Cover photo of the Global 6500 is courtesy of Bombardier Business Aircraft.

July/Aug 2020

NBAA's 2020 Technology Issue has stories on urban air mobility traffic management, the benefits of flying sustainably, using “emotional intelligence” to enhance safety, plus a member profile of Meredith Corp., which quickly developed new protocols for flying during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Features

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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Moving Toward Sustainability

Using sustainable aviation fuels is only one of many things business aviation companies can do to ensure they are reducing the environmental impact of their operations.
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The Missing Piece of the Safety Puzzle?

Aircraft operators seeking to improve safety need to create a psychologically safe environment where every team member can offer suggestions on how to mitigate risks without fear of rejection or stigma.
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Member Profile: Meredith Corp.

Media company Meredith Corp. uses its business aircraft to shuttle employees between Iowa and New York and visit publishing and TV broadcasting offices in 20 states.
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Departments

President’s Perspective

Business Aviation Innovating Faster Than Ever

NBAA not only recognizes the rapid pace of technological change; we are helping facilitate it in ways that support our mission to foster the growth of business aviation worldwide.
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Flight Bag

Resources: Technology

Technology is an ever-evolving resource for business aviation. Review some of the resources NBAA offers members to help them stay on top of developments in technology and learn how to safely apply new technologies to their businesses.
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Capital View

Smith Working to Ensure GA’s Vital Role in Rural Nebraska

Rep. Adrian Smith (R-3-NE) explains why general aviation is so important to the people and economic vitality of his district.
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Regional Representation

Aviation Career Engagement Resources for Regional Groups

While COVID-19 may have temporarily paused the business aviation workforce shortage, the industry needs to continue to interest young people in business aviation careers. Regional groups can help.
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Regulatory Hot Topics

Streamlining Letters of Authorization

NBAA led and participated in multiple FAA/industry working groups and aviation rulemaking committees to improve the Part 91 LOA approval process.
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Pro Tips

Certified Aviation Managers: Tips on Passing the CAM Exam

Candidates must be disciplined, focused and resourceful to pass the Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) exam, the culmination of the pursuit of this valued professional credential.
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Operations

Flight Crews: Line of Sight

Vigilance is the best of the best practices when moving baggage. It ensures that flight crewmembers always know what’s being loaded on the aircraft.
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Operations

Maintenance: Reducing Maintenance Risks

Many aircraft operators and repair stations mitigate maintenance risk by adhering to four key concepts: communication, continuity, planning and oversight.
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Operations

Flight Crews: Complying with Personal Data-Protection Rules

In just a few years since the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in 2018, GDPR-like regulations are being implemented in California and New York, as well as in Brazil.
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Member Central

Updated Digital Magazine Offers Enhanced Reading Experience

As more of our lives and business have gone virtual, so has NBAA’s must-read member magazine, Business Aviation Insider.
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New Horizons

How the Pandemic Is Changing the Business Jet Market

COVID-19 has changed the way the world travels, including those who use business aviation.
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