Podcast: Aviation Advocate Ron Rapp Debunks Myths About ATC System

Advocates for a privatized ATC system say the system is mired in the past, but long-time aviation blogger Ron Rapp, an experienced Part 91 and 135 operator, recently debunked this myth in his recent blog titled “The Big Lie: ATC Stuck in the 1960s.” He asserts, “what’s being used today by air traffic control is light years ahead of what they had in the 80s, let alone the 1960s.”

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November 12, 2020

NBAA Legislative Priorities Addressed in Senate Appropriations Measure

The fiscal year 2021 spending proposal for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development from the Senate Committee on Appropriations advances legislative priorities advocated by NBAA.
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October 19, 2020

NBAA’s Bolen Reappointed to NextGen Advisory Committee

On Sept. 25, 2020, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen was reappointed to the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC), where he will continue to represent business aviation.
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January 16, 2019

Fairness to Pilots Act Enhances Pilots Bill of Rights

The Fairness to Pilots Act, Section 392 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, makes legislative tweaks to the Pilots Bill of Rights, further protecting pilots and other certificate holders as originally intended.
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August 2, 2018

Aviation Industry to Senate: Mandates in Place Sufficient to Combat Noise Exposure

The U.S. aviation industry has dramatically reduced noise exposure and continues to do so, making any new legislative mandates on noise counterproductive to the protocols already in place, NBAA and a coalition of aviation organizations recently wrote in a letter to Senate leaders.
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