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Resources: Safety

NBAA’s mission is to foster an environment that enables business aviation to thrive. A key to achieving that goal is making safety a core value, so NBAA offers a myriad of safety resources for all types of operators.
nbaa.org/safety

NBAA Top Safety Focus Areas

The Safety Committee has identified NBAA’s Top Safety Focus Areas, setting priorities that support a greater commitment to business aviation safety.
nbaa.org/tsfa

Professionalism

This resource provides information on how to promote safety and support professional behavior.
nbaa.org/professionalism

Hangar and Ground Safety

This resource has information on aircraft ground damage prevention, the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handlers, OSHA compliance and fuel contamination.
nbaa.org/hangar-safety

Human Factors

This resource examines the interactions among aviation personnel, their environments and equipment.
nbaa.org/human-factors

Single-Pilot Operations

This resource includes various tools to help pilots learn to safely fly alone.
nbaa.org/single-pilot

Safety Manager Certificate Program

This assessment-based certificate program provides introductory-level training on safety in business aviation operations.
nbaa.org/safety-cert

Airport Audit Tool

This resource helps operators identify potential airport hazards that are not readily apparent during a crew’s routine preflight preparations.
nbaa.org/airport-audit

Small Flight Department Safety Guide

This resource helps small operators develop customized safety management systems by identifying risks, developing mitigations, promoting the consistent use of safe procedures and continually evaluating their effectiveness.
nbaa.org/sfdg

Small Aircraft Exemption

NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption allows operators of piston airplanes, small turbine-powered airplanes and all helicopters to utilize the limited options for cost reimbursement permitted under FAR Part 91 Subpart F.
nbaa.org/small-aircraft

81% of runway incursions in fiscal 2021 involved GA aircraft. 86% of these incursions happened at smaller airports.

Source: FAA

By the Numbers: Runway Incursion Causes

Runway incursions – airport events that involve the incorrect presence of an aircraft, vehicle or person on the protected area of a surface designated for the landing and takeoff of aircraft – continue to be an operational challenge. Below were the causes of runway incursion in fiscal year 2021.

66% Pilot Deviations, 17% Vehicle/Pedestrian Deviations, 15% Controller Actions, 2% Other

Source: FAA

Participate in the FAA Annual GA Survey

FAAThe FAA is in the midst of conducting its annual General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey, the only source of information for the agency to determine the ways people use recreational and business aircraft. The survey takes about 10-15 minutes to complete, so if you have been invited to participate, please fill it out so the FAA can better understand the economic impact of the GA industry and determine how best to invest in aviation infrastructure.

As always, participation in the GA Survey is confidential, with data aggregated into categories by a third party. Individually-identifiable responses are never shared with the FAA or any other organization. For more information, call 800-826-1797 or email infoaviationsurvey@tetratech.com.

Help NBAA Celebrate 75 YEARS

NBAA 75th AnniversaryNBAA’s 75th anniversary celebration is not only about recognizing the milestones of the industry’s pioneering spirit, but is designed to inspire the next generation of leaders.

Visit nbaa.org/share75 to share your ideas and be a part of the celebration.

Sept/Oct 2022

Resources: Management

Here are some of the resources NBAA offers to help members stay abreast of new developments and safely apply them to their businesses.
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July/August 2022

Resources: Technology

Here are some of the resources NBAA offers to help members stay abreast of new developments and safely apply them to their businesses.
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March/April 2022

Resources: International Operations

NBAA has developed numerous international operations resources and news that are especially relevant in light of ever-changing pandemic-related requirements and restrictions.
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Jan/Feb 2022

Resources: Workforce Development

NBAA has developed numerous resources to help business aviation meet its current and future workforce challenges.
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