Increasingly there are scientific ways to evaluate if someone is able to perform their job satisfactorily. “We’re trying to make sure that operators and other people in the aviation industry understand the science of fitness for duty, and that’s fatigue, mental health and medical concerns; provide them with the tools to measure; and then how to develop operations that reflect this science and operate safely,” said Greg Farley, pilot and safety manager at John Deere. Learn more in the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
The International Business Aviation Council offers a webinar series in conjunction with nearly 20 qualified program support affiliates to provide safety information in a pre-recorded or live webinar format.
Lessons learned over the past 20 months should carry forward to continuously improve the safety of business aircraft operations, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen told attendees at the 2021 Bombardier Safety Standdown in Wichita, KS.