Podcast: Cold Weather Operating Tips

Oct. 9, 2023

Winter weather is just around the corner, and that requires business aircraft operators to prepare now for the harsh realities of freezing temperatures, strong winds, snow and ice. Here are a series of tips on how to get ready for flying this winter. “One of the bigger challenges is away from home base [and determining] what those resources are,” notes former NBAA Safety Committee Chair Greg Hamelink. “Look ahead at the weather forecasts at the destination airport. What are the temps going to be? Is there a possibility of freezing rain?”

In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
  • Chris Behn, CAM, manager of aircraft maintenance with John Deere Aviation
  • Greg Hamelink, director of the Business Travel Center for Whirlpool Corporation and past chair of the NBAA Maintenance Committee

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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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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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January 22, 2024

Updated NBAA Top Safety Focus Areas Help Aviators Reduce Operational Risk

The NBAA Safety Committee has released its 2024 Top Safety Focus Areas to help business aircraft operators avoid incidents and operate with less risk.
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