
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Feb. 9, 2015
NBAA Continues to Monitor Updates on Use of UAS
While the industry is still waiting the FAA's proposed rule on the use of small, unmanned aircraft systems (s-UAS), NBAA is monitoring the situation and continuing to provide input on their use in the National Airspace System (NAS). Even when a proposed rule is released, it will still be about a year before a final rule is in place, said NBAA's Director of Air Traffic Services and Infrastructure Bob Lamond. NBAA has long maintained that safety needs to be a key concern with s-UAS, said Lamond, adding that geofencing technology, which keeps the devices away from areas they are not allowed, is a good example of ways to keep them from interfering with operators currently in the NAS. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast for an update on s-UAS.
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Feb. 2, 2015
FAA, NBAA Remind Operators to File Correct Flight Plans
The FAA issued an information for operators memo asking for operators to file accurate flight plans, due to an increasing number of inaccurate flight plans. "Occasionally, for whatever reason, operators need to make a change to that flight plan," said John Kosak, NBAA Air Traffic Services specialist. "The problem comes when they make that change incorrectly. They might cancel the flight plan, but it doesn't actually come out of the system, and now they've got two flight plans in the system and nobody's sure which one they want knows." Operators also need to reflect their aircraft's capabilities in their flight plan, Kosak said. Hear more in this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
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Jan. 26, 2015
NBAA Represents Members in NextGen Planning Meetings
Many NBAA efforts in NextGen planning meetings are based on Member input, according to NBAA Chief Operating Officer Steve Brown. Through a number of channels, NBAA Members are providing constant feedback on operations, equipment and costs. "All of that – literally dozens of times a day – helps us formulate recommendations for progressive improvement," he said. Listen to this week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast to learn more about the association's work on aviation modernization.
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Jan. 19, 2015
NBAA Supports Business Aviation Safety Summit
The Flight Safety Foundation's annual Business Aviation Safety Summit (BASS) has long had the support of NBAA. "This is one of the business aviation industry's premier safety events, an annual tradition and a platform for safety information that's vital to all aspects of our operations," said Mark Larsen, NBAA's senior manager for safety and flight operations. This year's BASS takes place May 13 and 14 in Weston, FL. Learn more about BASS.
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Jan. 12, 2015
CAN Continues Its Life-Saving Missions in 2015
Corporate Angel Network (CAN), which helps cancer patients and their families access life-saving medical help by arranging free travel to treatment using empty seats on business aircraft, flew 24 flights in its first year of operation in 1981. Today, the 563 company flight departments that participate in CAN annually fly as many as 2,700 cancer patients and family members to treatment facilities cross the country, according to CAN Executive Director Dick Koenig. "It almost feels like a privilege to be able to do this for a family that really needs something like this at this point in their lives," said Pat Cunningham, director of aviation for PepsiCo., which has participated in CAN for more than 25 years.
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Dec. 29, 2014
Podcast Looks to Year Ahead For Business Aviation
Even as the general aviation industry continues its gradual recovery from the Great Recession, the new year brings challenges both new and old for business aviation. NBAA Vice President of Government Affairs Dick Doubrava said three of the top challenges will be: reconstituting the general aviation caucuses in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, continuing the fight against proposed per-flight user fees and ensuring airport access for business aviation aircraft.
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Dec. 22, 2014
NBAA Advocacy Efforts Took Center Stage in 2014
Looking back at 2014, NBAA was actively involved in advocacy efforts on behalf of he business aviation industry. The year began with a proposal from the Obama administration to implement per-flight user fees. The Association led the fight against the plan, which was also met with strong, bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill, and eventually dismissed. NBAA also was active in advocating against an FAA proposal for mandatory sleep apnea testing and for extending certain tax provisions, including accelerated depreciation. Listen to a special year-end NBAA Flight Plan podcast for more on the issues that took center stage in 2014.
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Dec. 15, 2014
NBAA's New Connectivity Subcommittee Begins Work on Standards
Business aviation passengers expect to be able to work productively on the way to their destination, and that has sparked an ongoing revolution in data and voice connectivity. But, more connectivity means more people have to make more decisions about capabilities, standards and training. That's where NBAA's new Connectivity Subcommittee comes in. Part of NBAA's Maintenance Committee, the group recently met to begin discussions on establishing guidelines, noting that lack of standardization may be the biggest element that drives problems with technology in the cabin. This week's NBAA Flight Plan podcast has the story.
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Archived Issues

Dec. 8, 2014
NBAA Offers More Resources to Help With Winter-Weather Flying
Nov. 24, 2014
NBAA Continues Work on ADS-B Mandate
Nov. 17, 2014
Aviation Security Summit Offers Glimpse at New, High-Tech Solutions
Nov. 10, 2014
Operators Need to Be Aware of Coming Airspace Changes
Nov. 3, 2014
New Weather-Related Tools Will Allow for Greater Accuracy in Forecasts
Oct. 20, 2014
Events Geared Toward Future of Business Aviation at NBAA2014
Oct. 13, 2014
Earhart Hopes More Women Will Aim for Careers in Aviation
Oct. 6, 2014
NBAA Has Resources to Assist Single-Pilots’ Operations
Sept. 29, 2014
‘Climb Via’ Causing Confusion
Sept. 22, 2014
Industry Needs to Be Competitive to Keep Talented Employees
Sept. 15, 2014
5China Planning All-General Aviation Town
Sept. 8, 2014
More Airports Seeing Need for General Aviation Customs Facilities
Sept. 1, 2014
Business Aviation Has a Voice in North Carolina
Aug. 25, 2014
Engaging with Lawmakers is Key to Resolving Safety Issues
Aug. 18, 2014
IS-BAO Improved Annually Through Operator Input
Aug. 11, 2014
Operator Training Leads to Increased Safety
Aug. 4, 2014
NBAA Members Assist in Fight to Save Aviation Program in Massachusetts
July 28, 2014
NBAA Takes Weather Planning to the Next Level
July 21, 2014
NBAA Takes Part in GA Issues, Security Conference
July 14, 2014
Risk Assessment of Airports an Important Tool in Safe Operations
July 7, 2014
New Aircraft Transactions Guide a Useful Tool for Smaller Operations
June 30, 2014
Regional Business Aviation Leaders Learn From Peers at Second Annual Roundtable
June 23, 2014
NBAA Keeps Members Up-to-Date on Sleep-Apnea Proposals
June 16, 2014
Instruction Needed to Master New Cockpit Technology
June 9, 2014
NBAA, Regional Groups Work Together on Business Aviation Issues
June 2, 2014
NBAA Conducting Flight Department Manager Job Analysis Review Process
May 26, 2014
The Fight to Keep East Hampton Airport Open Escalates
May 19, 2014
Trust Is Key in Developing a Positive Safety Culture
May 12, 2014
NBAA Can Help Graduates Get Ahead in Business Aviation
May 5, 2014
Annual Roundtable Promotes Networking Among Regional Leaders
April 28, 2014
Professionalism Among NBAA Committee's Top Safety Focus Areas
April 21, 2014
New 'Climb Via,' 'Descend Via' Phraseology Makes Communication Easier
April 14, 2014
Education Is Key to Ensuring Pilots' Fitness for Duty
April 7, 2014
Optimism Prevails for Growth of Business Aviation in India
March 31, 2014
Podcast Series to Focus on Safety Areas
March 24, 2014
IBAC Looks to Continue Forging Relationships with Asian Operators
March 17, 2014
More Safety Programs Lead to Increased Cooperation
March 10, 2014
Administration Again Attempts to Impose Aviation User Fees
March 3, 2014
Challenges Remain Before Viable Supersonic Jet Comes to Market
Feb. 24, 2014
Air Traffic Services Subscribers to Benefit From New App
Feb. 12, 2014
All Pilots Should Become Familiar With AOA Indicator
Feb. 10, 2014
European Officials Hope to Open Up More Airport Slots to Business Aviation
Feb. 3, 2014
IBAC Looking at Refining IS-BAO for Single-Plane, Single-Pilot Operations
Jan. 27, 2014
Flying to Sochi During the Olympics? NBAA Has Six Tips for Successful Travel
Jan. 20, 2014
Boca Raton Forum to Feature Session on Networking in the Cabin
Jan. 13, 2014
Global Entry Program Highlighted at SDC2014
Jan. 6, 2014
Getting to Tokyo Gradually Getting Easier
Dec. 30, 2013
NBAA Looks Back on Two 2013 Milestones
Dec. 23, 2013
Government Shutdown, User Fees Dominated Headlines in 2013
Dec. 16, 2013
'Exhaustive' Process Leads to CAM Accreditation
Dec. 2, 2013
Business Aviation Made Easier with OpenAirplane
Dec. 2, 2013
Operators Flying to Colorado This Winter Should Plan Ahead
Nov. 25, 2013
What to Expect From IS-BAO in 2014
Nov. 18, 2013
Changes Expected for IS-BAO Program in 2014
Nov. 11, 2013
Georgia Program Helps Fill Business Aviation Jobs
Nov. 4, 2013
A Recognizes Importance of Working With Regional Groups
Oct. 28, 2013
When Considering Lasik, Look for an Experienced Doctor
Oct. 21, 2013
NBAA2013 Poised for Success
Oct. 14, 2013
Use Contact Congress to Ask for an End to the Shutdown
Oct. 7, 2013
NBAA Issues Call to Action
Sept. 30, 2013
Ask for Help When Advocating for Your Airport
Sept. 23, 2013
Weather Partners Meetings Set for NBAA2013
Sept. 16, 2013
Business Aviation Can Lead to Success for Companies in India
Sept. 9, 2013
Performance Management Systems Help Ensure Professionalism
Sept. 2, 2013
Revisions May Be Coming to Pilot's Bill of Rights
Aug. 26, 2013
NBAA's ATS Guides the Way During Storms
Aug. 19, 2013
iPad Session Set for Chicago Regional Forum
Aug. 12, 2013
Interns Spend Summer Promoting Flying, Helping Others
Aug. 5, 2013
NBAA Advocacy Leads to Improvement for Aviators in the Northeast
July 29, 2013
The Value of Relationship-Building With Your Airport's Ops Staff
July 22 2013
Know Your Passengers Preferences When Flying Overseas
July 15, 2013
A Summer Reading List for CAMs
July 8, 2013
NBAA Encourages Pilot Use of FileSmart
July 1, 2013
Technology Learning Curve a Safety Issue
June 24, 20113
Planning Ahead Key for Aviation Students Seeking Industry Jobs
June 17, 2013
Communication is Key to Avoiding Task Saturation
June 10, 2013
Why Intern at NBAA?
June 3, 2013
Five Steps to Starting a Regional Scholarship Program
May 27, 2013
A New Approach to Circling Approaches
May 20, 2013
EBAA Working to Curb Illegal European Charters
May 15, 2013
Safety a Major Focus at EBACE2013
May 13, 2013
CAM Certification: A Pathway to Professional Growth
May 6, 2013
Tower Closures Would Hurt Economy of Local Communities
April 29, 2013
Where Will Tomorrow's Business Aviators Come From?
April 22, 2013
Business Aviation Community Pushes Back Against UK's New Air Passenger Duty
April 15, 2013
Business Aviation Boom Expected in China
April 1, 2013
EU-ETS to Start April 30 Within Europe
March 25, 2013
Be Prepared for In-Flight Emergencies
March 18, 2013
Contact Congress About Proposed User Fees
March 11, 2013
Safety Smackdown Provides Cost-Effective Training
Feb. 25, 2013
UND Training Next General of Business Aviation Professionals
Feb. 18, 2013
Regulations Hindering BizAv Growth in India
Feb. 11, 2013
GA Caucus Formed in TX; FAA Seeks Systems Operations Feedback
Feb. 4, 2013
IBAC Continues Industry Advocacy in Aircraft-Emissions Discussions
Jan. 28, 2013
NBAA Members Urged to Contact Congress
Jan. 21, 2013
Texas Mayor Tells Obama Aviation User Fees Would Hurt His Community
Jan. 14, 2013
Business Aviation Critical to Recovery
Jan. 7, 2013
Tax Issues, Safety Among Items for Discussion at Long Beach Forum
Dec. 31, 2012
No Plane No Gain Campaign Critical in 2013
Dec. 24, 2012
EU-ETS, Emerging Asian Market Among Factors Affecting Business Aviation Overseas in 2012
Dec. 17, 2012
New Print, TV Ads for No Plane No Gain Campaign in 2012
Dec. 10, 2012
A Busy Year for Business Aviation in Washington
Dec. 3, 2012
ABACE2013 Exhibit Space Going Quickly
Nov. 19, 2012
Cross-Border Issues Conference to Address EU-ETS
Nov. 12, 2012
Sandy Brings Out the Best in NBAA Members
Nov. 5, 2012
NBAA Has Resources to Help Members Connect with Elected Officials
Oct. 29, 2012
EU-ETS Update Will Be Provided at NBAA2012
Oct. 22, 2012
Come to NBAA2012 to Learn More About the Latest in EFB Applications
Oct. 15, 2012
S&D Session to Focus on International Trip Planning
Oct. 8, 2012
Is Your Company Avoiding the Flight Department Company Trap?
Oct. 1, 2012
Making the Most of NBAA2012
Sept. 24, 2012
NBAA Seeks Better Language for FAA Guidelines on Training
Sept. 17, 2012
NBAA Member Goes to Washington Against User Fees
Sept. 10, 2012
Irving Hopes to Inspire a Love of Aviation
Sept. 7, 2012
NBAA Provides Rare Chance to Meet With CBP Officials
Sept. 3, 2012
New Compliance Data for iPad EFB Meets FAA Standards
Aug. 31, 2012
Business Aviation Interests Ready to Assist in Isaac's Wake
Aug. 27, 2012
Self-Compliance is Key in New EFB Procedures
Aug. 20, 2012
NBAA Advocates for Members on State Level
Aug. 13, 2012
NBAA2012 Attendees will Enjoy Changes to Static Display
Aug. 6, 2012
Tips for Flying to Africa
July 30, 2012
Regular Safety Checks a Best Practice in GA Catering
July 23, 2012
Security Expert Warns "Keep Your Guard Up" at 2012 Olympics
July 16, 2012
An Alternative in OEI Planning
July 9, 2012
Building a Pipeline Between Education and Aviation
July 2, 2012
Preparing for the CAM Exam: An Insider's View
June 18, 2012
ASRS Allows for Anonymity in Reporting Vital Information
June 11, 2012
Governors Recognize Value of Business Aviation
June 4, 2012
Savannah-Area Storm Tests Airport's Preparedness
May 28, 2012
Conference Will Emphasize Flight Attendants' Top Priority: Safety
May 21, 2012
FAA Reaches Out to Operators on TCAS Issues
May 14, 2012
Make Sure You Comply With RVSM Monitoring Requirements
May 7, 2012
Italy Modifies Huge Business Aviation Tax
April 30, 2012
UK Airspace and Procedure Changes Surround Olympic Games
April 23, 2012
Online Study Group Enables Members to Learn About Aviation Taxes
April 16, 2012
EASA Issues New Licensing Regulations
April 9, 2012
Taking the Bang Out of the Sonic Boom
April 2, 2012
Podcast: What to Know When Overflying Mexico and Venezuela
March 26, 2012
EBAA Commissions New Study on Benefits of Business Aviation
March 19, 2012
Operators Struggle With Complexity of EU-ETS Compliance
March 12, 2012
ABACE2012 Will Be a Catalyst for Business Aviation in Asia
March 5, 2012
NBAA Webinar Aims to Clear Up RVSM-Approval Questions
Feburary 27, 2012
Government Eases Access to DCA Following Dialogue With NBAA Security Council
Feburary 20, 2012
The Latest on EU-ETS Compliance: What NBAA Members Should Know
Feburary 13, 2012
Contractor or Employee? It Could Be an Expensive Decision
Feburary 6, 2012
With a Business Aviation Assist, a Controller Saves a Life
Jan. 30, 2012
Election 2012: Get Involved, Make A Difference
Jan. 23, 2012
Industry United Against Latest White House Message Supporting User Fees
Jan. 23, 2012
The Sound of Silence: NextGen Communications
Jan. 9, 2012
In the EU, Industry Confronts Numerous Challenges in 2012
Jan. 2, 2012
In 2011, No Clear Resolution on EU-ETS
Dec. 26, 2011
Industry Confronted Punitive Rhetoric, Policies in 2011
Dec. 19, 2011
BARR Battle Figured Prominently for Industry in 2011
Dec. 12, 2011
Unlocking Opportunities in China, the Industry's New Frontier
Dec. 5, 2011
Tragic Crash Highlights Debate Over Airspace Redesign
Nov. 23, 2011
Concerns Grow As EU-ETS Start Date Nears
Nov. 21, 2011
Congress Reinstates the BARR – What's Next?
Nov. 14, 2011
Grassroots Activists Voice Industry's Concerns in Washington
Nov. 7, 2011
Bolen Tells Congressman: User Fees Are a 'Destructive Force'
Nov. 4, 2011
Tension Grows As EU-ETS Launch Draws Near
Oct. 31, 2011
Globally, Opposition Rising to European Emissions Trading Scheme
Oct. 24, 2011
Study By University of Houston Says: 'No Plane, No Gain'
Oct. 17, 2011
Confronting a Myriad of Issues, EBAA Opts for Team Leadership
Oct. 12, 2011
Attendees Say NBAA2011 Is Ideal Forum to Align Advocacy Efforts
Oct. 12, 2011
Local Business Supports Visitors to NBAA2011 Static Display
Oct. 12, 2011
New Instrument Procedures at HND Just in Time for NBAA2011
Oct. 11, 2011
Business Aviation Opportunities and Challenges in China
Oct. 10, 2011
NBAA2011 Reaps Benefits from Recent Las Vegas-area Airspace Changes
Oct. 9, 2011
At NBAA2011, A Pre-Ribbon Cutting Talk With Ed Bolen
Oct. 3, 2011
Mayors To White House: Stop Bashing General Aviation
Sept. 23, 2011
Industry United in Thwarting Latest User Fee Threat
Sept. 19, 2011
ICAO Chief Calls ID Theft a Serious Security Challenge
Sept. 9, 2011
Flight Line Vigilance Around 9/11
Sept. 5, 2011
USDA Program Encourages Growth of Aviation Biofuel Crops
Aug. 29, 2011
After Irene: If Help Is Needed, What Can NBAA Members Do?
Aug. 26, 2011
As Hurricane Irene Approaches, Be Prepared
Aug. 22, 2011
A Fly-in Comes to China
Aug. 15, 2011
Does Being a Pilot Make You a Better CEO?
Aug. 1, 2011
New U.S.-India Aviation Agreement Could Unleash Regional Potential
July 26, 2011
Special Edition: A Perfect Summer Storm for Business Aviation
July 25, 2011
FAA's Babbitt Discusses the Agency's Shutdown
July 18, 2011
Aviation Biofuels Take Off
July 11, 2011
Business Aviators Urged to Take the Georgia Air Challenge
June 30, 2011
Bolen Discusses President's Attempt to Vilify Business Aviation
June 27, 2011
Mitigating Security Threats for Women at Home, Overseas
June 24, 2011
Bolen, Fuller Discuss the Court Battle Over the BARR
June 20, 2011
FAA Reports Remarkable Drop In Runway Incursions
June 8, 2011
A New Airport Opens, Deep in the Heart of Texas
June 6, 2011
Fighting to Preserve the BARR Program
June 3, 2011
FAA Gets Laser-Focused on a Growing Problem
June 1, 2011
Business Aviation Continues Relief Flights to Tornado-Ravaged Joplin, MO
May 30, 2011
Wanted in South Dakota: Business Aviation
May 23, 2011
A Vision for 21st Century Commerce – the Aerotropolis
May 16, 2011
New CAM Chairman Discusses Exam's Evolving Mission
May 9, 2011
Babbitt Discusses Need For Final FAA Reauthorization Bill
May 2, 2011
Effective Advocacy at Sugar Land Airport
April 25, 2011
Avoiding a Retirement Crisis in Business Aviation
April 18, 2011
When Your Mission Takes You to Japan
April 11, 2011
GA Caucus Leaders Talk With NBAA
April 7, 2011
Special Report: If Government Shuts Down, Will Business Aviation Be Affected?
April 4, 2011
Special Report: Down to the Wire on the BARR
Country Music Star Aaron Tippin to Keynote Maintenance Management Conference
March 28, 2011
NBAA: Make Your Voice Heard on BARR Changes
March 21, 2011
John, Martha King Explain Opposition to Proposed BARR Changes
March 17, 2011
Special Report: Jeopardizing the BARR Threatens Small Company’s Competitive Edge
March 14, 2011
AOPA Fights Alongside NBAA to Preserve the BARR Program
March 7, 2011
A Rebound for the Rotor-Wing Segment?
Feb. 28, 2011
Lessons Learned From The Dulles Jet Center Roof Collapse
Feb. 24, 2011
Special Report: GAMA's Pete Bunce Sees Opportunities, Challenges Ahead
Feb. 21, 2011
Washington Moves Toward FAA Reauthorization Without User Fees
Feb. 14, 2011
In Georgia, Welcoming a New Airport
Feb. 7, 2011
Business Aviation Missions In Cairo
Feb. 1, 2011
Texas ‘Smackdown’ Mobilizes Local Safety Expertise
Jan. 27, 2011
Special Report: Why the Court's SMO Ruling Matters Beyond Santa Monica
Jan. 24, 2011
Super Bowl Week Preparations
Jan. 17, 2011
Advocacy At Addison
Jan. 10, 2011
NBAA Weighs In as Government Explores Safety Management Systems
Jan. 3, 2011
Business Aviation and the 112th Congress
Dec. 27, 2010
The Business Aviation Community's 2010 Policy Challenges
Dec. 20, 2010
2010 Highlights From the Business Aviation Marketplace
Dec. 13, 2010
In 2010, It Was Clear – No Plane, No Gain
Dec. 6, 2010
East Coast Business Flying During the Holidays
Nov. 29, 2010
Lessons Learned From the Platinum Jet Case
Nov. 22, 2010
Aviation Alliance Ranks Continue to Swell
Nov. 15, 2010
Safety Management Systems in Focus
Nov. 8, 2010
What’s The Latest on the LASP?
Nov. 1, 2010
Even In A Tough Economy, Business Aviation Is A Good Investment
Oct. 25, 2010
Looking Back at a Strong NBAA2010
Oct. 21, 2010
Interview With Barrington Irving on Connecting With Kids
NBAA Creates the HERO Database
Oct. 21, 2010
Facing Business Aviation’s Challenges in Europe
Oct. 20, 2010
FAA Chief Safety Officer to Participate in Meet the Regulators Session
Oct. 20, 2010
Business Aviation Gives Back – NBAA2010 Community Outreach Program
Oct. 20, 2010
China: Business Aviation’s Land of Opportunity
Oct. 20, 2010
NBAA2010 Preview – Wednesday, October 20
Oct. 19, 2010
New Study Shows Planes = Gains for Small- to Mid-size Companies
Oct. 19, 2010
NBAA and AsBAA Announce the Dates for ABACE2012
Oct. 19, 2010
NBAA2010 Preview – Tuesday, October 18
Oct. 19, 2010
Single Pilot Operators Share Their Thoughts on the Cessna Safety Standdown
Oct. 19, 2010
Three Questions for Ed Bolen at the Start of NBAA2010
Oct. 18, 2010
ABACE Is Back – NBAA/AsBAA Joint Event Will be Held Feb. 28 to March 1, 2012
Oct. 18, 2010
NBAA Flight Plan Interview of Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue
Oct. 18, 2010
NBAA2010 Preview – Monday, October 18
Oct. 15, 2010
Honoring Business Aviation Veteran Paul Stinebring With the 2010 John Winant Award
Oct. 11, 2010
Standing Room Only at the 2010 Bombardier Safety Standdown
Oct. 4, 2010
How Can Bonus Depreciation Affect Your Business?
Sept. 27, 2010
Know the Rules for Flying Elected Officials
Sept. 20, 2010
Complying with Regulatory Requirements for Charitable
Sept. 7, 2010
GA Community United on Avgas Issue
Aug. 31, 2010
Understanding Aircraft Dry Lease and Management Agreements
Aug. 23, 2010
FAA Considers New First-Officer Training Methods
Aug. 16, 2010
NBAA Updates Industry with August Recess Meetings
Aug. 9, 2010
TSA Partners With Industry on New Security Measures
July 30, 2010
What Aircraft Re-Registration Means for NBAA Members
July 26, 2010
The DC-3’s Role in Business Aviation
July 15, 2010
Cessna’s Jack Pelton Shares How Business Aviation Helps Special Olympics Athletes
July 12, 2010
NBAA Makes Plans for EAA's Airventure in Oshkosh
July 12, 2010
Special Report: Honoring Chuck McKinnon With the Doswell Award
July 2, 2010
NBAA Informs FAA’s Consideration of Safety Management Systems
June 28, 2010
Highlighting New NTSB Accident Reporting Methods
June 21, 2010
Tips For Navigating Aviation Insurance Policies
June 14, 2010
Teterboro Forum Highlights Value of Airport to Local Economy
June 7, 2010
Crossing the U.S.-Canadian Border: What Should You Know?
May 31, 2010
FAA’s Babbitt Discusses ‘NextGen’
May 24, 2010
Aviation Groups, Residents, Government Can Work and Prosper Together
May 17, 2010
Business Aviation at the Half-Year Mark
May 7, 2010
EBACE2010 Achieves 10-Year Milestone with Strong Showing at Annual Event
May 3, 2010
Preparing for Thunderstorms and Summer Flying
April 26, 2010
Highlighting the Importance of SMS Requirements
April 19, 2010
Mobilization Made The Difference in WA Tax Battle
April 12, 2010
Tire Maintenance and Your Flight Operation
April 5, 2010
Safety Expert Discusses Trends and Issues
March 29, 2010
Colorado Event Highlights Necessity of Business Aviation
March 22, 2010
Human Error Issues In Focus In The Maintenance Arena
March 15, 2010
Update: Opposing an Onerous Washington State Tax Proposal
March 10, 2010
Business Aviation Community Can Fight Potential WA State Tax Hike
March 8, 2010
NBAA Member Represents Industry at WAI Conference
March 1, 2010
NBAA Flight Pan Podcast Focuses on WA Aircraft Tax
Feb. 22, 2010
Compensating Your Employees in a Tough Economy
Feb. 18, 2010
No Plane No Gain Crosses One-Year Milestone
Feb. 8, 2010
User Fees Excluded From White House Budget – What's Next?
Feb. 1, 2010
Local Voices Pivotal in Demonstrating Business Aviation Value
Jan. 29, 2010
Business Aviation Builds an Air Bridge for Haiti Relief, Part V
Jan. 28, 2010
Business Aviation Builds an Air Bridge for Haiti Relief, Part IV
Jan. 27, 2010
Business Aviation Builds an Air Bridge for Haiti Relief, Part III
Jan. 26, 2010
Business Aviation Builds an Air Bridge for Haiti Relief, Part II
Jan. 25, 2010
Business Aviation Builds an Air Bridge for Haiti Relief
Jan. 15, 2010
Business Aviation Safety Continues To Strengthen in 2009
Jan. 11, 2010
2010 Outlook for Business Aviation
Jan. 4, 2010
The Year in Business Aviation, Part II
Dec. 28, 2009
The Year in Business Aviation, Part I
Dec. 21, 2009
Business Aviation Gives Back
Dec. 14, 2009
Your Questions, NBAA’s Answers On EU-ETS
Dec. 28, 2009
The Year in Business Aviation, Part I
Dec. 21, 2009
Business Aviation Gives Back
Dec. 14, 2009
Your Questions, NBAA’s Answers On EU-ETS
Dec. 7, 2009
NBAA Flight Plan Speaks With TSA’s Brian Delauter
Nov. 30, 2009
Blue Angels and Thunderbirds Commanders Discuss Leadership in Challenging Times
Nov. 23, 2009
Access Issues at BUR: An On-the-Ground Perspective
Scottsdale Airport Attracting Business Aviation After Community, Activist Outreach
Nov. 9, 2009
New Toolkit Helps Measure Aircraft Value
Nov. 2, 2009
Business Aviation and Social Media
Oct. 26, 2009
Highlights From NBAA2009
Oct. 23, 2009
NBAA's Regional Representatives Hear From Local Business Aviation Activists
Oct. 22, 2009
Highlights From the NBAA Member Discussion
Oct. 22, 2009
NBAA, AOPA to Co-Sponsor Light Business Airplane Conferences
Oct. 21, 2009
The Value of General Aviation To Communities Across the U.S.
Oct. 20, 2009
NBAA2009 Key to Marketing in a Tough Economy
Oct. 19, 2009
NBAA2009 Shaping Up to be an Important Industry Event
Oct. 19, 2009
Behind the Numbers in a Recent Business Aviation Survey
Oct. 12, 2009
Humanitarian Flights in a Turbulent Economy
Sept. 30, 2009
Webinar to Help Companies Prepare for H1N1 "Swine Flu"
Sept. 28, 2009
New Study Examines the Value Business Aircraft
Sept. 21, 2009
A Look at the Fall Congressional Session
Sept. 9, 2009
John and Martha King's Plans for NBAA's Light Business Airplane Conference
Aug. 31, 2009
New TSA GA Manager Discusses LASP and More With NBAA
Aug. 24, 2009
No Plane No Gain: A Six-Month Progress Report
Aug. 17, 2009
Access Challenges at California Airports: Santa Monica In Focus
Aug. 7, 2009
The Latest on Emissions Policy Proposals
July 27, 2009
Special Edition: NBAA's Bolen Participates in EAA Airventure Forum on GA Issues
July 27, 2009
Access Challenges at California Airports: Van Nuys In Focus
July 16, 2009
Special Edition: Martha King Outlines LASP Concerns With Congress
July 13, 2009
The FAA Re-Visits Flight Time and Rest Rules
July 6, 2009
Access Challenges At California Airports: Burbank in Focus
June 29, 2009
The FAA's View on the EU's Environmental Trading Scheme
June 16, 2009
The Latest Access Challenges At California GA Airports
June 8, 2009
Considerations For Stormy Summer Weather
June 1, 2009
Industry Advocacy on TSA's 'Badging' Security Plan
May 27, 2009
Top Tax Policy Considerations for Business Aviation
May 22, 2009
FAA Reauthorization Update
May 20, 2009
Economic Outlook for Business Aviation
May 14, 2009
NBAA Reiterates Commitment to Aviation System Modernization at Senate Hearing
May 7, 2009
LASP Update
May 5, 2009
Swine Flu and Business Aviation, Volume II
April 30, 2009
Swine Flu and Business Aviation, Volume I
April 27, 2009
Inaugural Episode