Rotorcraft Safety Session

Rotorcraft Safety Session

06 Nov 2019, 14:00 - 16:00

Frank Whittle Theatre 2

14:00 – 14:20:
Onshore Safety Review

Rick Newson, Flight Operations Manager, UK CAA


14:20 – 14:40:
Airprox: UK Helicopter Stats: NPAs & Hems

Steve Forward, Director, Airprox Board


14:40 – 15:00:
Electronic Conspicuity

Colin Chesterton, Manager, Advanced Systems Group, Skytrac Systems Ltd 


15:00 – 15:20:
Intelligent Connectivity, Safety & The Internet Of Things

Ruben Stepin, Manager, Advanced Systems Group, Skytrac Systems Ltd


15:20 – 15:40:
How To Understand The Risks Going On Inside Your Organisation Without Spending 100K

Andrew Blackie, HF and Safety Investigation Consultant, Abris Consulting Ltd


15:40 - 16:00:
MRO Goals Within EASA New Regs & SMS

Chris Drew, Senior Manager, CAVOK Group


  • Steve Forward



    Airprox Board

    Steve is an ex-RAF fast-jet pilot who flew almost 1000hrs on the Tornado GR1 and over 2000hrs on the Harrier. After numerous subsequent Command and...

  • Rick Newson


    Flight Operations Manager

    UK CAA

    Captain Rick Newson is Flight Operations Manager (Helicopters) for the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and is responsible for the global oversight...

  • Colin Chesterton


    Future Systems Deployment Lead


    I’ve spent the last 8 years working in the areas of Surveillance and Spectrum for the Civil Aviation Authority with the majority of my work focused...

  • Ruben Stepin


    Manager, Advanced Systems Group

    SKYTRAC Systems

    Prior to joining SKYTRAC, Ruben worked with Lufthansa Systems FlightNav in Switzerland as a Product Manager for flight deck solutions and EFBs. He...

  • Andrew Blackie



    Abris Consulting

  • Chris Drew


    Senior Manager

    Oliver Wyman CAVOK

    Chris is a Senior Manager at CAVOK bringing extensive EASA aviation maintenance and regulatory experience including human factors and safety...

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