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March 16, 2022: Getting inside a pilot’s mind, ‘Danny Boy’ in Ouray and TTFN Jo Ann Allen!

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Rob Strickland, of United Airlines, developed a groundbreaking program in human factors and pilot development. Photographed at United’s Denver facility Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

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The longtime head of pilot development at United Airlines in Denver shares tools (even breathing exercises) that keep cockpits calm. Then, a star-studded sendoff for CPR’s All Things Considered host Jo Ann Allen. And, for Saint Patrick’s Day, how the song “Danny Boy” wouldn’t exist were it not for a miner’s wife in Ouray, Colorado.