The original quote is in French of course:

'La peinture, c’est très facile
quand vous ne savez pas comment faire.
Quand vous le savez, c’est très difficile.'

DEGAS was the working title the Ministry used when the decision was made to establish this council. We looked up the painter and found this description:

'Though in retrospect Degas is often referred to as an impressionist, he considered himself a realist, illuminating his notion that reality often lies beyond what the eye can perceive.'

This seemed to be rather relevant to what we intended to do. When we also came across a relevant quote from Degas himself -see the header of this site- we decided DEGAS would remain our name.



Note: missing years have no English language publications in the public domain.

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DEGAS purpose in life till 2012 was writing advisory papers for the Minister of Transportation and Waterworks, on request as well as unsollicited. These papers are in the public domain and pushing a button on the left will present them. Since 2012 our main activity is providing presentations, lectures and/or workshops in domains other than aviation. Check under activities to see which domains and organizations in the past few years wanted to know a bit more about aviation as a role model for a learning organization.

Since 2012 few publications were in the public domain. If they where, these too can be found under their year of publication.

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