Speaker Tracy Lamb, BA, Avn., MBA, Avn, ATPL, Chief Pilot
As VP of Regulatory and Safety Affairs for AUVSI, Tracy brings 23 years of experience in commercial flight operations. She has over 7000 flight hours as an International Airline pilot flying the Boeing 737, she is also a Senior Certified Flight Instructor with over 3000 hours of flight instruction delivery …
As VP of Regulatory and Safety Affairs for AUVSI, Tracy brings 23 years of experience in commercial flight operations. She has over 7000 flight hours as an International Airline pilot flying the Boeing 737, she is also a Senior Certified Flight Instructor with over 3000 hours of flight instruction delivery and over 1000 hours as a Charter Pilot in the Australian outback and Asia Pacific. She also has over 1100 hours as an international corporate jet pilot, flying the Cessna Citation range of aircraft to remote islands including; Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Fiji, Nauru, Christmas & Cocas Islands and Indonesia. (her movie star passengers included Mathew McConaughey!). She is also a certified UAS pilot with 5 years of commercial UAS operations flying missions in the Agriculture, Mining, research and industrial plant installation sectors in Australia and in Europe. She was the 109th person to receive an ‘Unmanned Operators Certificate’ in Australia. She has been chased by brown snakes and wild emu’s in this role on several occasions.
Her post-graduate research has won academic Awards through Griffith University in Aviation Safety, Human Factors, Crew Resource Management, Safety Management Systems and Unmanned Aircraft Systems. She has an MBA in Aviation and continues her research towards a PhD. As an ‘ISO 9000:2008 Lead Auditor’ in her previously role she conducted operational safety audits and inspections on Airlines and Aircraft operators including; helicopter and Unmanned Aircraft Operators and Maintenance Organisations around the world. For 3 years, Tracy was the Global project lead for this organisation, developing Unmanned Inspection Capabilities in the Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, South Africa, Spain, Canada the South America.
As an appointed industry subject matter expert, Tracy contributes as part of Working Group 7 on the ICAO RPAS Panel, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the Aviation Rule Making Committee (ARC), the FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety Team (UAST), and the ICAO Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advisory Group on Unmanned Traffic Management (UAS AG - UTM).