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Back To School: Flight Training

Back To School: Flight Training

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.

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Aviation Training After COVID-19

Aviation Training After COVID-19

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.

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New Aviation Training Equipment: What Should We Use and How?

New Aviation Training Equipment: What Should We Use and How?

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.

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Continuous Circle

Continuous Circle

This week I feel inspired to share a personal story with you based on a chance event that passed by my desk.

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2020 Foresight

2020 Foresight

With 2020 upon us, in this blog I intend to share some foresight on MPS and the aviation industry for the upcoming year.

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Modern Day Leadership

Modern Day Leadership

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.

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Our Newest Membership: ATAC

Our Newest Membership: ATAC

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.

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Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)

Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)

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.

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The New Way to Train: Blended Learning

The New Way to Train: Blended Learning

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.

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Training Experts UNITE!

Training Experts UNITE!

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.

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Women in Aviation

Women in Aviation

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.

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Sustainability in Aviation

Sustainability 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.

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How Type Rating Training is Created

How Type Rating Training is Created

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.

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Timeline and Value of ATOs

Timeline and Value of ATOs

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.

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Celebrating 50 Years: Apollo 11

Celebrating 50 Years: Apollo 11

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.

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Welcome Aboard

Welcome Aboard

Welcome to the MPS blog page, I am glad you are here! This is the first post of many yet to come.

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