NBAA Update – NBAA, GA Groups Release Industry-Recommended Best Business Practices


In This Issue: NBAA, GA Groups Release Industry-Recommended Best Business Practices and more


NBAA Update

 Nov. 5, 2018 Subscribe to NBAA Update  


NBAA update Nov. 5, 2018


NBAA, GA Groups Release Industry-Recommended Best Business Practices
NBAA, along with five major aviation associations, last week jointly released the “Know Before You Go” best business practices, which includes publishing an online list of potential prices, fees and other charges that pilots may expect when landing at an airport. The joint statement calls on FBOs to “move expeditiously to implement these practices,” and recommends customers contact FBOs directly “so that operators can ask questions, know and evaluate their options, and make informed decisions.” Read more about the best practices.




NBAA-Supported Young Professional Networking Events Taking Off Nationwide
In the past year, NBAA has supported several networking events around the country specifically for young industry professionals. Co-sponsored by NBAA’s YoPro Council, the purpose is to build relationships between emerging leaders across the industry. “These meet-ups are a great way for young professionals in the business aviation industry to network with their peers, as well as meet more seasoned industry experts,” said Brian Koester, NBAA’s senior manager, flight operations and regulation. Learn more about the YoPro initiative.


Podcast: How To Avoid Or Report Bird-Strikes
Bird-strikes are reported more than 14,000 times a year, and experts say there are more incidents that go unreported. “The most important thing pilots can do if they have a bird-strike, is report it. That involves filling out an online FAA Form 5200” said Gary Cooke, head of the NBAA bird-strike working group. Gary Cooke shares the three most important things to know about bird strikes in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.




Refreshed NBAA Website Enhances User Experience
NBAA has launched a new organization website, which is designed to further enhance the user friendliness of the site for association members and others. The changes were made in order to implement responsive web design, which formats content so it fits neatly on the screen of any kind of mobile device.


Advocacy, Workforce in Focus at Local and Regional Group Best Practices Forum
Strategies for effective advocacy and workforce development were highlighted at the 2018 Local and Regional Group Best Practices Forum, which brings together local and regional group representatives from around the country to share success stories and tools for improvement. The session was held during the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).


NavCanada Publishes New Nighttime RNAV Approaches to Toronto Pearson International Airport
NavCanada recently announced six new nighttime RNAV (GNSS) X instrument approach procedures at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), effective Nov. 8. The new nighttime RNAV (GNSS) X approaches are for Runway 5, Runways 6 Left and Right, Runway 23 and Runways 24 Left and Right. ATC will use the new approaches from 12:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. local time to help aircraft avoid flying over residential areas.


New HorizonsBusiness Aviation Insider
New Horizons: The Value of Mentoring

Longtime industry leader Russ Meyer believes that relationships are key to professional success, and communication is essential to fruitful mentor/mentee relationships. “You want to make someone who is just coming into the industry or a company feel a part of it and comfortable asking questions,” he said. Read more in the New Horizons column in Business Aviation Insider.



@PhilDernerJr - Teamed with @socalaviation last Friday at Camarillo Airport to for @CalAeroUniv’s career fair, interacting with 100s of middle and high students from Ventura County. It was incredible to see how many young people are already fascinated by aviation, and excited about #BizAv.