To me, aviation professionalism means, literally, to behave as would a professional pilot in other words, the part 91 pilot should aspire to the standards set by parts 135 or. The award recognizes individual aviation professionals who have demonstrated outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety in the business aviation industry. At 0834 local time on 25 september 1978, pacific southwest airlines (psa) flight 182 departed los angeles international airport (klax) bound for lindbergh field (now san diego international airport- ksan.
A broad knowledge of the aviation industry (including general principles of aviation safety and the regulations and policies affecting aviation) is applied in addition, an extensive technical knowledge and skill in the operations, airworthiness (maintenance and avionics), or manufacture of aircraft and aircraft systems is needed. Sc aviation safety council promoting aviation safety in south carolina professionalism & safety management cliff jenkins, scasc vice-chair: an overloaded pilatus pc-12 with 13 passengers and its pilot were killed while attempting to land in butte, montana on march 22, 2009. As aviation professionals, we must have the ability to follow the rules, pay close attention to detail, and get the job done as scheduled following the rules means being aware of the rules in the first place, so staying abreast of changing procedures and regulations is vital to success.
It has been recognized by the international aviation community that there will be an anticipated shortage of skilled aviation professionals in the near future. Aviation personnel international (api) is the longest-running, woman-owned business aviation recruiting firm serving the hiring needs of business aviation and private aviation we offer the broadest portfolio of pre-vetted passive job seekers as well as outplacement support and aviation consulting for hiring managers and hr professionals. Professionalism in business aviation world-class professionalism professionals recognize and act on a calling to advance their profession at large, so they tend to be willing to share. Professionalism is not something reserved for airline pilots everyone who works around airliners must step up to be a safety professional that includes gate agents who move a gate walkway up to the aircraft, fuelers, all service personnel, and especially ramp workers who are the last to touch the aircraft before it flies.
The aviation instructor is the central figure in aviation training and is responsible for all phases of required training the instructor, either pilot or aircraft maintenance technician, must be a professional. Professionalism in aviation robert l sumwalt ntsb board member march 30, 2011 ntsb is an independent federal agency, charged by congress to investigate transportation. Welcome to aviation professionals club access the most exclusive beach clubs access the best fitness clubs access the best deals in restaurants welcome forgot.
Professional ethics is a deceptively complex issue it is personal, volatile and potentially a legal powder keg it makes people nervous this is true largely because any discussion of ethics involves questioning another's morality. The asrs is a confidential self reporting system which provides a valuable database about safety incidents in the aviation industry on one hand, it incentivizes professional behavior by providing employees a platform to self-report safety incidents however, incentivising reporting through immunity. Training: the professional pilot the aviation version of this might go, we need to learn from the mistakes of others, because it takes only one mistake to end the learning process entirely. A true aviation professional loves his work this is his or her chosen profession he or she wants to be the very best that they can be aviation professionals are always seeking to learn and grow.
The nbaa safety committee has identified professionalism as the cornerstone focus area of any safety management system in which professional behaviors rule and safe actions become a byproduct professionalism in aviation is the pursuit of excellence through discipline, ethical behavior and continuous improvement. The aviation professionalism pledge: i am an aviation professional and operate within a system that is - as the famous poster says - terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect i believe our profession is, and should remain, essentially self-regulating, standing upon the three pillars of competence , compliance , and. Aviation professionals cae offers training programs that span the entire life cycle of a professional pilot, and can provide you with the training you require throughout your career, from cadet to captain.