NBAA’s Certified Aviation Manager program identifies professionals who have acquired enough in-depth knowledge to lead business aviation organizations. Today, three recently accredited CAMs discuss how they prepared for the exam and what the greater meaning of CAM recognition is to their career goals. “Always remain a student,” said AirFlite’s Joe Davis. “Self-improvement was key for me to stay on top of the industry changes and developments, as well as gaining a better understanding of what motivated and drove the flight department.”
In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Joe Davis, cruise pilot and senior maintenance technician at AirFlite
Brad Phelps, a captain with Stockmeier Urethanes USA, Inc.
Carrie Wicht, corporate travel flight coordinator for Harley Davidson Motor Company
Managing a small flight operation usually also means serving as the main point of contact with your principal or senior management. Effectively communicating the needs of the aviation operation to upper level personnel can be challenging. Four experts offer tips on how to be an effective communicator with upper management.
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GPS is the enabling technology for much of the FAA's NextGen air traffic management system. However, ongoing GPS interference testing by the U.S. military has caused problems for pilots, and aviation stakeholders are united in seeking ways to reduce the effects of those outages.