Safety Training


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Slow Onset Hypoxia Represents the Highest Risk of Fatality

June 1, 2018, Paul W. Buza D.O., F.A.C.N., Medical Director, Southern AeroMedical Institute

The current training standards for rapid or explosive cabin depressurization have served the commercial aviation industry well. Over the last…

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The Need to Ensure Skill Proficiency in Oxygen Mask Use

December 8, 2017, Paul W. Buza D.O., F.A.C.N., Medical Director, Southern AeroMedical Institute

All pilots have undergone emergency mask training in accordance with the high altitude endorsement (HAE). This training is performed in…

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Instructor Diversity: Is it Good for You?

December 8, 2017, Kevin Sandlin, Chief Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

Within the aviation community, no two pilots are alike. Each has strengths and weaknesses, good and not-so-good techniques, and their…

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Road Safety While on the Road

November 3, 2017, MedAire (used with permission), An International SOS Company, MedAire

Road safety is one of the top travel risks for business travelers and crew members while at destination. Whether as…

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Angle of Attack (AoA) Management

October 6, 2017, John Owens, CEO, Prevailance Aerospace

It’s hard to manage Angle of Attack (AoA) if the dynamic information isn’t directly available to the pilot. This is…

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Fruit Flies, Circadian Rhythms, and Fatigue Risk Management

October 5, 2017, Daniel Mollicone, PhD, CEO and Chief Scientist, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

Recently, it was announced that this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to three scientists for their research on…

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After all the Industry Hyperbole, Conferences, and Congressional Hearings—Is Business Aviation Any Closer to Reliability In Aircraft Tracking?

September 12, 2017, Donald J. Chupp, President, Fireside Partners Inc.

GPS in every cockpit. Drones delivering pizza. Autonomous gliders trained to find thermals on their own. With the current state…

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Pavlov’s Dogs Had it Right

September 8, 2017, Pat Daily, President, Convergent Performance

Note: In the 1890s, a Russian psychologist named Ivan Pavlov noticed that his dogs began salivating even before they were…

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What is the Real Cost of Realism in Training?

September 7, 2017, Larry Slade, Chief Operating Officer, Prevailance Aerospace

The ongoing debate over the merits of training on-aircraft or in a flight simulator continues. Flight simulation has reached extraordinary…

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Why is it ALWAYS the Pilot’s Fault?

August 7, 2017, Vanessa Christie, Vice President, Strategic Development, Prevailance Aerospace

Read any given NTSB accident investigation and you will find that the pilot is at least partially responsible for the…

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