Spotlight on Fitness for Duty Following CitationJet Incident

As authorities continue to investigate the recent CitationJet incident, conversations surrounding fitness for duty are increasing in the industry, and beyond. “When you look at the massive scale of aircraft operations that we have in the United States and abroad, it’s really quite impressive, we stand at a pinnacle of aviation safety unlike we’ve ever seen before,” said Phil Derner, NBAA’s Western regional representative. “It’s about helping each other to assess your colleagues’ level of wellness. We’ve got to look around and help each other out.” Derner describes some of the steps individuals in business aviation can do to promote mental wellness and overall safety culture in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

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