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2006 NBAA Update Archives

December 25, 2006
TCAS Safety Bulletin Released Regarding Pilot Resolution Advisory Action
FAA Publishes 2005 GA and Air Taxi Survey Results
What Is the 225-Mile Zone?

December 18, 2006
FAA Issues Notice on Maneuvers Away From Planned Track in Oceanic Airspace
What Is an FAA InFO Message?
NBAA's February Events to Address Needs of Asian Markets

December 11, 2006
NBAA and Other Aviation Groups Laud Release of Pilots Held in Brazil
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Leaders Selected
New NBAA Resource Addresses Pilot Retirement Age Issues

December 4, 2006
Bolen Opinion Piece Articulates Opposition to User Fees
OpSpec A008 Release Still Pending; NBAA Will Keep Industry Informed
New U.S. Passport Requirements for Air Travel Take Effect Jan. 23

November 27, 2006
User Fees on the Way? NBAA Remains Vigilant
New NBAA Letter Helps Members Alert Congress to Pilots Held in Brazil
Guidance for Members on Cape Town-Related Mailings

November 20, 2006
NBAA Letter to Brazilian President Adds to Host of Efforts in Support of Detained Pilots
NBAA Letter to Editor Rebuts Negative Industry Coverage
NTSB Issues Final Report on 2004 Accident in Houston

November 13, 2006
Bolen Comments on Mid-Term Election Results
Bolen Participates in AOPA Panel on User Fee Opposition
NBAA Encourages FAA to Use ARC to Address Landing Distance Issue

November 6, 2006
FAA Updates Approved Deicing Programs for Winter 2006-2007 Season
NATS Issues Notice on Using Satellite Phones to Alert UK ATC of Radio Failure
NATS Survey Highlights Need for Flightcrews to Include Cleared Flight Level on Initial Contact

October 30, 2006
NBAA's Ed Bolen Voices Industry Concerns With New DOT Secretary Mary Peters
NBAA Advises Members on Part 135 Operational Control Update
FAA Issues Notice About Safety Management Systems

October 23, 2006
NBAA2006 Shatters Attendance and Exhibitor Records
NBAA2006 Online News Bureau Brings You Convention Highlights
GA Leaders Detail Dire Threat Posed by Airlines' Effort to Shift Taxes and Seize Control of Aviation System

October 16, 2006
NBAA Board Chairman Emerick Issues Letter to Membership
Convention Highlights to Include Carville/Matalin Presentation and User Fee Panel
Convention Keynoters Include FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, Arnold Palmer and Gerald Shaheen

October 9, 2006
NBAA Issues Statement Regarding Voluntary Operational Teterboro Guidelines
NBAA Convention Exhibit Floor and Static Display Sell Out in Advance
Opening General Session Speakers to Include Arnold Palmer, Gerald Shaheen

October 2, 2006
House Aviation Subcommittee Member Questions Need for FAA Funding Reform
Bolen, Other GA Leaders to Discuss Unified Opposition to User Fee Proposals at NBAA Convention
FAA Says Aviation System Ready For VLJs

September 25, 2006
Senate Committee Considers Nomination of Mary Peters for DOT Cabinet Post
NBAA Establishes New Award to Honor Humanitarian Leaders in Business Aviation
'NBAA Charities' to Serve as Moniker for Long-standing Philanthropic Efforts

September 18, 2006
NBAA2006 Opens in Four Weeks
FAA Issues Pre-Takeoff Safety Alert for Operators
Updated Resource on Carriage of Elected Officials Now Available

September 11, 2006
Business Aviation's Biggest Event Comes to Orlando Next Month
Exhibit Floor Completely Sells Out for First Time in NBAA Convention History
Navigating the Regulatory Maze When Flying Candidates for Election

September 4, 2006
FAA Drops Landing Distance Assessment OpSpec to Pursue Future Rulemaking
NBAA Schedules Landing Distance Assessment Discussion at Convention
Fuel Fraud Tax Update: Associations Work to Ease Burden and Increase AATF Transfers

August 28, 2006
Thousands Already Registered for NBAA2006; Exhibits Nearly Sold Out
Past NBAA Safety Committee Member Robert Sumwalt Sworn In as NTSB Member
FAA's Nick Sabatini Confirmed for Annual Meeting & Convention

August 21, 2006
General Aviation Security Update: New FAA Advisory Modifies International Security NOTAM
Customs Clearance Procedures Changing at Some General Aviation Airports
Compensation Results Available for the 2006 NBAA Compensation & Benchmark Survey

August 14, 2006
Security Restrictions Remain in Flux Following Bombing Plot; Continued Vigilance Advised
Countdown to Convention: NBAA Returns to Orlando in Two Months
NBAA Voices Safety Concerns About FAA Landing Distance Assessment Requirement

August 7, 2006
NBAA Congratulates Safety Committee Member on Confirmation as NTSB Vice Chairman
NBAA Urges Owners to Exercise Caution With FAA Registry Priority Requests
NBAA2006 Static Display Reception Set for Oct. 17

July 31, 2006
NBAA Joins Other GA Groups to Signal Unified Opposition to User Fees
Senate Panel Reviews Progress of ATC Modernization Effort
Part 135 Operational Control and Wet Lease Update

July 24, 2006
Senate Panel's FY07 Transportation Bill Includes Aviation Funding
NBAA Announces Alliance With Bombardier to Support Safety Standdown
FAA Develops Multiple Canadian Route Proposal to Bypass AFPs

July 17, 2006
FAA to Enhance EDCT Lookup Page With Approved Aircraft Type Codes Database
CBP Proposes Changes to APIS Filing Requirement
FAA Cancels FDC NOTAMs 2/5128 and 2/5167

July 10, 2006
NBAA Supports Senate Proposal to Provide Relief From Onerous Fuel Tax Rules
TSA Holds Listening Sessions for New Twelve-Five Standard Security Program
New AFP Scenario Developed to Ease Delay Burdens on Southern Destinations

July 3, 2006
NBAA California Members Mobilize to Help Defeat Punitive Bill
New Oceanic Errors Safety Bulletin Announced
IS-BAO Implementation Workshop to Be Held in White Plains on Aug. 24

June 26, 2006
House Aviation Panel Reviews Progress on ATC Modernization
NBAA's Bolen Thanks Mineta for His Dedication to Strengthening America's Aviation System
FAA Notice Would Change Landing Distance Calculations

June 19, 2006
U.S. House Approves FY07 Transportation Bill With Significant Aviation Funding
NBAA Welcomes Nomination of Safety Committee Member for NTSB Post
New Resource Provides Tax Guidance for Charitable Flights

June 12, 2006
House Appropriations Committee Approves FY07 Transportation Funding Bill
More Than 800 Attend Dulles Regional Forum
NBAA Releases Certification of Commercial Aircraft Operations Resource

June 5, 2006
Recent Wall Street Journal Feature Outlines Airlines' Attack on Business Aviation
Bolen Challenges User Fee Proponents at U.S. Chamber Aviation Forum
Airspace Flow Program Initiative Available for Use Starting Today

May 29, 2006
Aviation Groups Urge Senate Support for Proposal to Provide Relief From Onerous Fuel Tax Rules
One Week Remaining Until Airspace Flow Program Initiative Available for Use
How Do I Know if My Flight Is Affected by an Airspace Flow Program?

May 22, 2006
Bolen's New York Times Letter Challenges Paper's Mischaracterization of Business Aviation
NBAA Convinces FAA to Delay Implementation of Registry Policy Change
NBAA Urges Owners/Operators to Limit Priority Requests to Actual Need

May 15, 2006
Congress Strikes Onerous Language for BizAv from Tax Bill; NBAA Thanks Members for Mobilizing With 'Contact Congress'
NBAA Board Chairman Emerick Issues Letter to Membership
FAA Solicits Industry Comment on Part 135 Flight Time and Rest Rules

May 8, 2006
Time Remains to Alert Congress to Harmful Proposals in Tax Reconciliation Act of 2005
Strongest-Ever EBACE Concludes With More Than 9,700 in Attendance
NBAA Meeting With FAA on Part 125 Successful for Industry

May 1, 2006
NBAA Welcomes Senate Attempt to Suspend Onerous 'Fuel Fraud' Rules for Business Aviation
Airspace Flow Program Implementation Delayed Until June
This Week's EBACE Poised to Be a Record-Breaker

April 24, 2006
TSA Releases Security Advisory for Aircraft Owners and Operators
Next Week's EBACE Poised to Be Strongest Yet
NBAA Member Survey Closes This Wednesday

April 17, 2006
NBAA Comments on SEC Rulemaking
Two FAA Wet Lease and Operational Control Briefing Sessions This Week
More Than 1,100 Visit Dallas Regional Forum, Breaking Attendance Record

April 10, 2006
New NBAA Newsletter Dedicates Premier Issue to Airspace Flow Programs
FAA Revising Policies on Letters of Deviation Authority for Part 125
Next FAA Briefing on Part 135 Wet Lease and Operational Control Is Apr. 18

April 3, 2006
Tax Relief Act of 2005 Slated for Further Consideration; Members Urged to Oppose Harmful Legislative Proposals for Industry
NBAA Succeeds in Favorable DOT Part 375 Rulemaking Initiative
NBAA Favorably Influences FAA's New Operational Control/Wet Lease Opspec

March 27, 2006
Bolen Letter Challenges User Fee Claims in Wichita Eagle Opinion Piece
At International Conference, Bolen Urges Mobilization Against User Fees
EBACE2006 Opens in Five Weeks, More Than 9,000 Expected

March 20, 2006
Bolen Urges Members to Make Their Voices Heard Against User Fees
Bolen Speaks at International Operators Conference Today in Tampa
NBAA Soliciting User Experiences With the Cape Town International Registry

March 13, 2006
As User Fee Debate Heats Up, GA Groups Announce FAA Funding Principles
Mineta Remarks on User Fees Prompt Confusion
EBACE2006 Poised to Be a Record-Breaker; Booth Total Already Surpasses Last Year's Final Number

March 6, 2006
Ed Bolen Represents General Aviation in Opposing User Fees at FAA Forum
2006 NBAA Compensation & Benchmark Survey Now Online
EBACE2006 Booth Total Already Surpasses Last Year's Final Number

February 27, 2006
Tax Relief Act of 2005 Slated for Further Consideration; Members Urged to Oppose Harmful Legislative Proposals for Industry
Cessna Chairman Pelton Proposes Business Approach to Fund FAA
New Aircraft Registry Requirements Take Effect This Week

February 20, 2006
Leadership Conference Opens This Week in Dallas
FAA Revises In-flight Contingency Procedures Used in Oceanic Operations
NBAA Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Don Bliss as ICAO Ambassador

February 13, 2006
White House Budget Language Alludes to Plan for FAA User Fee Proposal
FAA Implements 90-Day Performance Tolerance Standard for NY TRACON
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for NY/NJ/PHL Airspace Released

February 6, 2006
As Airline Association Chief Calls for User Fees, NBAA Again Urges Members to Contact Congress
Tax Relief Act of 2005 Slated for Further Consideration; Members Urged to Oppose Harmful Legislative Proposals for Industry
Briefing Available for New ATC Initiative: Airspace Flow Program

January 30, 2006
Call to Action: Mineta Comments Open Door to User Fees, NBAA Members Urged to Contact Congress
S&D Conference Has Record-Setting Turnout of Attendees, Exhibitors
Where Can I Find an Online Course for Better Aircraft Icing Awareness?

January 23, 2006
Schedulers & Dispatchers Gather in San Antonio This Week
Congress Reconvenes Next Week; Members Urged to Oppose Harmful Legislative Proposals for Industry
FAA Redesigns TFR Web Site

January 16, 2006
NBAA Introduces FERMS, a New Online Maintenance Tool for Members
Ed Bolen Featured Speaker at Boca Raton Regional Forum This Thursday
More Than 1,500 Expected at S&D Conference Next Week

January 9, 2006
NBAA Board Chairman Emerick Issues Letter to Membership
Boca Raton Regional Forum Is Next Week; Ed Bolen Featured Speaker
Legendary NASA Figure Gene Kranz to Speak at S&D Conference This Month

January 2, 2006
NBAA, Industry Representatives Meet With Red Cross on Disaster Planning
Applicability of IRS Ruling on Passive Loss Limitations to Aircraft Dry Leases
VLJ and STMP Session Videos From 2005 NBAA Convention Now Available