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10.13.2014 Safety Standdown Focused on Distraction Issues

by  ROBERT P. MARK courtesy of AINONLINE This year, Bombardier’s Safety Standdown took a themed approach focused on attention and distraction issues through a series of 32 different seminars. The agenda included the following topics: Attention Control Techniques; After the Scene … (more…)

09.25.2014 Bombardier Leads Industry in Promotion of Aviation Safety Practices

Aviation professionals gather in Wichita for the 18th Safety Standdown USA Seminars to tackle distraction with focus on Attention Control Techniques Wichita, September 25, 2014 – Aviation professionals are invited to attend the 18th annual Bombardier Safety Standdown USA. This … (more…)

04.23.2014 Bombardier Driving Safety Agenda with Industry-Leading Safety Standdown Program

Montréal, April 23, 2014 Safety Standdown to tackle distraction with focus on Attention Control Techniques in 2014 Bombardier Aerospace announced today that its industry-leading Bombardier Safety Standdown Program has themed its 2014 activities around Attention Control for aviation professionals. Distraction … (more…)

12.20.2013 Bombardier Safety Standdown 2013: Build Cross-checking and Pilot-monitoring Skills

Courtesy of Aviation International News by  ROBERT P. MARK December 3, 2013, 1:05 AM Recognizing the value of crew monitoring and cross checking skills, the industry is poised to roll out the first edition of a comprehensive training guide to teach … (more…)

11.25.2013 Laser Strike Awareness

In September, while in Saudi Arabia for a series of demonstration flights, a turboprop crew experienced a laser strike while on approach to Riyadh Air Base. Ground based laser strikes such as this are increasingly becoming a safety concern for … (more…)

11.04.2013 A Class of Their Own

by Patrick Botter and Christopher Korchin Experience Magazine features Bombardier Safety Standdown in the article “A Class of Their Own“.  

10.24.2013 Bombardier’s Safety Standdown

The Wichita Eagle in Wichita, Kansas, shares a video of the practical training taking place at the 17th annual Bombardier Safety Standdown. (Video) Bombardier Safety Standdown practical training

09.20.2013 Aviation Professionals Gather in Wichita

Aviation Professionals Gather in Wichita for 17th Bombardier Safety Standdown U.S.A. 17th Bombardier Safety Standdown U.S.A. set for September 30 – October 3 in Wichita, KS 6,700 aviation professional trained at Safety Standdown since 1996 – all free of charge … (more…)

08.14.2013 Bombardier Standdown Standing Room Only

Bombardier Standdown Standing Room Only LABACE Convention News » 2013   by  Kirby J. Harrison   The check-in at the Bombardier Safety Standdown was busy with 325 preregistered attendees and 285 attending the first-day of the increasingly popular annual workshops. August … (more…)

08.01.2013 Safety Standdown Returns to Brazil for 2013

PRESS RELEASE DOWNLOAD Safety Standdown Returns to Brazil for 2013 Montréal, July 31 2013 – Bombardier Aerospace announced today that the theme for this year’s edition of Safety Standdown Latin America will be Professionalism in aviation. Returning once again to … (more…)

07.19.2013 LABACE 2013 Adds Safety Standdown To Their Agenda

This year, the 10th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition, held August 14, 15 and 16th in Sao Paulo, is featuring Bombardier Safety Standdown on its website and official list of Conference, Summit and Courses roster for that … (more…)

05.13.2013 Pocket-Sized Book Helps Keep Long-Haul Pilots Awake

by  ROBERT P. MARK Despite improved crew rest stations on airline and business aviation aircraft today, concerns about pilot fatigue will never disappear entirely. In association with NBAA, California-based fatigue specialists Alertness Solutions has developed for flight departments a downloadable guide called The Alert … (more…)

04.19.2013 Bombardier Safety Standdown Asia Held in Shanghai

By June Ye, WCARN.com | Apr. 19, 2013 Bombardier Aerospace’s Safety Standdown Asia was held in Shanghai, China for its third edition in conjunction with the annual Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The seminar was introduced to Asia for the … (more…)

04.10.2013 Safety Standdown Returns to Asia

by  CURT EPSTEIN April 9, 2013, 2:20 PM Bombardier’s popular Safety Standdown program will return to Asia for its third edition in conjunction with next week’s Asian Business Aviation Conference &Exhibition (ABACE). The seminar, to be held on April 15 at the … (more…)

03.14.2013 USA Upset Recovery Flight School Opens European Location in the Netherlands

Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS) with Headquarters in Arizona USA Opens a New European Location in Bosschenhoofd, The Netherlands, to Provide Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) for General Aviation, Business Jet and Commercial Airplane Pilots- UPRT Mitigates Aviation’s Most … (more…)

01.15.2013 Rick Rowe Retires

Canadian Skies | Bombardier’s Rick Rowe Retires Rick Rowe, Bombardier demo pilot and manager of Safety Standdown Programs, retired this month after nearly 25 years with Learjet. During his time with Bombardier, Rowe held a variety of responsibilities beyond that … (more…)

10.11.2012 Outstanding Aviator Troy Smith Wins First Eugene Cernan Safety Award

Wichita, October 11, 2012 – Bombardier Aerospace today announced the winner of its first Safety Standdown Eugene Cernan Safety Award. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Aviation Department Supervisory Special Agent Troy Smith was presented the award at the close of … (more…)

09.05.2012 Bombardier Introduces New Safety Award at its 16th Annual Safety Standdown

 Nominations being sought for the first Eugene Cernan Safety Award  (PDF) Wichita, September 5, 2012 – Bombardier announced today that it will reveal the recipient of its first annual Eugene Cernan Safety Award at this year’s Safety Standdown U.S.A. Registration … (more…)

08.31.2012 Fellow Astronaut Eugene Cernan Remembers Neil Armstrong

Friend and astronaut Eugene Cernan remembers Neil Armstrong, the first man who walked on the moon, who passed away at the age of 82. Last man to walk on the moon, Eugene Cernan, shares his personal memories of Neil Armstrong.  … (more…)

07.23.2012 Bombardier Committed to Continuing Safety Education in Latin America with Bigger and Better Safety Standdown

(PDF)  Montréal, July 23, 2012 –   Bombardier Aerospace announced today that an expanded Safety Standdown Latin America will return to Brazil in conjunction with the ninth annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE). The highly acclaimed two-day seminar will … (more…)

06.22.2012 Salary Study 2012 Released

Overall in 2012 there were top compensation gains of up to 2.5% for pilots flying large intercontinental range corporate jets. Pilots flying smaller bizjets received lesser gains or even flat paychecks. Energy-related industries, pharmaceuticals, other medical oriented flying including EMS … (more…)

05.23.2012 High Professionalism | Canadian Aviation News

High Professionalism | Canadian Aviation News. Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Flight Operations department conducts thousands of flights annually in support of the manufacturer’s current and potential customers. Many people who work in aviation are aware that Bombardier makes some of the … (more…)

05.09.2012 Annual Aviation Statistics For 2011 Released by NTSB

No Fatalities On U.S. Airlines or Commuters, General Aviation Accidents Increased   The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today released preliminary aviation accident statistics showing a slight overall increase in U.S. civil aviation accidents for 2011 from the previous year. … (more…)

02.07.2012 SSD Leading Edge Customer Program, Chooses APS Training

Bombardier Selects Aviation Performance Solutions LLC for its Leading Edge Safety Training Program February 7, 2012 — Wichita Aerospace (PDF) Bombardier Aerospace today announced that it has selected Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS) to provide Live Upset Recovery Training as … (more…)

12.09.2011 Aviation International News Features Safety Standdown

Wichita, Kansas USA – In the December 2011 issue of Aviation International News, Bombardier’s Safety Standdown program was featured.  For the full story, please follow the link: Aviation International News and be sure to read the full report labeled ‘AIN 2011 … (more…)

10.20.2011 Actor William Shatner

ACTOR WILLIAM SHATNER ON BOARD FOR 15th BOMBARDIER SAFETY STANDDOWN PDF  Wichita, October 19, 2011 – Bombardier Aerospace announced today that actor William Shatner will join the team in celebrating Safety Standdown’s 15th anniversary. The 2011 U.S. edition will take place … (more…)

07.27.2011 Bombardier Realiza a 2ª Edição do Safety Standdown para a América Latina {portugese}

Montreal (Canadá), 27 de Julho de 2011 – A Bombardier Aerospace anunciou hoje a realização da segunda edição do Safety Standdown para a América Latina no Brasil. No ano passado, o aclamado seminário sobre segurança de voo foi muito bem sucedido no País. (more…)

07.27.2011 Bombardier Safety Standdown Latin America Returns to LABACE {english}

Montréal, July 27, 2011 – Bombardier Aerospace today announced that after a very successful launch last year, Safety Standdown Latin America is returning to Brazil for a second edition of the highly acclaimed seminar. (more…)

04.20.2011 Foundation Recognizes Bombardier Aerospace with Meritorious Service Award

Contact: Emily McGee Director of Communications +1 703.739.6700 (ext. 126) mcgee@flightsafety.org San Diego, CA, April 20, 2011 — During the opening session of its 56th annual Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar today, the Flight Safety Foundation presented its annual Business Aviation … (more…)

04.12.2011 Bombardier Introduces Safety Standdown in Asia

Bombardier Aerospace today announced that the highly acclaimed Bombardier Safety Standdown is expanding to Asia with the introduction of its first event in Shanghai, (more…)