Episode 10: Flying Under the Influence, Part 2

January 11, 2018, 4:11 PM

The second installment of AIN’s The Human Factor, Flying Under the Influence, continues the discussion about pilots who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction. Dr. Quay C. Snyder, the president, CEO, and cofounder of Aviation Medicine Advisory Service, explains the recovery process for pilots. Meanwhile pilot Corey Slone, who now serves as the national chairman of the Human Intervention Motivation Study (HIMS) Program, shares his own story of addiction and how he became a part of the rehabilitation program.

According to the HIMS website, the program focuses on identifying and treating commercial pilots with addiction so that they can eventually return to work. Managers, pilots, healthcare professionals, and the FAA all work together to ensure the safety of pilots as well as passengers flying with these pilots.  

In this episode we will hear from:

  • Dr. Quay C. Snyder, president, CEO, and cofounder of Aviation Medicine Advisory Service
  • Corey Slone, national chairman of the HIMS Program
  • Mike Berry, federal air surgeon

Topics the episode will cover:

  • Intoxication in the cockpit
  • Safety
  • Addiction

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