Claudia Culmone

A Marketing and Communications Manager for NATA Compliance Services, Claudia brings with her a wealth of writing knowledge and experience. She worked as a legal and business investigative journalist for over 10 years, interviewing business owners, state legislators, judges and attorneys. Claudia also spent five years as an online content writer and account manager. In this capacity, she composed blogs, press releases, professional biographies and web pages for a wide range of industries, including legal. Claudia worked directly with clients to understand what their needs were, project future concerns and help them achieve their goals. Outside the office, Claudia has a second career as a fictional author. She is also an avid photographer, history junkie, weekend traveler, and a collector of music and international fairytales. Claudia holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Utah.

PRIA to PRD: Navigating the Transition in Pilot Records Access

Understanding the transition As we approach the end of the Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA) on September 9, 2024, it's crucial to understand that while the mechanism for obtaining pilot records is evolving, the necessity for maintaining these...

Read More

Twelve-Five Standard Security Program Training Information

Aircraft operators with a TSA Twelve-Five Standard Security Program are required to provide certain training to their security-sensitive employees....

Read More

DASSP FBO Training

A Fixed Base Operator (FBO) must comply with the DCA Fixed Base Operator Security Program in order to serve as a last point of departure for general...

Read More

DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP) Training

An aircraft operator must comply with the measures of the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) Access Standard Security Program (DASSP) to...

Read More

Private Charter Standard Security Program (PCSSP) Information

The Private Charter Standard Security Program (PCSSP) is similar to the TFSSP, but adds additional requirements for aircraft operators using aircraft...

Read More

DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP) Information

On Oct. 18, 2005, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) officially reopened to general aviation traffic. Flights are permitted to/from DCA...

Read More

Maryland Three Program (MD-3) Information

The Maryland Three Program (MD-3) allows properly vetted private pilots to fly to, from or between the three general aviation airports closest to the...

Read More

U.S. Supports Venezuelan Passport Extension

Originally published December 23, 2019 - updated April 10, 2023

Read More

Human Trafficking: 6 Preventative Tips

Traveling internationally always comes with some level of risk and one of these risks is falling prey to human traffickers. Whether you work as a...

Read More

Criminal History Records Check (CHRC)

Depending on the type of transportation (e.g. aviation) operation, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires a fingerprint-based...

Read More