Management Systems for Aviation
McKechnie Aviation helps aircraft operators, pilot-training companies and national aviation authorities to develop their management systems including people, policies, processes and documentation. We help organisations to find efficient and effective ways to comply with regulations and standards for flight operations, pilot training and regulatory oversight.
What are Operational Credits?
New rules for all-weather operations are being introduced in Europe. These include provisions for approach operations with “operational credits”, but what is an operation...Read Article
Why can’t the EU recognise UK pilots’ licences?
You have a pilot’s licence issued by the UK CAA. You complete the same training and checking as someone who has a licence issued by an EU state. Until 2021 you could fly an a...Read Article
Who’s going to manage your Business Jet?
If you are fortunate enough to be able to enjoy the advantages of business aviation (private jet travel) then there may come a time when you decide to invest in your own airc...Read Article
UK ATOs approved by EASA
Back in the days when the United Kingdom (UK) was a member of the European Union (EU) approved training organisations (ATOs) in the UK could train pilots holding licences iss...Read Article
Can I buy an Air Operators' Certificate?
If you’re planning to start an airline, then the process of applying for an air operators’ certificate (AOC) and operating licence (AOL) can take many months. Is it possible ...Read Article
How to start an airline on the cheap
The pandemic of 2020 destroyed many airlines. The loss of demand may be temporary, but there is a consensus that there will also be permanent changes to the travel industry. ...Read Article
Regulations for aircraft ferrying
(or, why I don’t want to ferry an aircraft for you)One sector of the aviation industry that has benefitted from the covid pandemic is aircraf...Read Article
Can I use MS Flight Simulator to train for my pilot’s licence?
Flight simulators are everywhere. People have them in their garages and bedrooms, excellent software packages such as Microsoft Flight Simulator and X-Plane are available for...Read Article
Safety can’t be taken for granted but there shouldn’t be tension between safe operations and commercial success. The same methods that satisfy your customers and make you successful in business can also make your operation safe and compliant.
If you’re planning a new aviation project and need practical assistance to make the regulations work for your business then please get in touch. Our team understand flying, training, business and regulations.
Professional, fast and reliable service! I’m happy to recommend McKechnie Aviation Ltd services!Jussi Kolosalmi, CEO / Accountable Manager Agro Flight Service, Orivesi, Finland