Safety Training


Pilot Error Accidents: There Is More To the Story

April 5, 2021, Alex Coffman, Research Assistant, Fireside Partners

Working directly with an aviation emergency response firm gives me unique insight into the complex and often cascading factors involved in understanding accident causation. Although pilot error is an often-cited root cause, it is easy to see it is rarely, if ever, that simple.


Was There a Decrease in Runway Excursions in 2020?

January 29, 2021, Advanced Aircrew Academy, Aircrew Training, Advanced Aircrew Academy

We now know that a global pandemic affects different industries in different ways. Retail liquor stores, package delivery companies and online meeting software all saw COVID-related bumps in sales. Restaurants, bars and most of aviation have experienced a COVID slump.


2021 Is Here—Are You Ready?

January 12, 2021, Vanessa Christie, Chief Executive Officer, Prevailance Aerospace

The new year has begun and with it an assortment of resolutions to make ourselves better in one way or another. January is generally the month in which everyone shares those resolutions, and as a flight safety academy, we see numerous pilots interested in additional professional development events and training focused on countering loss of control-inflight (LOC-I). All great news!


The Bedrock of Aviation—Standard Operating Procedures… Consider the Variables!

October 30, 2020, Louis A. Sorrentino III, CEO & Managing Director, Aviation & Marine Safety Solutions International

Aviation is all about standard operating procedures and their more-beloved acronym “SOP.” With the current COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on staffing levels, operators have had to make some hard decisions, whose impact may not be readily apparent. This article illuminates the risk in assuming SOPs are, in fact, standards.


Making your Risk Assessment Tool a STAR

October 1, 2020, Mark Myers, Senior Safety Manager, Baldwin Aviation Inc.

Mention the acronym GUMPS to just about any fixed wing pilot and watch their eyes move upward and to the right. Their neurolinguistics are probably showing you they are visually remembering: gas, undercarriage, mixture, props and safety. It is a tried-and-true mental checklist and litany that has served, and saved, many a pilot


Reinvention Throughout the Pandemic

August 28, 2020, Vanessa Christie, Chief Executive Officer, Prevailance Aerospace

Opportunity. It is a concept that helps us cope with the constant change and the flexibility required to endure the pandemic. The aviation industry has been hit hard, and everyone associated with it is having to reinvent themselves in one way or another.


The “New Normal” in Aviation Safety

August 3, 2020, Steve Brechter, Senior Advisor of Operations, Gray Stone Advisors

Much is being written these days about the shifting of “normalcy,”’ given the global COVID-19 pandemic. What we have come to understand as “normal” in business aviation today has changed dramatically in just a few short months.


Reimagining Mastery Through Anaheim Peppers

June 1, 2020, Tony Kern, Ed.D, Chief Executive Officer, Convergent Performance

Downtime used to be hard to come by. Remember just a couple of months ago when the pace of operations…


A Safety Manager’s Mantra: Share Selflessly and Steal Shamelessly

June 1, 2020, Mark Myers, Senior Safety Manager, Baldwin Aviation Inc.

I have been fortunate to have advanced my safety management career while working for one of the nation’s commercial airlines…


Getting Back in the Flying Game!

April 30, 2020, Mark Burgess, Chief Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 crisis has essentially shut down many flight departments and training organizations around…

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