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NBAA Focus: NTSB: General Aviation Fatal Accidents on the Decline

NBAA Focus: NTSB: General Aviation Fatal Accidents on the Decline

Accident rates among general aviation pilots are on the decline, as noted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) at a recent meeting of transportation stakeholders to review progress made in addressing the agency’s 2017-18 Most Wanted List. The NTSB Most Wanted List identifies the most critical areas in need of attention to reduce transportation Read More

NBAA Focus: NBAA Asks FAA to Hit Pause Button  on Proposed IAP Cancellations

NBAA Focus: NBAA Asks FAA to Hit Pause Button on Proposed IAP Cancellations

Following recent flight management system (FMS) software glitches that required FMS manufacturers to pull thousands of instrument approaches from their databases, NBAA recently asked the FAA to “hit the pause button” on implementation of its proposed policy on cancellation of certain instrument approach procedures (IAPs) – specifically circling approaches and circling approach minima. In one Read More

NBAA Focus: Trump Administration Policies Impact Cuba Flights

NBAA Focus: Trump Administration Policies Impact Cuba Flights

New restrictions on travel to and trade with Cuba recently announced by the Trump administration have already affected business aviation operations to the island nation. Policies created under the Obama administration allowed Americans to travel to Cuba for several specific reasons, including the “people-to-people” category of educational travel. The Trump administration rolled back the “people-to-people” Read More

NBAA Focus: NBAA, Other Groups Oppose Capping  Veterans’ Flight Training Benefits

NBAA Focus: NBAA, Other Groups Oppose Capping Veterans’ Flight Training Benefits

NBAA and other aviation associations are urging key lawmakers to make changes to legislation that would cap payments to veterans’ flight-training programs. At issue is H.R. 4149, legislation aimed at improving the delivery of veterans’ flight-training benefits. NBAA recently signed on to a letter to leaders of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, seeking changes Read More