|dc.description.abstract||Captain Alan W. Price was a first-in-class facilitator for Delta Air Lines CRM program during its infancy, and was later selected to be Pilot Manager of Human Factors. Asked to redevelop Delta’s captain’s leadership program, Capt. Price led the effort to remake "In Command" into a new captain’s leadership program. In this capacity, he led the program as Pilot Manager for over 5 years, while conducting classes for over 2,000 new captains. He is the founder of Falcon Leadership, LLC and since his retirement from Delta Air Lines in 2004, has worked with a number of clients around a variety of topics relating to leadership development/crisis leadership, strategic planning, safety systems, communications, and team development. Capt. Price is an ASQ certified quality auditor, and conducts IOSA airline safety audits for airline clients throughout the world. Additionally, he works with hospitals throughout the United States for implementation of Crew Resource Management (CRM) principles throughout their operation.
Later, as Chief Pilot for Delta’s Atlanta pilot base (the world’s largest pilot base) Capt. Price led the recovery efforts of the Atlanta base during "911". His particular passion, which grew out of his experiences as Chief Pilot during 911 is leadership during a time of crisis, a topic upon which he has spoken extensively.
Capt. Price was for many years a regular contributor to Delta’s Flight Operations Safety magazine, "Up Front." Additionally, he has written extensively in many other publications on the topics of leadership, safety, and CRM. During his career as a Delta Air Lines pilot, Capt Price flew a variety of aircraft and was type-rated as a captain on the B737, MD88, B757/767, 767ER, and 777. He was also an instructor on the B757/767, and has logged over 20,000 flying hours in both military and commercial operations.||en