Podcast: Will Business Aviation Remain Resilient in 2023?

Jan. 30, 2023

Despite the enormous challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, business aviation has once again proved to be nimble and adaptable. What impact might today’s social, economic, environmental and geopolitical issues have on the health of the industry for the remainder of this year? “It really comes down to confidence,” notes industry analyst Richard Aboulafia, adding that even in the face of multiple challenges, “there’s a very good chance that a downturn [in business aviation] won’t happen.”

In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with three leading industry analysts:
  • Richard Aboulafia, managing director at AeroDynamic Advisory
  • Brian Foley, founder of Brian Foley Associates
  • Rollie Vincent, president at Rolland Vincent Associates

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October 2, 2023

Podcast: Answering More Aircraft LLC Insurability Questions

A recent NBAA News Hour webinar answered some common questions regarding insurability of business aircraft held under an LLC. In fact, there were so many questions that they couldn't all be addressed during that webinar, so we've brought back three of the presenters to answer them.
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September 25, 2023

Podcast: How to Avoid a Runway Excursion

Unstabilized approaches, get-there-itis, flight-plan continuation bias and not fully understanding aircraft runway performance are reasons why runway excursions continue to be one of the most common safety challenges facing Part 91 operators. Training on how to effectively deal with such events can help reduce the threat, but having a backup plan may be most important.
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September 18, 2023

Podcast: The Importance of Leadership in a Small Flight Operation

Smaller Part 91 operators face the same challenges as their larger counterparts, but they do so with fewer resources. That makes it important for the aviation manager to not only set the right example, but for everyone in the department to lead from their respective positions to create a safe and professional operation.
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September 11, 2023

Podcast: Business Aircraft Refurbishing Trends and Tips

Aircraft refurbishments continue to be in high demand, with new paint, cabin refreshes and connectivity solutions just a few of the popular upgrades available for business aircraft. Many times, it's ideal to combine this work with scheduled maintenance or overhauls, so planning ahead and scheduling refurbishment during maintenance downtime is as important as ever.
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