Podcast: Planning Tech Stops in the COVID Era

Business aircraft operators flying overseas continue to face virus-related challenges that can vary greatly from country to country and require careful planning and continuous monitoring to overcome. “Passenger testing is probably one of the biggest hurdles and challenges – trying to figure out who needs to be tested, when they need to be tested,” said John Tuten, chief pilot for Honeywell International. “Then, as far as tech stops are concerned, the biggest challenge is deciding which country will allow you to enter from another country.”

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

  • Russell Bunger, Lead Mission Advisor, Universal Weather & Aviation
  • Brandon Sladecek, Master Trip Support Specialist, Universal Weather & Aviation
  • John Tuten, Chief Pilot, Honeywell International
Podcast Episode

November 28, 2022

Podcast: 3 Different Paths to a Business Aviation Career

As workforce concerns continue to be front-and-center in business aviation, three young professionals share how they discovered their career pathways and offer advice and encouragement to others looking to enter and advance in the industry.
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November 21, 2022

Podcast: Tips for Flying to Florida This Winter

As winter takes hold across most of the country, and those in chillier climes head to sunny Florida, business aircraft flight crews may face additional delays in what is already some of the busiest airspace in the country.
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November 14, 2022

Podcast: Flight Data Monitoring Benefits

Flight data monitoring (FDM) can help identify potential issues with your aircraft and pilots before they become bigger problems. To be fully effective, however, FDM requires commitment and buy-in from across your flight operation.
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November 7, 2022

Podcast: Kern Award Winners Highlight the Importance of Professionalism

Two recipients of NBAA's 2022 Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award share how they strive to demonstrate professionalism and leadership in their roles supporting business aviation safety, including their willingness to learn and share their expertise and experiences with others.
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