Motivation is the missing element in competency based training. Sustainable learning requires that competencies are maintained at prescribed levels over a period of time.
The rule of choosing the alternate was followed without understanding the spirit of the rule. Policymakers must write the intent of the rule to avoid such situations.
The startle reflex is the first response to a sudden, intense stimulus. It triggers an involuntary physiological reflex, such as blinking of the eyes, an increased heart rate and an increased tension of the muscles. Once that moment passes, it is necessary that we consciously release the contraction from the diaphragm. If we do not, the contraction (at this point, a fixation) in the diaphragm will persist, and will continue to keep us in a state of shock, during which the body cannot heal tissue or perform vital functions.
In this life where change is the only constant, it is vital to keep a watch on your mind and all that it holds. If you do not change – you perish. Refusal to change stems from ignorance. Such ignorance also stems from holding on to irrelevant data, information or knowledge. The only way to check your ignorance is through Nidhidhyasan.
Powers exercised contrary to the ‘Public Trust Doctrine’ would amount to abuse of powers and contravene the rule of law.
Unjustified pilot suspensions. Principles of Just Culture must be upheld and brazen misuse of aircraft rules stopped. Safety culture and trust must be promoted by DGCA and supported by all.