Flight Risk Analysis Tools
Tuesday, March 5 | | 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N255
Safety Management Track
This course will take an in-depth look at the importance of developing and implementing a comprehensive flight risk analysis program (FRAT). We will examine what is included in a mature FRAT program as well as tactics, techniques, and procedures that will aid operators in developing their programs. We will also discuss, incorporating specific examples, why using a FRAT system is so important for safe and efficient flight operations.
- Understanding what a FRAT is
- Identifying specific areas that should be included in your FRAT
- How to best manage and mitigate risk prior to leaving the ground
- Implementing a FRAT program for your organization.
Chris Fishell completed his B.S. in economics from Colorado State University. He has accumulated more than 2,200 hours of helicopter time as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, flying all mission sets including a combat tour in Iraq. Fishell is a qualified pilot in command in the Bell 206, the UH-60 A/L, and the UH-72A. He left the Army after completing a 10-year tour with assignments as the commander of a helicopter medical evacuation unit, an assistant battalion operation officer, a company executive officer, and a maintenance officer, and he has managed operational activities valued in excess of $50 million. Chris is currently a helicopter operations safety analyst in the Helicopter Services Division at PRISM, where he is also the primary point of contact for all expert matters concerning helicopter aviation.