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         Record Attendance at the AAP

         Committee Meeting in Japan

                                                                                      UPCOMING MEETINGS

                                                                                      DG Committee Meeting
                                                                                      Oct. 2 - 4, 2017 - Bangkok

                                                                                      AGE Committee Meeting
                                                                                      Oct. 10 - 12, 2017 - Hong Kong

                                                                                      ASIA/PAC Regional Meeting
                                                                                      Oct. 17 - 19, 2017 - Jakarta

                                                                                      ATS Committee Meeting
                                                                                      Oct. 24 - 26 - Singapore

                                                                                      HUPER Committee Meeting
                                                                                      Nov. 8 - 10, 2017 - Montreal
                        The 2017 IFALPA Accident Analysis & Prevention (AAP) Committee meeting   SEC Committee Meeting
                        was held in Tokyo, Japan, from the 13  to the 15  of September, under the   Nov. 12 - 14, 2017 - Abu Dhabi
                        Chairmanship of Captain Ariel Shocron from SEPLA. The event was hosted
                        by ALPA Japan and had the great honour to be opened by Dr Kazuhiro   PGA Committee Meeting
                        Nakahashi, Chairman of the Japanese Transport Safety Board. It was attended   Nov. 14 & 15, 2017 - Istanbul
                        by 81 delegates representing 26 IFALPA Member Associations, 4 aircraft
                        manufacturers and the Japanese ATC, making it an all-time attendance record   CAR/SAM Regional Meeting
                        for any Committee meeting since the foundation of the Federation in 1948,   Nov. 28 - 30, 2017 - Veracruz
                        and showing growing interest in AAP-related activities. This high level of
                        participation was also very rewarding for ALPA Japan and its President,   LEG Committee Meeting
                        Captain Hiroaki Tateno, who had been preparing the event and the social   Dec. 4 & 5, 2017 - Madrid
                        progamme for over a year, committing a lot of time and financial resources to
                        ensure its success.
                          Discussions focused primarily on recorders and data protection, and in   2012-2016” and the Flight Safety Foundation’s
                        particular the extensive work carried out by IFALPA’s representatives over the   study on Go-Around, whose current
                        past 12 months to make certain that the new ICAO provisions on Airborne   conclusions could be misleading. Finally, the
                        Image Recorders are acceptable to the global pilot community. The Committee   Committee noted with satisfaction the ongoing
                        also entertained a presentation from Airbus on Deployable Flight Data   success of the IFALPA accreditation scheme
                        Recorders and examined the potential of this new technology as an alternative   for Accident Investigators. There are now 213
                        for the live streaming of data to which the Federation is strongly opposed.  IFALPA investigators across 47 Member
                          Other subjects on the agenda included the work of the Safety Management   Associations, who are ready to assist fellow
                        Panel on Annex 19, the review of Regional activities related to accident   IFALPA pilots whenever the need arises.
                        investigation, and technical discussions on specific airplane and helicopter   The 2018 AAP Committee meeting is being
                        occurrences that the Committee had identified for further study.   tentatively  planned  in  Sydney,  at  the  kind
                          The Committee also undertook to provide IFALPA’s comments on two new   invitation of AusALPA, from the 14  to the
                        publications: IATA’s “Loss of Control Inflight (LoC-I) Analysis report   16  of November.
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