An interactive Wings seminar to discuss research issues, academic challenges, and system advances for human factors in the real-world of operations. The goal is to meet and share information cutting across operational domains: Part 121, 135, 141 and 91, fixed-wing and rotorcraft. Speakers will discuss operational lessons learned and research progress. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss their concerns and needs for human factors tools and system solutions.
New this year, SMS and CRM Workshops presented by Curt Lewis & Associates and Flight Safety, International on March 29 - 30.


FAASTeam will conduct a Wings seminar on 31 Mar - 1 Apr 0800-1700 at Frontiers of Flight Museum, in order to increase awareness and education of human factors and safety management systems for the FAASTeam audience.


  • A. Commander's Intent
    1. Center of Gravity - FAASTeam
    2. Critical Vulnerability - No coffee
    3. Exploitation Plan -
    4. Desired Endstate - Informed and engaged attendees
  • B. Concept of the Operations
    1. Scheme of Maneuver
    2. Fire Support Plan
  • C. Tasks
Reserve auditorium - Done by Kent and Dan Hamilton Mar 2009, confirmed Oct 2009
Funding for auditorium - Arranged by Steve, FAASTeam. Contract forwarded to Steve by Kent
Add tables and chairs to contract?
Video camera?
Media coverage?
  • D. Coordinating Instructions
Steve is FAASTeam Lead and Kent is Facilitator

Admin and Logistics

Lunch? Tim Logan's wife catered last year
Funding for lunch?
Coffee for mornings? Kent asked the 99s, and Jim will ask CAP. Ask Cathy Dees at Southwest Airlines?
Drinks for the afternoon? Jim will check with CAP
Seminar folder provided, attendee contact info,weblink with pdf proceedings after conference.
Seminar will be webcast via skype teleconference (24 virtual "seats" available), and/or videotaped for youtube.

Command and Signal

FOFM - Dan Hamilton
ASW FAASTeam - Steve Buckner
FAASTeam Program Managers -
Barry Proctor
Joe Murphy
FAASTeam Reps
Rich Graham
Kent Lewis (817) 692-1971
Jim Quinn
Chuck Schaffer
Dale Walker

I. Situation
  • A. Enemy Forces
    1. Enemy Situation (SALUTE) Size, Activity, Location, Unit, Time (observed), Equipment
    2. Enemy's Capabilities/Limitations (DRAW-D) Defend, Reinforce, Attack, Withdraw, Delay
    3. Enemy's Most Probable Course Of Action (EMPCOA)
  • B. Friendly Forces
    1. Higher's Mission & Intent
    2. Adjacent Units
      • North/South/East/West
      • Same Echelon
    3. Supporting
  • C. Attachments/Detachments
II. Mission
Who, What, Where, When, and (most importantly) Why?
III. Execution
  • A. Commander's Intent
    1. Center of Gravity
    2. Critical Vulnerability
    3. Exploitation Plan
    4. Desired Endstate
  • B. Concept of the Operations
    1. Scheme of Maneuver
    2. Fire Support Plan
  • C. Tasks
  • D. Coordinating Instructions
IV. Administration/Logistics (Service Support in the Army version)
  • A. Administration - "Bad Guys & Bandages": EPW & Casevac Plans
  • B. Logistics - "Beans, Bullets, & Batteries": Chow, Ammo, Supply, Comms, Pyro, etc.
V. Command/Signal
  • A. Signal
    1. Primary
    2. Secondary
  • B. Command
    1. Location of Key Leaders
    2. Succession of Command

FMI: Kent Lewis, Seminar Facilitator, FAASTeam Lead Rep Ft Worth, (817) 692-1971