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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January 14, 2008

From One Airplane, Many Opportunities: Pentad Properties

NBAA member, Paul Stafford, a commercial real estate investment specialist based in Missoula, MT, uses his single-engine, piston-powered airplane to extend the reach of his real estate practice as far as Denver, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Phoenix. Across the country, small business owners like Stafford, whose livelihoods depend on maximizing their limited time and resources, are finding business aviation aircraft can be a tool that helps them expand their markets and increase their efficiency.
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October 4, 2007

NTSB Recommendations Likely to Impact FAA Runway Safety Margin Discussions

On December 8, 2005, Southwest Airlines flight 1248, a Boeing 737-74H, (N471WN), ran off the departure end of runway 31 center (31C) after landing in a snow storm at Chicago Midway International Airport. The airplane rolled through a blast fence, an airport perimeter fence, and onto an adjacent roadway, where it struck an automobile before coming to a stop.
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September 26, 2007

Testimony of Steve Brown, Senior Vice President, Operations, Before the Subcommittee on Aviation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives

Read the statement of Steve Brown, Senior Vice President, Operations, NBAA, to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation on 'Airline Delays and Consumer Issues'
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September 25, 2007

NBAA Announces 2007 Journalism Award Recipients

ATLANTA, GA – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) presented its journalism awards this morning during its Media Kickoff Breakfast on the opening day of … Continued
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September 17, 2007

A Letter From Ken Emerick Chairman, NBAA Board of Directors, September 17, 2007

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September 14, 2007

Veterans Airlift Command to Receive NBAA Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that the Veterans Airlift Command will be presented with the NBAA Al Ueltschi Humanitarian … Continued
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September 5, 2007

NBAA to Honor Rick Hale, Richard Shine With American Spirit Awards

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that Rick Hale, president and CEO of NBAA Member Company Winner Aviation, and Richard … Continued
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August 30, 2007

NBAA Letter to The Washington Post

The Aug. 22 editorial "Late, Again," about airline flight delays, correctly pointed out the need to modernize the nation's aviation system but omitted some key points.
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August 1, 2007

Statement of Rick Hale, President and CEO, Winner Aviation Before House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee

Before a U.S. House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing, Rick Hale explains that User Fees would take money from businesses in the general aviation community to give another segment of the industry a tax break.
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