NBAA Focus

NBAA Focus: NBAA Scholarship Award  Truly a Life-Changing Event

NBAA Focus: NBAA Scholarship Award Truly a Life-Changing Event

The NBAA Charities scholarship program helps support expanding careers within our industry, often leading recipients down new career paths where possibilities for advancement and new opportunities await. Sometimes, they can mean even more. When Aleesa (Kurtz) Radoncic, aircraft operations and logistics manager at Orbis International, received a $10,000 Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Training Scholarship in Read More

NBAA Focus: FXE Is First GA Airport to Introduce  Automated Passport Control Kiosks

NBAA Focus: FXE Is First GA Airport to Introduce Automated Passport Control Kiosks

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) recently become the first general aviation (GA) airport in the United States to introduce automated passport control (APC) self-service kiosks at the airport’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility to help expedite travel for international travelers.  With the use of the kiosks, travelers will no longer be required to Read More

NBAA Focus: Operators Urged to Take Closer Look at Teterboro, Henderson Executive SID Procedures

NBAA Focus: Operators Urged to Take Closer Look at Teterboro, Henderson Executive SID Procedures

It’s been nearly four years since the FAA first implemented “climb via” phraseology intended to simplify assignment of SID and RNAV SID procedures with speed and altitude restrictions. Persistent issues with those clearances at two busy airports utilized by business aircraft operators recently spurred actions to remind pilots of the correct procedures. At New Jersey’s Read More

NBAA Focus: NBAA Identifies Top Safety  Focus Areas for 2018

NBAA Focus: NBAA Identifies Top Safety Focus Areas for 2018

NBAA recently released its annual list of Top Safety Focus Areas, topics identified by the NBAA Safety Committee as primary risk-mitigation targets for all business aircraft operators. The 2018 NBAA Top Safety Focus Areas are: Loss of Control Inflight (LOC-I)  Runway Excursions Single-Pilot Operation Safety Procedural Compliance Ground Handling and Taxi Incidents Distraction Management Scenario-and Read More

NBAA Focus: GA Community Rallies to Strike Down ATC Privatization

NBAA Focus: GA Community Rallies to Strike Down ATC Privatization

Following years of  vigorous debate, NBAA was pleased to see ATC privatization language recently strick-en from congressional legis-lation for a long-term Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding and programs. On Feb. 27, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-9-PA) announced he would set aside the proposal in his bill (H.R. 2997) for removing oversight Read More