August 26, 2009

John and Martha King’s Video Previews NBAA’s LBA Conference

The Kings will present a session for pilots of piston aircraft who are interested in learning more about transitioning to turbojet aircraft during the Light Business Airplane (LBA) Conference introduced for the first time this year as part of NBAA’s Annual Meeting & Convention.
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August 7, 2009

Clearing the Air in the Debate Over Business Aviation

NBAA submitted this opinion piece to the Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal on August 7, 2009, in the wake of media coverage surrounding the government's request for a purchase of two Gulfstream jets to support military missions.
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August 1, 2009

Proactive Airports, Pilots Minimize Wildlife Strike Hazards

Less than two years after he and his brother Wilbur pioneered powered flight, Orville Wright became the first pilot to strike a bird in flight. The date was September 7, 1905, near Dayton, and the bird was probably a red-winged blackbird. Since then, collisions between wildlife and aircraft have increased dramatically, with 82,057 strikes reported in the U.S. between 1990 and 2007.
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August 1, 2009

Business Jet Puts This NBAA Company LaBov & Beyond the Competition

Fort Wayne, IN-based LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications is able to attract clients located in New York City, Chicago and elsewhere across the country because of its business aircraft. Read more about how a business jet gives LaBov & Beyond national reach.
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July 28, 2009

NBAA Applauds House Resolution Saluting General Aviation

NBAA today welcomed the passage of a resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives that recognizes the value of general aviation to the nation’s economic and transportation systems. The resolution, H.Res. 508, was sponsored by Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-1-NE).
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July 27, 2009

NBAA to Honor Serge Dassault With Meritorious Service to Aviation Award and Dick Van Gemert With Doswell Award

Contacts: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org Patrick Dunne, (202) 783-9263, pdunne@nbaa.org Washington, DC – The Board of Directors of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) … Continued
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July 15, 2009

Statement of Martha King, King Schools, Inc., before the Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection Committee on Homeland Security

NBAA testifies on Capitol Hill before the Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection Committee on Homeland Security on behalf of thousands of companies that operate general aviation aircraft in the course of their business or are involved with business aviation.
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July 11, 2009

St. Louis – Major League Baseball All-Star Game Activities

This security program is required for air charter operators utilizing aircraft with a maximum certificated takeoff weight of more than 12,500 pounds. The program requires that operators carry out specific security measures such as conducting criminal history records checks on flight crew members and restricting access to the flight deck.
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June 24, 2009

NBAA LETTER TO THE EDITORS Wall Street Journal

This article greatly mischaracterizes business aviation and does a disservice to tens of thousands of American companies of all sizes that rely on business aircraft to succeed, especially in these tough economic times.
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June 15, 2009

NBAA, Las Vegas-Area Members Help Bring New Route to Western Region

On July 2, 2009, the FAA will implement a new route from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Henderson Executive Airport (HND) near Las Vegas, NV available to general aviation. NBAA and Las Vegas-based Members have worked for the past year with the Las Vegas and Southern California Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities and Los Angeles Center to make this route available.
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May 13, 2009

NBAA Testimony Q&A: Automatic Dependent Surveillance (ADS-B)

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen reminded members of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security that general aviation has long supported forward-looking technologies. Our industry, he said, will continue to support forward-thinking policies and technologies to modernize our nations Air Traffic Control system..
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May 13, 2009

NBAA Testimony Q&A: Alaska and LASP

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen responds to industry concerns raised by Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) about the TSA's proposed Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP).
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May 13, 2009

Air Serv: Serving People in Crisis

Air Serv International, an NBAA Member Company based in Warrenton, VA, has worked with almost every nonprofit relief group in the world in a very special way: The organization uses general aviation (GA) aircraft to fly doctors, engineers, volunteers and peacekeeping forces into remote locations and communities.
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May 13, 2009

Statement of Ed Bolen, NBAA president and CEO, before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security

NBAA testifies on Capitol Hill on behalf of thousands of companies that operate general aviation aircraft in the course of their business or are involved with business aviation.
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May 13, 2009

Statement of Ed Bolen, NBAA President and CEO, before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security

NBAA's statement to the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security discussing the future of our national air transportation system and the reauthorization of FAA.
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May 11, 2009

Swine Flu

NBAA members planning international travel can ensure that they have the latest information about swine influenza A (H1N1) virus by checking the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.
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May 4, 2009

At U.S. Chamber Event, Bolen Emphasizes Need for Continued Aviation System Modernization

At a recent panel discussion among Washington’s aviation industry leaders, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen emphasized that through a shared commitment and now a growing partnership between all segments of the aviation, full modernization of the nation’s air transportation system could finally become a reality.
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April 16, 2009

NBAA Dues Support for No Plane No Gain

April 8, NBAA's Board of Directors unanimously agreed to request a voluntary 50 percent dues assessment of all Members. Given economic realities, we know that not every NBAA Member will be able to step forward and be counted. But we also know ours is not a community that leaves the heavy lifting to others.
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April 6, 2009

Explaining Why Your Company Relies on Business Aviation: Questions and Answers

Business aviation is often misunderstood by the media, shareholders, elected officials and others. This document, assembled by NBAA's Corporate Aviation Management Committee, helps confront misperceptions by providing the most common questions about a company's use of business aviation, and offering some helpful answers.
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