November 5, 2008

Major Concerns With the TSA’s Proposed Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP)

NBAA has listed several of the major concerns with the TSA's LASP, and Members may wish to reference these in their comments to the public docket.
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October 14, 2008

Tips on Adding Aircraft to a Part 135 Certificate

Adding your Aircraft to a 14 CFR 135 Operating Certificate (PDF) gives operators planning to add an additional aircraft to their Part 135 certificate an outline of best practices. It discusses the regulations involved, gives guidance regarding this issue and stresses the importance of having a good relationship with local Flight Standards District Office (FSDO). 
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October 6, 2008

NBAA Honors Business Aviation Leaders, Industry Philanthropy

ORLANDO, FL, October 6, 2008 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today recognized the efforts of several leaders in business aviation for their efforts … Continued
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September 1, 2008

Reach New Heights: Water Valley

With a vision for smart growth designed to integrate mixed-use communities into the fabric of the region, Water Valley Land Company has more than 4,500 acres of master-planned commercial and residential communities.
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August 28, 2008

Letter to San Diego’s Daily Transcript

Your article on charter flights ("Business Jet Crashes Show Rise of Rule-Breaking Charter Brokers," Aug. 26) negatively portrayed the entire charter industry, despite a historically strong safety record and stringent regulatory oversight of charter operators from the Federal Aviation Administration.
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August 8, 2008

Letter to National Review

It’s ironic that the National Review abandoned its limited-government philosophy with an article touting support for the creation of a new bureaucracy ­ a “Sky-R-S,” if you will ­ for Federal Aviation Administration funding through user fees (Hell on a Tarmac, August 4).
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August 1, 2008

Business Aviation a Key Ingredient: Schwan Food

As the old saying goes, “You can’t get there from here.” For the people who live in the small southwestern Minnesota town of Marshall (pop. 13,000), the challenge of getting from here to there is a fact of life.
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July 24, 2008

Medical Certification Issues For International Flights

Many States have different requirements from those of the U.S. when it comes to medical certificates. According to ICAO Annex 1 - Personnel Licensing, holders of commercial pilot licenses and airline transport licenses are required to hold a class 1 medical.
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July 24, 2008

FAA Lengthens Validity of Medical Certificates

Effective July 24, 2008, the FAA extended the duration of first class medicals from six calendar months to 12 calendar months for pilots under the age of 40 conducting operations that require an airline transport pilot (ATP) certificate.
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July 21, 2008

End of Fiscal Year Report

On July 1, NBAA began a new fiscal year, which seems a good opportunity to report on the progress made, and look to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead as the new fiscal year gets underway.
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July 21, 2008

Letter from NBAA Chairman of the Board Jeff Lee, July 21, 2008

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July 21, 2008

Certification of Commercial Aircraft Operations – Which Rules Apply?

This publication provides insight into the requirements for certification as a commercial operator under Part 119 as well as the differences between operations conducted under Parts 135, 125 and 121. Download the PDF.
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June 23, 2008

NBAA Letter to Senator Inouye, Chairman Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

This June 23, 2008, letter from NBAA reaffirms general aviation’s commitment to reducing aircraft emissions and protecting the environment. (98 KB, PDF)
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June 20, 2008

President’s Perspective: In the Environmental Debate, Business Aviation Has a Good Story to Tell

In the "President's Perspective" column of the June/July 2008 Insider, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen discusses how business aviation has led the way in promoting advances aimed at reducing the industry’s environmental footprint.
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June 19, 2008

NBAA Letter to Stanford Transportation Group (STG)

As a follow-up to our conversation earlier today, I'd like to renew my request for a copy of the study referenced in a press release issued earlier this week by your organization, concerning supposed trends among commercial airline and general aviation passengers.
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June 11, 2008

NBAA LETTER TO THE EDITOR USA Today

A recent USA TODAY article on very light jets omitted key facts about the impact VLJs will — or most likely, won’t — have on the nation’s aviation system (“Next-generation jets spur concerns,” News, Wednesday).
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June 1, 2008

Mining Opportunities: Luck Stone

Luck Stone – a family-owned, Manakin, VA-based supplier of stone construction products – has remained rock solid in its commitment to business aviation.
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March 1, 2008

Mobility Means Everything: Advantage Technologies, Inc.

For Bryan Currier – the 28-year-old president of Advantage Technologies, Inc., a Troy, Michigan-based medical information technology (IT) consulting firm – mobility means everything.
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February 22, 2008

Mike Nichols, CAM, Vice President, Operational Excellence & Professional Development

Mike Nichols he directs NBAA’s programs, policy positions and educational efforts related to tax, regulatory, finance and risk management issues. He is also responsible for expanding NBAA’s educational efforts via on-demand education technologies.
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February 21, 2008

NBAA LETTER TO THE EDITOR AS PUBLISHED USA Today

In parroting the big airlines’ distortions about funding for updates on the aviation system, USA TODAY’s recent editorial overlooks several important facts (“Give fliers a break,” Our view, Air travel debate, Feb. 13).
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