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Chris Lutat

Automation, Airmanship and Bombardier Safety Standdown

July 17, 2018

Posted by : Chris Lutat

Almost 70 years ago, one of the earliest commercially available computers was delivered to the US Government by the Remington Rand Corporation, the UNIVAC-1. The joke that circulated for years afterward goes like this: A bunch of scientists created a huge machine capable of complex calculations and called it UNIVAC. E...

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Normalization of excellence

The Normalization of Excellence. Sounds cool – what is it?

July 17, 2018

Posted by : Tony Kern

Gotta tell you, I was thrilled when I first heard that the Bombardier Safety Standdown was adopting a concept from one of my books as the theme for 2018. Then I started to worry.

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Global Cockpit

The Normalization of Excellence

June 01, 2018

Posted by : Bombardier Business Aircraft

The theme for Safety Standdown 2018 is the Normalization of Excellence. At first glance, these words may seem contradictory, after all, excellence isn’t normal, it’s exceptional. Excellence is achieved by the best of the best – it wins Super Bowls and Olympic gold medals. If you move from the field to flight deck, shou...

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Dan Boedigheimer

What Does “Intentionally Safe” Mean?

April 17, 2017

Posted by : Dan Boedigheimer

What does it mean to be “intentionally” safe? “Intentional” implies that you go beyond a basic level of safety because of an effort you are making. Safe means the mitigation of risk, which in aviation can be subjective based on the type of aircraft you operate, mission, environment, and an operation’s risk tolerance....

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Chris Lutat

Chris Lutat

Author, Advisory Council Chairman & Expert

Convergent Performance, LLC

Subject matter expert:

Automation Airmanship

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Dan Boedigheimer

Dan Boedigheimer

Expert and Author

Advanced Aircrew Academy

Subject matter expert:

Human Factors

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Tony Kern

Tony Kern Ed.D

Author

Convergent Performance, LLC

Subject matter expert:

Professionalism and Human Factors

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