CABAA is a grassroots organization formed by business aviation professionals for the purpose of offering our members relevant information, training, and networking experiences to enhance the quality and quantity of business aviation operations in the Chicagoland area.
Dedicated to Your Interests
CABAA is dedicated to corporate aviation in the entire Chicago metro area.
Aviation Networking Opportunities
CABAA provides aviation networking opportunities like our annual golf outing.
CABAA is a Grassroots Organization
A resource for ALL business aircraft owners, operators, sales and students.
Training and Education
Throughout the year we sponsor numerous continuing education activities.
CABAA actively reaches out to students enrolled in aviation programs
8:45-9:45 Next Tech for Next Gen Jon Hagg – NBAA MX Committee Vice Chair & EJM Maintenance Manager The future avionic/maintenance technician sift in knowledge now is required today. For years, our industry has embraced technology, however our industry's education and/or training for technicians has been outpaced by technological advancements. Closing the knowledge gap is critical to achieve a properly educated/trained workforce with corresponding skills.
10:00 -11:00 Intelligent Aircraft Maintenance Programs Leonard A. Beauchemin – Managing Director / Senior Advisor AeroTechna Bio_Leonard_Beauchemin_2014.pdf
This session will present an understanding of the evolution of aircraft scheduled maintenance programs to the current philosophy often described as "Intelligent Maintenance Programs". The origin of maintenance programs, their current development, management and evolution will be described to provide an understanding of the risk based logic that is applied today for both aircraft certification and operations over the useful life of the equipment.
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch – Second Floor Atrium
12:30- 1:15 Aircraft Acquisition / Divestiture Process Jim Donath – President Donath Aircraft Services Inc. Jim_Donath_Bio.pdf This presentation will deliver an overview and description of the critical steps of an aircraft transaction, from the perspectives of both the Buyer and Seller. Emphasis will be given to the planning phase, key aspects of the Aircraft Purchase Agreement, and the pre-purchase evaluation, especially as relevant to the maintenance function within a flight operation.
1:30-2:30 Ownership and Operating Federal Tax issues Keith Swirsky - President, GKG Law, P.C. KGS_2015_Bio_00336556.pdf - FAA Considerations with setting up a special purpose entity/flight department company, and cash flow - State sales and use tax considerations on where to take delivery, where to hanger, and frequent uses in other states, as well as use of dry leases, and issues related to use of an external management company - Federal income and excise tax considerations, including, SIFL and Personal Use disallowance, straight line versus accelerated depreciation, passive losses and other tax ramifications related to chartering, avoiding federal excise taxes on FAR Part 91 operations.
2:30-3:00 – Questions / Door prizes / Closing Comments
Platinum Sponsors True North
Gold Sponsors Satcom Direct
Silver Sponsors Corporate Jet Support
Bombardier Static Display June 23, 2015
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REGISTER TODAY! JUNE 23, 2015 the Global 6000 Business Jet 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Networking and Viewing 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Lunch 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Presentation 12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Networking and Viewing
McDonald's Corporate Hangar 1955 N. Aviation Avenue West Chicago, IL 60185
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REGISTER TODAY! Chicago Executive Airport's 5K Run the Runway See flyer for details