Podcast: How to Avoid a Runway Excursion

Sept. 25, 2023

Unstabilized approaches, get-there-itis, flight-plan continuation bias, and not fully understanding aircraft runway performance are reasons why runway excursions continue to be one of the most common safety challenges facing Part 91 operators. Training on how to effectively deal with such events and gleaning information from the FAA’s recently updated AC 91-79B, “Aircraft Landing Performance and Runway Excursion Mitigation,” can help reduce the threat. But Joe Samudovsky, co-chair of NBAA’s Small Flight Department Subcommittee, says that having a backup plan might be most important. “More options gives us more room to work with when the weather starts deteriorating at our destination, so we are not forced into continuing to land when the performance of the aircraft says otherwise.”

In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:

  • David Keys, vice chair of NBAA’s Domestic Operations Committee and Chief Pilot for Peace River Citrus Products
  • Joe Samudovsky, co-chair of the NBAA Small Flight Department Subcommittee
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Podcast: The Top Flight Plan Episodes of 2023

With the New Year quickly approaching, we look back on the most popular episodes of NBAA’s Flight Plan podcast over the past 12 months, which featured discussions about professionalism and safety, the relationship between sustainability and emerging technologies in business aviation and how NBAA works with the FAA to keep pilots flying safely through areas of convective weather.
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NBAA News Hour: Elevating Runway and Surface Safety in Business Aviation

Vigilance, patience and training are the essential tools that will elevate business aviation’s runway safety record and ensure that the industry will grow, experts said during an NBAA News Hour webinar.
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November 27, 2023

2023 Small Operator Symposium Recordings: Vital Learning Tool for NBAA Members

NBAA members can now access the 2023 Small Operator Symposium in a newly released recording of the popular half-day event held this year in Las Vegas, NV, in conjunction with the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).
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November 27, 2023

NBAA Unveils New Guide on Reducing Runway Excursions; Free Runway Safety Webinar Set for Nov. 28

NBAA has produced a new publication entitled, Reducing Runway Excursions in Business Aviation: A high-level guide on mitigating the risks.
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