Determining Fitness for Duty

Dec 10, 2018

Increasingly there are scientific ways to evaluate if someone is able to perform their job satisfactorily. “We’re trying to make sure that operators and other people in the aviation industry understand the science of fitness for duty, and that’s fatigue, mental health and medical concerns; provide them with the tools to measure; and then how to develop operations that reflect this science and operate safely,” said Greg Farley, pilot and safety manager at John Deere. Learn more in the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

Podcast Episode

June 7, 2021

Podcast: Ensuring Food Safety in Flight

With Monday, June 7, 2021, being World Food Safety Day, NBAA asked two experts to share the latest information regarding inflight catering best practices for business aviation.
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June 4, 2021

Deadline Approaching for Revised Weight and Balance OpSpecs

The June 12, 2021, deadline is nearing for operators to apply for revised FAA Operations Specifications demonstrating compliance with revised Advisory Circular (AC) 120-27F, which provides an avenue for certificated operators to calculate weight and balance using average passenger and baggage weights, rather than weighing every passenger or bag.
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June 3, 2021

IBAC’s Yeomans Recognized for Service to Industry at BASS2021

During the Flight Safety Foundation’s 66th Annual Business Aviation Safety Seminar (BASS2021), the foundation presented its Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award to Terry Yeomans of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC).
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June 3, 2021

BASS2021: Panelists Emphasize Increasing Safety Measures Post COVID

NBAA board member and vice president of corporate aviation for Pfizer Inc. JD Witzig and National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg were among those who talked up the need for robust safety measures at the Flight Safety Foundation's Business Aviation Safety Summit (BASS2021).
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