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Slow Onset Hypoxia

November 6, 2019, Paul W. Buza D.O., F.A.C.N., Medical Director, Southern AeroMedical Institute

Slow onset hypoxia is a dangerous phenomenon that poses a high risk of fatalities. Aviation professionals must be trained to recognize the condition. Learn about it.

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Coming to Terms With the Business Aviation Talent Shortage

September 27, 2019, Global Aerospace, Aviation Insurance Provider, Global Aerospace, Inc.

The aviation industry is somewhat unique in its talent requirements. Highly skilled and experienced personnel are essential to safe, effective…

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Researchers Identify 2 New Chronotypes

August 1, 2019, Matthew van Wollen, Chief Financial Officer, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

Are you a night owl or an early bird? If this question has you struggling to answer for certain, rest…

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Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? How About Prioritizing More Sleep!

January 14, 2019, Steve Bruneau, Chief Operating Officer, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

The New Year is a time to revisit old habits and kickoff new ones. There has never been a better…

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The Fatigue Impact of Multi-Segment Flying

August 6, 2018, Daniel Mollicone, PhD, CEO and Chief Scientist, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

Pilots know fatigue all too well. Changing time zones, early starts, and delays have always been an inherent part of…

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Love of the Game

August 6, 2018, Tony Kern, Ed.D, Chief Executive Officer, Convergent Performance

“Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands…

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Implementing a Fatigue Management Program: A Human Factors Dimension to Your SMS

March 6, 2018, Daniel Mollicone, PhD, CEO and Chief Scientist, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

Chapter 11 of ISBAO centers on a Fatigue Management program. Introduced as its own chapter in 2016, the section emphasizes…

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Staying Engaged: Fighting the Three-Headed Dragon

February 5, 2018, Tony Kern, Ed.D, Chief Executive Officer, Convergent Performance

“It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, when you live near one.” Bilbo Baggins,…

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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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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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