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Forum: Humans and Hardware: Preventing General Aviation Inflight Loss of Control

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NTSB Conference Center, Washington, DC
10/14/2015 9:00 AM

 

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Opening Remarks and Accident Statistics Presentation (9:00 AM-9:20 AM)

Opening Remarks, Member Earl F. Weener | Video
Paul Cox, Senior Air Safety Investigator, Office of Aviation Safety | Presentation | Video

NTSB Staff:

John DeLisi, Director, Office of Aviation Safety
Paul Cox, Senior Air Safety Investigator, Office of Aviation Safety
William Bramble, PhD, Senior Human Performance Investigator, Office of Aviation Safety
Nicholas Webster, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, Office of Research and Engineering
Kristi Dunks, PhD, Transportation Safety Analyst, Office of Aviation Safety
Doug Brazy, Aviation Accident Investigator, Office of Aviation Safety

 


PANEL 1: Industry and Government Perspectives and Actions
(9:20 AM-10:30 AM)

This session will provide an overview of inflight loss of control accidents in general aviation and actions taken by government and industry to decrease the accident rate.

Video

Panelists:

Wendell Griffin
Director, Office of Accident Investigation & Prevention, Federal Aviation Administration
Presentation

George Perry
Senior Vice President, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Air Safety Institute
Presentation
 
Sean Elliott
Vice President, Advocacy and Safety, Experimental Aircraft Association
Presentation

Ray Stanton
Manager for Risk Control Services, Old Republic Aerospace Insurance
Presentation

 

Break (10:30 AM-10:45 AM)

 


PANEL 2: Human Performance and Medical Issues (10:45 AM-11:55 AM)

This session will discuss human performance and medical issues related to inflight loss of control accidents.

Video

Panelists:

Christopher Wickens, PhD
Professor, Colorado State University
Presentation

Frederic Dehais, PhD
Professor, Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace
Presentation | slide 2 video | slide 5 video | slide 9 video | slide 13 video

Dennis Beringer, PhD
Senior Scientist for Flight-crew Performance Research, Federal Aviation Administration CAMI Human Factors Laboratory
Presentation
 
Jonathan Sackier, MD
Medical Counsel to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Presentation

 

Lunch (11:55 AM-1:30 PM)

 


PANEL 3: Pilot Training Solutions (1:30 PM-2:40 PM)

This session will examine training solutions to prevent inflight loss of control accidents.

Video

Panelists:

Rich Stowell
Master Aerobatic Instructor, Society of Aviation and Flight Educators
Presentation | Remarks

Thomas P. Turner
Executive Director, American Bonanza Society Air Safety Foundation
Presentation

David Oord
Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Presentation

Stasi Poulos
President, Mindstar Aviation
Presentation

 

Break (2:40 PM-2:55 PM)

 


PANEL 4: Equipment and Technology Solutions (2:55 PM-4:05 PM)

This session will discuss technology solutions to prevent inflight loss of control accidents.

Video

Panelists:

Earl Lawrence
Director of the Office of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration, Federal Aviation Administration
Former Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Federal Aviation Administration
Presentation
 
James Higgins
Associate Professor, University of North Dakota
Presentation

Jeffrey Pierson
Member, ASTM F44 Committee
Presentation

Steve Jacobson
Senior Vice President, Product Development, Avidyne
Presentation

 


Open Discussion (4:05 PM-4:55 PM)

This session will include a round table discussion among Member Earl F. Weener, John DeLisi, Director, Office of Aviation Safety, the NTSB technical panel, and all panelists.

Video

 


Closing Remarks (4:55 PM-5:00 PM)


 


 

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