Michel SALMON graduated in 1971 from the BELGIAN ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY (Brussels - Belgium)  with a Master Degree in Aeronautical and Military Sciences and holds a Military Pilot Licence. He served as a fighter pilot, instructor and transport pilot with the BELGIAN AIR FORCE and held several operational positions such as a Flight and Squadron Commander, Wing Commander Flying.

In 1981, he completed his training with the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (Los Angeles - USA) in Aviation Safety Administration, and Aviation Accident Investigation under the US Air Force Safety Center program (San Bernardino - USA) . He then was appointed as the Safety Advisor to the Commander Belgian Tactical Air Force, and later Chief of Flight Safety with the Belgian Airstaff, in charge of conducting the Air Force's Safety Policy and the oversight on accident and incident  investigations.

He became the Commanding Officer Flying of the Belgian Advanced Pilot Training School, and Director of the Air Force Division at the Belgian Royal Military Academy (Brussels - Belgium) , before retiring from the military active duty in 1991, and joining the Belgian Reserve as a Colonel-Aviator.

As from 1987, he participated to the creation team of the French Institute for Aviation Safety (IFSA - INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DE SÉCURITÉ AÉRIENNE) (Paris - France) . He developped and presented most of the Institute’s training programs: Safety Management and Administration, Management of Accident and Incident Investigation, Human Factors in Aviation, Operational Risk Management, Integrated Aviation Management System, Safety Interview of Aviation Agents and Witnesses.

He joined full time as the Director of Training in 1991, when the Institute became a department of DÉFENSE CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL - DCI ( Paris - France) , and provided safety education to numerous personnel from military and civil aviation, including Air Forces and Airlines, Aircraft and Engines Manufacturers, Airport and Airspace Management organizations, Civil and Military Aviation Authorities and Accident Investigation Bodies. He also was certified by the FRENCH CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY  - DGAC ( Paris - France) to supervize the Human Factors update training for Airline Transport Pilots, and he conducted operational and safety audits for the FRENCH CIVIL PROTECTION AVIATION SERVICES, Airborne Forest Fire Fighters  (Marseille Marignane - France) and Air Rescue Helicopters Units (Levallois-Perret - France) .

He delivered aviation safety training courses to numerous civil and military aviation audiences in Europe, as well as the United Arab Emirates, the Maldives, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Singapore, Madagascar, Cabo Verde, the Russian Federation, Israël, Canada, the SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION (Jeddah - KSA) , and to the UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL SERVICE CENTER (Brindisi - Italy) and to the   UNITED NATIONS MISSIONS ( Kabul - Afghanistan; Kinshasa - DRC; Entebbe - Uganda; Dhilly - Timor Leste ) .

He presently cooperates with the INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION (IATA)  as a registered senior instructor, and with the UNIVERSITY of LE HAVRE ( Le Havre -  France ) as a lecturer in in the scope of a Master Degree in Operational Risk Management and with the HIGHER COLLEGES OF TECHNOLOGY (Abu Dhabi - UAE) .

Michel SALMON  is distinguished with the Cross of Commandeur in the Order of the Belgian Crown, and a Fellow of Melvin Jones with the Lions Clubs International.




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