How Professionalism Supports the Five Foundations of Safety

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.

Podcast Episode

Sept/Oct 2020

Handle With Care

Operators that use the International Standard International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling have a systematic way to help avoid aircraft damage on the ground.
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September 3, 2020

Industry Webinar Highlights Vital Role of Flight Data Monitoring in Improving Safety

NBAA Safety Committee Chairman Tom Huff headlined a Sept. 2, 2020, web discussion hosted by Wyvern Ltd. about flight data monitoring systems increasingly utilized by both OEMs and business aviation flight departments.
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August 24, 2020

Podcast: Emotional Intelligence Can Enhance Aviation Safety

Leaders need to have the five elements of "emotional intelligence" – self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills -- to develop the best possible safety culture.
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August 17, 2020

NBAA Encourages More DEF Training to Avoid Fuel Contamination

NBAA has submitted comments on a FAA draft advisory circular, emphasizing training for the handling of diesel exhaust fuel (DEF), which, when misfueled in turbine-powered aircraft, can cause catastrophic engine failure.
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