Mountain CRM: An interview with a Search and Rescue Helicopter Pilot

While Mountain Assurance is preparing to launch ‘Mountain CRM’, we would like to share this short audio interview with Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter pilot Graham Stein.

I know many of you have been waiting for ‘Mountain CRM’ and this online course will be available soon. Despite the additional time available due to successive lockdowns and travel restrictions, we have all been pulled in different directions.

Audio interviews always require some planning and there remains just one to do. For updates you can sign up here to the mailing list if you haven’t already done so.

An interview with a Search and Rescue Helicopter Pilot

This interview features early on in Mountain CRM, explaining the parallels in Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Human Factors in aviation and the mountains.

Graham is a keen Scottish winter climber, ski tourer and has made some impressive ascents of ice routes around the world. He was a SAR Commander at Royal Naval Air Station Gannet (Prestwick) regularly flying Rescue 177, followed by Babcock SAR (Aberdeen) flying Rescue Bond One.

Also a SAR Senior Line Training Captain he was involved in the ongoing training of Crew Resource Management during day to day operations. He is now a software developer for Sustainably, a charitable giving platform, which is used by the Chris Walker Memorial Trust along with many other charities.

Audio File: An interview with a Search and Rescue Helicopter Pilot

Join James Thacker and experienced Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter pilot Graham Stein as they discuss the how CRM can be applied to the mountains. You will find the audio interview above.

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