Gerardo Hueto


Gerardo Hueto is a member of the FAA Aviation Safety Organization in the Office of Accident Investigation and Prevention. He works with the Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) and the Aviation Safety Information and Sharing System (ASIAS) to develop data-driven safety enhancements for the National Aviation System (NAS) of the United States. He is also involved in proactively identifying emerging or future safety risks and evaluating possible risk management initiatives. He also leads CAST international safety outreach initiatives in coordination with ICAO’s Regional Aviation Safety Groups. Gerardo was also a US National Academy of Sciences Aviation Safety Assurance Committee member.

Before joining the FAA, he was Assistant Director, Safety and Flight Operations at the IATA Asia Pacific Office in Singapore. He led the development and implementation of regional Safety Enhancement initiatives for air carriers, States, and service providers in the region.

Before joining IATA, he was Chief Engineer, Aviation System Safety at Boeing Commercial Airplanes. He coordinated Boeing's Aviation Safety initiatives with Regulators and Industry in the United States and worldwide. Gerardo represented Boeing at the US Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) and the Steering Committees of ICAO's regional safety initiatives in Asia and the Americas.

Gerardo is an Aeronautical Engineer and has a Masters in Management. Before working at Boeing, he was Director of Fleet Safety and Quality Assurance at Alaska Airlines. In addition, Gerardo has managed Engineering groups at Bombardier and McDonnell Douglas, worked as a performance engineer, and participated in NTSB accident investigations.

Published on August 25th, 2021

Last updated on September 15th, 2023