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

August 8, 2022

Podcast: Long-Term Weather Implications for Aviation

Changing weather patterns are affecting aviation, and among the greatest resulting risks to air safety is clear air turbulence (CAT). A study by scientist Dr. Paul Williams has led him to predict that severe CAT will increase in the future.
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August 1, 2022

Podcast: Second Half 2022 Business Aviation Hiring Outlook

The outlook for business aviation hiring remains strong, despite a number of challenges weighing on the global economy. However, job seekers must carefully consider multiple factors when making their employment decision.
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July 25, 2022

Podcast: How to Form a Regional Business Aviation Group

Just as NBAA works to promote business aviation at the national level, regional groups play a vital advocacy role in their state, city or area. Today, four business aviation professionals share their experiences in launching one of the country’s newest regional groups.
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July 18, 2022

Podcast: First Steps Toward Environmental Sustainability

While many flight operations already have implemented programs to reduce their carbon emissions, the process can seem daunting for those that haven't yet started. Three members of NBAA's Environmental Sustainability Subcommittee offer tips on how to work toward sustainability.
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