Welcome to the April Issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!
Hallelujah! Winter is officially over, and you know what that means — time to get your aircraft ready for the spring flying season! In this issue, read some important springtime maintenance tips. Plus, our list of the top 10 movies about planes and pilots.
Also in this issue, a “Call to Action” issued by AEEE regarding contract tower funding. Please do your part by contacting your legislators!
Remember to contact BAC’s service crew about getting your plane ready for spring. Call us at (203) 748-7000 or visit our Private Aircraft Services page.
We hope you enjoy this issue, and we ask that you please forward it to a friend or colleague in aviation.
Lynda & Santo Silvestro
Get your Plane Ready for Spring!
Winter is officially over — time to get your aircraft ready for the spring flying season. Here’s an overview of important things to check and address before you pull your plane out of the hanger for the spring flying season.
Read more »
Some of the Best Movies about Planes and Pilots
Strap in and grab your popcorn, it’s time to watch some films about flying. Although a far cry from actually flying, a great movie about airplanes has the ability to capture the beauty of flying, inspire some to get their wings (or get back up there), and remind us what can happen if things go wrong. Here are some of the greatest movies about planes and pilots, in alphabetical order.
Read more »
CALL TO ACTION: Contract Tower Program Funding
A call to action has been issued by the AEEE, requesting you contact your representatives in Washington in reference to the President’s budget request for fiscal year 2015 released on March 4. Not surprisingly, it proposes to eliminate the guaranteed funding bill language for the FAA Contract Tower (FCT) Program. Click here.
SAVE THE DATES!
- Saturday, April 26: Spring Fling Fly-in
- Saturday, June 8: Motorcycle/Car Event
- 4th of July Customer Appreciation Day/Fireworks: date tbd
BAC hosts casual lunch-time fly-in’s from the Spring through the Fall once a month on a Saturday from 12pm–4pm, weather permitting:
- Saturday, May 24, Casual BBQ
- Saturday, August 23, Casual BBQ
- Saturday, September 20, Casual BBQ
Looking to reduce your jet fuel costs?
Announcing our new participation in the Shell Contract Fuel Program. Shell offers discounts for corporate jets at more than 100 aviation merchants throughout the US.