Adam Cybanski, CD, MSM


Adam Cybanski was trained as a tactical helicopter pilot with over 20 years and 2500 hours on fixed and rotary wing aircraft, including the CT114 Tutor, CH139 Jet Ranger, CH135 Twin Huey, and CH146 Griffon. He completed a tour in Haiti as a Night Vision Goggle Specialist and Maintenance Test Pilot and was Officer in Charge of the CH146 Griffon Full Flight Simulator. He is a graduate of the Aerospace Systems Course and holds a BSc in Computer Mathematics from Carleton University.

An investigator at the Royal Canadian Air Force Directorate of Flight Safety, Adam has led the way in video analysis and crash site photogrammetry. He presented three times at the lnternational Society of Air Safety lnvestigators seminar and continues to brief safety professionals worldwide. His analysis has been employed by both military and civilian accident investigation boards.

Adam was selected as the Canadian Flight Safety representative to NATO. He was also responsible for helicopter and UAV accident investigations in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He has received several commendations from the Chief of the Air Force for his work in simulation & visualization and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) by the Governor General of Canada for his work in-flight safety.

Major Cybanski retired from the Royal Canadian Air Force in 2021 and is currently CEO of Gyro Flight & Safety Analysis Inc. The firm specializes in analyzing surveillance and onboard videos capturing accidents, then deriving velocities of the vehicles involved using photogrammetry and 3D modeling. Adam lives with his family in Ottawa, Canada. In addition to teaching the Data Analysis course, Adam enjoys flying remotely piloted aircraft, developing VR flight simulations, and producing 3D animation.

Published on September 1st, 2023

Last updated on October 4th, 2023