Business aviation companies are increasingly recognizing the value of employees who serve as caregivers outside the office. These workers provide many important skills to their employers, including adeptness at problem solving, adapting to unexpected situations and managing crises. “Especially in an industry that’s heavily customer-centric, we need people who are team-oriented and innovative problem-solvers,” says pilot Reid Columbia. “Those are things we do as caregivers.”
In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Catrina Capistrant, assistant chief pilot for a Fortune 200 company
Reid Columbia, chief pilot for a Fortune 250 flight operation
Jessica Webster, founder and president, Hera Aviation Group
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.
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.
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.
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.