The business aviation industry emphasizes safety, but do you know how decisions about safety priorities are made? “We have five foundations of safety focused around professionalism, and if you’re acting as a professional in all aspects, safety is a byproduct of that,” said Marty Grier, senior manager, aviation at The Home Depot. “We do an annual safety survey to the NBAA membership to get their feedback, and that information is all brought into the annual risk assessment.” Grier describes the importance of professionalism as the core of the five foundations of safety in business aviation in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
Bruce Gullingsrud, one of nine 2023 Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award recipients, shares insight he’s gathered during an aviation maintenance career stretching across nearly half a century.
William Scanlon, one of nine 2023 Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award recipients, shares his thoughts about why each business aviation operation must be connected to the culture and values of the organization it serves.