This post is meant as a resource page for a talk I gave at EBASCON 2017 in Munich. I will include links to sources and other posts which expand on the points made in my presentation. The links include articles on, an excellent resource curated by Eurocontrol about all kinds of Safety relevant information,.. read more →

Last year I spoke at the excellent safety event organised by Líder Aviação in Rio de Janeiro. My question was “Is SMS enough to make our organisations safer?” [Update, I gave a similar talk at EBASCON 2017 in Munich and I made a more elaborate resource page which details more explanation and links here] This question.. read more →

A Metronap Energy Pod in use at Google and others to help restore cognitive performance. Why is aviation not using this?

Seeing this sleep pod reminded me of the maintenance environment in aviation. Why is this not a thing in aviation yet? If there is any sector which needs this urgently it’s them! Of course this pod is only an example of a possible solution of the widespread problem that is fatigue. It personally rubs me.. read more →