Human Factors in Aviation (1)

11 October 2016

Reception Conference Room, Airbus Defence & Space


Human Factors in Aviation

by Chris Parsons (Chief Engineer, Atkins)

  • Tuesday 11th October
  • 17:30 for 18:00 Start
  • Reception Conference Room, Airbus Defence & Space, SG1 2AS
  • Please see attached poster for more details


Contact: Luke Hamnett (

This lecture from the RAeS Human Factors Group considers Human Factors in the aviation industry, using detailed case studies to explain how things can go wrong. Chris will discuss the science behind the errors made, what industry has done about it to date, and what tools are on the horizon which may help prevent future mishaps.

Chris has over thirty five years' aviation experience - from 'shop floor' to senior engineering management; from type airworthiness responsibility for the RAF TriStar fleet, to setting up and running the Military Aviation Authority's (the MAA) Technical Airworthiness.

Speaker Details

Chris Parsons


Reception Conference Room, Airbus Defence & Space