July/August 2021

Business Aviation Insider’s 2021 Technology Issue has articles on operating in the post-COVID environment, how machine learning enhances safety, best practices for managing unmanned aircraft, and how to respond to evolving security challenges. The member profile in this edition examines how students at Southern Illinois University are learning about business flying first hand.

Features

Business Flying After COVID-19

How many of the coronavirus mitigation protocols will continue?
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Machine Learning Enhances SMS

This emerging technology can help make unbiased risk assessments.
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Security in Uncertain Times

All the usual threats to people and planes are still here, along with some new ones.
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SMS for UAS

Adaptation of manned aircraft safety principles is just the first step.
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EFB Part 91 Best Practices

While electronic flight bags can be helpful tools, it’s important to use these devices and their associated software in a safe manner.
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Southern Illinois University Provides Hands-on Experience

What better way for students to learn about bizav than flying actual passengers.
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Cash, Credit or Cryptocurrency?

The digital currency is gaining traction in business aviation, in part because it facilitates secure online transactions.
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Quick Poll: Emerging Technology and Business Aviation

Which innovation will have the greatest impact in the next 20 years?
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Business Aviation Insider Quick Poll: Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Despite recent advances, some barriers remain for widespread adoption of stainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) within the business aviation community. Take the quick poll below to share what would help your operations begin to regularly use SAF.
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Tips for Recruiting Gen Z to Business Aviation

Social media, particularly video, may be the best way to attract Generation Z to business aviation.
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Departments

President’s Perspective

Technology Marches On

One thing that COVID-19 did not slow down was the inexorable march of new technology.
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Flight Bag

Resources: Technology

NBAA offers multiple resources to help members stay on top of technologies that can enhance their businesses.
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Capital View

Continued Investment in Aviation Infrastructure Is Needed

Rep. Garret Graves discusses the need for investment in aviation infrastructure.
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Regional Representation

Regional Groups Connecting With Smaller Operators

For single aircraft operators, local and regional groups are key sources of information.
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Regulatory Hot Topics

Upcoming Financial Reporting Requirements Will Apply to LLCs

Corporate Transparency Act mandates are designed to combat financial crimes.
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Pro Tips

Young Professionals: Pursuing a Promotion

YoPros need to advocate for themselves to get the promotions they deserve.
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Operations

Build Trust to Achieve a Just Culture

Encouraging employees to admit mistakes without fear of retribution is key to building a just culture and enhancing safety.
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Operations

Maintenance: Ramping Up Maintenance Activities

Experts offer tips for emerging from COVID inactivity.
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Operations

Flight Crews: Colorado Remote Tower Offers Enhanced Capabilities

Remote towers can provide greater flexibility for airports to expand.
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Operations

Flight Crews: New Data Comm Procedures Detailed in Updated Guide

New procedures for domestic enroute CPDLC and clearer guidance on data comm’s push-to-load function are included in the latest edition of L3Harris’s Pilot Handbook.
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Operations

Operations: Aircraft Painting Best Practices

Planning to paint an aircraft is not just about selecting colors and finishes. Consider the environmental impact of the process.
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Member Central

Use NBAA’s Jobs Board to Advance Your Career

The platform highlights career opportunities for jobseekers and enables employers to find qualified workers
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New Horizons

Realizing the Promise of AAM

Integration of advanced air mobility into existing infrastructure will be key.
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