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Committee Meetings at a Glance

SEC CommittEE mEEtinG CAR/SAm REGionAL mEEtinG
The IFALPA Security Committee met in From 5-7 December in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Caribbean and South America Regional
Hong-Kong from the 7-9 November at the meeting had eight Member Associations represented from both the CAR and SAM Regions.
kind invitation of HKALPA. The meeting, There were presentations and discussions on Fight Time Limitations and Fatigue Risk
which had a record attendance of 35 Management Systems, Illegal Substance Use Tests, Challenges in Operational Safety
Delegates, was chaired by Captain Agustin Management, Instrument Flight Procedures, as well as general discussions on technical issues
Guzmán (Spain), and benefited from the affecting the Regions and updates from the Member Associations.
presence and input of Captain Ron Abel,
Acting President, and Captain Patrick
Magisson, Executive Vice-President, Technical
and Safety Standards. The main topics
discussed were Laser attacks, Flights into and
over conflict zones, Minimum occupancy of
the flight deck, Crew Member Certificates and
Risk-based security.
The Committee went through a great
number of reports and papers in preparation of
the forthcoming meetings of the ICAO AVSEC
Panel and related Working Groups, in order to
provide the various IFALPA Representatives
with appropriate input. The Committee also
finalized Position Papers on “Compromising
Security with Safety Procedures, on
“Background checks for pilots”, on “Cyber
threats” and on “UAS Security”, as well as a
Briefing Leaflet on “Behavioural Detection”.

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