Kevin O’Leary receives Stanley N. Roscoe award for doctoral dissertation


Jet Advisors founder Kevin O’Leary has received the Aerospace Human Factors Association’s Stanley N. Roscoe award for his doctoral dissertation on factors influencing pilot error, as part of his Ph.D. in Aviation from Embry-Riddle.

O’Leary, a 20-year industry veteran, accepted the award during the Aerospace Medical Association’s 88th Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. His dissertation received 305 valid responses from Fractional pilots in order to investigate the effects of safety culture and the ethical leadership on safety performance of Fractional jet pilots within the US.

The award is presented annually for the best doctoral dissertation in an area related to aerospace human factors, in memory of Stanley N. Roscoe, an American engineer known for pioneering the application of  flight and simulator experiments to the design of flight controls and displays.