Podcast: Turning Wrenches? With AMTs, Think Tech

May 24, 2021

From bucking bars and grease guns to laptops and iPads, the role of the aircraft maintenance technician has evolved dramatically in recent years, and is today a high-skill, high-tech and highly respected profession. As the industry commemorates Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Day across the U.S. on May 24, this episode of NBAA’s Flight Plan podcast offers perspectives from four AMTs on an in-demand, forward-looking career.

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

  • Patrick Delahoussaye – president, Pioneer Aviation Management (retired)
  • Andrew Kiehl – vice president, fleet maintenance, Executive Jet Management
  • Lynze Price – aircraft technician, Amway
  • Nathan Winkle – founder and president, Thoroughbred Aviation

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May 22, 2023

Podcast: Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Business Aviation, Part 2

We conclude our two-part discussion about mental wellness in business aviation with encouraging news: FAA Federal Air Surgeon Dr. Susan Northrup recently announced that the agency will revise its procedures to encourage anyone needing help dealing with mental health challenges to get it.
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May 15, 2023

Podcast: Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Business Aviation, Part 1

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and over the next two weeks NBAA Flight Plan, in cooperation with The Pilots Pandemic podcast, will feature an open and honest discussion about issues related to mental wellness in the business aviation community.
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May 8, 2023

Podcast: Growing the Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Several recent developments – including a new NBAA-supported blender's tax credit – have bolstered efforts to increase production of SAF to 3 billion gallons annually in the U.S. by 2030.
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May 2, 2023

NBAA Maintenance Conference Inspires Attendees to Maximize Their ‘Personal Toolbox’

As the business aviation maintenance community comes together in Hartford, CT for a week of education and networking, attendees were welcomed to the event with advice to help them maximize their personal toolbox.
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