Does technology distract you when flying? Here's what to do, plus best-selling light-sport aircraft in our latest newsletter.
Welcome to the June issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!
Breakthroughs in aviation technology have made flying easier and arguably safer, but avionics and hand-held devices can also distract us and compromise safety. In this issue, read how to handle technological distractions, plus a look at the world's best-selling light-sport aircraft (LSAs).

Looking to purchase a new aircraft and need a loan? Contact Lisa McPartland, who works for Tompkins Mahopac Bank. Lisa specializes in aircraft lending. Give her a call at (845) 278-1058 or email her at

Recently we hosted the annual United Flying Octogenarians fly-in. All pilots in attendance were over 80 years old and enjoyed sharing their continued passion for aviation. Visit our Facebook page to see more pictures.

Safe Flying!
The Silvestros and the teams at BAC & DA

While aviation electronics have given us unprecedented levels of situational awareness, technology can also be a great distraction. Here are tips on how to stay focused, courtesy of FAA Safety Briefing.

Since the FAA published its Sport Pilot and Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) rules in 2004 -- which allowed pilots to fly LSAs with a valid driver's license in lieu of a medical certificate -- the market has been flooded with a wide array of LSA brands and models. Here's an overview of the most popular and best-selling light-sport aircraft.


Upcoming events at BAC/DA:
* 4th of July Customer Appreciation Day/Fireworks: Friday, July 1
(rain date Saturday, July 2)

* Saturday, September 24: End of Season Casual BBQ


All customers must park their vehicles in the parking lot at Business Aircraft Center. There is no vehicle parking inside the gate.

As a reminder, everyone should provide an updated certificate of insurance for our files. If you have not done so, please do so as soon as possible. For any questions, call the office at (203) 748-7000.

Remote Viewing Security Cameras:
Log in from your computer and watch your plane remotely from anywhere in the world. Call the office at (203) 748-7000.

Attention Danbury Aviation Customers

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The Crown Plaza, a local area premiere hotel, is offering clients and their crew members reduced rates on overnight stays, as well as daytime rentals. Flight crews can book night or day rooms for $75.00, while client rates are $129.00. All reservations can be made online via these links: for clients, click here and for crew members, click here. If you have any questions, please call the office at (203) 748-7000.
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Business Aircraft Center at Danbury Municipal Airport would love to welcome you with exceptional service, first-class amenities and the lowest fuel prices in the New York Tri-State area. If you're planning a trip to the New York area, we know you'll agree that Business Aircraft Center is worth the few minutes from Westchester Airport for savings and convenience. Located on five acres at the North side, with a dual access ramp, it is the largest FBO on the field. Click here to make a reservation or call (203) 748-7000.