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Garry Goff - Maturing Fundamentals. Dallas, TX, US

Garry Goff

Captain | Maturing Fundamentals


Maturing Requires Fundamentals



What are the fundamentals of maturing? Whoever we are and whatever we do, mature decisions are the result of developing a solid fundamental personal integrity. Is your personal & professional house built on rock bed or sand?

Synopsis of Experience: Over 30 years of professional flying in multiple aircraft. Embedded in this aviation experience I have integrated a participatory style of teaching that has procured multiple public speaking events (largest attendance - 1,500+). Currently I am involved in a participatory style teaching of 20+ active couples at a local church.

Specific Experience in Public Speaking: Speaker at an International Operators Conference of NBAA in San Antonio on the subject of Threat & Error Management. Speaker at a Special Ops Medical Association conference on the dangers of fatigue. Presenter of fatigue countermeasures during a recurrent training for pilots of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement located in San Angelo. Speaker at a combined national & state law enforcement seminar in Dallas. Speaker at a Dallas SWAT annual recurrent training session. Speaker at OV-10 Bronco Association conference on the development & acquisitions of the museum.

Specific Experience in Training: Authored multiple manuals for initial & recurrent pilot training. Developed & taught interactive PowerPoint training programs ranging from 2-6 hours of instruction. Required to maintain qualifications for instruction in multiple classroom training modules & aircraft simulator. Designed & managed a flight safety maneuvering school for civilian pilots. Selected as the lead supervisor for a squadrons scheduling & training department.

Specific Experience in Teaching and Instruction: Currently in charge of curriculum design & teaching of an adult Bible class at a local church. Selected to evaluate & train classroom instructors on interactive techniques. Selected to instruct & evaluate pilots. Selected to develop & teach a Leadership Development seminar for a local public Middle School.

Pilot: Airline MD-80 Captain, 767, 757, DC-10, 727 USAF F-15, OV-10

Teacher/Instructor: Evaluator and trainer of interactive teaching techniques PowerPoint presentations classroom instructor Pilot simulator instructor Biblical principles

Public Speaker: Multiple subjects on personal responsibility

Industry Expertise (3)

Training and Development

Religious Institutions


Areas of Expertise (4)

Christianity & Biblical Fundamentals

The Culture & Philosophy

Threat & Error Management

Fatigue Countermeasures

Accomplishments (5)

Airline Captain (professional)

Currently a MD-80 Captain Previous Experience: Check Airman - aircraft & simulator First Officer - 767, 757, MD-80 Flight Engineer - DC-10, 727

Bible Fellowship Teacher (personal)

Develop interactive teaching of Biblical Fundamentals on Sunday mornings

Fighter Pilot (professional)


United States Air Force F-15C pilot operations in Far East OV-10 pilot operations in Europe & US

CAE SimuFlight Instructor (professional)


SimuFlite Part-time Instructor Evaluated and Improved the Teaching Styles of the Instructor Corps Authored multiple Training Programs: Examples are, but not limited to: CRM & TEM Classroom Instructor of multiple training programs Aircraft Simulator Instructor

Airline Captain (professional)

Currently a MD-80 Captain Previous Experience: Check Airman - aircraft & simulator First Officer - 767, 757, MD-80 Flight Engineer - DC-10, 727

Education (2)

Texas A& M University: BBA, Management 1980

Tyndale Theological Seminary & Biblical Institute: Masters of Theological Studies, Biblical Theology

Currently enrolled anticipate graduation in 2014

Affiliations (1)


Event Appearances (3)

Opening Speaker for SOMA

Special Ops Medical Association Annual Conference  Tampa, Florida

Threat & Error Management

International Operators Conference of NBAA  San Antonio, Texas

Fatigue Countermeasures

Dallas SWAT Recurrent Training  Dallas, Texas



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