How can pilots maintain their aircraft's safety during lightning strikes? Read on, plus the new movie Sully in our latest newsletter.
Welcome to the September issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!
Each year, every airplane in the U.S. commercial fleet is struck by lightning at least once. In this issue, read what you should know about lightning strikes, especially regarding small aircraft. Also, with the release of the movie Sully, we review flying safety lessons from Capt. Sullenberger.

Save the Date! Join us on Saturday, September 24, for our End of Season Casual BBQ. Click here to RSVP.

We hope to see you on the 24th!
Safe Flying!

The Silvestros and the teams at BAC & DA

With all the wicked thunderstorms we've had this summer in the Northeast and across the country, we thought this is a good time to explain how lightning affects aircraft.

The feature film, Sully, about Captain Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger is set to be released September 9. Here's a safety review of what we can learn from Capt. Sullenberger.


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.

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