Operators: Tips for Thunderstorm Avoidance

April 29, 2019

Thunderstorms present a unique set of safety challenges for pilots, but updated technology is making it easier to fly in these conditions. “The new weather products that we have available at our disposal today that have come about in the last 15 years give us the ability to look out 600-800 miles, and we can make course deviations early on, and never come in contact with a major thunderstorm and keep our passengers and aircraft free of any danger,” said Jad Donaldson, director of aviation at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Learn more in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

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Sept/Oct 2020

Handle With Care

Operators that use the International Standard International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling have a systematic way to help avoid aircraft damage on the ground.
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September 3, 2020

Industry Webinar Highlights Vital Role of Flight Data Monitoring in Improving Safety

NBAA Safety Committee Chairman Tom Huff headlined a Sept. 2, 2020, web discussion hosted by Wyvern Ltd. about flight data monitoring systems increasingly utilized by both OEMs and business aviation flight departments.
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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 24, 2020

Podcast: Emotional Intelligence Can Enhance Aviation Safety

Leaders need to have the five elements of "emotional intelligence" – self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills -- to develop the best possible safety culture.
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