Determining Fitness for Duty

Dec 10, 2018

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.

Podcast Episode

September 29, 2022

NBAA Recognizes Members With Flying Safety Awards, Including its First 90-Year-Award

NBAA announced its Flying Safety Award recipients for the period ending Dec. 31, 2021. More than 100 companies and flight department were recognized for accident-free flying, including Exxon Mobil, which received the association’s first 90-year award for safe operations.
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September 26, 2022

Podcast: Preventing Runway Excursions by Single Pilot Operators

Runway excursions are the most common type of accident involving business aircraft, with single pilot operators particularly susceptible to the risk of going off the runway on landing. In this NBAA Flight Plan episode, several experts discuss steps single pilots can take to minimize the chance of experiencing a runway excursion.
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September 16, 2022

All Eyes on the Future of Aviation Safety at Global Aerospace Summit

New technologies are making aviation smarter, more predictive and ultimately safer. That’s the message experts delivered Sept. 15, 2022, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Aerospace Summit in Washington, DC.
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July/August 2022

Recognizing Flight Attendants as Trained Professionals

Susan C. Friedenberg has long been a champion of cabin crew members.
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