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2007 NBAA Update Archives

December 31, 2007
U.S. Customs Expands Radiation Scanning of GA Aircraft
FAA Revises Guidance on Pre-Takeoff Icing Checks for Part 135/125 Operators
IRS Publishes 2008 Aviation Excise Tax Rates

December 24, 2007
New ICAO SARPs for International GA Operations to Be Released
Traffic Management Initiatives Possible Over Holiday Period
Over-flight Fees Being Charged in Certain Caribbean Airspace

December 17, 2007
User Fee Debate Will Carry Into 2008
President Signs Bill to Raise Pilot Retirement Age to 65
House Passes Legislation to Create Airport Employee Screening Pilot Program

December 10, 2007
NBAA Welcomes Sen. Hutchison as New Aviation Subcommittee Ranking Member
NBAA Voices Concern About CBP Proposal for General Aviation
FAA Announces New Takeoff/Landing Performance Assessment ARC

December 3, 2007
Sen. Lott, Republican Whip and Aviation Subcommittee's Ranking Member, Resigns
NBAA Voices Concern About CBP Proposal for GA; Members Encouraged to Do Likewise
FAA Issues Final EAPAS Rule

November 26, 2007
NBAA Urges Members to Submit Comments on CBP Rule Before Deadline
Where Can I Find Graphical Depictions of TFRs?
NBAA Joins Aviation Week to Sponsor VLJ Forum This Week

November 19, 2007
House Committee Members: Airlines Should Stop Promoting 'Distortions' About GA
U.S. Military to Help Curb Holiday Travel Delays
FAA Publishes Advisory Circular Regarding Landing-Phase Runway Overruns

November 12, 2007
Congress Extends Current FAA Authorization
Chertoff Further Discusses GA Security Plans As NBAA Continues Industry Advocacy
Customs Extends Comment Period for Private Aircraft Proposal

November 5, 2007
FEC Proposes Changes for Candidate Travel; NPRM Available on NBAA Web Site
ICAO Group Considers Terminating North Atlantic Airspace VOLMETS
Don't Miss This Week's NBAA Regional Forum in Oakland, CA

October 29, 2007
NBAA's Bolen Represents Business Aviation at IRS Hearing
NBAA Issues Statement on President's Nomination of Robert Sturgell as FAA Administrator
Safety Standdown Draws Record Attendance

October 22, 2007
As Congress Reviews Aviation Security, NBAA Highlights GA Security Measures
FAA to Host Telcons on ERAM Transition
FAA's Winter Deicing Program Update Published; Copy Available at NBAA Web Site

October 15, 2007
NBAA Comments on FAA Charter Revocation
NBAA Offers New Operational Control Audit Checklist
NBAA Hosts Chinese Delegation

October 8, 2007
NBAA Joins Bombardier for This Month's 11th Annual Safety Standdown
IS-BAO Workshop to Follow Safety Standdown, Oct. 26
Save the Date for NBAA2008; Oct. 6 – 8, 2008

October 1, 2007
NBAA2007 an Enormous Success, Breaks Exhibitor Record
NBAA's Steve Brown Tells Congress: Airline Delays Are 'Self- Inflicted Wound'
NBAA Announces New Board Officers; Jeffrey W. Lee Appointed Chairman

September 27, 2007
NBAA2007 Is Enormously Successful Show
NBAA Announces New Board Officers; Jeffrey W. Lee Is Chairman
Security Experts Address Aviation Security and Company Preparedness

September 26, 2007
NBAA's Steve Brown Tells Congress: Airline Delays Are a 'Self- Inflicted Wound'
AOPA's Boyer Says General Aviation Won't Be Divided in User Fee Fight
NBAA's Online Convention News Bureau Features Multimedia Event Coverage

September 25, 2007
NBAA2007 Opens Today With Strong Numbers
New Speaker: DHS's Rottman to Discuss U.S. Security Priorities
NBAA2007 Online Convention News Bureau Features Multimedia Event Coverage

September 24, 2007
Commemorative Flight Arrives at NBAA Convention in Atlanta
NBAA Lauds Senate, House Actions on FAA Modernization
NBAA and More Than 500 Volunteers Build Aviation-Themed Playground for Atlanta Elementary School

September 17, 2007
NBAA2007 Opening General Session Only One Week Away
NBAA Board Chairman Emerick Issues Farewell Letter to Membership
NBAA Troubled With Customs' Proposal for Private Aircraft Manifest Information

September 10, 2007
Chertoff Reaffirms DHS Focus on GA Security; NBAA Working With Agency, Keeping Members Apprised
New Ethics Reform Law to Affect Use of Private Aircraft
NBAA to Honor Rick Hale, Richard Shine With American Spirit Awards

September 3, 2007
Newspapers Publish NBAA Letters Highlighting GA Support for Aviation System Modernization
NBAA Tells Newspaper Editorial Writers: No User Fees
Bolen's NBAA Newsletter Column Provides User Fee Battle Update

August 27, 2007
NBAA Sets Media Straight on Airline Delays and User Fees
NBAA Calls for Prompt Nomination of FAA Administrator
NBAA's 60th Annual Meeting & Convention Only Four Weeks Away

August 20, 2007
NBAA Challenges Southwest Airlines' Misleading Claims About GA
NBAA Newsletter Highlights Possible GA Security Developments
Business Aviation's Biggest Event Is Only Five Weeks Away

August 13, 2007
Register in Advance for Next Month's Annual Meeting & Convention
FAA NOTAM Released for NBAA2007
Update: U.S. Customs Testing for Radiation on Arrival

August 6, 2007
NBAA Member Tells Congress: Modernize Aviation System With Fuel Tax
NBAA Again Challenges Airline Misstatements About GA and User Fees
House Committee Clears Measure for Airport Employee Screening Pilot Program

July 30, 2007
At Oshkosh, Bolen Tells GA Community to Keep Up Fight Against User Fees
NBAA Resource Explains Business Aircraft Tax Law Changes
Washington ADIZ Modifications to Take Effect August 30

July 23, 2007
NBAA Member Outlines User Fee Flaws for Senate Finance Subcommittee
NBAA Member Newsletter Reviews Forthcoming GA Security Measures
FAA Releases New Safety Alert

July 16, 2007
User Fee Opposition Continues
NBAA Continues Challenging Airlines' Misleading Claims About GA
NBAA to Honor Moss and Epps During Convention in Atlanta

July 9, 2007
NBAA Challenges Airline Lobbyists' Finger-Pointing
News Organizations, Grassroots Voices Stepping Up Opposition to User Fees
GA Security Overhaul Under Consideration

July 2, 2007
NBAA Lauds House Leaders' Rejection of Aviation User Fees
Bolen Confronts United Airlines Over Deceptive E-mail
NBAA Focuses on Upcoming GA Security Changes

June 25, 2007
Letters From Bolen to Media Challenge Mischaracterizations
Air Carriers Urged to Prepare for FAA Operational Control Inspections
NBAA Submits Comments on Extensions for Pilot Medical Certificates

June 18, 2007
NBAA Alerts Media to Airline Spin on GA and Delays
Bolen Challenges Claims About GA in Airline Magazines
IRS Proposes Regulations for Certain Non-Business Use of Aircraft

June 11, 2007
Bolen Defends GA Security in Letter to Newspaper
With New GA Security Measures Coming, NBAA Hosted Officials During EBACE
NBAA Member Profile: MI Windows and Doors

June 4, 2007
Opposition to User Fees Gains Momentum at State, Local Levels
User Fee Debate Moves to Senate Finance Committee
DHS, TSA Mulling GA Security Policy Changes

May 28, 2007
Bolen Asks CNN Network to Pull Deceptive Ad by Airline Lobby
Information-Packed EBACE Breaks All Previous Records An Electronic Alternative to Flight Service Stations

May 21, 2007
Bolen Lauds Member Support on User Fee Vote, Says Fight Is Far From Over
This Week's EBACE Poised to Break Last Year's Record
NBAA2007 to Include Construction of Aviation-Themed Playground

May 14, 2007
NBAA Challenges Newspaper Editorial's Support for FAA User Fee Plan
NBAA and FSF Denounce Brazilian Police Investigators Charging Legacy Pilots in 2006 Mid-Air Collision
NBAA2007 to Celebrate Several Industry Milestones

May 7, 2007
NBAA Opposes User Fees in Senate FAA Funding Proposal
NTSB Issues Final Report in Lidle NYC Plane Crash
Recent Middle East Event Reinforces Need for Security Vigilance

April 30, 2007
NBAA Urges Members to Visit and Use New Online Advocacy Center
Dozens of Papers Publish Bolen Letter Defending GA
EBACE2007 Poised to Set Records

April 23, 2007
NBAA's New Online Advocacy Center Helps Industry Voice Opposition to Big Airlines' FAA User Fee Proposal
Bolen Challenges NJ Newspaper's Story About Business Aviation
NBAA Board Chairman Provides Recap on First Quarter Happenings

April 16, 2007
NBAA Challenges Article's Misleading Claims About Local Airports, Business Aviation
NBAA Welcomes Diverse Coalition Advocating for General Aviation
NBAA Responds to Report Mischaracterizing Business Aviation Safety

April 9, 2007
Bolen Promotes Modernization of Air Traffic System
DOT Releases Procedures for Washington-Area 9/11 Reimbursements
Washington State Aircraft Tax Regulation Raises Concerns for NBAA

April 2, 2007
Bolen to Represent GA Community This Week at U.S. Chamber's Aviation Forum
NBAA Files Comments on Proposed FAA Rules for On-Demand Air Taxi Operations
FAA Issues Inspector Guidance for Part 142 Training Centers

March 26, 2007
NBAA: Small Businesses, Small Towns, Rural Areas Lose Under FAA Plan
Bolen to Represent GA Community at U.S. Chamber's Aviation Forum
Hundreds Expected at International Operators Conference

March 19, 2007
NBAA Promotes Aviation System Modernization Through Proven Funding Methods
NBAA Says Airline-Backed FAA Proposal Threatens Jobs, Access, Economic Growth
NBAA Hosts Regional Forum in Fort Lauderdale This Thursday

March 12, 2007
NBAA Calls Upon Congress to Reject Ruinous User Fees, Tax Hikes in Big Airlines' FAA Funding Plan
NBAA Resources for Part 135 Operational Control Compliance
New AC on RNAV Operations Redesignates Type A and B Procedures

March 5, 2007
Bolen Urges Members to Make Their Voices Heard Against User Fees
Business Aviation Helps Apogee Bring Health Care to Remote Areas
NBAA Meets With IRS and Treasury on Certain Non-Business Use Regulations

February 26, 2007
2007 NBAA Compensation & Benchmark Survey Now Open for Participation
Highlights from the Leadership Conference
NBAA Provides FAQs on FAA's Part 135 Operational Control Initiative

February 19, 2007
NBAA Calls Proposed FAA Budget "Sweetheart Deal" for the Big Airlines
Leadership Conference Opens This Week in San Diego
Aviation Insurance: Additional Insured – Who Needs It?

February 12, 2007
NBAA Rebuts USA Today Endorsement for White House Aviation Budget
Sensationalist Local News Story Stokes General Aviation Security Concerns
Highlights From ABACE2007 Available Online

February 5, 2007
Bush Administration Budget Includes 'Toxic Mix' of User Fees, Huge Tax Increases for General Aviation
NBAA Alerts Members to Faulty Management Guide Shipment
Final ETOPS Rule Affects Certain Part 135 Operations; FAA InFO Available

January 29, 2007
Another User Fee Signal? DOT Secretary Promotes Radical FAA Funding Changes
S&D Conference Breaks Records; Highlights Available Online
NTSB Hearing Addresses Safety Issues on Operating in Icing Conditions

January 22, 2007
As Senate Panel Reviews GA Security, NBAA Remains Active on Issue With Policymakers
Senate Changes Internal Rules for Business Aircraft Use
Record Numbers of Schedulers Expected in Phoenix This Week

January 16, 2007
Bolen Letter to Editor Challenges Airlines in User Fee Debate
NBAA Highlights Business Aviation Safety Record in Responding to Reporters on Van Nuys Accident
NBAA Provides Members With A008 Operational Control Compliance Checklist

January 8, 2007
NBAA Position on New House Rule Concerning Transport of Elected Officials
FAA Responds to NBAA Concerns, Reissues Part 125 LODA Notice
Reminder: New U.S. Passport Requirements Take Effect Jan. 23

January 1, 2007
FAA Releases Revised OpSpec A008; Bolen Issues Letter to Members About FAA Charter Policies
President Ford State Funeral Impacts GA Flights in Washington ADIZ
FAA Announces Updated TIPH Notice