Category Archives: Motivation

Aviation Induced Divorce Syndrome – Don’t Let It Happen To You

  I am the wife of a pilot. I know what it is like to spend Christmas and other holidays without the one I love. I have experienced the challenges of managing a household and caring for children for weeks … Continue reading

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PINC Part 2: Concocting a Solution to Intentional Non-Compliance in Aviation

Procedural Intentional Non-Compliance is a a scary reality and on the verge of becoming more habitual. We discussed the problem in our previous article, PINC: Why Aviation May Have Created Its Own Monster. We believe that one solution to PINC … Continue reading

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PINC: 3 Reasons Why Aviation May Have Created Its Own Monster

Procedural Intentional Non-Compliance (PINC) came to the forefront of concern with the Bedford Gulfstream Accident. The NTSB Report Summary stated ” A review of data from the airplane’s quick access recorder revealed that the pilots had neglected to perform complete flight … Continue reading

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“That’s my baby!” – How One Maintainer Improves Communication and Keeps His Passion for Aviation Alive

  Every once in awhile we come across someone who utters a phrase that just won’t stop rolling around in our heads. Bob Rorison, technical adviser for TrainingPort, was describing the role of the maintainer to us during the NBAA … Continue reading

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The One Fear Which Haunts Aviation

It’s time to be frank. Aviation is fearful. “But aviation is safer than ever. The accident rate is at an all time low. The chances of death in an airplane are far less than riding in a car,” you say. … Continue reading

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Share the Love in Your Flight Department: 3 Ways to Show Appreciation at Work

When was the last time someone noticed your effort and said “thanks”? When was the last time you stopped to appreciate others? If you’re like most of us, feeling appreciated is not usually something that happens at work. So here … Continue reading

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Aviation is Rather Near Sighted: What We Can Learn From Other Industries

It happens. Our vision changes and suddenly all we can see is what is directly in front of us. It happens in industries, too. We get so wrapped up in the way we are doing things, that we forget to … Continue reading

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The Story of Sally the Training Manager

Here is the long awaited sequel to The Story of Jimmy the Pilot. Box Checking has met its match!

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How to Inspire Motivation in a Box Checking World

Today pilots are heading off to their dream jobs. They love flying and are excited to be earning money doing something they enjoy. But that excitement won’t last forever. At least for most of the pilots. Soon apathy will set … Continue reading

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The Coming Revolution in Aviation Training

Every once in awhile, people get so frustrated with the status quo that they decide to do something about it. Often the outcome is labeled a Revolution. Aviation Training is headed in that direction. People in the industry are tired … Continue reading

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