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NBAA Update, 18-08


NBAA: Wall Street Journal Misses Key Facts in Supporting ATC Airline Giveaway Plan NBAA Identifies Top Safety Focus Areas for 2018 Canada Border Services Exemption Benefits Charter Operators Read more here:: NBAA Update, 18-08… Read more ...

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Business Aviation Insider: A Very Special Mission - TeamSupport, Texas-based B2B software company


Following Hurricane Harvey, TeamSupport CEO Robert C. Johnson loaded up his Cessna 421 and took off from his home base of Addison Airport bound to answer a call for aid in Conroe, TX. It was just one example of the value of business aviation in providing support to victims of Harvey and subsequent hurricanes in 2017. Read more here:: Business Aviation Insider: A Very Special Mission - TeamSupport, Texas-based B2B software company… Read more ...

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The Week In Technology, February 19-23, 2018


A look inside NASA's fiscal 2019 aeronautics budget: low-boom supersonics; electric propulsion; urban air mobility. read more Read more here:: The Week In Technology, February 19-23, 2018… Read more ...

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NBAA: Wall Street Journal Misses Key Facts in Supporting ATC Airline Giveaway Plan


After The Wall Street Journal published an inaccurate editorial attacking NBAA for its effective work in stopping airline-backed efforts to privatize ATC, the general aviation community quickly and forcefully responded on multiple fronts. A point-by-point rebuttal to the editorial takes aim at each of the recycled, big airline talking points, providing the truth about how ATC privatization will harm small towns and communities while impeding ATC modernization. Read more here:: NBAA: Wall Street Journal Misses Key Facts in Supporting ATC Airline Giveaway Plan… Read more ...

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FlashPash eAPIS filing app adds passport scanning capability


By Bret Koebbe FlashPass makes it easy to file eAPIS passenger manifests with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol right from your iPhone or iPad. The latest update allows you to scan crew or passenger passports to save... ... Read more here:: FlashPash eAPIS filing app adds passport scanning capability… Read more ...

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NBAA Identifies Top Safety Focus Areas for 2018


NBAA 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. Read more here:: NBAA Identifies Top Safety Focus Areas for 2018… Read more ...

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Airline Shortage Is Drawing Aviators From Business Aviation


The challenge is keeping what you've got A special target for the airlines' appeals to experienced pilots are the ones who fly business aircraft. read more Read more here:: Airline Shortage Is Drawing Aviators From Business Aviation… Read more ...

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Trump Budget Revives ATC Restructuring Plan


In its fiscal 2019 federal budget submission, the Trump administration proposes laying the groundwork to separate the FAA from its responsibility for ATC.ssiles. read more Read more here:: Trump Budget Revives ATC Restructuring Plan… Read more ...

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We’re Sorry For The Inconvenience


We experienced technical difficulties with some Aviation Week Network websites this week. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused to our users. Our team is now working to update the latest content on AviationWeek.com. read more Read more here:: We’re Sorry For The Inconvenience… Read more ...

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Canada Border Services Exemption Benefits Charter Operators


On-demand business aircraft operators are exempt from a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) program that requires air carriers to post security, up to $25,000 per passenger, for the removal costs of these individuals at the conclusion of immigration appeals. William Clark, a member of NBAA's Regulatory Issues Advisory Group and owner of YYZ Law, represented business aircraft operators in correspondence with the CBSA, when the agency recently began sending letters to foreign business aviation operators for compliance with this program. Read more here:: Canada Border Services Exemption Benefits Charter Operators… Read more ...

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CAM Spotlight: Certification Benefits Add Up for Charter CFO


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NBAA Announces Recipients of 2018 Leadership Conference Scholarships


NBAA announced that the association's Business Aviation Management Committee has selected five individuals as recipients of 2018 Leadership Conference Scholarships. Read more here:: NBAA Announces Recipients of 2018 Leadership Conference Scholarships… Read more ...

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Seattle Avionics FlyQ EFB 3.0 adds flight recording and augmented reality


By Bret Koebbe Seattle Avionics released a major update to their FlyQ EFB app earlier in the week, which adds new flight recording and augmented reality (AR) functionality. Here's a quick look at these new features... ... Read more here:: Seattle Avionics FlyQ EFB 3.0 adds flight recording and augmented reality… Read more ...

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FXE Is First GA Airport to Introduce Automated Passport Control Kiosks


To help expedite travel for international travelers, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) recently become the first general aviation airport in the U.S. to introduce automated passport control self-service kiosks at the airport's U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility. With the use of the kiosks, travelers will no longer be required to submit a handwritten customs declaration form. Read more here:: FXE Is First GA Airport to Introduce Automated Passport Control Kiosks… Read more ...

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NBAA Marks Passing of Aviation Safety Advocate Archie Trammell


NBAA marked the passing of Archie Trammell, a weather radar expert, aviation journalist and lifelong safety advocate, who died at his home in Mansfield, TX, Feb. 5. He was 89. Read more here:: NBAA Marks Passing of Aviation Safety Advocate Archie Trammell… Read more ...

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Operators Urged to Provide Feedback on Powder River Training Complex Airspace


Operators that regularly fly through the military's Powder River Training Complex (PRTC) airspace - which covers large portions of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming - are being asked to complete a survey by Feb. 24 to help NBAA and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association present operational feedback during a planned April meeting with government officials. Read more here:: Operators Urged to Provide Feedback on Powder River Training Complex Airspace… Read more ...

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Disastrous Wildfires Driving Investment In Initial Attack Aircraft


With the damage and costs of wildfires soaring, Sikorsky has booked orders for up to 15 Firehawk firefighting helicopters in just a few months. read more Read more here:: Disastrous Wildfires Driving Investment In Initial Attack Aircraft… Read more ...

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7 best weather apps for pilots


By John Zimmerman There are thousands of weather apps for the general public, from free to quite expensive. These are great for deciding whether you need a jacket tomorrow, but when it comes to aviation... ... Read more here:: 7 best weather apps for pilots… Read more ...

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NBAA Update, 18-07


NBAA Opposes ATC-Giveaway Component of President's Budget Proposal NBAA Resources Provide Tax Reform Details for Business Aviation NBAA's 2018 Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference Sets Records Read more here:: NBAA Update, 18-07… Read more ...

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NBAA Opposes ATC-Giveaway Component of President's Budget Proposal


NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen stated the organization's strong opposition to the Trump administration's budget proposal, which appears to endorse an ATC giveaway to the big airlines. Read more here:: NBAA Opposes ATC-Giveaway Component of President's Budget Proposal… Read more ...

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