Navigating the Gray Area in Evaluating Fitness for Duty

Flight departments often must deal with the gray area in fitness for duty, and it can be challenging, especially when it comes to personal issues. If the conversations about what’s happening outside the aircraft, such as divorce or financial difficulties, are intruding into the aircraft, “then we’ve lost our ability to compartmentalize those safety-sensitive responsibilities that we have,” said Dr. Quay Snyder, president, CEO and co-founder of Aviation Medicine Advisory Service.

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February 22, 2024

NBAA Urges Members to Participate in FAA’s Newest GA, Part 135 Survey

NBAA is strongly encouraging members to participate in the FAA’s 46th annual General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey, which covers 2023 operations.
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February 12, 2024

Podcast: How Data Collection, Monitoring and Sharing Improves Safety

Flight data monitoring and data sharing are important tools to help identify potential safety risks before they become serious issues. That said, many operators are uncertain about how they work, what equipment is needed and what this information can offer their operations. NBAA has developed a new, comprehensive resource to answer those and other questions.
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February 5, 2024

FAA Offers Guidance to Operators on Handling Jamming, Spoofing

The FAA has released a SAFO that provides information and guidance to operators and manufacturers regarding operations in a GPS/GNSS disrupted environment.
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February 1, 2024

New Study Affirms Effectiveness of Runway Guard Lights

Results of an FAA study demonstrate the value of runway guard lights as a runway incursion mitigation tool.
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