DEPARTMENT: EMU at Lancaster
POSITION: Aviation Coordinator
With more than three decades of experience, James Cistone is a proven business and engineering professional. He has supported large systems integration and the complete product/program life cycle including domestic and international business development and capture as well as engineering and program management, earned several advanced degrees including a doctorate in aviation, authored many published works, presented as a subject matter expert at industry conferences and conventions, and taught graduate level courses at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Ph.D. in Aviation 2014
Dissertation: “Analysis of Airport Surface Deviations using the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS)”
Dissertation Chair: Scott A. Shappell, Ph.D.
Ph.D. (ABD) 1974
Physics and Atmospheric Science
Dissertation Chair: Carl W. Kreitzberg, Ph.D.
Physics and Atmospheric Science
Insights in Mining the NTSB Accident and Incident Database. Cistone, J., (2016, submitted). Aviation 2018. Atlanta, GA. (June 2018)
Analysis of Airport Surface Deviations using the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS). Cistone, J. (2018, submitted); Aviation 2018, Atlanta, GA. (June 2018)
Controller Productivity??. Frisbie, F. & Cistone, J., (2015); Journal of Air Traffic Control. Winter 2015.
A Fine Kettle of Fish: Accommodating UAVs Safely. Frisbie, F. & Cistone, J., (2015); Journal of Air Traffic Control. Fall 2015, pp 29-31.
An Achievable Path to Integration of UAS in the NAS. (2015). Matthews, S., Frisbie, F., Schaffer, D., Risa-Robbins, K., & Cistone, J.; AUVSI UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015. Atlanta, Georgia, May 4, 2015.
Analysis of Airport Surface Deviations using the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS). Cistone, J. H. (2014); Ph.D. Dissertation. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL.
Trajectory Based Operations Roadmap. Cistone, J., Rosen, R., Mitchell, K., Rinehart, D., Helton, D., & Nedelescu, L., (2012); Final Report under contract: DTFAWA10A-00085-0003, Crown Consulting, Inc., Arlington, VA. (August 2012).
FAA Pilot Certificate Enforcement Actions. Cistone, J., (2011); Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI). http://www.cali.org
Flight Prioritization Deep Dive: Final report. Cistone, J., Ball, M., Cotton, W., Frisbie, F., Golaszewski, R., Hasan, S., Schaffer, D., Kostiuk, P., Matthews, S., Lambert, J., & Lonon, J., (2011); Joint Planning and Development Office. (2011, January). http://www.jpdo.gov/library/20110113_FP_Report_Final_v3.pdf
Management Transformation (SSMT) Safety Management System (SMS) Pilot Project Criteria/Requirements Development, Federal Aviation Administration, Tuccio, W., Cistone, J., (2010-2012) (Stolzer, A., PI)
Aerospace Traffic Management. Cistone, J., Frisbie, F., & Kalish, S., (2008); Aerospace America, (p112)
The Next Century of Aerospace Traffic Management: The Sky is No Longer the Limit. Cistone, J., (2004); Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 36-42.
The Next Century of Aerospace Traffic Management: The Sky is No Longer the Limit, Cistone, J., (2003); Presented at the at The AIAA/ICAS International Air and Space Symposium and Exposition: The Next 100 Years, Dayton Convention Center, Dayton, OH.
Ripple delay and its mitigation. Cistone, J., Rome, J., Rose, S., Lee, R., Bell, G., & Leber, W. (2001); Air Traffic Control Quarterly, Vol. 9(2) 59-98.
Airport Surface Traffic Automation (ASTA) Traffic Planner System Description. Talley, R. & Cistone, J., (2003); Report number 4J50-AHD-D001, Martin Marietta Corporation, Management and Data Systems, Dec 1993.