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HAI, Other GA Groups Send Letter To Sec. Buttigieg On NAS Congestion

HAI, Other GA Groups Send Letter To Sec. Buttigieg On NAS Congestion

1-Jul-2022

HAI and other general aviation organizations sent a letter to US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg requesting a meeting for a collaborative discussion to address congestion issues in the National Airspace System. The letter highlights the shared goal of “operating an aviation system that runs efficiently and safely, while equitably serving all stakeholders” and expresses... Read more

FAA Extends NBAA Small Aircraft Exemption Until 2024

FAA Extends NBAA Small Aircraft Exemption Until 2024

24-Mar-2022Source: NBAA

With no changes in the conditions and limitations, the FAA has extended NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption No. 7897L until March 31, 2024. To benefit from the exemption NBAA members who operate small aircraft that weigh 12,500 pounds or less, piston-powered airplanes or rotorcraft must submit a Notice of Joinder to FAA Exemption No. 7897L, said... Read more

NBAA calls on FAA to mitigate Santa Clara County’s decision to ban 100LL fuel

NBAA calls on FAA to mitigate Santa Clara County’s decision to ban 100LL fuel

16-Dec-2021Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and several other industry groups urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to take action regarding Santa Clara County’s rushed decision to ban the sale of 100LL as of Jan. 1, 2022. In a letter to FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson, the organizations called on the agency to use its “aviation... Read more

US Officials prepare for Advanced Air Mobility

US Officials prepare for Advanced Air Mobility

15-Oct-2021Source: NBAA

Advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles are coming, and federal regulators are doing all they can to prepare, officials with the FAA and the U.S. Air Force said Wednesday in a panel discussion at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). “We’ve witnessed a significant shift in focus toward [AAM] across the entire aviation industry,”... Read more

NBAA working to lift restrictions at East Hampton Airport

NBAA working to lift restrictions at East Hampton Airport

19-Aug-2021Source: NBAA

Last week, NBAA joined with the Helicopter Association International (HAI) and the Eastern Regional Helicopter Council (ERHC) leading the effort to help convince a federal court to overturn operational restrictions imposed by the town of East Hampton, NY at East Hampton Airport (HTO). This most recent case challenging these restrictions was filed by a single-engine... Read more

NBAA and Others Oppose Legislation That Would Hobble NYC’s Helicopter Industry

NBAA and Others Oppose Legislation That Would Hobble NYC’s Helicopter Industry

24-Mar-2021Source: NBAA

NBAA has joined with five general aviation associations in opposition to two New York City bills that would severely restrict helicopter operations in the city. Following a hearing before the City Council Committee on Economic Development, the general aviation advocacy groups sent a letter setting out their opposition to the two bills, while also expressing... Read more

EBAA, NBAA Unveil ‘EBACE Connect’

EBAA, NBAA Unveil ‘EBACE Connect’

16-Feb-2021Source: EBAA

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the launch of “EBACE Connect” – a new, virtual programming series that will gather business aviation’s most compelling and authoritative voices to engage the industry in a vital conversation around the issues and trends shaping the future of Business aviation. “EBACE has... Read more

NBAA Requests Extension for GA Pilot Medicals

NBAA Requests Extension for GA Pilot Medicals

3-Jun-2020Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and other associations requested the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) extend the effective date for several exemptions or extensions for pilot medical certifications, training proficiency and a host of other requirements contained in Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 118. The relief package, which became effective on April 30, 2020, with most... Read more

FAA creates ADS-B privacy opt-out

FAA creates ADS-B privacy opt-out

12-Nov-2019Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today applauded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for developing a plan to allow a real-time flight-tracking opt-out for operators that have equipped their aircraft with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment, which will be required to operate in most U.S. airspace effective Jan. 1, 2020. In a related move to... Read more

NBAA to bestow highest honour on LongRanger circumnavigator

NBAA to bestow highest honour on LongRanger circumnavigator

6-Sep-2019Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will bestow its 2019 Meritorious Service to Aviation Award, the association’s highest honor, to pilot, businessman and aviation champion Ross Perot, Jr. at this year’s NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), taking place Oct. 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. Perot is a longtime pilot and aviation advocate, who... Read more

NBAA Urges Members to Conduct Careful Tax-Reform Planning

NBAA Urges Members to Conduct Careful Tax-Reform Planning

2-Jul-2018Source: NBAA

With passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, NBAA is urging members to carefully review provisions that impact business aviation as they conduct tax planning. Last year, as Congress debated tax reform, NBAA successfully advocated for several provisions that are having a positive impact, such as the extension of 100-percent bonus depreciation to used... Read more

NBAA Requests Guidance on Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

NBAA Requests Guidance on Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

18-Jun-2018Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is requesting guidance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of the Treasury on several provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that directly affect business aviation. In a June 13 letter to the IRS and Treasury Department, NBAA focused its guidance requests on two main areas:... Read more

NBAA Welcomes Removal of ATC Privatization Provision

NBAA Welcomes Removal of ATC Privatization Provision

3-Mar-2018Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today issued the following statement in response to the Feb. 27 announcement from House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-9-PA) to set aside his proposal for removing air traffic control (ATC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The proposal was part of House legislation (H.R. 2997) to... Read more

NBAA Launches New Program for Young Professionals

NBAA Launches New Program for Young Professionals

6-Feb-2018Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association’s Young Professionals in Business Aviation (NBAA YoPro) announced it is accepting nominations for its first Business Aviation Top 40 Under 40, which will recognize the accomplishments of the industry’s next generation of leaders. Through June 30, peers and supervisors may nominate individuals online in one of eight categories: Airport Business... Read more

NBAA Launching New Business Aviation Mentoring Program

NBAA Launching New Business Aviation Mentoring Program

5-Jan-2018Source: NBAA

NBAA is implementing the first phase of a mentoring program this month, matching experienced industry veterans with individuals wanting to explore opportunities in business aviation. The “beta” version of the program matches 20 sets of people who were paired based on the specific interests and goals of both the mentees and the mentors, but Brian... Read more

NBAA addresses Business Aviation Personnel Shortage

NBAA addresses Business Aviation Personnel Shortage

5-Jan-2018Source: NBAA

Business aviation is finding it increasingly difficult to attract and retain talent, in part because the airlines are offering what is perceived to be a better deal, and in part because of an overall decline in the number of people choosing aviation careers. Why do some business aircraft pilots believe that the airlines are a... Read more

Rocketroute adds two more integrated services

Rocketroute adds two more integrated services

25-Oct-2017Source: RocketRoute

Air Culinaire Worldwide® and Universal Private TransportSM announced last week, during the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) annual conference, a new integration with RocketRoute. With this new fusion of technology, RocketRoute’s Marketplace users will be able to seamlessly place catering orders and hire ground transportation with the click of a button. “We are extremely excited... Read more

JETNET finishes their 7th annual iQ Summit

JETNET finishes their 7th annual iQ Summit

26-Sep-2017Source: JETNET LLC

JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, wrapped up its 7th annual JETNET iQ Summit recently, and attendees graded it as an enormous success. With presentations and panel appearances from industry luminaries like NBAA’s Ed Bolen, GAMA’s Pet Bunce, NARA’s Brian Proctor, and NAFA’s Ford von Weise, among many others, attendees were treated... Read more

NBAA-BACE Careers in Business Aviation Day to Inspire Students

NBAA-BACE Careers in Business Aviation Day to Inspire Students

8-Sep-2017

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will once again host its popular annual Careers in Business Aviation Day on Thursday, Oct. 12 during the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV. Career Day, a free event for all registered students, faculty and chaperones, kicks off at 9 a.m., and will feature... Read more

NBAA commends rejection of ATC privatization bill

NBAA commends rejection of ATC privatization bill

10-Aug-2017Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today commended the Senate Appropriations Committee for rejecting privatization of the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system in an annual federal spending bill. NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen thanked committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-VT), as well as Transportation Subcommittee Chair Susan Collins... Read more

NBAA calls on Air Traffic Control system modernization, not privatization

NBAA calls on Air Traffic Control system modernization, not privatization

13-Jun-2017Source: NBAA

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today issued the following statement in response to the administration’s continuing calls for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system. The president’s renewed call for ATC privatization was included in a set of transportation-infrastructure spending “principles” advanced by the president today at the White... Read more

NBAA Asks Members to Take Part in FAA General Aviation Survey

NBAA Asks Members to Take Part in FAA General Aviation Survey

6-Feb-2017Source: NBAA

The FAA’s annual General Aviation (GA) and Part 135 Activity Survey, which will collect data on GA operations in 2016, is underway. NBAA is encouraging members that have been invited to participate in the confidential poll to do so in order to provide the agency with a clear picture of business aviation activity. The FAA’s... Read more

Elected Officials Stand Against ATC Privatization at NBAA-BACE

Elected Officials Stand Against ATC Privatization at NBAA-BACE

12-Nov-2016Source: NBAA

Three current members of Congress spoke at the 2016 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) this week in Orlando, FL, and all three emphasized business aviation’s essential role in America. They also declared their strong opposition to creating a private ATC system funded by user fees. “We all know that our airspace is a... Read more

FAA Teams Working to Improve Quality of Available Weather Information to Pilots

FAA Teams Working to Improve Quality of Available Weather Information to Pilots

10-Nov-2016Source: NBAA

Advanced in-cockpit weather technologies have served as both blessing and, arguably, curse to pilots, with the possibility of being overwhelmed by the sheer abundance of information at their fingertips. Helping pilots determine the right data to use was one of the goals of an NBAA-BACE education session titled “Advancing Avionics Weather Information.” “We reach out... Read more

NBAA Lauds Court Decision on East Hampton Airport Restrictions

NBAA Lauds Court Decision on East Hampton Airport Restrictions

8-Nov-2016Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) applauds today’s decision by U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which agreed with the argument made on appeal by NBAA and other aviation interests that the Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990 (ANCA) continues to apply to New York’s East Hampton Airport (HTO) – making the... Read more

HAI aims to prevent US states setting local aviation rules

HAI aims to prevent US states setting local aviation rules

19-May-2016Source: HAI

HAI and five other general aviation associations yesterday wrote to key congressional committee leaders to prevent a move to amend a federal bar to states issuing laws or regulations related to air carrier prices, routes, or services. The move was contained in a letter to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochrane (R-Miss.) and the panel’s... Read more

NBAA thanks Tom Hendricks from NATA

NBAA thanks Tom Hendricks from NATA

9-Mar-2016Source: NBAA

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today issued the statement below following news that National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Tom Hendricks would step down from his post later this year. “Tom has been a tireless champion for general aviation, with an unyielding commitment to protecting and promoting the... Read more

NBAA Calls FAA UAS Detection Work Good First Step

NBAA Calls FAA UAS Detection Work Good First Step

9-Mar-2016Source: NBAA

The FAA-led effort to develop and test a detection system that identifies unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operating on and near airports is a good first step, said Sarah Wolf, NBAA’s senior manager of security and facilitation. As this technology matures, it will contribute to the safety of NBAA members that operate both manned and unmanned... Read more

NBAA Supports Aviation Tax Exemption in Maryland

NBAA Supports Aviation Tax Exemption in Maryland

10-Feb-2016Source: NBAA

NBAA strongly supports a Maryland bill that would exempt aircraft repair and upgrade parts from sales tax, saying that without the repair exemption, the state is at a competitive disadvantage to other neighboring states. NBAA Supports Aviation Tax Exemption in Maryland “The exemption proposed in SB14 is sound tax policy that will lead to increased... Read more

JetNet to announce new features at NBAA even

JetNet to announce new features at NBAA even

12-Jan-2016Source: Jetnet

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, is announcing two new features for its Evolution Aerodex service at this year’s NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference Booth 400A, from January 19-22 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. A new Airport/FBO View provides an analysis tool for companies providing (or looking to provide)... Read more

Five Questions for Incoming NBAA Chairman

Five Questions for Incoming NBAA Chairman

19-Nov-2015Source: NBAA

Paul Anderson, vice president of UTC Flight, the United Technologies Corp. flight department, is the incoming chair of NBAA’s Board of Directors. He recently shared his thoughts on the association and its objectives going forward. Tell us about your career in business aviation, and how your experience will influence your work as NBAA’s chairman. My... Read more

HAI fights to preserve veteran benefits

HAI fights to preserve veteran benefits

20-May-2015Source: HAI

On Monday, May 18, HAI and six other aviation associations sent a strongly worded letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Committee of Veterans Affairs, urging their committee to reject a bill (H.R. 476) that would impose a detrimentally low cap on Veterans Administration (VA) funding for college flight training degree programs... Read more

Conklin & de Decker Announce Aircraft Cost Evaluator Release 15.1

Conklin & de Decker Announce Aircraft Cost Evaluator Release 15.1

23-Apr-2015Source: Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker has announced the Aircraft Cost Evaluator Release 15.1, the industry’s most innovative tool for benchmarking operating and ownership costs for more than 585 jets, turboprops, helicopters and piston aircraft.Aircraft Cost Evaluator has been the flagship product from Conklin & de Decker’s family of aircraft operating and acquisition data products for more... Read more

Sabreliner Aviation Names Director of Engineering

Sabreliner Aviation Names Director of Engineering

7-Apr-2015Source: Sabreliner

James Clifford has been named director of Engineering for Sabreliner Aviation, a growing, customer-focused provider of flight support for civil and military fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. Clifford, who joined the diversified aerospace company March 31, is responsible for Sabreliner Aviation’s overall engineering efforts and will spearhead Sabreliner Aviation’s aircraft renewals program. He brings to Sabreliner... Read more

5th Annual JETNET iQ Business Aviation Summit to be held in New York

5th Annual JETNET iQ Business Aviation Summit to be held in New York

20-Mar-2015Source: JETNET

JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, will host its 5th annual JETNET iQ Global Business Aviation Summit in New York City on June 23-24, 2015. The JETNET iQ Summit is a fast-paced, data-rich gathering of industry thought leaders to discuss, deliberate, and predict the state of business aviation markets. Industry veteran Susan... Read more

Conklin & De Decker Announces 3rd Annual Exploring Aircraft Operating Costs Seminar

Conklin & De Decker Announces 3rd Annual Exploring Aircraft Operating Costs Seminar

4-Mar-2015Source: Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker has opened registration for its newest Seminar, Exploring Aircraft Operating Costs. The program will be presented on April 14-15, 2015 in Grapevine, Texas, near the DFW International airport.As a National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) accepted program, attendees can receive CAM credit for participating in this seminar. The... Read more

Dallas Airmotive Showcases Global Rotorcraft Authorizations at Heli-Expo 2015

Dallas Airmotive Showcases Global Rotorcraft Authorizations at Heli-Expo 2015

3-Mar-2015Source: Dallas

Join us at the Orlando Convention Center from March 2-5, at booth 3700. Learn more about our new Rotorcraft Centers of Excellence and our vision to become the world’s leading, independent, rotorcraft engine service company and your trusted engine provider. Your first choice for all your turbine engine needs… anywhere… anytime. We will also be... Read more

Bell delivers first Bell 429WLG in North America

Bell delivers first Bell 429WLG in North America

26-Feb-2015Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today it has made the first delivery of the Bell 429 Wheeled Landing Gear (WLG) in North America. The aircraft has been delivered to professional NASCAR driver and founder and CEO of SunEnergy1, Kenny Habul. SunEnergy1 is a vertically integrated solar energy performance certificate (EPC) company... Read more

General Aviation supports $219B of US economic output and 1.1M jobs

General Aviation supports $219B of US economic output and 1.1M jobs

18-Feb-2015Source: HAI

Eight general aviation associations on Wednesday unveiled a new industry-wide study detailing the economic contributions of general aviation to the U.S. economy at a press conference at the Newseum. The study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, determined that general aviation supports 1.1 million total jobs and supplies $219 billion in total economic output in the United States.... Read more

Safe Flight’s Powerline Detector Now Dual Frequency

Safe Flight’s Powerline Detector Now Dual Frequency

28-Oct-2014Source: Safe Flight

Providing demonstration flights in Orlando immediately prior to NBAA, Safe Flight continues the roll-out of their new Dual Frequency Powerline Detection System (DPDS). The important advancement (first announced in April of 2014 at HeliExpo in Anaheim, CA.), the new DPDS is based on a state of the art Digital Signal Processor receiver that detects both... Read more

Safe Flight announces new Icing Conditions Detector

Safe Flight announces new Icing Conditions Detector

28-Oct-2014Source: Safe Flight

Safe Flight Instrument Corporation of White Plains, NY announced today their new Icing Conditions Detector (ICD) available for all aircraft types. The company highlighted the importance of this new development in avionic safety equipment by choosing Minus 5o Ice Bar located at Pointe Orlando as the venue to introduce the new product. Ice accretion is... Read more

NBAA2014 – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition

NBAA2014 – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition

24-Oct-2014Source: NBAA

“Make no doubt about it: unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are coming, and they will offer an amazing opportunity for flight departments to expand their responsibilities and become more relevant to their companies,” said Brad Hayden, president and CEO of Robotic Skies, in an Oct. 22 panel at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014). As... Read more

Bill de Decker is selected for John P “Jack” Doswell Award

Bill de Decker is selected for John P “Jack” Doswell Award

23-Oct-2014Source: Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker announced that the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has selected Bill de Decker for the prestigious John P “Jack” Doswell award, honoring him for lifelong individual achievement on behalf and in support of the aims, goals and objectives of business aviation. For more than 40 years, Bill de Decker has been... Read more

Conklin & de Decker Announce 15th Annual Aircraft Acquisition Planning Seminar

Conklin & de Decker Announce 15th Annual Aircraft Acquisition Planning Seminar

23-Oct-2014Source: Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker will host their 15thAnnual Aircraft Acquisition Planning Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona on December 9-10, 2014 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. NBAA attendees that register for this seminar at the Conklin & de Decker booth (#3231) will receive an autographed copy of the Aircraft Acquisition Planning book, by co-author, Bill de Decker.... Read more

Blue Sky Network to Unveil New SATCOM Solution in October

Blue Sky Network to Unveil New SATCOM Solution in October

30-Sep-2014Source: Blue Sky Network

Blue Sky Network (BSN), a leading global provider of satellite tracking and fleet management solutions for land mobile, maritime, and aviation assets, is excited to announce that it will be unveiling a new SATCOM technology solution, at both Helitech International and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) – two key aviation industry events – this... Read more

Bill de Decker is selected for John P “Jack” Doswell Award

Bill de Decker is selected for John P “Jack” Doswell Award

8-Aug-2014Source: Conklin & de Decker

Orleans, Massachusetts–Conklin & de Decker announced that the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has selected Bill de Decker for the prestigious John P “Jack” Doswell award, honoring him for lifelong individual achievement on behalf and in support of the aims, goals and objectives of business aviation. For more than 40 years, Bill de Decker has... Read more

FAA’s ‘Got Weather?’ resource improves understanding of thunderstorms

FAA’s ‘Got Weather?’ resource improves understanding of thunderstorms

2-Jul-2014Source: NBAA

Because unique weather conditions are associated with summer, now is a good time for a reminder about a new online FAA safety resource that provides tips for pilots dealing with the season’s thunderstorm activity. Launched by the agency in May 2014 with the support of aviation groups, including NBAA, the Got Weather? initiative offers information... Read more

NBAA responds to uninformed article “How to hide a corporate aircraft”

NBAA responds to uninformed article “How to hide a corporate aircraft”

19-Jun-2014Source: NBAA

Listen to the NPR Marketplace interview with Bethany McLean, contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Your recently published opinion piece on business aviation (“How corporate jets fly under shareholder radar”) appears uninformed about the widespread practice of leasing business equipment and the common reporting rules regardless of equipment type – including aircraft – and equally misinformed... Read more

Aviation Groups Fighting for New York’s East Hampton Airport

Aviation Groups Fighting for New York’s East Hampton Airport

29-May-2014Source: NBAA

The Eastern Region Helicopter Council (ERHC) is among the aviation organizations fighting to maintain access to New York’s East Hampton Airport (HTO), even in the face of adverse court rulings and ongoing pressure from local residents who complain about noise from helicopters, jets and seaplanes. “They’ve already increased landing fees 20 percent for jets and... Read more

NBAA’s Free Webinar Will Help Operators Manage Weather Risk

NBAA’s Free Webinar Will Help Operators Manage Weather Risk

27-Apr-2014Source: NBAA

New weather forecasting technologies and probabilistic weather information, which can help operators determine the risk of flying into thousands of airports worldwide, will be the topic of an upcoming free NBAA webinar. “Managing Weather Risk” takes place at 1 p.m. (EDT), on April 29, and NBAA Members can register for the session right up until... Read more

NBAA welcomes move to renew US tax incentive on business aircraft purchase

NBAA welcomes move to renew US tax incentive on business aircraft purchase

7-Apr-2014Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed the Senate Finance Committee’s completion of work on legislation that would restore for two more years a host of tax incentives that expired in 2013, including a commonly recognized incentive – “bonus depreciation” – on the purchase of aircraft and other assets used by businesses. “NBAA is... Read more

NBAA Lands in Anaheim for Heli-Expo 2014

NBAA Lands in Anaheim for Heli-Expo 2014

22-Feb-2014Source: NBAA

The attention of the global rotorcraft community will be on Anaheim, CA next week, as Helicopter Association International (HAI) presents its annual Heli-Expo convention from Feb. 24 to 27. As in years past, NBAA staff will be on hand throughout the show to meet with Members and attendees to discuss matters affecting the business aviation... Read more

Streamlined IS-BAO Certification under consideration

Streamlined IS-BAO Certification under consideration

4-Feb-2014Source: NBAA

For many business aviation operations, the prospect of applying for registration in the International Standard for Business Aviation Operations (IS-BAO) program is an intimidating prospect. So, to counter that perception, the International Business Aviation Council (BAC) is considering streamlining the IS-BAO standard to make it more accessible to smaller flight departments, particularly for “single-plane, single-pilot”... Read more

NBAA Headquarters Relocates to New Address in Washington, DC

NBAA Headquarters Relocates to New Address in Washington, DC

27-Aug-2013Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that the location of its Washington, DC headquarters has moved to a new address in the nation’s capital. All postal correspondence and shipments should be immediately redirected to the new address: National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 1200 G Street NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 The Association’s... Read more

Aviation association leaders stand united at Oshkosh

Aviation association leaders stand united at Oshkosh

2-Aug-2013Source: HAI

HAI President Matt Zuccaro and six other general aviation (GA) association presidents sat together at EAA’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., and discussed both the challenges facing the GA industry and the successes the industry has had over the past year. Zuccaro joined Experimental Aircraft Association Chairman Jack Pelton, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President... Read more

Could Technology Be a Hindrance to Your Operation?

Could Technology Be a Hindrance to Your Operation?

4-Jul-2013Source: NBAA

Hear a Flight Plan podcast about how the steep learning curve for constantly evolving avionics and ATC technologies can have safety implications When Jim Lara had a new up-to-date avionics suite installed in his Baron last December, he faced a task even more daunting than selecting, installing and paying for the glass cockpit components: learning how to... Read more

Planned Vertiport Promises Easier Access to Downtown Chicago

Planned Vertiport Promises Easier Access to Downtown Chicago

3-Jul-2013Source: NBAA

Developers of a new vertiport near Chicago’s downtown business center hope to break ground on the 10-acre project later this summer and begin operations next year. The vertiport, which differs from a heliport by being designed for use by tiltrotors as well as helicopters, will be constructed at Wood and 15th streets on land owned... Read more

NBAA Welcomes US Senate Legislation to Simplify Certification for GA Aircraft

NBAA Welcomes US Senate Legislation to Simplify Certification for GA Aircraft

5-Jun-2013Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed the introduction of the Small Aircraft Revitalization Act of 2013 (S.1072) by Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). The bill is similar to the Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013, which was introduced earlier this month in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Mike... Read more

NBAA Welcomes Legislation to Smooth Certification for GA Aircraft

NBAA Welcomes Legislation to Smooth Certification for GA Aircraft

9-May-2013Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed new legislation that would dramatically enhance the certification process for new light general aviation aircraft. Sponsored by Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-4-KS), a stalwart of general aviation, the “Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013” (H.R. 1848) calls on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to implement recommendations from the... Read more

EBACE Student Day Panel to Promote Careers in Business Aviation

EBACE Student Day Panel to Promote Careers in Business Aviation

8-Apr-2013Source: NBAA

Student Day at the 2013 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2013) will feature a panel of industry leaders who will speak about career opportunities in business aviation. Students from aviation schools around Europe have been invited to attend “Business Aviation as a Career: Build Your Future Now,” set for 9:30 a.m. on May 23.... Read more

Conklin & de Decker Exhibiting and Speaking at MMC

Conklin & de Decker Exhibiting and Speaking at MMC

26-Mar-2013Source: Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker recently announced they will be exhibiting at this year’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Maintenance Management Conference to be held on April 30-May 2, 2013 in Ft. Worth, Texas.In addition, David Wyndham, President and co-owner at Conklin & de Decker, will be a hosting a session during the conference, titled, Maintenance... Read more

NBAA’s Bolen Responds to FAA Decision to Close ATC Towers

NBAA’s Bolen Responds to FAA Decision to Close ATC Towers

25-Mar-2013Source: NBAA

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today released the following statement in response to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) decision to proceed with the closure of 149 contract air traffic control towers and other facilities across the United States, to comply with “sequestration,” or mandatory budget curtailments required of federal agencies:... Read more

HAI asks court to invalidate Long Island flight corridor

HAI asks court to invalidate Long Island flight corridor

22-Mar-2013Source: NBAA

The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is continuing its legal challenge of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) authority to restrict helicopter flights due to noise complaints as concerns grow that more and more communities will seek legislative solutions to resolve local helicopter noise issues. HAI’s actions come as Congress considers two bills, introduced in February, seeking... Read more

NBAA announces mobile app for Business Aviation Insider

NBAA announces mobile app for Business Aviation Insider

15-Mar-2013Source: NBAA

A new mobile app for Business Aviation Insider magazine has been released by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and is available free to NBAA Members with iPhone, iPad and Android devices. “Business aviation professionals have been enthusiastic adopters of mobile technology, and NBAA is pleased to offer this new communications format to our readers,... Read more

NBAA Supports Moran Amendment to Preserve Control Towers Under Sequester

NBAA Supports Moran Amendment to Preserve Control Towers Under Sequester

15-Mar-2013Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) supports an amendment from Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS), which would halt the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) plan to close a host of air traffic control towers and other facilities. Noting the integral role of the towers in the nation’s aviation system, and the economic boost that airports with towers... Read more

NBAA’s first BACE is 2013 Convention renamed

NBAA’s first BACE is 2013 Convention renamed

5-Feb-2013Source: NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that the name for its largest annual U.S. event has been changed from “Annual Meeting & Convention” to “Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition” (“BACE”). In announcing the change, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen noted that, given the global nature of business aviation, the Association co-hosts dedicated,... Read more

GA groups oppose White House fees proposal

GA groups oppose White House fees proposal

20-Sep-2011Source: GAMA

The nation’s leading general aviation (GA) associations today forcefully opposed user fees for GA flights proposed in President Barack Obama’s proposal for addressing the nation’s deficit and job crises. The Aircraft Electronics Association, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the Experimental Aircraft Association, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, the Helicopter Association International, the International Council... Read more

HAI co-sponsors NBAA North East Safety Symposium

HAI co-sponsors NBAA North East Safety Symposium

21-Apr-2011Source: HAI

HAI is co-sponsoring the NBAA North East Safety Symposium Thurs., May 19 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at TAC Air in Windsor Locks, Conn. The safety program is geared toward Airports, FBOs and Helicopter crews. Hear professionals discuss: WILDLIFE STRIKE AVOIDANCE and WILDLIFE MITIGATION RAMP and FBO SAFETY MISSION SAFETY AIRCRAFT INTERDICTION Presentations will be made... Read more

Avfuel offers rewards at NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference

Avfuel offers rewards at NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference

7-Feb-2011Source: Avfuel

From Feb. 9-11, Avfuel Corporation will be exhibiting with over three dozen of its Avfuel-branded FBOs at the 2011 NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Convention (S&D) at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. The FBOs and Avfuel will be conducting promotions and activities that will result in 50 lucky visitors receiving an Apple iPad, and... Read more

Conklin & de Decker and NBAA announce scholarship winner

Conklin & de Decker and NBAA announce scholarship winner

20-Oct-2010Source: Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker, in association with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), announced the third annual Alan H. Conklin Business Aviation Management scholarship winner is Richard Valentine. This award is being presented at the 2010 NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention in Orlando, Florida. Richard Valentine is a senior at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)... Read more

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