In December 2020, EASA published the long-awaited NPA regarding the paradigm change in aviation training. In this blog I will identify some of the opportunities and changes EASA NPA 2020-15 offers.
A year in review from pandemic to positive.
The latest draft of the FSB report for the B737 MAX was published 10/6/2020. In this blog, I will address what this means for the RTS of the MAX and for the training needs.
It’s back to school time around the world. How will higher education programs and flight schools look different this year and what benefits may arise from COVID-19 despite the current state of the industry? Read this blog to find out.
In this blog post I give my thoughts on virtual tradeshows. How do you feel about in-person events such as these critical tradeshows moving to an online format?
In this blog I will give my thoughts on what I believe the world of aviation training should learn from coronavirus and how our industry can be better prepared when the next crisis strikes.
In this blog post you can find our upcoming trade show schedule.
Airbus and many others have recently indicated their interest in the use of new technologies during training, especially focusing on augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR). In this blog post, I will delve further into this idea from both a regulatory as well as a training perspective.
In this weeks blog post I discuss the impact of virus on the aviation industry.
This week I feel inspired to share a personal story with you based on a chance event that passed by my desk.
In this blog I will focus and expand on the procedures that support the safe outcome of varying environmental conditions and unforeseen situations.
With 2020 upon us, in this blog I intend to share some foresight on MPS and the aviation industry for the upcoming year.
In this blog post I outline the five leadership habits and notions I believe play the most important role in my position. I hope by sharing these, you can positively increase your leadership skills as well.
MPS is pleased to become a member of the Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) ahead of the Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow which will take place next week in Montreal, QC.
In this blog post I want to clarify not only the background but also the intent of EU rules on UPRT which will be going into effect in December of this year. Additionally, I will discuss the use of devices for UPRT training because there are significant misunderstandings in this area as well.
In this blog post I will offer some insight into blended learning and why it should be integrated into our industry. I will also introduce new training tools available from MPS that can address this need immediately.
This week, there has been a lot of information in the press about the Boeing 737 MAX and its return to service (RTS). In this blog post I will try to take you through the steps that are needed for this airplane to fly again safely and shortly.
As the aviation industry continues to grow, a need for ATO representation is more critical now than ever. Read this blog post to find out how this is being addressed by industry leaders.
For this blog post, I will provide you with a summary of APATS 2019 and highlight some of my biggest takeaways.
This week marked the 87th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s historic first non-stop solo flight across the US by a female. It simultaneously marked Women’s Equality Day. Both are a great segue into a post and conversation that has long been on my topic list: women in aviation.
It is undeniable that every human being has an environmental responsibility to take care of the planet we live on so that it may sustain itself for future generations to come.
I will be speaking at the Asia Pacific Airline Training Summit in Singapore on Sept. 3 to share how aircraft manufacturers create training programs for their new airplanes. Through this blog I want to provide those of you who will be in attendance with a little preview. I hope that for those who will not be in attendance at APATS, this brief overview will provide some basic understanding.
Since I started flying in 1987, the aviation industry has gone through a significant number of changes. Examples can be found within the realms of technology, operations, city pairs, crew resource management and aircraft usage among others. However, no group has gone through more changes than the ‘approved training organization’ or ATO.
This week in our office and around the world, we have been commemorating one of the greatest technological achievements in human history and in the world of aerospace: 50 years ago, humans set foot on another planetary body than Earth for the first time.
Safety relies heavily on aspects of training that are not purely technical.
Welcome to the MPS blog page, I am glad you are here! This is the first post of many yet to come.