Professor Michael Bagshaw with Dr John Roberts
For 12 years Professor Michael Bagshaw was Head of Medical Services at British Airways, retiring in December 2004. Prior to this he was an NHS Consultant at St George’s Hospital London and a GP in Berkshire and worked at RAE Farnborough.
This followed a 16-year career in the Royal Air Force as a medical officer, Hunter and Jaguar pilot, flying instructor and test pilot. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot Licence, and is a flight instructor and examiner. He was a part-time Hawker800 captain at Farnborough and now flies a Twin Comanche and Bulldog at Blackbushe.
Past-President of the Aerospace Medical Association and the Airlines Medical Directors Association and recipient of a number of honours and awards, Professor Bagshaw has contributed to the standard medical textbooks and published more than 90 scientific papers. He is Honorary Civilian Consultant Adviser in Aviation Medicine to the British Army and Aeromedical Adviser to Airbus and to NetJets Europe.
He is Associate Director of Jarvis Bagshaw Ltd, consultants in flight safety and human factors.
Dr John Roberts is the Chief Medical Officer at the NATS Occupational Health Services and Aero-Medical Centre. Dr Roberts is a keen supporter of Aerobility and is assisting with medicals for Aerobility flyers. He will begin the evening with some practical advice on all things medical!