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Ben Berman, Chief Pilot

Ben is our Chief Pilot and Director of Safety at OpenAir

He administers pilot training, the safety management system, and he also performs operational control for company flights.

Berman is a Boeing 737 Captain at a major U.S. air carrier, where he has also served on the Line Operational Safety Audit, Human Factors, and Merger Integration teams. He has worldwide operational experience at the airline.

He has thirteen years of experience as a flight crew human factors researcher for San Jose State University at the NASA Ames Research Center in the areas of flight crew reliability, aircraft alerting systems, and airline performance data. With NASA colleagues, he is the co-author of The Limits of Expertise: Rethinking Pilot Error and the Causes of Airline Accidents.

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