Safety Training


Crew Resource Management: Two Critical Mask Donning Checklist Items

July 11, 2017, Paul W. Buza D.O., F.A.C.N., Medical Director, Southern AeroMedical Institute

Following a cabin depressurization, the successful donning of a mask should be added to the emergency protocol. Incorporating these two…


Why Angle of Attack (AoA)?

July 11, 2017, John Owens, CEO, Prevailance Aerospace

Aviation authorities around the world, including our own FAA, have made conquering Loss of Control Inflight (LOC-I) a top priority….


How to Address the Top 4 Challenges Faced by Most Flight Departments

June 12, 2017, Jim Lara, Principal and Founder, Gray Stone Advisors

If your flight department operates one-to-three aircraft, you’re likely facing resource constraints. And depending on how you manage them, they…


The Question Game

April 10, 2017, Ronald Berry, Managing Director, Fireside Partners Inc.

There is a gap in our market…we see it and you see it. It’s 3 a.m. A company aircraft carrying…


You Can’t Handle the Truth!

March 13, 2017, Pat Daily, President, Convergent Performance

Lt Kaffee: “I want the truth!” Col Jessep: “You can’t handle the truth!” That’s the famous interchange from the movie…


Slow Onset Hypoxia Represents the Highest Risk of Fatality

February 1, 2017, 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…


Experiential Learning and the Importance of On-Aircraft UPRT Programs

January 10, 2017, Larry Slade, Chief Operating Officer, Prevailance Aerospace

You fly to a simulated abeam position in the landing pattern with your instructor, and you begin to pull power…


Centers of Gravity (Living Ones)

October 6, 2016, Tony Kern, Ed.D, Chief Executive Officer, Convergent Performance

Pilots are all familiar with the concept of center of gravity (CG), the fulcrum point around which thrust, drag, lift…


Mitigating the Loss of Control In-Flight Epidemic

June 8, 2016, Vanessa Christie, Vice President, Strategic Development, Prevailance Aerospace

The FAA and NTSB consistently write, speak and regulate in an ongoing effort to mitigate the Loss of Control-Inflight (LOC-I)…


How Many Flight Crew are Needed to Operate Safely?

May 3, 2016, Jim Lara, Principal and Founder, Gray Stone Advisors

The topic of appropriate pilot and flight attendant staffing levels can be a delicate, even emotional, subject. Virtually every business…

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