July 14, 2016 - 1:00 pm MDT

Brief Yourself: The Checklist You’re Not Checking (and Why You Should Be Checking It)

“I’m just a private pilot.” Nothing frustrates Adrian Eichhorn more than those five words. A former corporate pilot who now flies for JetBlue, Eichhorn recently completed a solo around the world flight as “just” a private pilot. The trip reminded him of the energy, effort, enthusiasm, expense and education required for “the real heroes of aviation” to remain active. Learn how Eichhorn dealt with (1) distractions, (2) fatigue, (3) being rushed and (4) complacency when they were at their extremes. Eichhorn will show you how these four hazards can creep into any flight, and how to deal with them when they do. What’s more, he will share a few tips learned from the airlines that helped him get around the world – and are sure to help you get around the country.