April 15, 2021

New CDC Resource Helps Operators Meet Obligations to Verify Passengers’ COVID Status

The CDC has published a new resource to help aircraft operators meet their obligation to verify passengers’ negative COVID-19 test status prior to boarding an aircraft on a flight bound for the U.S.
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April 15, 2021

NBAA’s Carr Discusses Post-COVID Challenges During China Safety Day Event

Ensuring safety on the journey back to full operations was the focus of a presentation by NBAA’s Doug Carr, senior vice president, safety, security, sustainability and international operations, during the China Aviation Safety Day 2021.
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March/April 2021

Overprepare for a Canada Trip

Because of constantly changing regulations, operators need to double-check their plans for flying to Canada.
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April 13, 2021

NBAA Concerned About Upcoming SMS Regulations for Part 135 Operators

NBAA is concerned about a rulemaking effort underway that would require Part 135 operators to develop and implement a safety management system, saying it could be disruptive to measures already in place.
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April 12, 2021

SMS, Data Recording Devices Top NTSB’s List of Most Wanted Safety Improvements

Following NTSB release of most wanted safety improvements, NBAA encourages operators to seek data recording and monitoring options that are best suited for their operation, and welcomed the board’s recommendation about SMS programs.
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March/April 2021

Young Professionals: Cultivating Skills to Become a Leader

Young professionals can take several steps to prepare themselves for leadership positions.
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April 12, 2021

Communications Procedures Revised in Latest NAT Ops and Airspace Procedures Manual

The North Atlantic Operations and Airspace Procedures Manual was revised, with significant changes to communications mandates.
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March/April 2021

FET Final Rule a Win for Industry

The final rule affirms that owner trust arrangements, used to register thousands of business aircraft for regulatory compliance purposes, are covered by the FET exemption.
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April 12, 2021

Podcast: Speaking With Your Aircraft Principal and Managing Expectations

Managing a small flight operation usually also means serving as the main point of contact with your principal or senior management. Effectively communicating the needs of the aviation operation to upper level personnel can be challenging. Four experts offer tips on how to be an effective communicator with upper management.
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March/April 2021

A European Viewpoint on Aviation’s Future

Peter Bombay, a high-ranking European aviation leader, discusses issues affecting the industry on both sides of the Atlantic.
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April 9, 2021

NBAA Supports SAF Blender’s Credit as Part of Administration’s Proposed Tax Plan

The Made in America Tax Plan contains several proposals to incentivize clean energy production, including an NBAA-supported measure to promote broader adoption of sustainable aviation fuel.
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March/April 2021

Advancing Safety Through Automation

Phil Straub leads a team at Garmin International that is focused on advancing the state of the art in avionics and aircraft control systems for one purpose: enhancing safety.
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April 8, 2021

NextGen Updates Coming to Florida Metroplex, Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Routes

Changes are coming to the Florida Metroplex and Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Routes (NEC ACR), updates the FAA expects will improve safety and efficiency in busy airspace.
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March/April 2021

Flight Crews: Do You Understand Anti-Bribery Laws?

Operators need to understand which payments for service are appropriate and which are not.
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April 8, 2021

FAA Launches Online Recurrency Courses for Part 107 Small UAS Pilots

To maintain their currency, remote pilot certificate holders must satisfy recurrent training requirements every 24 months, and the FAA is offering three free, online courses that meet these requirements.
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March/April 2021

Flight Crews: Ensure You Qualify for Euro CPDLC Exemption

Operators should make sure their aircraft are not subject to this equipage mandate and that the exemption is noted in their ICAO flight plan forms.
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April 6, 2021

In FAA Town Hall, Bolen Points to Successes in Government-Industry Collaboration

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen emphasized how the COVID-19 era has made clear the importance of effective communication between government and industry, in remarks he provided during an April 5, 2021, General Aviation Safety Town Hall presentation hosted by the FAA.
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March/April 2021

Kern Award Winner Sheryl Clarke Knows Safety Demands Maturity, Commitment

After a distinguished military and Part 121 career, Kern Award winner Sheryl Clarke, director of safety and security for Jet Linx Aviation, is helping raise the bar on safety practices and culture not just at her company, but for the entire charter industry.
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April 5, 2021

Podcast: Ramping Up International Operations

Planning has never been more important for those who are resuming or increasing international flying because the operating environment continues to evolve, due largely to changing, pandemic-mitigation requirements.
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March/April 2021

Intensive Care: Medical Operators Adapt to COVID-19

In responding to COVID-19, four medical companies innovated to make their aviation operations safer and more secure.
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