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.
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.
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.