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The International Pilot Peer Assist Coalition(IPPAC) is comprised of representatives from the following Pilot Assistance Programs:


  • Project Lift – Southwest Airlines and Southwest Airlines Pilot Association(SWAPA)
  • SOAR PSP – United Airlines and the Air Line Pilots Association(ALPA)
  • Project Wingman – American Airlines and the Allied Pilots Association(APA)

Our goal is to promote pilot mental fitness and emotional well-being throughout the U.S. and international aviation industry and to assist organizations looking to develop a robust pilot-assist program at their airline. In addition, we seek to increase our expertise in this area through our annual conference where representatives from the FAA and leading aviation mental health experts are invited to speak on the latest developments in this field


October 25-26, 2019


The 2nd annual International Pilot Peer Assist Conference (IPPAC) is designed for pilot peer volunteers, medical and mental health professionals in the aviation field and organizations looking to develop a robust pilot assist program at their airline. The conference includes lectures on process addictions by Dr. Patrick Carnes, FAA protocols by Dr. Penny Giovanetti, FAA Director Medical Certifications, Mr. Tom Anthony, USC Director of the USC Aviation Safety and Security Program, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, Resiliency and Wellness, General Robin “Baba” Rand, President Gary Sinise Foundation,. Dr. Quay Snyder, AMAS President and CEO, Drs. Bor and Bekker, British Center for Aviation Psychology, and other leaders in the global aviation mental health field to include innovators in pilot assist programs.

Held in the heart of Texas, American Airlines Flagship University, near DFW airport, is the venue for the conference.

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