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Managing Workplace Fatigue During COVID-19

June 26, 2020, Matthew van Wollen, Chief Financial Officer, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

It has been barely six months since the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus was first identified, four months since the first U.S. cases were mentioned in the news and some 10 weeks since lockdowns were imposed to help stem the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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How to Fly Reliably Alert

February 3, 2020, Matthew van Wollen, Chief Financial Officer, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

Clearly, you don’t want to be in a safety‐sensitive situation when a lapse of attention occurs. For your own safety and that of your passengers and fellow crew, it is imperative that you be reliably alert throughout your duty period. But how do you go about ensuring alertness?

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Professional Rebirth in the Roaring 20’s

January 15, 2020, Tony Kern, Ed.D, Chief Executive Officer, Convergent Performance

There are many ways for aviation pros to rediscover their passion for the industry and raise the bar of professionalism.

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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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