January 20, 2012

Business Airplane Saves Lives of Critically Injured in South Carolina

Medical professionals say that getting a critically injured person proper care within an hour – called “the golden hour” – is often the difference between life and death for accident victims with severe injuries.
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January 20, 2012

Federal Tests Show ‘No Practical Solutions’ to LightSquared Interference with GPS

In a key decision, 9 federal agencies reported on January 13, 2012, that in their view, no solution exists to LightSquared's interference with GPS.
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January 13, 2012

NBAA Announces Recipients of 2012 Schedulers and Dispatchers Scholarship

Washington, DC – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee have announced the 12 recipients of the 2012 Schedulers … Continued
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January 11, 2012

Maintenance Scholarship Deadline Approaching, Others Awarded Later This Year

March 2, 2012, is the application deadline for NBAA's Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarship (TRACS).
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January 11, 2012

As New Year Begins, Industry Confronts EU-ETS

The January 2012 implementation of the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) raised concerns among operators worldwide.
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January 9, 2012

FAA Issues AC 90-114 on ADS-B

The FAA has issued a new rule that requires Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out performance when operating in designated classes of airspace within the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS) after Jan. 1, 2020.
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January 6, 2012

Study: Massachusetts Airport Contributes $51.4 Million Annually

Massachusetts state officials last month revealed that Worcester Regional Airport, just 39 nautical miles west of Boston Logan Airport, contributes $51.4 million a year to the economy of central Massachusetts.
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January 4, 2012

Louisiana Airport Seeks More Business Aviation Traffic

St. John the Baptist Parish Airport, in south Louisiana, is expanding to welcome more business aviation traffic.
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January 2, 2012

In 2011, No Clear Resolution on EU-ETS

With the advent of 2012 comes Europe's implementation of one of the most controversial programs in the history of civil aviation. In an attempt to curb generation of greenhouse gases, the European Union put into effect its Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) on New Year's Day.
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December 30, 2011

Iowa Governor Branstad Declares December GA Appreciation Month

: Iowa's Governor declared December 2011 GA Appreciation Month in the state. NBAA welcomed the declaration, which highlights business aviation value.
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December 23, 2011

Another Industry Forecaster Predicts Gradual Industry Rebound

In a year-end roundup, several industry analysts provided NBAA their expectations for business aviation in 2012 and beyond.
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December 23, 2011

What’s Good for China May Be Good for General Aviation in Florida

When the secretary-general of the China Aviation Industrial Base visited GA facilities in Florida last month, it exemplified both the potential and the challenges that beset companies on both sides of the world as they try to find ways to capitalize on China's growth.
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December 23, 2011

Corporate Angel Network Marks 30th Year Since First Flight

In December 2011, the Corporate Angel Network marked 30 years helping cancer patients get treatment.
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December 23, 2011

Compromise Over? LightSquared Strikes Back in FCC Filing

In a December 20, 2011, FCC filing, telecommunications upstart LightSquared blamed faulty GPS units for allowing interference with the company's signals.
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December 16, 2011

NBAA Represents Business Aviation in FAA’s Digital Chart Distribution Planning

The FAA AeroNav division will soon be implementing user fees for that access as digital demand has led to budget shortfalls.
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December 15, 2011

Interference Confirmed, LightSquared Offers Concession to GPS Industry

With interference from LightSquared signals into GPS confirmed, the company's proposed remedy was met with wariness from industry.
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December 14, 2011

Barnstable Municipal Airport ‘Worth Millions’ to Community

A November 2011 report by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) shows the total annual economic impact of Barnstable Municipal Airport on Cape Cod, MA as more than $227 million, including 2,246 jobs supported by the airport with a total payroll just shy of $75 million.
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December 13, 2011

Louisiana Governor Declares December ‘Aviation Appreciation Month’

In 2011, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued a proclamation declaring December 'General Aviation Month.' NBAA welcomed the declaration.
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December 12, 2011

NBAA Webinar Reveals Secrets of Outside Maintenance

A webinar conducted on December 7, 2011, helps aircraft operators determine the right time for outsourcing aircraft maintenance.
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December 12, 2011

LightSquared Says GPS-Interference Issue Resolved; Others Skeptical

In December 2011, broadband provider Lightsquared said it had resolved GPS-interference issues, but sources remained skeptical of the company's claims.
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