Articles & Posts

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.

Is SMS working for your business?

5 questions to check if you’re wasting resources on safety management: 1. Can you identify the safety management function within your organisation? If you can identify the part of your organisation that deals with safety management then you’re probably doing it wrong. Managing safety should be integral… Read More

Myths about Evidence Based Training

There’s a lot of excitement in the industry about Evidence Based Training (EBT) for pilots, but there’s also a lot of misunderstanding. Here are some ‘EBT Myths’ that I’ve heard.

Categories: EBT

EASA publishes revised guidance for EBT implementation

We’ve been pleased be assisting EASA with the development of ‘Oversight guidance for transition to EBT Mixed Implementation’. The first version of this document was published in 2016. The intention was to help the ‘Competent Authorities’ of the various EASA Member States to have a common approach… Read More

Categories: EBT

Flight to Quality

Andrew McKechnie, Director of McKechnie Aviation, was recently featured in the Sunday Times MBA List. The article featured people from different backgrounds who had taken MBA degrees to progress their careers. A picture of Andrew in a flight simulator complemented pictures of other MBA graduates in a… Read More

EASA Training

We are delighted to announce that McKechnie Aviation and ADSE have been selected to provide technical training to EASA in the fields of Air Operations and Aircrew. This will involve training EASA staff, the staff of national aviation authorities as well as eligible non-EASA States. McKechnie Aviation… Read More