Date(s): Wednesday, March 9 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rotor Safety Challenge (RSC)
Instructor: Jason Quisling, Air Methods Corporation
It’s been said there are no new accidents. So why do we continue to make the same aviation mistakes? This session will use case studies and video to examine the answers to this question. Participants will be introduced to the three elements of disorientation, human factors, the top causal factors in accidents, and the need for error management training. We’ll also discuss the role standard operating procedures play in reducing risk during flight operations and explain the error chain and how it can be broken.
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Jason Quisling has been working in the helicopter air ambulance field for the past two decades and currently serves as VP of flight operations for Air Methods Corp., overseeing a fleet of 400 aircraft and 1,300 pilots. Jason is a National Transportation Safety Board–trained accident investigator and a frequent lecturer on aviation human factors and crew resource management. He volunteers as an active member of the US Helicopter Safety Team and on other industry safety committees.