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December 29, 2003
Security Threat Level Remains Code Orange
91.141 TFRs and Code Orange NOTAMs
FAA Says "No Delay" for Jan. 1 ELT Installation Requirements

December 22, 2003
Department of Homeland Security Raises Threat Level to Orange
NOTAMs Issued in Response to Code Orange
Don Baldwin Joins The Whitewind Company; Remains NBAA Chairman

December 15, 2003
Celebrate Centennial of Flight by Visiting Wright Again Site This Week
National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center Opens Today
President Bush Signs FAA Reauthorization Into Law

December 8, 2003
Comments On Proposed Stage 4 Noise Standards Due Mar. 1
IBM Is First European Flight Department to Receive IS-BAO Certificate
TSA Names David M. Stone Acting Administrator

December 1, 2003
FAA's New COO Russ Chew Details "More Efficient Operations" Ahead
Operators: Prepare for Holiday Volume and Related Airspace Initiatives
Check Ski-Season STMPs for Rocky Mountain Airports

November 24, 2003
Department of Homeland Security Issues GA Security Advisory
FAA Reauthorization Bill Clears Senate, Includes Key GA Provisions
Expected TFRs for Upcoming VIP Travel

November 17, 2003
FAA to Introduce New Air Traffic Organization on Nov. 18
FAA Proposes Regulations for Long-Range Charter Flights
Hundreds Attend NBAA Forum at Arizona's Scottsdale Airport

November 10, 2003
Expected TFRs for Upcoming VIP Travel
Graphical TFRs Now Available for Viewing on FAA Site
NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum Comes to Arizona This Thursday

November 3, 2003
NBAA Commends House Leaders for Passage of FAA Reauthorization Bill
TFRs Expected This Week for Upcoming VIP Travel
Longmuir Responds to New York Times Article

October 27, 2003
NBAA's Longmuir Attends Events in New York, Michigan
U.S. DRVSM Final Rule Signed and Published
TFRs Expected This Week in Texas, Ohio, Florida and Georgia

October 20, 2003
FAA Reauthorization Measure May Be Voted on Next Week
NBAA Security Training Launches This Week
TFRs Expected This Week in Honolulu and New York

October 13, 2003
NBAA's Efforts on DCA Access Endorsed
Annual Meeting & Convention Has Record Number of Exhibitors
Donald E. Baldwin Is New Chairman of NBAA

October 6, 2003
NBAA Urges Grassroots Effort in Support of FAA Reauthorization
NBAA 56th Annual Meeting & Convention Opens Tomorrow
NBAA2003 Opening General Session Begins at 8:00 A.M. Tuesday

September 29, 2003
Stopgap Funding Measure for FAA Gains Momentum
NBAA2003 Begins Next Week With a Record 1,067 Exhibitors
NBAA President Longmuir Goes on the Road

September 22, 2003
NBAA Welcomes Release of Fractional Ownership Final Rule
NBAA2003 Takes Off Just Two Weeks From Tomorrow
Astronauts Armstrong and Cernan to Present First Annual Combs Award

September 15, 2003
Hurricane Isabel Is Now Forecast to Come Ashore at 2 PM Thursday
Fractional Ownership Rule Set for Release on Wednesday, September 17
Veteran Aviation Industry Executive Bob Warren Joins NBAA Staff as EVP

September 8, 2003
NBAA2003 Begins Four Weeks From Tomorrow in Orlando
Department of Homeland Security Issues New Security Advisory
DOT Report Consistent With NBAA Position on Contract Towers

September 1, 2003
NBAA Applauds FAA Decision on Unlawfulness of Naples Stage 2 Ban
Rhode Island Use Tax Update
NBAA Revises Views on Operation of the U.S. Air Traffic Control System

August 25, 2003
Changes Proposed in Candidate Transportation Compensation
Longmuir Affirms NBAA Dedication to Safety, Security and Access
Rhode Island Use Tax Emergency Regulation

August 18, 2003
TFRs Expected in Northwest; Check NOTAMs to Avoid Restricted Airspace
TSAAC Training Sessions Draw Nearly 80 Participants
Authority on Wright Brothers to Speak at NBAA2003 in Seven Weeks

August 11, 2003
NBAA Supports FAA Policy to Limit Weight-Based Airport Restrictions
NBAA Urges Member Support of FAA Reauthorization
House Bill Proposes to Extend Bonus Depreciation

August 4, 2003
Terrorism an "Active" Threat
TSAAC Soon May Be Used to Identify Security-Qualified Operators
Congress to Address FAA Reauthorization After August Recess

July 28, 2003
Senate and House to Vote on FAA Reauthorization
General Aviation Access to DCA Included in FAA Bill
NBAA Urges Support of Policy Determination for DOT Part 375

July 21, 2003
House and Senate Working to Resolve FAA Reauthorization Bills
NBAA Requests Policy Determination Affecting DOT Part 375
NBAA and Friends of Meigs Continue Efforts to Save Meigs Field

July 14, 2003
NBAA Encourages Chicago City Council to Hold Meigs Hearing
WAAS Approved for Instrument Flight Use
NBAA Safety Committee Recommendation #3: Our Aircraft Are Operated Differently by Each Pilot. Is This Safe?

July 7, 2003
Shelley A. Longmuir Takes Office Today
NBAA Asks FAA to Investigate New Santa Monica Landing Fees
OMB Completes Review of Fractional Ownership Rule

June 30, 2003
NBAA Board Appoints Shelley Longmuir President
House Amendment Designed to Reopen Reagan Airport to Business Aviation
NBAA's View: As DCA Goes, So Goes Liberty

June 23, 2003
A Farewell Message From Jack Olcott
NBAA Safety Committee to Launch Series on Enhancing Operator Safety
Presidential TFRs Continue to Materialize

June 16, 2003
TSA to Conduct Compliance Evaluations
FAA Kicks Off Work on Rewrite for FAR Part 125/135
House and Senate Pass FAA Reauthorization Bills

June 9, 2003
View Longmuir Welcome Message Online Now
Each Presidential TFR Is Unique
TSA Issues Additional Access Certificate to NBAA Member Company

June 2, 2003
NBAA Names Shelley A. Longmuir President
Jack Olcott Welcomes Longmuir to NBAA
NBAA Works With Congress to Expand Access to DCA

May 30, 2003
Special NBAA Update: NBAA Names Shelley A. Longmuir President

May 26, 2003
National Threat Level Returns to Orange
Tax Cut Bill Increases Bonus Depreciation On New Aircraft
House Bill Includes NBAA-Sponsored Enhancement For Small Communities

May 19, 2003
Pop-Up Presidential TFRs May Make Airports Unavailable To Part 91 Ops
FAA Reauthorization And Security Bills Expected To Go To House This Wed.
Reagan National Airport Access: How Soon?

May 12, 2003
Nearly 6,000 Attended A Record-Breaking EBACE2003
Illinois Legislature Considers O'Hare Expansion; Fails To Address Meigs
Hazardous Materials Training Rule Proposed For Part 135 Operators

May 5, 2003
DHS Issues Security Alert For General Aviation Pilots/Airports
NBAA Deeply Troubled By Arbitrary And Punitive Presidential TFR NOTAMs
EBACE2003 Opens This Week With Record Exhibitors; Blakey To Keynote

April 28, 2003
Torch Lewis "Goes West"
NBAA Troubled By Delays In Background Checks For Foreign Nationals
SARS Guidance Available On CDC and WHO Sites

April 21, 2003
FAA Issues Cancellation Of Several NOTAMs Following Code Yellow
NOTAM Restrictions Eased But Not Eliminated At Code Yellow
NBAA Presents First TSA Access Certificates

April 14, 2003
Transportation Security Administration Access Certificates Issued
NBAA President Urges Congress To Approve Multi-Year FAA Funding
Avoid ADIZ Violations

April 7, 2003
Fractional Rule Approved By DOR, Now Under OMB Review
GA Community Voices Shock And Outrage Over Meigs Closure
NBAA Members Helped Reunite Rescued Soldier And Her Family

March 31, 2003
Via Bulldozer, Chicago's Daley Orders Midnight Closure of Meigs Field
President's Perspective: Bulldozing Due Process
New Jersey DOT Orders Additional Security Measures

March 24, 2003
TFRs And Special NOTAMs Issued In Response To Code Orange
Where Can I Find The Latest Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs)?
NBAA Members Urged To Remain Vigilant During Wartime

March 17, 2003
Watch NBAA.ORG For Airspace Restriction Changes
CDC Recommends Postponing Travel To Countries Affected By Outbreak
NBAA Supports FAA Decision That Naples Stage 2 Ban Violates Federal Law

March 10, 2003
TSA Briefs NBAA On General Aviation Security Concerns
Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) Rates For First Half of 2003
TSA Concerned About Availability of Twelve-Five Program

March 3, 2003
Greg Jackson, Former NBAA Manager, Tax Issues, Dies In Plane Crash
Fingerprinting Process Finally Available For Twelve-Five Program
DRVSM SNPRM Removes Single Altimeter Authority For Turboprops

February 24, 2003
Blakey Announces Initiative To Improve FSDO Consistency
Pilots Now Can Connect Online With FAA Registry
Groundbreaking Latin American Event Debuts In Two Weeks

February 17, 2003
Community Restrictions May Result From Peer Performance
DOJ Issues Final Rule For Aliens Seeking Flight Training
TSA Urges Charter Operators To Implement Security Measures

February 10, 2003
Government Raises Security Threat Level To Orange
Code Orange Security Leads To Additional DC Airspace Restrictions
NBAA Begins "Proof of Concept" For Security Protocol

February 3, 2003
TSA To Extend Compliance Deadlines To April 1
Private Charter Screening Training Available
FAA Proposes Part 125 and 135 Regulatory Review

January 27, 2003
30-Mile TFR For Tomorrow's State of the Union Address
TSA Considers Another Delay of 12-5 Standard Security Program Date
TSA Issues Rules on Conducting Threat Assessments of Certificate Holders

January 20, 2003
NBAA Mourns the Passing of James B. Taylor
Operators Now Able To Access 12-5 Standard Security Program Online
Super Bowl XXXVII Special Traffic Management Programs

January 13, 2003
TSA's COO Addresses NBAA Security Council
Challenging Aviation Agenda Apparent As 108th Congress Convenes
LABACE2003 Begins Two Months From Today

January 6, 2003
NBAA President Olcott and Sr. VP Blouin Meet With TSA's Tom Blank
INS Issues Proposed Rule For APIS Requirements For Outbound Flights
IRS Announces Excise Tax Rates For 2003