While specifically targeted to business aviation pilots, the new guide from the National Business Aviation Association has a lot of useful information for all general aviation pilots.
National Business Aviation Association
Changing weather patterns have caused significant increases in turbulence over the past 40 years. Are you prepared for it?
If the FAA puts up too many barriers for pilots wrestling with medical and mental health issues, it can backfire, according to Larsen. He noted a Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine study last year found that 56.1% of pilots reported avoiding health care for fear of being grounded.
While the South Texas Business Aviation Association is based at Houston Hobby Airport (KHOU), it also covers San Antonio and Austin.
12 airports are now testing the new alerts, which are designed to mitigate runway confusion among pilots, especially general aviation pilots who are responsible for more than 80% of wrong-surface incidents.
FAA officials noted that the work is “far from over,” as they continue to work with Verizon, AT&T, and other telecom providers. FAA officials report that an operating framework exists now that wasn’t available a year ago, paving the way for 19 additional licensees expected to begin implementing their 5G networks.
A redevelopment project at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (KSAV) in Georgia has become the impetus for a new organization: The Savannah Area Aviation Association (SAAA).
The Steve Brown Leadership Scholarship was created to support students interested in a career in business aviation who are currently enrolled in programs to achieve this goal. Two $1,500 scholarships will be given out annually.
During the conference, held Oct. 6 at the Fargo Air Museum, officials presented scholarships to 11 high school juniors, seniors, and recent GED recipients who plan to pursue advanced education in aviation.