July 1, 2020

Global 7500 Receives Environmental Product Declaration

Bombardier Aviation’s Global 7500 has received business aviation’s first-ever Environmental Product Declaration.
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June 30, 2020

North Atlantic Datalink Mandate Suspended Amid COVID-19

The North Atlantic Datalink Mandate has been suspended for three months to expedite the flow of traffic over the Atlantic during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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June 30, 2020

EU Lifts Some Non-Essential Travel Restrictions; U.S. Still Prohibited

The Council of the European Union has recommended EU member states begin lifting certain travel restrictions for EU citizens and long-term residents for non-essential travel from third countries to Europe, beginning July 1, 2020. The U.S. is not on the list of approved countries.
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June 29, 2020

In Comments to FAA, NBAA Strongly Opposes Needlessly Burdensome Pilot Records Proposal

NBAA voiced significant concerns about the FAA’s recent Pilot Records Database NPRM, outlining numerous specific challenges with the proposal, and offering recommendations for more appropriately implementing the PRD.
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June 29, 2020

NBAA’s Bolen to Participate in 12-Hour Virtual, Global Industry Conference

On July 8, 2020, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen will join with more than 125 other industry leaders and respected professionals to participate in the Corporate Jet Investor Global 2020 virtual conference.
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June 29, 2020

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?

Operators should prepare this year for what is forecast to be more powerful storms than usual.
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June 28, 2020

Proposed Pilot Records Database Focus of Latest NBAA Leadership Council Webinar

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen moderated an NBAA Leadership Council webinar on June 25, 2020, in which panelists discussed corporate flight operations, with a focus on the FAA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for a new Pilot Records Database.
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June 28, 2020

Last Chance, NBAA Says, To Comment on FAA’s ‘Full Frontal Assault’ Pilot-Reporting Proposal

NBAA members have until 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, June 29, 2020, submit comments to the FAA on the negative impact that a proposed rule on pilot records reporting would have on their operation.
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June 26, 2020

Women Leaders Promote Aviation Careers in Virtual Forum

Fighter pilots, a rocket scientist, entrepreneurs and business leaders championed women pursuing careers in general aviation during the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) 3rd Annual GA Leadership Forum.
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June 26, 2020

Virtual Maintenance Conference: Mitigating Business Aircraft Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

Though business aircraft typically feature the most hardened cybersecurity systems, a breach could create a very real concern. Secure connectivity is the subject of the latest NBAA GO Virtual Maintenance Conference session, and those interested may join the live Q&A session at 3 p.m. (EDT) Monday, June 29, 2020.
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June 25, 2020

NBAA Welcomes FAA Extensions to SFAR 118 Medical Certification, Training Deadlines

NBAA welcomed an announcement by the FAA of upcoming amendments to Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 118 extending validity on certain medical, training and testing requirements by up to three additional months.
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June 25, 2020

In a COVID Environment, Charter Travel Emerges as Attractive Option

Concerns about personal safety when traveling in the COVID-19 environment appear to be driving new customers to explore business aircraft charter options, according to several operators across the United States.
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June 25, 2020

Elwell: FAA to Unveil Coronavirus Restart, Recovery Plan ‘Within Days’

During a June 24, 2020, virtual Aero Club of Washington, DC event, FAA Deputy Administrator Dan Elwell said the agency will release a restart and recovery plan for the U.S. aviation industry that acknowledges any revival from the COVID-19 pandemic to a new normal will be gradual.
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June 25, 2020

NBAA Regulatory Alert: Pilot Records Database NPRM

The FAA’s PRD proposal would subject many business aviation operators to a substantial pilot-data reporting burden not previously applied to non-commercial operations. NBAA encourages affected members to review the NPRM and submit comments to the public docket.
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June 24, 2020

Regional Groups Answer Call to Contact FAA on Alarming Pilot Records Database Proposal

The FAA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) calling for sweeping new changes to pilot-data reporting requirements has alarmed the business aviation community, and in response to NBAA’s Regulatory Alert, local and regional business aviation groups are reaching out to their members with a call to immediate action.
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June 24, 2020

Virtual IOC2020: Prepare for Challenges When Flying to Africa

An NBAA GO Virtual International Operators Conference 2020 session focuses on navigating Africa’s weather and inconsistent aviation systems, which can be a steep challenge for newcomers.
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June 24, 2020

NBAA News Hour Addresses Industry Concerns with Ligado’s Proposed 5G Network

The latest attempt by Ligado Networks to deploy a 5G cellular data network across the U.S. continues to pose significant threats to the National Airspace System, presenters asserted in a June 23, 2020, NBAA News Hour webinar.
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June 23, 2020

FAA Issues AD to Address Collins FMS Concerns

The FAA has issued an Airworthiness Directive applicable to Pro Line 4 and 21-equipped aircraft with FMS 3.3X through 4.X and addresses the temp comp FMS issue.
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June 23, 2020

ICAO Recommends ‘Public Health Corridor’ Concept for Certain International Ops

ICAO has published new guidance regarding implementation of a Public Health Corridor for certain operations conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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June 22, 2020

NBAA News Hour Offers Tips for Standing Out When Job Hunting

With airline furloughs potentially on the horizon, business aviation could soon see an uptick in interest. In a tough job market, is this your competition? The June 19, 2020, NBAA News Hour webinar examines how applicants can stand out.
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