Daytona Beach Campus

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Embry-Riddle Hosts Business Aircraft Operations Workshop

Daytona Beach, FL, December 20, 2013

WHAT: Jim Cannon, Program Manager, International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) will lead a two-day workshop at Embry–Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus Feb. 4-5. The two-day workshop, sponsored by the International Business Aviation Council, will focus on assisting business aircraft operators with their IS-BAO implementation efforts, managing a Safety Management System based on International Civil Aviation Organization principles and training IS-BAO Auditors.

Information on costs, the complete agenda and registering for the workshop can be found at http://www.ibac.org/is_bao-2/is-bao-workshop-information-and-registration.

IS-BAO is a code of best practices developed by the business aviation industry, and is the industry’s contribution to promoting highly professional operational practices. IS-BAO is intended to build upon the excellent safety record already established by business aviation.

Workshop instructor Jim Cannon has been a pilot for more than 41 years. He is currently the IS-BAO Program Director for the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). An advocate for professional development, Jim has authored more than 60 articles in business aviation publications and has been a featured speaker at National Business Aviation Association and Flight Safety Foundation seminars.

WHERE: Daytona Beach Campus, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, Fla.

WHEN: Tuesday, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 5, 2014, 8 a.m-4 p.m. each day.

EVENT CONTACT: For the workshop, contact Jim Cannon at jcannon@ibac.org, Paul Lessard at plessard@ibac.org, or Margaret Klemm at margaret.klemm@erau.edu.

MEDIA CONTACT: James Roddey, Communications and Media Relations Manager, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; (386) 226-6198; james.roddey@erau.edu.

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