In the context of an aging workforce and evolving aircraft, the MRO industry needs to be proactive in the implementation of initiatives to support maintenance recruitment, training, and personnel retention. Mario Pierobon examines the issues.
Brexit, flygskam, disabled passengers, eye tracking, regulatory task forces, the correlation of certification with training – EATS 2019 covered a spectrum of high-interest issues and innovations. Mario Pierobon monitored the proceedings.
The integration of electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) aircraft in the air transport system is one current issue to which regulators on both sides of the Atlantic are giving particular consideration. Mario Pierobon reports from the recent EASA FAA Safety Conference.
Paired with advanced technology, the human-centred activity of air traffic controller training can lead to an increase in air operations safety. Mario Pierobon examines current thinking on simulated and stimulated controller training.
Training in resilience development, an element of CRM, has been required by EASA air operations regulations since 2016. Mario Pierobon talked with training leaders about approaches to managing risk and challenging flight events.
Ten years on from the introduction of upset prevention and recovery training, UPRT this year becomes a mandate from the FAA and EASA. But there are differences in their requirements, Mario Pierobon reports.
While in the past the cabin crew profession was a job for life, in the last decade or so, because of the transformation of airline business models, the profession has experienced a growing turnover rate. Mario Pierobon finds out more.
The regulatory oversight of aeronautical service providers has traditionally been prescriptive. Mario Pierobon investigates the performance-based training and regulatory oversight initiative, particularly the work underway by European regulatory authorities.