North Texas Business Aviation Association Joins Global Aerospace to Offer Latest Aviation Human Factors Seminar

Dallas, TX – North Texas Business Aviation Association (NTBAA) announced it has partnered with Global Aerospace to present an “Operational Human Factors – Fatigue and Professionalism” seminar on June 7th, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 4 PM in Dallas, Texas.

This is the third year NTBAA has teamed with Global Aerospace to present a one-day SM4 safety seminar. This event will focus on the latest approach to Human Factors for aviation and is designed for Chief Pilots, Directors of Aviation, Safety Officers, and senior management representatives. This program is pending certification for National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) credit. Candidates for the NBAA credential may earn one point toward their CAM application or CAM renewal by attending this event.

Mr. Pat Daily, Managing Partner for Convergent Performance, LLC and industry expert, will be the presenter. In addition to teaching Cadets how to fly T-41s, Pat taught Aeronautical Engineering at the US Air Force Academy. In his civilian career, Pat has flown for American Airlines, Texas Air Aces, Aviation Safety Training (advanced maneuvering and upset recovery) and holds an ATP and a CFI. Prior to founding Convergent Performance, Pat was the Director of Honeywell's Defense and Space Electronics Systems at Johnson Space Center where he managed the steam to glass program for the Space Shuttle as well as Guidance, Navigation and Control Projects for the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle.  

The Operational Human Factors – Fatigue and Professionalism seminar will be held at the Marriott Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. NTBAA members may attend for $100 and the fee is $125 for non-members. Registration fees include an autographed copy (while they last) of the book, “Going Pro – The Deliberate Practice of Professionalism” by Dr. Tony Kern, CEO of Convergent Performance LLC. Seating is limited and fees will increase after May 15th so early registration is encouraged. To register go to and follow instructions under the Events section or call Marj (DeLong) Rose, President of NTBAA at 214-862-8992. Sponsorships and group discounts are also available.


The NTBAA is an association that brings together the growing North Texas Business Aviation Community. It provides a forum to network, educate, mentor, share best practices, and represent the interests of the business aviation industry. This group is made up of local flight operations, manufacturers and associated business aviation vendors, suppliers, and service providers, and it creates a platform to interact with policy makers and officials whose decisions affect this industry. It also brings those in the North Texas area together for a free exchange of ideas and concerns and foster both professional and educational opportunities.

About Global Aerospace

Global Aerospace is the world’s leading provider of Aerospace insurance with a worldwide portfolio of clients who are engaged in every aspect of the Aviation and Space industries.

Headquartered in London, Global Aerospace maintains offices in Canada, Paris, Zurich and throughout the United States.  Across the world Global employs over 350 people.  Their experience dates back to the 1920s and Global is backed by a pool of high quality insurance companies representing some of the most respected names in the business.

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