February 27, 2014
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Mastery and Freedom of Flying

Lorrie and I were delighted to attend last week’s tribute to flying legend Bob Hoover at Paramount Studios in Hollywood and to join other leaders in the aviation […]
February 21, 2014
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A Warning We Must Not Ignore

The cockpit voice recording is chilling – and telling. Hours before they died, the pilots of a UPS plane that crashed near Birmingham, Ala. last August […]
January 14, 2014
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Anniversary Reflections

It is hard for me to believe that five years have passed since the Hudson River landing of Flight 1549. On the one hand, the details […]
December 19, 2013
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A Season for Gratitude

In December 2008, just a month before the event that changed our lives instantly, completely and forever, my wife Lorrie and I were hosting a holiday […]
November 13, 2013
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Speaking Up for Safe Skies

I was honored to stand with U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and other lawmakers at the U.S. Capitol today as Sen. Boxer and her colleagues introduced the […]
October 13, 2013
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A Pilot’s Reflection on a Doctor’s Work

In the years since I have begun my work as a patient safety advocate, I’ve been struck by the similarities between medicine and aviation. While they […]
August 28, 2013
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The Importance of Immunization and Vaccines

August is National Immunization Awareness month, and there is no better time than the back-to-school season to remind families to immunize their children against childhood diseases […]