Human Performance (HUPER)

The HUPER Committee provides the pilots’ perspective in three principal areas: Aviation Medicine, Training and Licensing, and Human Factors. Each of these groups is actively involved in developing provisions and guidance with ICAO and other partners as well as producing publications for the pilot community.

Capt. Tanja Harter
HUPER Committee Chairperson

Capt. Harter is involved in many initiatives on behalf of IFALPA, such as the development of the Manual of Criteria for the Qualification of Flight Simulation Training Devices and the Manual of Evidence-based Training. She is an active CRM Instructor and Business & Management Coach. Based in Munich, she flies the A320 family for Lufthansa.

Capt. Glen Finch
HUPER Committee Vice-Chair (Training & Licensing)

Captain Glen Finch is a Canadian member of ALPA-I and is an active Line Check Pilot on CRJ aircraft for Jazz Aviation. Glen has been involved in Industry and Professional Pilot Association work since 1992 at his airline as well as at the national and international level. He previously served as ALPA-I Director, Pilot Training Programs and Chair of the ALPA-I National Training Council. Glen has recently represented IFALPA at the ICAO Competency Based Training and Assessment Task Force, the ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals Task Force, and the IATA Pilot Training Task Force.

Capt. Jean Benoit Toulouse
HUPER Committee Vice-Chair (Human Factors)

Based in Paris, Captain Toulouse flies the A320 for Air France. Among other positions, he represents IFALPA at ICAO for the Competency Based Training and Assessment Task Force and ECA at the EASA MPL Advisory Board.

Capt. Dr. Antti Tuori
HUPER Committee Vice-Chair (Medical)

Finnair pilot and medical doctor, Dr. Tuori flies A320s for Finnair. He has been representing his home MA, the Finnish Pilots’ Association (FPA) as a volunteer with IFALPA for several years. Dr. Tuori is also an Aeromedical Examiner.


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