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Resources: Safety

NBAA’s mission is to foster an environment that enables business aviation to thrive, and making safety a core value is key to achieving that goal. The association offers numerous resources for all types of operators.

Safety Data Collection, Analysis and Sharing

These resources will assist your operation in proactively measuring safety, allowing for continuous safety improvements and reducing costs and liability as part of an internal safety or safety management system programs.

Small Flight Department Safety Guide

This resource serves as a roadmap for small flight departments to begin taking steps toward improving the safety of their operation.

Inflight Safety

Resources related to the safe operation of business aircraft while in flight, including loss-of-control inflight, laser strikes, wildlife strike response and more.

Safety Manager Certificate Program

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

Single-Pilot Operations

Operating a complex aircraft as the only pilot aboard in today’s busy ATC environment demands a host of skills, and these resources serve as an introduction to an array of valuable information for single-pilot operations.

41% increase in the number of aviation-related incidents involving lithium batteries reported in the past five years, 2019-2023.

Source: FAA

NBAA Management Guide

The guide is an industry how-to manual for business aviation management. This updated publication assists flight departments with operational, maintenance, administrative and other considerations.

2024 Top Safety Focus Areas

The NBAA Safety Committee has identified the association’s Top Safety Focus Areas for 2024, highlighting multiple priorities in support of a greater commitment to business aviation safety standards.

By the Numbers: U.S. Business Jet/Turboprop Fatalities

Reported fatalities from accidents involving U.S.-registered business jets increased dramatically from 2022 to 2023, while reported fatalities involving U.S turboprops decreased by nearly one-third.

Business Aircraft Fatalities by Year. Jets in 2022 = 0. Turboprops in 2022 = 37. Jets in 2023 = 23. Turboprops in 2023 = 25.

Source: AIN

March/April 2024

Resources: International Operations

For those who fly globally for business, NBAA offers resources and news, including updates on ever-changing requirements and more. Get information about customs checklists, inspection procedures in Europe, oceanic flights and security risk assessments.
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Jan/Feb 2024

Resources: Workforce Development

NBAA has numerous resources and programs to help industry professionals meet current and future workforce challenges.
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Nov/Dec 2023

Resources: 2023 NBAA-BACE

NBAA’s annual convention offers attendees an opportunity to immerse themselves in all things business aviation.
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Sept/Oct 2023

Resources: Management

These valuable NBAA tools and guidelines are designed to enhance and improve your business aviation management skills.
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