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NBAA Creates Guidelines for Exporting Aircraft from U.S. – Aviation International News

NBAA’s Tax Committee and regulatory issues advisory group have jointly created a new, members-only resource on exporting aircraft from the U.S. Dubbed the “Guide on Exporting Aircraft from the United States,” NBAA senior director of public policy and advocacy Scott O’Brien said the document includes detailed scenarios that reflect how business aircraft transactions occur, providing clear direction to the industry....

Genav Groups Urge DOT To Address Airspace Congestion – Aviation International News

A coalition of six general aviation organizations on Wednesday sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg urging the Department of Transportation to work with them on addressing what they called pressing congestion issues in the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS). The letter—signed by AOPA president Mark Baker, EAA chairman Jack Pelton, GAMA president Pete Bunce, HAI president James Viola, NATA...

NBAA Members Get Pilot Records Deadline Extension | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

NBAA has secured a limited exemption for certain association members from the FAA requirement to begin reporting pilot records created on or after June 10 to the Pilot Records Database (PRD) within 30 days. The exemption applies to NBAA member companies conducting Part 91K and 135 operations that hold OpSpec A025 or MA205, respectively, for electronic training records. According to NBAA, the...

Sierra Grimes is helping shape the future of flight – Business Insider

Sierra Grimes is helping shape the future of flight – Business Insider

Grimes leads government affairs for NBAA, advocating for legislation that will enhance the business aviation industry. National Business Aviation Association Grimes dreamed of becoming a Supreme Court justice, and never thought she’d land in aviation. After ‘stumbling into aviation,’ she now helps shape government policy for the industry. Grimes says she ‘caught the bug’ for aviation and doesn’t plan on...

Sports sorrow seems to happen when least expected – St. Louis American

Sports sorrow seems to happen when least expected – St. Louis American

Whether you are a Golden State Warrior or Boston Celtic, the postseason journey you just completed is a testament to the NBA being the best basketball league in the world. The Warriors prevailed; the Celtics fell short. Yet both franchises brought the joy of basketball to a global audience. But sorrow sometimes accompanies the sports that bring smiles to many...

NBAA Praises Establishment of Congressional AAM Caucus | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

NBAA is praising the formation of the bipartisan Congressional Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Caucus, which aims to educate members about this emerging technology. Reps. Jay Obernolte (R-California), an ATP pilot and CFI, and Jimmy Panetta (D-California) are co-chairs of the caucus. According to NBAA, Reps. Garret Graves (R-Louisiana) and Dina Titus (D-Nevada) were also instrumental in creating the caucus. “Advanced...

AINsight: Marathon or Sprint? | Business Aviation – Aviation International News

When I first broached the subject of a looming pilot shortage at NBAA–BACE in 2013, people in the audience told me I was crazy and said it would never happen. As I recall, I was even heckled by a few tenured pilots in attendance.  Well, it has indeed happened, and the situation continues to snowball. Compensation for aviation professionals, and...

Transition Turbulence: East Hampton Airport Lands in Limbo – Dan's Papers

Transition Turbulence: East Hampton Airport Lands in Limbo – Dan's Papers

As the debate over the future of the East Hampton Airport skyrockets with an intensity fueled by a torrent of lawsuits and talk of closure, the facility’s future appears cloudier than ever. It’s been more than a month since a Suffolk County court judge temporarily grounded the Town of East Hampton’s plans to close the airport for 33 hours in...

SkyWest Hopes To Save Small Market Routes With Charter Subsidiary – AVweb

SkyWest Hopes To Save Small Market Routes With Charter Subsidiary – AVweb

SkyWest may have found a neat workaround to sustain scheduled service to small markets while filling the flight decks with its most experienced captains and least experienced FOs. The regional giant has created a small charter subsidiary called SkyWest Charter LLC (SWC) and applied for a Part 135 commuter air carrier authorization. It proposes to use CRJ-200s with 30 passenger...

NBAA Honors Rep. DeFazio with American Spirit Award – Aviation International News

NBAA presented its American Spirit Award to Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon), the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee who is retiring at the end of his term after serving in Congress for 36 years. The longest-serving House member from Oregon, DeFazio has served on T&I throughout his congressional career. “Our country has benefitted enormously from Chairman DeFazio’s decades...