Hurricane Season Preparedness and Best Practices

June 3, 2019

As hurricane season begins, now is the time for business aircraft operators to ensure that they have a plan to deal with these natural disasters, keeping personnel safety in mind. “We take those products that the National Hurricane Center produces, and we use those to craft together briefings and messages that directly speak to the impact from that event so we know and we understand what the thresholds and limitations are as a result of that,” said David Beiger, who manages the national aviation meteorologists at the FAA’s ATC System Command Center in Warrenton, VA. Learn more about hurricane season preparedness in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

Podcast Episode

September 17, 2020

Hurricane Sally Recovery Update – Sept. 17, 2225z

Review the latest update from NBAA Air Traffic Services with operational guidance in the wake of Hurricane Sally. This update includes information from the National Weather Service issued at 2100z.
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August 31, 2020

Podcast: Real-World Perspectives on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Our industry continues to seek ways to improve upon its already noteworthy record of environmental responsibility, and chief among those efforts is promoting the use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) that burn cleaner than straight Jet A.
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August 28, 2020

Tropical Depression Laura – Aug. 28, 1300z

The FAA Command Center has held their final Hurricane Laura telcon and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued their advisories for this storm. This will be the final Laura update from NBAA Air Traffic Services.
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August 26, 2020

NBAA HERO Database Ready to Assist Those in Need Due to Hurricane Laura

NBAA’s Humanitarian Emergency Response Operator (HERO) Database stands ready for possible hurricane relief needs as Hurricane Laura aims for the Gulf coast.
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