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        News &                                                                                                                                 6-7 September
                                                                                                                                                 PGA Meeting




                                                                                                                                                  HEL Meeting
                                                                                                                                             25-27 September

                                                                                             ASIA/PAC Meeting, Kuala Lumpur

        The Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting took place in Kuala Lumpur. Generously hosted by Malaysia Airlines Pilots’ Associa-
        tion (MAPA), the meeting was opened on the first day by Malaysian Minister of Transportation, Y.B. Anthony Loke Siew
        Fook. The first day’s programming took the form of a safety seminar and included presentations concerning Positive                        DG Meeting
        Safety Culture, Runway Safety, Threat and Error Management, Flight Time Limitations, Fatigue Risk Management, and
        SID/STAR Phraseology.                                                                                                                              Lille
                                                                                                                                             11-13 September

                                                              During the following two days, representatives of 15                                        2018
                                                              Member Associations from the Region discussed several
                                                              topics related to safety and technical matters. There were
                                                              updates presented by each of the Associations. The Re-
                                                              gional Meeting also worked to develop a plan to ensure
                                                              better participation in the ICAO meetings held in the
                                                              Region, which will mean the voice of the pilots is heard
                                                              and recognised.

                                                              The Helicopter (Hel) Committee met at IFALPA Head-
                                                              quarters in Montreal 25-27 September to discuss the
                                                              importance of multi-engine operations, fatigue manage-
                                                              ment for helicopter operations, the proper use of flight
         HEL Meeting, Montreal
                                                              recordings, risks to helicopter operations from wind
                                                              turbine lighting, and much more.
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