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2005 NBAA Update Archives

December 26, 2005
FAA Issues Urgent Reminder to Air Carriers Regarding Operating in Ice Pellet/Snow Conditions
FAA Releases AC 90-101: Approval Guidance for RNP Procedures with SAAAR
Steve Nielson Named NBAA's Alternate on IBAC Governing Board

December 19, 2005
Congress Breaks Without Action on Bill With Harmful Provisions for Industry: Time Remains to Contact Congress
ECAC Discusses Fractional Operations
FAA Announces 30/30 Operational Trials in Oakland Oceanic Sector 3

December 12, 2005
House Passes Legislation to Criminalize Pointing Lasers at Aircraft/Pilots in Flight
NBAA Flight Department Essentials for Small Flight Departments and Owner-Flown Aircraft Now Available
Calculating Entertainment Use Deduction Limitations

December 5, 2005
NBAA Issues Background Paper on Onerous Congressional Proposals - Have You Contacted Congress?
TSA Reorganizes, Creates General Aviation Line of Business
ECAC Meets in Paris, Workgroup Report on Fractional Aircraft Operations Considered

November 28, 2005
E-STMP Program Changes Delayed Until Dec. 8
TSA Offers Plan on Fractional Aircraft Security
Industry Working Group Finalizes Proposal for European Fractional Regulations

November 21, 2005
Call to Action: Members Asked to Contact Congress on Negative Proposals for Business Aviation
U.S. House Passes Fiscal Year 2006 Funding Bill for Transportation Programs
Congress Passes Funding Bill Encouraging U.S. Space and Aeronautics Programs

November 14, 2005
Record-Breaking NBAA Convention Has Impressive Turnout
NBAA Honors Mica With American Spirit Award
NBAA Unveils New Product Outlining the Basics of Flight Department Operations

November 7, 2005
NBAA 58th Annual Meeting & Convention Opens This Wednesday
Visit This Week for Convention News
FAA Deputy Administrator to Speak at NBAA2005 Chairmen's Luncheon

October 31, 2005
NBAA2005 Begins Next Wednesday With Record Exhibitor Count
Top FAA and DOT Officials to Participate in NBAA Meet the Regulators Session
NBAA and GAMA to Co-Host Export Controls Workshop During NBAA2005

October 24, 2005
NBAA Applauds Presidential Signature to Bill With Language Encouraging Further Development of TSAAC Program
NBAA Welcomes Arrival of First General Aviation Flight at DCA Since 2001
As Onerous 'Fuel Fraud' Rules Take Effect, Industry Groups Welcome FAA Letter

October 17, 2005
NBAA Defends General Aviation Security, Urges Renewed Security Checks Following Theft
NBAA Welcomes Return of General Aviation Flights to DCA
NBAA Announces 2007 Dates for Asian Business Aviation Event

October 10, 2005
NBAA and Its Members Will Raise Funds for Katrina Relief During NBAA2005
NBAA Mourns the Passing of Ray Siegfried
New IRS Revenue Ruling Affects Some Business Aviation Structures

October 3, 2005
Business Aviation Groups Laud Congressional Action to Halt Implementation of Onerous 'Fuel Fraud' Provisions in Highway Bill
NBAA 9th Annual Golf Classic to Benefit Clinton-Bush Katrina Relief Fund
NBAA Announces Dates of 2006 Latin American Event in Brazil

September 26, 2005
NBAA Will Continue Providing Post-Hurricane Rita Info; Inquiry Hotline to Remain Active
FAA Issues Hurricane Rita Special Authorization OpSpec
NBAA Convention Numbers Are Running Strong

September 19, 2005
Emerick Letter Outlines Business Aviation's Katrina Relief Efforts, Recaps Bolen's First Year
NBAA Supports House Measure to Protect Katrina Relief Volunteers From Legal Liability
Hundreds Attend Denver Regional Forum

September 12, 2005
Business Aviation Community Mobilizes to Help Katrina Victims
NBAA Hurricane Katrina Air Mail List Helps Business Aviation Community Coordinate Relief Efforts
New Information Available on Relocation of NBAA2005 to Orlando, FL

September 5, 2005
NBAA Moves 2005 Annual Meeting & Convention to Orlando, FL
NBAA Creates Hurricane Katrina Information Resource and Requests Members to Submit Information on Hurricane Relief
Last-Minute Delay in AC 90-100

August 29, 2005
NBAA Response to FAA 'Flight Plan' Cites Concern About Inclusion of Agency Funding Issues in Plan
NBAA2005 Convention Site to Remain Unchanged
Change in APIS Submission Requirements

August 22, 2005
NBAA Continues to Work for Remedy to Onerous Fuel-Tax Provisions in Highway Bill
TSA Releases DCA Access Application Process and Guidance
NBAA Launches New Air Mail List for Local Groups Nationwide

August 15, 2005
Enthusiasm High at ABACE2005, With More Than 2,100 in Attendance
Aviation Insurance: Extra Expense Coverage
FAA Clarifies Compliance Date for SIC Final Rule

August 8, 2005
NBAA Releases Aircraft Charter Consumer Guide
ABACE2005 Opens This Week in Shanghai
FAA Publishes Proposed Rule on DC Airspace

August 1, 2005
Congress Drops Aircraft Use Restrictions From Highway Bill; NBAA's 'Contact Congress' Campaign Vital to Effort
NBAA's Work on Highway Bill Will Continue; One Unreasonable Provision Remains
GA Security Legislation Proposed by Rep. Sweeney Raises Concerns for NBAA

July 25, 2005
Entertainment Use Deduction Limitations IRS Comments Due Next Monday
NBAA Members Can Help Stop Congressional Expansion of Business Aircraft Use Restrictions to All Employees
NBAA-NATA Partnership Fends Off Potentially Onerous FAA Aircraft Charter Management Policies

July 18, 2005
Bolen Advances Business Aviation Community Views on FAA Funding Issues at Airport Legislative Conference
NBAA Welcomes Santa Monica City Council's Approval of New Landing-Fee Structure for Airport
TSA Releases for Public Review Its Interim Final Rule for Reinstating General Aviation at Reagan National Airport

July 11, 2005
Two Onerous Congressional Proposals for Business Aircraft Operators: What NBAA Is Doing, and How Members Can Help
FAA Letter to Port Authority of NY and NJ Challenges Calls for Restrictions on Access to Teterboro
More Than 50 Exhibitors Slated for ABACE Debut Next Month

July 4, 2005
Bolen Opinion Piece in Bergen Record Challenges Calls for Restrictions on Access to Teterboro Airport
House Passes FY06 Transportation Funding Bill
NBAA Submits Comments to FAA Rule on CVRs and FDRs

June 27, 2005
NBAA Encourages Members to Contact Congress on Important Business Aviation Issues; Two New Letters Available
Aviation and Business Leaders Welcome Return of Business Aviation to DCA
Senate Commerce Committee Approves Hawley Nomination to TSA

June 20, 2005
Bolen Letter to Members Discusses Plan to Reopen DCA to General Aviation
House Panel Moves FAA Funding Bill
New Legislative Action on Entertainment Use of Corporate Aircraft Deduction Limitations and Excise Tax on Jet Fuel

June 13, 2005
Bolen Testifies at Senate Hearing on General Aviation Security
NBAA Offers Response to USA Today Editorial
Members Invited to Event at DCA Commemorating GA's Return to Airport

June 6, 2005
Bolen to Testify at Senate Hearing on General Aviation Security on Thursday
Aviation and Business Leaders to Welcome Return of Business Aviation to DCA
NBAA Welcomes Court Decision Upholding FAA Authority to Withhold Grants for Unreasonable Restrictions on Aircraft Access

May 30, 2005
NBAA Welcomes Plan to Reopen DCA to General Aviation
Bolen Address to NJ Aviation Hall of Fame Honors Jack Olcott
Visual Warning System for DC ADIZ Now Operational

May 23, 2005
New Legislative Action on Personal Use of Corporate Aircraft Deduction Limitations and Excise Tax on Jet Fuel
NBAA Praises U.S. House Legislation Directing DHS to Reopen DCA to General Aviation
EBACE2005 Is Strongest EBACE Event to Date

May 16, 2005
Report Says FAA Funding Cuts Will Lead to Congestion, Economic Disruption
NBAA Issues Statement on May 11 Cessna Incident Over Washington, DC, Airspace
EBACE2004 Opens This Week in Geneva

May 9, 2005
Bolen Challenges Misperceptions About General Aviation, Outlines Industry Contributions to FAA Trust Fund
NBAA Applauds Nomination of Hawley as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the TSA
NBAA Welcomes Congressional Endorsement of TSAAC

May 2, 2005
Bolen to Testify Before Congress Committee on Status of Aviation Trust Fund
NBAA Commends Prompt Action in House Committees on Bills to Reopen DCA to General Aviation
At FAA Funding Forum, Bolen Challenges Calls for User Fees

April 25, 2005
Bolen Participates in FAA Funding Forum
Bolen Leads Panel Discussion at U.S. Chamber Event Focusing on Aviation
Senate Finance Committee Actions Affect Aviation Taxes

April 18, 2005
Ed Bolen to Join Other Aviation Industry Experts at U.S. Chamber Event
Bolen to Participate in FAA Funding Forum Next Week
NBAA Regional Forum Visits New York Area This Thursday

April 11, 2005
NBAA Applauds Congressional Proposal for Reopening DCA to General Aviation
Stone Leaving TSA; Further Changes Expected at Agency
House Aviation Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on FAA ATO This Thursday

April 4, 2005
Attendance Up 33 Percent at Latin American Business Aviation Event
LABACE2005 in the News
House Aviation Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on FAA's Air Traffic Organization

March 28, 2005
News Organizations Cover NBAA Statements on GA Security Record
FAA's Sturgell to Address LABACE2005 in Brazil This Thursday
NBAA Provides JOBS Act Guidance Recommendations to IRS

March 21, 2005
Blakey Calls for Fundamental Changes in Way Agency Is Funded
Bolen Responds to Blakey's Remarks, Defends Fuel Tax for GA, Raises Concerns About User Fees
Mineta Focuses On FAA Funding Shortfall; Tiarht Questions Proposals That Might Harm General Aviation

March 14, 2005
NBAA Responds To New York Times Story on General Aviation Security
Bolen Represents Business Aviation at ATC Panel Discussion
NBAA's Sandy Murdock Moderates Panel on Evolving Technology and Regulations

March 7, 2005
House Subcommittee Hearing Focuses on TSA
NBAA Comments on NTSB Proposal Expanding Pilot Reporting Requirements
NBAA Reviewing Proposed FAA Upgrades for Aircraft Voice, Data Recorders

February 28, 2005
NBAA's Ed Bolen Sends Letter to Members on Business Aviation's Best Practices, Strong Safety Record
Bolen Chairs Final Meeting of Part 135/125 Panel
NBAA Submits Comment on O'Hare Slot Program

February 21, 2005
NBAA Meets With FAA Officials To Discuss Business Aviation Best Practices
NBAA Welcomes Legislation To Restore GA Access To DCA
NBAA Welcomes Confirmation of Michael Chertoff as DHS Secretary

February 14, 2005
NBAA Welcomes 'Positive Step' by TSA to Restore GA Access to the Washington Area
NBAA Meeting With Key Congressional Officials to Discuss Business Aviation Priorities in White House FY '06 Budget
TSA 2006 Budget Priorities to Receive Senate Commerce Committee Scrutiny

February 7, 2005
NBAA Requests Meeting With NJ Port Authority Officials
FAA to Meet With Business Aviation Groups About General Aviation Safety
NBAA Releases Training Guidelines for Very Light Jets

January 31, 2005
NBAA Continues to Push Treasury for Guidance on JOBS Act Implementation
Senate Committee Report Examines Personal Use of Business Aircraft
Senate Committee to Hold Hearings on Chertoff Nomination to Head DHS

January 24, 2005
Personnel Changes Continue At DHS
DRVSM Now In Effect
Inaugural Business Aviation Traffic Flows Smoothly At Dulles

January 17, 2005
Presidential Inauguration Ushers In Second Bush Term
Aviation Traffic Management in Place for Inauguration
Sens. Stevens, Inouye Assume Leadership of Senate Commerce Committee

January 10, 2005
NBAA Lauds FAA Determination That Landing Fees at SMO Are Discriminatory
NBAA's Bolen to Give Industry Briefing in Honolulu Tomorrow
After Arrest, Investigation Into Laser Incidents Continues

January 3, 2005
TSA and NBAA to Expand General Aviation Security Partnership Program
NTSB Issues Wing Upper Surface Ice Accumulation Alert
Presidential Inauguration Traffic Management Initiative