I was privileged to launch the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) “Safety Behaviours and Human Factors for Pilots kit at the Avalon Airshow earlier last month. Launch – CASA’s Human Factors for Pilots kit Here is CASA’s video of my speech to launch the Kit. The video includes lessons I learned when working as the… Read More Human Factors for Pilots, Managers and Leaders
Attached is an article on resilience for pilots that I wrote that was published by the Royal Aeronautical Society in 2015. All aspects of this report remain current today. Resilience – recovering pilots’ lost flying skills. Royal Aeronautical Society – June 2015 This report predates (but incorporates many features in) FLY! – the Elements… Read More Resilience – Recovering Pilots’ Lost Flying Skills
Comments by Dr Paul Szuster, the Strategic Planner, Mentor and Management Educator for an Executive MBA class at Swinburne University, Melbourne: I agree with Gene Kranz’s summary of FLY! (on the back cover). FLY! is an excellent text for students in a range of management courses. I lecture MBA units in strategic management, and like… Read More FLY! – and Swinburne’s MBA Course
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updated 27 January 2019 Jet Lag occurs when our circadian rhythms become out of phase with our local time. Circadian Rhythms: regulate levels of hormones that influence our energy and sleep-awake cycles induce us to slow down or stop an activity induce the (virtual) feeling of tiredness so that we plan for the update-repair functions… Read More How to minimise the effects of Jet Lag
Celebrate today – 115 years after the first powered flight by the Wright brothers on 17 December 1903. Aviation disrupted & transformed the world over the past 115 years as much as the industrial revolution, computers, big data and the internet has just disrupted it. The world is changing today faster than ever before. Opportunities… Read More 17 December 1903
Today is the anniversary of flight QF32, an event that changed many people’s lives. Coral and I send our best wishes to every person who helped us that day, including the passengers and crew on board. It was a masterful team effort by many people in at least eight teams. It is also a great… Read More 8th Anniversary of flight QF32