Sunset, SC, May 05, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Principal Consultant and founder of Sundog Aviation is Jim Cannon, former NBAA Board Member and recipient of the 2012 NBAA John Winant Award. “Our mission is to provide relevant safety information and guidance to those flight and ground operations that may be searching for implementation assistance in the development of their safety management systems and organizational goals,” Cannon indicated.
Sundog Aviation will offer a quarterly aviation safety newsletter, articles and research pertinent to the furtherance of operational safety within business aviation. “One of the most important factors in devising your business aviation policies and procedures is that they are properly researched and can be considered within the norms of industry best practices,” Cannon offers; “This is especially critical when consideration is given to building your safety program and enhancing your supporting safety culture.”
Services offered by Sundog Aviation:
· Organizational Development - Managing the daily demands of a modern business aviation department can be a daunting task. Sundog Aviation offers the opportunity for aviation directors, chief pilots, and maintenance managers, to discuss issues and develop alternatives.
· Safety Management Implementation – SMS within the business aviation community has become the new benchmark. Today more than 700 business aviation organizations have registered with the IS-BAO. How to begin this important journey towards SMS development and implementation may require assistance.
· IS-BAO/IS-BAH Auditing Services - Verification conformity to the IS-BAO or IS-BAH set of industry best practices, which include corroboration of the structure and maturity of your SMS, is available from Sundog Aviation. Their principal consultant has more than a decade of experience with IS-BAO and was instrumental in the development of IS-BAH.
About Jim Cannon
Jim has FAA type ratings in eight business jets, an MBA from the University of Connecticut and a post MBA certificate, specializing in Organizational Development and Human Relations, from University of Connecticut. Jim was the owner and past president of Jet Professionals, Inc., the Director of Flight Operations for The Home Depot, elected to the Board of Directors of the National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) where he served from 1995-2000, a member of the Corporate Advisory Committee of the Flight Safety Foundation from 1992-1998 and was appointed to the ICAO Safety Management Panel from 2011until November of 2014 when he retired from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) as IS-BAO Program Director.
In October of 2011 Jim was honored to receive the prestigious John Winant Award from the NBAA. He has authored more than 80 articles in business aviation publications as well as having been a featured speaker at numerous NBAA and Flight Safety Foundation seminars. In January 2012, Practical Applications in Business Aviation Management, Cannon and Richey was published by Roman & Littlefield.
For more information, please contact:
Sundog Aviation, LLC
P.O Box 4
Sunset, SC 29685
Tel: (770) 235-0098