June 14, 2021

Panel: AAM Important Part of General Aviation’s Ongoing Sustainability Efforts

A webinar sponsored by the Alliance for Aviation Across America examined the many ways that general aviation stakeholders are investing in sustainable transportation options, including the emerging advanced air mobility industry.
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June 14, 2021

Podcast: NASA’s Supersonic Program Continues Moving Forward

Despite the recent shutdown of supersonic business jet developer Aerion, NASA continues to lay the groundwork for a new generation of quieter supersonic aircraft. A key milestone will be the first flight of the agency's X-59 QueSST test bed in 2022. Here's an update on the program.
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June 10, 2021

DOT Task Force Promotes Increased Accessibility to Aviation Career Information

NBAA is part of the Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force, which is working to come up with strategies that facilitate and encourage students and young people to pursue a career in aviation or aerospace.
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May/June 2021

For Kern Award Winner Nick Treglia Instructing is Gratifying

As one of the recipients of the 2020 Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, Nick Treglia has nearly 10,000 hours of flight time, a distinguished military career in naval aviation, and a stint as Flight Safety International director of safety.
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June 7, 2021

NBAA Urges Awareness of Scam Involving Imposter CBP Agents

NBAA is passing along a warning from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) alerting members to be aware of people calling private residents and businesses claiming to be with CBP in an attempt to gain banking information.
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June 7, 2021

Podcast: Ensuring Food Safety in Flight

With Monday, June 7, 2021, being World Food Safety Day, NBAA asked two experts to share the latest information regarding inflight catering best practices for business aviation.
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June 4, 2021

Deadline Approaching for Revised Weight and Balance OpSpecs

The June 12, 2021, deadline is nearing for operators to apply for revised FAA Operations Specifications demonstrating compliance with revised Advisory Circular (AC) 120-27F, which provides an avenue for certificated operators to calculate weight and balance using average passenger and baggage weights, rather than weighing every passenger or bag.
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June 4, 2021

NBAA Applauds Selection of Pioneering Garmin Autoland Technology for 2020 Collier Trophy

NBAA congratulated Garmin International on earning the prestigious 2020 Robert J. Collier Trophy for Garmin Autoland, the world's first certified emergency autonomous system to safely fly and land an aircraft without human intervention.
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June 4, 2021

NBAA Thanks FAA’s Bahrami For a Career Characterized by Thoughtful, Effective Leadership

NBAA thanked FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety Ali Bahrami for his decades-long service at the agency. Bahrami recently announced his retirement, effective June 30.
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May/June 2021

Industry Professionals: The Benefits of Joining a Group

Joining a group can have a positive impact on your career.
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June 3, 2021

IBAC’s Yeomans Recognized for Service to Industry at BASS2021

During the Flight Safety Foundation’s 66th Annual Business Aviation Safety Seminar (BASS2021), the foundation presented its Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award to Terry Yeomans of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC).
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May/June 2021

Improving the Commuting Disallowance Rule

An IRS rule addresses concerns regarding disallowance of deductions for commuting.
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June 3, 2021

NBAA Leads Coalition Supporting Workforce-Strengthening Legislation

NBAA joined with more than 30 organizations representing U.S. aviation, trucking, rail and maritime interests to express support for legislation promoting career opportunities available throughout the transportation sector.
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May/June 2021

Emotional Intelligence Enhances Team Dynamics

A strong emotional intelligence can supplement traditional management tools to attract, motivate and retain high-performing workers.
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June 3, 2021

Downgraded Safety Standards Assessment Curtails Mexican On-Demand Air Carrier Operations

Until Mexico restores its Category 1 rating, many Mexican on-demand operators will no longer have access to U.S. destinations.
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May/June 2021

Kern Award Winner Jeff Duncan: A Lifetime of Experience in a Relatively Short Time

As one of the recipients of the 2020 Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, Jeff Duncan exemplifies many of the award criteria, including continuous improvement and vocational excellence.
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June 3, 2021

BASS2021: Panelists Emphasize Increasing Safety Measures Post COVID

NBAA board member and vice president of corporate aviation for Pfizer Inc. JD Witzig and National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg were among those who talked up the need for robust safety measures at the Flight Safety Foundation's Business Aviation Safety Summit (BASS2021).
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May/June 2021

An SMS Mandate Is Coming

Part 135 and 145 operators will need to comply with an anticipated FAA rule.
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June 2, 2021

NBAA Provides Comprehensive Best Practices on Aircraft Export Requirements

NBAA has published a new members-only resource to de-mystify aircraft export requirements, which are a critical component of many aircraft transactions and for which there are significant penalties for non-compliance.
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May/June 2021

ElectroMedia Says ‘We Can Be There Today’ Thanks to Business Aviation

Using a business aircraft has helped ElectroMedia provide better tech support.
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