Failing to address the issue of illegal charter can be a costly mistake for companies and business aircraft operators. “The FAA has provided for business aircraft, some very narrow, limited exemptions. A lot of people understand the terms and the concepts, but they’re very often misapplied because they’re very narrow” said David Norton, partner and head of the aviation practice at the law firm of Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP. Learn more about avoiding illegal charter in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
Although business aviation is not a cause of aviation system delays, weather and other factors can pose unexpected travel challenges. If business aviation is in your planning this holiday season, it's best to prepare for potential delays.
Attracting the next generation of business aviation professionals is a top priority throughout the industry, and local and regional groups are often the first point-of-contact for students and young people seeking information about the industry and its potential opportunities.
The end of the year is often a stressful time for business aircraft operators that are grappling with tax issues, particularly if they've purchased an airplane hoping to take advantage of higher bonus depreciation rates. Aviation managers shouldn’t wait until the final weeks of the year to develop their tax strategy.
In the second part of our conversation about mental wellness, experts offer advice on what pilots should do when disclosing a condition such as depression or anxiety to their AME and how to ensure their case is addressed in a timely manner.