Confidential Human Factors Incident Reporting Programme
Chris Mason

Chris Mason

Posted on 05.07.2022 by Fran Gillard

Chris has worked in the aviation industry since leaving school, gaining a wealth of experience covering a wide variety of aircraft and airport safety, security, operational and technical matters.  He has held senior and diverse roles with British Airways, Air Foyle/Antonov, SITA, European Regions Airline Association and currently the Civil Aviation Authority.

Throughout his career Chris has attained valuable experience and expertise in a vast array of aviation disciplines, including aircraft performance, airport inspections, cargo charter operations and navigation/aeronautical information management.  As a result Chris has travelled extensively both within Europe and Globally, sitting on various aviation safety and security consultative committees requiring liaison with numerous government and regulatory bodies including EASA, European Commission, ECAC, IATA and Eurocontrol.

In his current role at the Civil Aviation Authority he works within the General Aviation Unit combing two roles, working as a Flight Standards Officer with the Air Display team and as primary Subject Matter Expert within the Operations team investigating Mandatory Occurrence Reports and Alleged Breaches of Air Navigation Legislation.

In his spare time Chris is in the process of gaining his PPL, enjoys travel and plays badminton to league and national level.

Chris Mason - CHIRP


July 2022

Chris Mason

Fran Gillard

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