NBAA is reconsidering its role in the Latin American Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (LABACE). The association has cosponsored the annual show in Brazil with the Associação Brasileira de Aviação Geral (ABAG) since it began in 2003.
Commercial pilots and air traffic controllers who have English as a second language, as well as native speakers of English, are needed to participate in a test designed to measure spoken-English ability common in ATC/pilot radio communications internationally.
The FAA says that the Alaska Capstone program of testing a host of advanced avionics (including automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast–ADS-B) in small commercial aircraft will become part of the agency’s nationwide ADS-B implementation.
Citing a desire by the Associação Brasileira de Aviação Geral (ABAG) to assume a more extensive role in organizing the annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE), NBAA yesterday announced, “After three years, ABAG is moving into the lead and will coordinate the
Mark Rosenker became the 11th chairman of the NTSB in August after serving as acting chairman since March 2005. A member of the NTSB since March 2003, he was designated by President Bush as vice chairman the following month.
Swiss manufacturer Pilatus elevated Thomas Bosshard from COO to president and CEO of its U.S. subsidiary, Pilatus Business Aircraft, in mid-2002, replacing Angelo Fiataruolo, who had held the position for two years.
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