We often think of mentorship as an older or more experienced person offering their wisdom to someone who is younger or just starting their career. While that is certainly important, consider also what you can learn from those who are closer to your own age or experience level. “One of the things I love about peer-to-peer mentoring,” said Sierra Grimes, NBAA senior manager of government affairs and founder of NBAA’s Young Professionals (YoPro) program, “is that it gives you that opportunity to not just be mentored, but to empower you to mentor someone else.”
In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Sierra Grimes, NBAA senior manager, Government Affairs
Jason Kinlaw, director, safety and flight operations, Coca-Cola
Jessica McClintock, vice president, global accounts, FuelerLinx
Although business aviation is not a cause of aviation system delays, weather and other factors can pose unexpected travel challenges. If business aviation is in your planning this holiday season, it's best to prepare for potential delays.
Attracting the next generation of business aviation professionals is a top priority throughout the industry, and local and regional groups are often the first point-of-contact for students and young people seeking information about the industry and its potential opportunities.
The end of the year is often a stressful time for business aircraft operators that are grappling with tax issues, particularly if they've purchased an airplane hoping to take advantage of higher bonus depreciation rates. Aviation managers shouldn’t wait until the final weeks of the year to develop their tax strategy.
In the second part of our conversation about mental wellness, experts offer advice on what pilots should do when disclosing a condition such as depression or anxiety to their AME and how to ensure their case is addressed in a timely manner.