What the FRAT
Rotor Safety Challenge (RSC)
Tracks: Operations, Pilot, Safety, UAS
Instructor: Chris Young, Pik West Insurance Agency
Effectively evaluating risk prior to departing on a flight is a critical function for properly preparing for any operation. A successful methodology for doing so is the flight risk assessment tool (FRAT), a simple yet proactive guide to understanding the potential hazards and how to mitigate their impact. This session will review FRATs and how to use them effectively.
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Chris Young has 28 years of aviation and leadership experience in the US Navy, the air medical sector, the aircraft manufacturing industry, aviation safety, and technical publications, with over 2,900 flight hours as a pilot. He understands the unique complexities aircraft operators face when implementing an SMS and can offer practical guidance on conducting safety and quality analyses, hazard assessments, incident investigations, compliance evaluations, continuous improvement opportunities, and aviation insurance.