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A Day in the Life — December 20, 2016

A bit of silliness, this . . .

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We trace Eddie from morning to evening on a day The Lovely Mrs. Haskel is away in Hawaii. We see Eddie's morning email routine, a quick flight, and three meals.

Better Decision Making — June 12, 2015

Presented to the Pilatus Owners & Pilots Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The secrets to making better decisions.

CRM: Once Around the Pattern — June 8, 2013

Flown once around the Bedford, MA pattern

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A look at Eddie and fellow pilot from the jump seat.

Good Pilots Gone Bad — March 13, 2017

I spoke to the Air Charter Safety Foundation in early March, 2017, about the pilots on N121JM, the Gulfstream IV that crashed in 2014 at Bedford, Massachusetts.

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They asked me to hypothesize about the human factors involved that would lead two professional pilots to act with (as the NTSB put it) Habitual, Intentional Noncompliance. My theory is that they were once good pilots, but they had gone bad. This is a video of the speech. I also wrote an article about this for Business & Commercial Aviation magazine in an article called, "Fixing Problem Pilots."

It's magic — December 2, 2013

Three views of a pattern ride with a landing at minimums

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We set up the cameras to look at the reversers following maintenance. Well if we set up one camera, why not three? We did that and then the ceiling and visibility fell. The reversers worked fine and, for a change, so did the EVS.

L-39 Nose High Recovery — February 26, 2015

Flown with "Stallion 51" in Kissimmee, FL.

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A look at Eddie flying a nose high recovery "under the hood" in an L-39.

L-39 Nose Low Recovery — February 26, 2015

Flown with "Stallion 51" in Kissimmee, FL.

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A look at Eddie flying a nose low recovery "under the hood" in an L-39.

P-51 Nose High Recovery — February 26, 2015

Flown with "Stallion 51" in Kissimmee, FL.

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A look at Eddie flying a nose high recovery in a P-51.

Pre-Accident Investigator — June 15, 2016

Presented to the Teterboro Users Group, Teterboro, NJ

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Becoming a "pre-accident investigator" to investigate the causes of accidents before they happen.

Safety Stand Down: "I'm Blind" — October 1, 2013

Presented to the Bombardier Safety Stand Down, Wichita, KS

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Telling the story of a lightning strike in a Boeing 747.

Safety Stand Down: Selecting Safety Officers — October 1, 2013

Presented to the Bombardier Safety Stand Down, Wichita, KS

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Answering the question: "how do you choose a safety officer?"

The Normalization of Deviance — June 15, 2016

Presented to the Bridgewater State University Aviation School, Bridgewater, MA

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How to avoid the normalization of deviance, presented to new aviators.

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