Welcome to the February Issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News! This issue’s main article talks about an important topic: pilot fatigue. Have you ever experienced it? What do you do to prevent it? And how do you feel about the FAA’s new safety rules for commercial airline pilots? Also in this issue, we have some fun by taking a look at some of the most extravagant private jets of the rich and famous.
A few reminders: Aircraft owners based here at Danbury Airport must register their aircraft. Also, if you lease from BAC, you must sign a lease agreement. Please read details for these two requirements on our website.
We hope you enjoy this issue, and please send us your feedback!
Lynda & Santo Silvestro
The New FAA Rule: Facing Pilot Fatigue
In December, the Federal Aviation Administration passed a ruling that will require commercial passenger airlines to limit the amount of time that pilots are allowed to fly. For decades, safety advocacy groups have been urging the FAA to update its rules on pilot work schedules. Past efforts have failed, largely because airlines and pilot unions could not agree on changes to pilot work schedules. But the new FAA ruling passed, giving pilots more time to rest between flights.
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Private Jets of the Rich and Famous
There are private jets — and then there are private jets. Ever wonder what the wealthiest fly from appointment to appointment and from house to house? Here's a look inside some of the most expensive and luxurious private aircraft in the skies.
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