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Flight Safety Foundation.(2008 JOSEPH S. MURPHY INDUSTRY SERVICE AWARD)

It is impossible to overstate the importance of safety in commercial aviation. Despite becoming a routine part of modern life, air travel is still a highly complicated technical exercise in which mistakes can and do lead to catastrophic accidents. Safety always must be the foremost concern of those employed in and around the industry and aviation regulatory agencies.

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For 60 years, the not-for-profit Flight Safety Foundation has served as an independent voice unconstrained by geography or industry boundaries, providing the global aviation business with a neutral forum to discuss and learn best practices and find solutions to problems with only one goal: Reducing the risk of accidents. …

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