EHAC represents as umbrella organisation at European level the concerns and interests of operators, emergency medicine and patients both professionally as consequently and sustained.
EHAC maintains a well developed network between members as well as between renowned experts, authorities (especially EASA), industry and other organisations (e.g. AAMS and ASA).
To increase flight and patient safety EHAC and its partners have developed the innovative human factor training Aeromedical Crew Resource Management (ACRM), co-funded by the European Union. This does not mean only the technical abilities to fly an aircraft, but as well non-technical abilities like team communication, capacity for teamwork, leadership behavior, situative thoughtfulness and decision making (soft skills). These soft skills are the central points and content of ACRM - Aeromedical Crew Ressource Management, which is designed for pilots and HEMS crew members (HCM) likewise. Only a common team appoach which includes all occupation groups equivalently and a common sensitization will lead to positive effects in flight safety and patient safety.
29 April 2016
Stefan Becker meets with EASA Flight Standards Director Ricardo Génova Galván
The EASA FS Director was very interested in the characteristics of modern helicopter operation during his visit to Switzerland. Especially the hot topic "Age 60" was addressed and the commenced constructive dialogue is about to be continued.
26 April 2016
EASA withdraws PAD 15-117 on simple PCDS
Based on the industry's comments, EASA has come to the conclusion there is insufficient evidence that an unsafe condition (or its potential) exists for in-service simple PCDS. Consequently, the proposed AD (PAD) No. 15-117 has been withdrawn.
17 March 2016
EHAC starts preparations for the upcoming AIRMED World Congress 2017
EHAC's experts in the Medical Working Group have started to work on the scientific programme of the AIRMED 2017 World Congress. Together with experts from all over the world, an innovative, informative and inspiring programme will be set up again.