It’s been 18 months since the FAA implemented significant changes to the reporting of runway conditions and contamination. The biggest challenge of the new system, referred to as Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA), has been getting the word out to operators, said Rich Boll, chair of the Airspace, ATC and Flight Technologies Working Group of the NBAA Access Committee. To that end, NBAA has created a six-part video series that explains TALPA and how pilots should apply the field condition reports they receive.
March 23, 2023
Key NBAA-Proposed Amendments Included in Senate Legislation to Overhaul NOTAMs
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation unanimously approved this week amendments proposed by NBAA and industry stakeholders on legislation to improve the nation's Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system.Read More
March 20, 2023
Podcast: Have You Done Your PREFLIGHT Today?
NBAA's PREFLIGHT flyer campaign aims to promote professionalism across our industry, with the nine letters in the acronym "PREFLIGHT" each representing an attitude or behavior vital to being a true business aviation professional.Listen Now
Deep Water Ditching
Deep water ditching is a rare event in today’s age of advanced aircraft, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared to ditch if required.Read More
March 15, 2023
At FAA Summit, Bolen Says Industry Collaboration Key to America’s Continued Safety Leadership
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen emphasized business aviation's steadfast focus on safety and the importance of collaboration between all stakeholders in the National Airspace System during a plenary panel that led off a March 15, 2023, FAA Safety Summit.Read More