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The US extends 50% bonus depreciation for business aircraft to 2013 and 2014

Throughout the recent American presidential election season, the one thing Romney and Obama agreed on was broadening the income tax base by paring deductions available for tax incentives favoring the “wealthy.” In the case of business aircraft, one such incentive would appear to be accelerated depreciation, which allows the acquisition cost be recovered over as few as 5 years…

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Obama cuts short Orlando visit

THe NBAA has been notified that President Obama is cutting short his visit to Orlando.

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Obama shortens Orlando visit

The FAA has issued an updated notam for the President’s visit to Orlando.

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The FAA issues revised air traffic guidance to Presidential visit

The NBAA has reported that the FAA has revised the notice to airmen regarding the Presidential visit to Orlando.

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Presidential visit to Orlando on 29 October

The NBAA has outlined the temporary flight restrictions for the Presidential visit to Orlando on 29 October 2012.

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War of words

You could easily get the impression that President Barack Obama does not like business jets. In June 2011 he attacked corporate jets six times in just one speech. Last week he mentioned them again in the presidential debate. If you want to understand why he is doing this I recommend a book by Dr Frank Lutz called Words that Work. Lutz was a senior adviser to the Republican Party and now advises companies. The Boston Globe called him: “the hottest pollster in America”.

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JSSI president calls President Obama to task

JSSI president calls President Obama to task for attack on business aircraft.

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Ed Bolen sends open letter to President Obama

NBAA president points out President’s complete lack of understanding about the importance of business aviation in the United States.

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NBAA condemn Obama’s criticism on business jets

Ed Bolen condemned President Obama’s remarks made during the first TV debate disparaging business aviation.

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NBAA welcomes new US Government report

Ed Bolen welcomes new report that highlights the value of business aircraft manufacture

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