Human Factors in Aviation:

Medical and Physiological Aspects

Including the development of Non-Technical Skills in the Cabin
and lessons to be taken following the Helios accident

29 April 2010

Hosted by British Airways
Waterside, Speedbird Way, Harmondsworth

Sponsored by: CAA International

The day includes Helios lessons learned with Capt. Danny Barrowclough (Thomas Cook), Major Panos Stathopoulos – F16 Pilot, Hellenic Tactical Air Force; and others.

Programme and Presentations
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Time Presentation Author
0900 Registration, Coffee
0930 Opening Address Mr Barry Neal FCMI, MRAeS, Chairman, RAeS Human Factors Group
0945 The Helios Accident and lessons to be considered Dr Stephen Jarvis – Cranfield University, and Major Panos Stathopoulos (PPT) – F16 Pilot, Hellenic Tactical Air Force/Flight Safety Branch
1045 Coffee Break
1100 Hypoxia – The extent of the problem, physiology, prevention and training, the prevalence of decompression in commercial aviation Captain Simon Brown MD – Monarch Airlines and CAA Medical Examiner
1145 An Operator’s example (PPT) – changes made following the Helios accident including decompression drills and use of a radio guide Captain Danny Barrowclough – Thomas Cook
1215 Medical Emergencies in the Air – assisting passengers and crew Mr Richard Moore FRAeS – Managing Director, MedAire
1300 Luncheon
1400 Integrating non-technical skills into first aid training Cabin Crew Standing Group
1415 Workshop Sessions for delegates (DOC) Practical group workshop session with Medaire and Cabin Crew Standing Group
1500 Tea Break
1515 Workshop Sessions (cont’d)
1545 Question Time An opportunity to put questions to the Speaker Panel

Supporters and Sponsors

We acknowledge and appreciate the invaluable support of our co-sponsors, BAA Plc and CAA International