A Civil Military Safety Management Approach to eVTOL

Rotor Safety Challenge (RSC)
Instructor: Daniel Schrage, Georgia Institute of Technology

This session will present a framework for functional safety management (FSM) and provide a systematic process for vehicle certification and regulation compliance. We’ll look at examples of how FSM can be applied to eVTOL aircraft and how autonomy can be inserted into the FSM framework.

Instructor Bio

Daniel Schrage is a professor emeritus at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). A retired US Army colonel, Daniel served as an aviator, engineer, manager, and senior executive with the US Army Aviation Systems Command for 10 years before joining Georgia Tech, where he became the director of the school’s Center of Excellence in Rotorcraft Technology, a position he held from 1986 to 2018.

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