Standardized Training is Coming for Part 135 Flight Crews

March 25, 2019

Changes are on the horizon for training Part 135 flight crews, as new guidance calls for consensus-based simulator training programs. “It was the inconsistency that drove the whole project from the very start and the goal here is to end up with standardization,” said Ashley Smith, president and director of operations, Jet Logistics. Learn about how the coming changes to Part 135 training will affect aircraft operators in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

Podcast Episode

January 4, 2021

Podcast: Kern Award Winners Discuss Safety, Professionalism

Recipients of the NBAA Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award epitomize professionalism and leadership in ways that support safety. Hear how three members of the Kern Award Class of 2020 apply these principles.
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December 28, 2020

Podcast: Staying in Touch with Local and Regional BizAv Group Members

The pandemic has forced local and regional advocacy groups to explore new options to keep their members engaged. Learn how two groups have connected with individuals through social media, video conferencing and their websites.
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December 23, 2020

FAA Offers New COVID Relief for Part 135 Check Airmen, Extends Other Part 135 Relief

The FAA has expanded relief available for Part 135 pilot training and qualification, and for certain check airman qualifications due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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December 14, 2020

‘Unfair,’ ‘Deceptive’ Practices Final Rule Provides Consistency, Transparency

The Department of Transportation has published a final rule codifying the definitions for the terms unfair and deceptive, which are the basis of most of the department’s consumer protection rules and enforcement actions. These rules apply to Part 135 operators, airlines and others who sell transportation.
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