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Business Aviation Insider - September/October 2009 Edition

PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Demonstrating the Value of Business Aviation

As we prepare to gather at the 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention in Orlando, it is important to recall that no challenge confronting business aviation in these turbulent economic times is more important than speaking out on the value that business aviation delivers for the nation. MORE>>>

MEMBER PROFILE

Business Airplanes Help Renewable Energy Business Grow

Ron Fagen knows the value of business aircraft. The president and CEO of Fagen, Inc. – one of the country's most respected green-energy builders – would not have grown from humble beginnings in Granite Falls, MN to become a leader in industrial construction without its airplanes. MORE >>>

MEMBER BENEFITS

NBAA, ARINC Partner to Offer Members New APIS Compliance Option

Through a partnership with ARINC Direct Business Aviation Solutions, NBAA is now offering Members a new option for complying with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) requirements. MORE >>>

NBAA EVENTS

NBAA’s Convention: Business Aviation's Most Active Marketplace

The business aviation community will converge on Orlando, October 20 through 22 at the NBAA 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2009). Attendees will have the opportunity to network with colleagues and customers, as well as take advantage of Education Sessions and Professional Development Program courses offered during the event. MORE >>>

TIPS & TOOLS

NBAA Unveils New Air Charter Brokering Guide

NBAA Domestic Operations Committee Member Catherine Smith, a principal contributor to NBAA's Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering, explained that the guide is designed to educate brokers about current regulatory requirements and recommend best practices for procedures that result in value-added services to customers. MEMBERS READ MORE >>>

SAFETY FIRST

Safety Analysis Underscores Need for Improved Runway Condition Reports

The number of accidents involving U.S.-registered business jets declined slightly in 2008, but U.S. business turboprop accidents showed a significant increase last year, according to data compiled by Robert E. Breiling Associates of Boca Raton. MEMBERS READ MORE >>>


CAPITAL VIEW
International, Not Piecemeal, Approach Needed on Aviation Emissions

MEMBER ADVOCACY
NBAA's Online Resources Help Members' Voices Be Heard in Washington

AIRPORT CHECK-IN
Partnerships Create Success at Moore County Airport

REGIONAL REPRESENTATION
NBAA Continues Advocating for Southern California Airports

REGULATORY HOT TOPICS
TSA Talks Promise Progress on Changes to LASP Rule

NAVIGATOR
Important Tools to Help You Navigate Around the NAS

ASK THE OSG
NBAA Is Helping Companies Implement Safety Management Systems

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Resources for Navigating a Tough Economy NBAA Creates Business Aviation Jobs List

CAM
Maintenance Manager: CAM Credential Is Critical to Advancement

UPCOMING EVENTS
Change in Date for Annual Schedulers Event