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
This is a challenging video. Watch it if you; have not read FLY! (page 17-18), or think you are an above average driver, or think you can text and drive cars safely at the same time, or don’t know why its potentially DEADLY to DISTRACT yourself while undertaking CRITICAL tasks. (Video: facebook.com/andrea.fishu) Please understand… Read More Personal Resilience – Distractions Kill
“If you are suffering PTS please remember not just that professionals can treat your problem, but that when treated well, there can also be growth from trauma” – RDC I allocated two pages in my first book QF32 to explain the symptoms I experienced of PTS. In FLY!, I allocate 27 pages to the… Read More Sully Sullenberger – His symptoms and how to recover from Post Traumatic Stress (PTS)
About Coplu If you have subscribed to my QF32.com blog, then you know I am a fan of my friend (and the artist) Coplu. Discover more about Coplu at Coplu.com Coplu’s masterpieces encapsulate the timeless essence of life and humanity. His spell-binding paintings give us confidence and courage to face the future, our fears and… Read More Challenge – Decode Coplu’s masterpiece
Code Cadets I have written many blogs at QF32.com about the Code Cadets, led by Canberra Grammar teacher Matthew Purcell. This group of passionate school children meet weekly to discuss STEM topics. The Code Cadets has grown under Matthews guidance from an initial group of 10 (in a school of 1,000 students) to its current… Read More Resilience – STEM – School children – Code Cadets
I am pleased to announce my next book FLY! What is FLY! FLY! details the elements of personal and corporate resilience for any person who wants to build their confidence and courage and fortify their resilience to survive the unthinkable events. Background During my 44 years of flying in the RAAF and Qantas, I have… Read More Introducing FLY!