NBAA PDP Course: Human Factors in Corporate Aviation

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About the Speaker

Richard Komarniski, of Grey Owl Aviation Consultants Inc., has been active in the aircraft maintenance field since 1974. He holds Canadian and U.S. Pilot and Aircraft Mechanic Certificates and has worked as a Director of Quality Assurance, Base Engineer, and Airworthiness Inspector.

Komarniski has dedicated his time since 1991 to maintenance error reduction by developing and facilitating human factors workshops for the aviation maintenance community as well as Safety Management System and Fatigue Risk Management Systems training for organizations.

He has published numerous articles on human factors, safety management systems and aviation safety in industry publications including AMT, DOM and AMU.

In 2008, Komarniski was the recipient of NAASCO MT of the year Award. His expertise has been sought after as a presenter at annual conferences such as National Business Aviation Association, Helicopter Association International, Airborne Law Enforcement Association, Western, Central and Ontario Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Association, Aeronautical Repair Station Association and the Bombardier Safety Standdown.

Komarniski is a contributing author for “Implementing Safety Management Systems in Aviation” published by Ashgate June 2011. He is an accredited IS-BAO Trainer and appointed as a National Member of the FAASTeam.

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