July/Aug 2020

Chattanooga Metro: A Model Sustainable Airport

Tennessee’s Chattanooga Metro, the first U.S. airport to generate enough solar energy to offset its power needs, serves as a model for sustainability for other airfields.
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August 12, 2020

Simplified Vehicle Operations: Flight Deck of the Future

Simplified vehicle operations promise to reduce pilot workload, but how will they affect future aircraft designs, pilot training requirements and aircraft and systems certification procedures?
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August 11, 2020

BizAv Back to Work: How to Ensure a Successful Video Interview

Experts offer tips for video interviewing for jobs during the pandemic.
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August 11, 2020

NBAA Advocates for Responsible Use of Airport Funds at HTO

NBAA is disappointed with a recent FAA decision that allows the town of East Hampton, NY to use airport funds to pay for legal fees stemming from its unsuccessful effort to impose access restrictions at East Hampton Airport (HTO).
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August 10, 2020

NBAA News Hour: Flying a Political Candidate This Year? You Might Want to Read This

With the election cycle well underway, business aircraft operators may be asked to fly candidates running for office. The NBAA News Hour webinar examined the issue.
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August 10, 2020

Podcast: The Future of Humanitarian Flight

The operational effects of COVID-19 likely will be felt long after the pandemic eases. In the meantime, general aviation continues to adapt to provide services to those in need.
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August 7, 2020

Advanced Air Mobility Offers Potential to Expand the Aviation Workforce

The Aug; 6, 2020, Leadership Council webinar looked at the emergence of advanced air mobility, and its potential to expand the aviation workforce.
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August 7, 2020

In Virtual Discussion, NBAA Sounds Note of Cautious Optimism for Bizav Recovery

Business aviation appears to exhibit early, incremental signs of recovery in operations, after an unprecedented drop in flights resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, said NBAA Director of Airports and Ground Infrastructure Alex Gertsen. during an Aug. 5 virtual panel discussion as part of the Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives’ 52nd annual conference.
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August 6, 2020

NBAA, AOPA Express Concerns Over FAA’s Pilot Records Database NPRM

NBAA and AOPA have sent a letter to FAA Administrator Steve Dickson expressing concern with the agency's proposed rulemaking regarding the Pilots Records Database (PRD).
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August 5, 2020

Newly Launched Weather Cameras Asset to Safety in Colorado

Fifty-two new aviation weather cameras are now live in Colorado to help pilots mitigate the risk of adverse weather conditions.
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July/Aug 2020

Maintenance: Diligence Required When Returning Aircraft to Service

Returning aircraft to service properly requires maintenance technicians to follow detailed procedures that usually are found in Chapter 5 of airframe and engine maintenance manuals.
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August 4, 2020

NBAA Requests Improved Access to Treasury Loan Program

NBAA has joined a coalition of industry groups seeking flexibility in the eligibility criteria for a loan program created by the CARES Act that will ensure pivotal sectors of aviation continue to serve the national interest during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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August 4, 2020

FAA’s Dickson Addresses SFAR 118 Extensions, Other Industry Concerns in NBAA Town Hall

FAA Administrator Steve Dickson joined NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen Aug. 4, 2020, for a first-ever Virtual Business Aviation Town Hall.
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August 4, 2020

Hurricane Isaias Update – Aug. 4, 1240z – Final Update

Review the latest Hurricane Isaias update from NBAA Air Traffic Services including information from the National Hurricane Center's Advisory #29A, issued at 1200z.
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August 3, 2020

Due to Pandemic, FAA Extends Four Training Exemptions for Part 135, 121 Operations

With COVID-19 resurging, the FAA has approved four petitions that extend the previous exemptions for training, testing or checking requirements for crewmembers and ground personnel employed by Part 119 certificate holders operating under Part 135 and Part 121.
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August 3, 2020

Podcast: Getting Back to Business

Entrepreneurs, exercising COVID-19 prevention best practices, are flying. Get solid safety tips from three business aviators with recent, real-world experience.
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August 3, 2020

NBAA News Hour: First Responders May be Early Adaptors of eVTOL

The July 31, 2020, NBAA News Hour webinar examined the potential use of eVTOL aircraft by medical first responders.
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July 31, 2020

Virtual IOC2020 Closes With Look at Operational Impacts of Cutting-Edge Avionics

The NBAA GO International Operators Conference wrapped up July 30, 2020, with a forward-looking discussion of safety and operational benefits provided by the next generation of avionics technology.
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July/Aug 2020

UAM – A Whole New Ballgame

To operate safely and efficiently, urban air mobility vehicles will require a new air traffic management system that operates differently than today’s ATC system.
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July 30, 2020

NBAA Welcomes Proposed IRS Rules on Excise Taxes for Aircraft Management Companies

The IRS is publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking to provide regulations in response to a legislative exemption from excise taxes on aircraft management services paid by aircraft owners.
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