In 2015 Germanwings highlighted Pilot Mental Health Second Burjeel Medical Aviation Congress adds some useful thoughts Three recent medical journals make excellent suggestions The FAA’s Office of Aerospace Medicine has as one of its missions…
2020 Germanwings precipitated a number of activities US, EU and other authorities made recommendations How many are now Pilot Mental Health Actions A thought-provoking article (Pilots’ mental health: a year of crisis below) surfaced an…
EASA issued a regulatory framework to address cockpit mental health. FAA suggested including some interdiction points beyond the government.
A bill instructing the FAA to direct that the airlines install secondary cockpit barriers has been introduced.
Taking cue from the French Assembly, we offer the words of France’s national Anthem, “La Marseillaise.”
The EASA work has flaws and some of those problems may have been the product of trying to respond quickly.
A review of the primary findings of EASA’s response to the Germanwings tragedy.
That EASA report may result in significant changes in how pilots are screened for employment and how their health is monitored. Their report focused on Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz’s mental issues and made 6 recommendations.