Mr Paul Chinneck CEng MRAeS MIET CSP, Altran Praxis.
From: IET Somerset and West Wiltshire Network, 12 June 2012, Bath University, UK
06 July 2012 Transport channel
The development and deployment of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has been growing steadily over the last few years, and are challenging the way in which acceptability is argued and safety information is presented. This engaging talk explores some of the differences to manned aircraft considerations, and shares some of the experiences of successfully arguing safety to allow UAVs to enter military service.
Altran Praxis (HQ in Bath) www.altran-praxis.com is a specialist systems and software house, focused on the engineering of systems with demanding safety, security or innovation requirements. It provides safety engineering for prime contractors supplying UAVs to various customers. Praxis is part of the Altran group, a global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting with a network of over 17,000 collaborators. Somerset & West Wiltshire Network.
In his role as Technical Authority for Altran Praxis, Paul Chinneck provides technical direction to achieve project goals, assuring the integrity of the safety engineering work performed by Praxis. Paul is responsible for the generation of Safety Cases for UAVs. He also provides safety advice and support to companies supplying equipment and services to prime contractors' UAV projects.
Paul Chinneck is an experienced safety engineer with over 15 years practice specialising in the aerospace domain, with particular knowledge of rotary wing and UAV systems. He is a Certified Safety Professional, Chartered Engineer, and Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society.