Latest EBT News & Events

Here you’ll find an up-to-date blog on all the latest news from around the industry on all EBT related activities.

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The 9 EASA EBT Competencies; Knowledge but not Monitoring?

One of the trending questions at the 1st EASA EBT Implementation Workshop was about the final choice of 9 overall competencies in EASA EBT (in comparison to ICAO’s 8) and why “Monitoring” is not a separate competency. Here we take a look at the thinking behind this decision.

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Alternative Training Means - light at the end of the tunnel

For the past few decades, the Full Flight Simulator has been the one single shining light in effective commercial pilot training. It’s the best place to practice complex multi-crew dynamic flight scenarios, but a huge amount of time gets eaten up with simple, mundane tasks and this is putting more and more pressure on the simulator, instructors and pilots alike. The Alternative Training Means concept paper under RMT.0599 looks to harness the modern advances from the tech industry to bring new solutions for effective pilot training used in parallel with the Full Flight Simulator.

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Malfunction clustering: managing the Black Swan

Pilots don’t crash modern aircraft due to engine failures on take-off. They used to, but they don’t anymore. Advances in both aircraft technology and enhanced engine reliability and maintenance makes these events very rare and much easier to handle. So how do we crash aircraft nowadays? We crash aircraft because of Black Swan events.

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EASA releases EBT checklist with help from Use Before Flight

EASA have released their oversight guidance for transition to Evidence-based training. We’re proud that the CEO of Use Before Flight, Captain Andrew Mitchell and Andrew McKechnie of McKechnie Aviation (our EBT partners) are amoungst the few experts credited with assisting in this guide to EBT implementation.

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WTF is EBT?

Most people have heard of EBT, a lot know they should migrate to it, but perhaps a small minority know how and why! This blog will give you a brief introduction to the world of Evidence-based training and why it’s something we should all be talking about.

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