Confidential Human Factors Incident Reporting Programme
|Dr. Michael Trudgill
Dr Michael Trudgill MSc MB BCh MFOM MRCGP DAvMed DipIMC RCS(Ed) FAsMA FRAeS
Michael is the Civil Aviation Authority Chief Medical Officer and joined the organisation in 2017. He previously held senior positions as an MOD Civil servant at the RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine prior to which he was a British Senior Medical Officer and Officer Commanding for the Aircrew Equipment Integration Group at the RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine.
Throughout his career he focussed on the health and wellbeing of aircrew and developed specialist interests in ergonomics, protective equipment, survival and human performance. A former serving Wing Commander in the Royal Air Force, he saw operational service and worked in deployed operational care and aeromedical evacuation. An enthusiastic private pilot with over 1,000 hours, he is an active member of the UK LAA and has held both testing and display authorizations. He is an aircraft owner and enjoys all aspects of the restoration, maintenance and operation.