Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) Weather Summit


HEMS Weather Summit Agenda

8:30 – 10:30 Industry Presentation ppt. (Rex Alexander to Coordinate) (pdf)

  • HEMS Part 135 compared to other Charter Part 135 & 121 (Rex Alexander)
  • HEMS Weather Accident Statistics (Tom Judge)
  • HEMS Weather Tool Historical Perspective (Eric Lugger)
  • HEMS Regulatory Requirements for Weather (Ed Stockhousen/Gerry Pagano) Weather Regulations, Advisory Circulars, LOA’s, MOU’s (Tom Judge)
  • Economic Impact of the HEMS Weather Tool (Chris Eastlee)
  • HEMS Weather Tool for other Aviation Operations (J Heffernan)
  • HEMS Weather Tool Input Data (Rex Alexander)

10:45 – 11:45 FAA Presentation Part 1 (Roger Sultan and Steve Abelman to Coordinate)

1:00 – 2:00 FAA Presentation Part 2 (Roger Sultan and Steve Abelman to Coordinate)

2:00 – 3:00 NOAA Activities to Help Improve HEMS Safety (Cyndie Abelman to Coordinate)

3:15 – 5:00 Open Discussion and Development of Action Items for the Community, Including Identification of Discussions Requiring Future Select Group Meetings Conclusions (pdf)