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2013 Ohio Business Aviation Training Standdown (OBATS)
April 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm| TBD
Many thanks to our fine sponsors
What is OBATS?
Through a strategic partnership with the Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association (ORBAA) and professionals in the business aviation industry, the OBATS program is a non-profit compilation of business aircraft owners, operators, and aviation professionals committed to promoting and enhancing aviation safety by providing enrichment and professional development training. In addition, the OBATS event serves as a foundation for hosting roundtable meetings where aviation managers can assemble and discuss current and future trends in business aviation training.
Highlights, Guest Presenters and Sponsors at OBATS 2013
SMS Regulation and Standards – an upper level discussion about the differences between the proposed and existing requirements created by different regulatory entities as they relate to SMS. Alternatives to ISBAO. Understanding the options in audit standards.
Practical Risk Assessment: how are risk weights determined? How can an operator evaluate and develop their own RA tools? How to effectively utilize RAs.
Change Management. Within the construct of SMS, what is Change Management?
What are the specific elements of a proper change management plan? Provide some useful tools for management of change.
Practical CRM – With an understanding of the technology-based changes in the modern cockpits how to implement improved CRM. The roll of checklists in CRM. How to properly design checklists and how to most effectively use them.
Automation Airmanship: Principles of Operating Advanced Technology Captain Chris Lutat of Convergent Performance will discuss his decade of experience in helping organizations of all sizes adapt and adjust to the challenge of adopting highly automated aircraft. Captain Lutat offers a unique perspective on the hurdles associated with adopting new technology, and valuable insights on improving the integration between the human operator and the information-rich environment of advanced aircraft. The presentation will include discussions of the importance of crew member and equipment readiness, as well as the examination of recent accidents. Lutat will explain how CRM is implemented in modern cockpits and how effective they are when using properly designed checklists. At the end of this session, Chris will share his knowledge and experience with using iPads in the cockpit, how to create fallbacks to account for potential failures, and the regulatory standards related to use of iPads in the cockpit.
Sunshine McCarthy – Sunshine McCarthy is an accomplished training facilitator and speaker, and has broad international business experience working with the aviation industry throughout the world. Through her career she has gained considerable experience and expertise in the areas of aviation safety, organizational management, training, and staff development. Sunshine held leadership roles at ServiceElements International, a business aviation organizational development company and MedAire, Inc. a service provider to the aviation industry. Previous to that she held a number of positions with US Airways, including Training Specialist and Manager of Cabin Safety – the latter of which gave her responsibility for all safety issues related to the aircraft cabin environment. She has also worked as a Community Development Volunteer with the US Peace Corps in Cape Verde, Africa. Sunshine holds a Certificate in Aviation Safety from the University of Southern California and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Human Resources from Geneva College and a Master of Arts degree in Education from Prescott College.
Christopher J. Lutat Christopher J. Lutat, B.S., is a graduate of the U. S. Coast Guard Academy and served the Coast Guard as a Search and Rescue Pilot and Instructor Pilot. He holds an Air Transport Pilot certificate and type ratings in several commercial aircraft. He has been a pioneer in bringing advanced technology procedures, interfaces, CRM and airmanship to organizations around the world. Mr. Lutat is a Captain and Instructor Pilot for a major global airline, operating wide-bodied, glass cockpit aircraft on world-wide routes. He also instructs on CRM and Automation Airmanship for Convergent Performance.
As President of our Government and Aerospace division, Chris leads the effort to help organizations around the globe create optimal, custom procedures, checklists and technical manuals for their aircraft through the interpretation and blending of industry and client best practices with manufacturer requirements. Advanced technology requires advanced knowledge of its operation, and the G&A division helps end-users capitalize on and learn how to effectively interact with their advanced aircraft.
9:00- 12:30 Baldwin Aviation
13:30-16:00 Convergent Performance
A block of rooms with a special discounted rate has been reserved at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. Please use the following link to reserve a room at the special pricing: