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EFB Approval. Seriously?

EASA have introduced detailed requirements for approval of Electronic Flight Bags (EFB). It would be an interesting exercise to make a risk assessment of using paper documents instead of an EFB!

Update to the Aircrew Regulation

In December 2018 the European Commission published an amendment to the Aircrew Regulation. ‘Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1974 of 14 December 2018’ amends the Aircrew Regulation (‘Regulation (EU) 1178/2011’) and introduces the following changes: Upset Prevention and Recovery Training The work on introducing Upset Prevention and Recovery… Read More

Are you ready for an NCC Audit?

Since 2016 private aircraft operators in Europe have had to comply with regulations for the ‘non-commercial operation of complex motor-powered aircraft’. As well as ramp checks the European Aviation Authorities are now conducting inspections and audits of these operators at their operating bases.

What type of simulator do you need?

Modern fixed-base simulators provide the necessary ‘fidelity’ to accommodate a lot of training that is currently delivered on full flight simulators at a fraction of the cost. Taking advantage of this could save a significant proportion of an operator’s annual training budget.