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NBAA Expands On-Demand Education Webinar Offerings

Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org
Patrick Dunne, (202) 783-9263, pdunne@nbaa.org

Washington, DC, August 17, 2010 –The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the expansion of the Association’s live, interactive business aviation webinars. NBAA’s initial webinars have proven highly popular with the Association’s Members, garnering robust participation, favorable feedback and requests for additional offerings.   

A supplement to NBAA’s On-Demand Education (ODE) Program, the semi-monthly webinars offer participants live learning opportunities on relevant business aviation topics in several educational tracks.

Safety & Risk Management – Helps enhance safety while minimizing risk in all aspects of an aviation operation, from aircraft operations on the ground and in the air through operations involving crew scheduling, flight crews, and hangar operations. Upcoming webinars in this track include:

  • August 18, 2010 – Protecting Your Medical Certification: Tips for Professional Pilots

Maintenance & Technical Issues – Addresses topics related to aircraft (airframe, engine, avionics, other components) technical maintenance and management of the aviation maintenance function, including aircraft maintenance outsourcing. Upcoming webinars include:

  • September 9, 2010 – Icing and Winter Operations: Review the Essentials

Aviation Management & Aircraft Ownership – Deals with topics related to acquiring an asset through ownership or leasing (e.g., taxes, insurance, regulatory compliance, staffing/personnel) to managing the aviation function, whether via outsourced support (e.g., aircraft management company, charter) or through an in-house flight department. Upcoming webinars include:

  • March 24, 2011 – Six Steps to a Seamless Aircraft Transaction

Industry Update – Includes topics relevant to all business aviation professionals, from government affairs issues through NBAA Committee and Strategic Focus Team activities that address industry-wide challenges and opportunities. Upcoming webinars include:

  • September 23, 2010 – NBAA Election 2010 Preview: Race for Control of Congress

Airspace & Airport Access –Discusses issues related to accessing (restrictions and permissions) airports and airspace, including emerging technology that may be required for access. Available webinars include:

  • May 20, 2010 – U.S. and Canada Cross Border Issues

Aircraft & Flight Operations – Includes all matters related to a mission/trip in a business aircraft, from scheduling best practices to operational and regulatory compliance. Available webinars include:

  • March 25, 2010 – Crew Scheduling and Fatigue Management

Career & Leadership Development –Includes programs designed to attract students to a career in business aviation, sessions that help aviation employees improve upon their skill sets to enhance their performance as aviation professionals, to leadership and management development seminars that provide tools to grow in a business aviation career. Upcoming webinars include:

  • August 26, 2010 – Family Assistance Response After an Incident/Accident

All live events are available after they conclude through NBAA’s On-Demand Education learning portal at www.nbaa.org/ondemand.

These offerings provide point-and-click access to the information business aviation professionals need to ascend in their careers. On-demand courses are available in two formats: online as a pay-per-view product, or via video CD-ROM. Both online and CD programs include supporting PowerPoint slides that are conveniently synchronized to the overall presentation.

For more information about ODE, visit www.nbaa.org/prodev/ondemand.

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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. The Association represents more than 8,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world's largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.

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