Forum: Professionalism in Aviation

Ensuring Excellence in Pilot and Air Traffic Controller Performance

On May 18-20, 2010 the NTSB held this safety forum, Professionalism in Aviation, to address methods for ensuring excellence in pilot and air traffic controller performance. The forum was intended to raise awareness by promoting an open discussion between the Safety Board and invited panelists drawn from industry, labor, academia, and government on the importance of developing and reinforcing professionalism for aviation safety and the identification of best practices in this subject area. A summary of information exchanged has been prepared.