Welcome to the May Issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!
More than 18 million American adults suffer from sleep apnea, according to the National Sleep Foundation. It’s not surprising, then, that the FAA has turned its attention to pilots at high risk for sleep apnea. Read about it in this month’s BAC Bulletin, plus more news from the FAA.
4th Annual Spring Fling was a Blast! Thanks to all of our customers for joining us on Saturday, April 26 for our 4th Annual Spring Fling. We truly enjoyed hosting you and hope you make it to some of our upcoming weekend fly-ins for food and fun. See below for details.
Need to get your plane prepped 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
FAA Revises Sleep Apnea Guidance
In April, the FAA announced that it will ask aviation medical examiners (AMEs) to review new draft guidance that would require pilots at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to undergo testing and treatment, if necessary.
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FAA News Update
Responsible pilots and FBOs know the importance of staying up on FAA news and regulations. Read on for the latest headlines from FAA.gov.
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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, June 8: Spectacular Sunday.
Click here to see download the flyer
- 4th of July Customer Appreciation Day/Fireworks: date tbd
BAC hosts casual lunchtime fly-ins from the spring through the fall once a month on a Saturday from 12pm–4pm. Weather permitting.
he next dates are:
- Saturday, May 31, 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.