NBAA Focus: Safer Flying for Single Pilots: Exploring New Methods to Address Training Concerns

An expanded version of following article appeared as a Digital Exclusive in the May/June 2017 issue of NBAA’s Member publication, Business Aviation Insider. To read the complete article and more, download the BAI app at www.nbaa.org/news/insider/. Business aviation accidents are rare, but everyone agrees that one accident is too many. Accidents involving business aircraft flown Read More

Inaugural NBAA Security Conference to Raise Bar on Business Aviation Security

Inaugural NBAA Security Conference to Raise Bar on Business Aviation Security

With security threats at home and abroad among the concerns for industry professionals, NBAA recently announced a new educational opportunity focusing on business aviation security. The inaugural NBAA Security Conference – to be held Jan. 24-25, prior to the first 2017 NBAA Regional Forum in West Palm Beach, FL – promises to help attendees raise Read More

NBAA Focus: NTSB Most-Wanted List Highlights Control Loss, Other Risks

The NTSB’s 2017-18 “Most Wanted” safety improvements list features 10 transportation-related priorities, including several that align with key risks identified by NBAA and other general aviation stakeholders. The list includes one item – loss of control in-flight (LOC-I) – dedicated specifically to general aviation. LOC-I is both on NBAA’s list of Top Safety Focus Areas, Read More

NBAA Focus: BAI Special Feature:  Training Your Passengers for Emergencies

NBAA Focus: BAI Special Feature: Training Your Passengers for Emergencies

(The following is adapted from an article published in the Nov/Dec. 2016 issue of NBAA’s member publication, Business Aviation Insider.) How alert are you when flying as a passenger in a business aircraft? Do you pay attention to the pre-flight safety briefing? What would you do if your phone or computer overheated and caught fire, Read More

NBAA Focus: NBAA Continues Defense of Embattled Santa Monica Airport

In a recent letter, NBAA and other industry stakeholders urged city of Santa Monica, CA officials to withdraw their new template agreement for use of specific aircraft tie-downs at the embattled Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) because it does not comply with the city’s federal and California state legal obligations. The city’s agreement purports to Read More