December 2, 2011

Report: EU-ETS Will Be Costly, Have Minimal Emissions Impact

In a November 17, 2011, report to investors, Swiss bank UBS tallied the cost for European Union states to implement a proposed Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) at $280 billion, while producing
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November 28, 2011

NBAA-Led Committee Recommends Against Requiring ADS-B ‘In’

After 17 months of research, an Aviation Rulemaking Committee reports that requirements and regulations for ADS-B 'In' are not yet justified, given the current state of technology.
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November 25, 2011

Industry Professional Honored as Outstanding Texas Business Leader

The founder and president of an NBAA Member aircraft brokerage in Texas has been selected as one of the Great Women of Texas “Women of Influence” for 2011.
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November 23, 2011

Concerns Grow As EU-ETS Start Date Nears

With a January 1, 2012 start date for EU-ETS at hand,tensions between the European Community and the rest of the world are on the rise.
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November 23, 2011

FAA’s Plan to Charge for iPad Charts Raises Eyebrows and Ire

A plan announced by the Federal Aviation Administration to begin charging for e-tablet charts has raised users’ ire.
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November 22, 2011

Study: Massachusetts Airports Drive $11.9B, 124,000 Jobs

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick unveiled earlier this month a major economic impact study that shows public use airports in the Bay State generate nearly $12 billion in economic activity and support about 124,000 jobs.
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November 21, 2011

Wisconsin Mayor Says: ‘Our Airport Is An Absolute Necessity’

Officials at a Wisconsin airport lengthened its runway to increase business aviation traffic. The mayor calls the airport an 'absolute necessity.'
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November 16, 2011

Business Jet Flies Injured Veterans for Free

A uniquely-painted business jet called the 'American Patriot' has been designated by the Cessna Aircraft Company to provide free transportation for severely wounded U.S. veterans.
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November 15, 2011

C&S Wholesale Grocers Is at the Heart of Business Aviation

Keene, NH-based member company C&S Wholesale Grocers is one of the largest wholesale food distribution companies in the country. C&S has been involved in humanitarian flying for years, and is a member of Corporate Angel Network, Sky Hope Network and AERObridge, through which the company dispatches its aircraft to help those in need.
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November 14, 2011

FAA Seeks More Bird-Strike Reporting at Community Airports

A fresh FAA initiative to increase bird-strike reporting by general aviation (GA) allows reporting through the FAA's bird-strike database on the web.
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November 14, 2011

FAA Seeks More Bird-Strike Reporting at Community Airports

A fresh FAA initiative to increase bird-strike reporting has launched for the benefit of general aviation (GA). The new campaign is employing internet technology for the first time, allowing reporting through the FAA’s bird-strike database on the web.
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November 14, 2011

NBAA Update Marks 10th Anniversary

The Association marked an important landmark over the weekend: the 10th anniversary of NBAA Update, its weekly e-newsletter.
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November 11, 2011

Texas Governor Declares November ‘Aviation Appreciation Month’

Calling the aviation industry in Texas 'a critical component of our economy and our way of life,' Texas Governor Rick Perry has issued a proclamation declaring November as 'Aviation Appreciation Month' in the State of Texas.
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November 11, 2011

Massachusetts Proclaims Business Flying Value with ‘GA Appreciation Month’

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick issued a proclamation declaring November 2011 to be 'General Aviation Appreciation Month' in the state.
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November 11, 2011

New PDP Committee Chair Brings Expansive Vision to His Role

As the new chairman of NBAA's Professional Development Program (PDP) Review Committee, Erik Perkins said his first priority will be to expand PDP's current comprehensive list of course offerings to an even broader base of NBAA members.
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November 8, 2011

Graves: General Aviation Won’t Accept a 99% Solution to LightSquared Problem

In an October 27, 2011, letter, House lawmakers asked the FCC to halt the launch of LightSquared until a guaranteed fix for GPS interference can be found.
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November 7, 2011

Report: Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales Up, But Asking Prices Down

Sales of pre-owned business jets increased by 11 percent through the first nine months of 2011, according to a monthly report published Octoberr 28, 2011, by JETNET LLC, a provider of industry data.
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November 4, 2011

California Increases Penalties for Independent Contractor Misclassification

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November 4, 2011

Conflict Grows Over EU-ETS

Tension over the EU's emissions-taxing proposal grew with the International Civil Aviation Organization's adoption of a measure rejecting the plan.
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October 31, 2011

What Is the Ideal Time for a Takeoff Briefing?

There's no question that pilots should conduct a thorough takeoff briefing prior to taking the runway, but should that process be conducted even before starting the engines?
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