Schedule of LIVE virtual events Great talks, great speakers, over two days

 Times and content subject to change

All times are UK local (GMT/UTC)

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10:00 am

10:00 am - Keynote panel discussion

Dealing with the Covid Crisis

A look at the industry and the challenges faced by everyone involved from individual cadets to the largest airlines.

Featuring:  Oscar Sordo from FTE Jerez, Andy McFarlane from Leading Edge Aviation, Eugene Moriarty from L3 Harris, Mentour Pilot Petter Hörnfeldt, Alex Whittingham from Bristol Ground School, and William Khalil from CAE.

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11:30 am

11:30 am - Presentation

How to plan your training

An insight from Anthony Petteford. one of the industry’s most experienced leaders which aims to help parents and aspiring pilots make the right training and career decisions, taking into account the current climate and historical trends.

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12:00 pm

12:00 pm - Panel discussion

Take Control of Your Training - ATO Management Panel

Featuring: Lorenzo Mazzadri from Urbe Aero,  George Triantafyllidis from Egnatia Aviation,  Sarah Bowen from Helicentre Aviation, Oli Fisher from Pilot’s Paradise, Kyle Johnston from AFTA and Rod Wren from Wings Alliance

Leading ATO professionals discuss how you can take control of your training.

The pros and cons of the different training routes.

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1:20 pm

1:20 pm - Panel discussion

The Selection Process

Andy O’Shea, from the Airline Pilots Club and Tiina Conacher, Flight Pad and Jan Nubiola from Barcelona Flight School

Selection is a key part of a pilot’s life, from pre ATPL testing, to selection for command courses and fleet changes.

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2:40 pm

2:40 pm - Presentation

Upset Recovery Training (UPRT)

Mark Greenfield runs Ultimate High and specialises in flight safety training. Mark is a former RAF pilot, ran the test pilot school for QinetiQ and represented the UK when EASA was establishing new UPRT regulations.

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What UPRT is, how it fits into professional flight training, and what to expect when undertaking a UPRT programme.

 

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3:05 pm

3:05 pm - Panel discussion

APS/MCC

Jimmy Devlin from Simtech, Adam Stawczyk from Bartolini Air and Rod Wren from Wings Alliance discuss the Airline Pilot Standard Multi Crew Cooperation (APS MCC) course.

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While initial training is about performing as an individual pilot, MCC (Multi Crew Co-operation) and APS (Airline Pilot Standard) is all about performing as a team. It happens after CPL/IR and before a Type Rating

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3:45 pm

3:45 pm - Interview

Leading Edge Aviation

After 25 years in the RAF, Andy undertook leadership roles at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy, L3Harris and Airways Aviation further cementing his passion for training future pilots. During this time, he met the team who together have built Leading Edge Aviation into the rising star of ATOs in Europe.

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10:00 am

10:00 am - Pre recorded interview

Aviation & Sustainability: Future technology and the next generation of aircraft

Captain David Morgan, Director of Flight Operations at easyJet, looks into the future of commercial air travel and how sustainability is a key issue.

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Future technology and the next generation of aircraft, and how they’ll contribute to greener skies.

 

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12:40 pm

12:40 pm - Interview

Alex Whittingham - Bristol Ground School

Alex Whittingham is not only known for having taught many thousands of pilots ATPL groundschool, but for his ability to cut through the confusion of the training market and to offer sound advice to anyone thinking of a career in aviation.

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1:00 pm

1:00 pm - Panel discussion

Female pilots

Just 6% of commercial pilots worldwide are female, our panel discusses what can be done to improve the situation.

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Support for Women in Aviation flybwpa.co.uk

Mentoring platform for all women who are in Aviation and Aerospace

ALTA Mentoring Platformwww.aerosociety.com › get-involved › alta-mentoring-…

Charity helping young people get into aviation, offering work experience https://www.fly2help.org

Royal Aeronautical society offer support for Pilots, Engineers and aviation and aerospace professionals.  Offer careers advice, webinars, working groups.

https://www.aerosociety.com

 

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1:25 pm

1:25 pm - Clinic

First impressions count: CV and Cover Letter Clinic

Tiina Conacher from Flight Pad is a chartered psychologist with significant experience of pilot recruitment. Who better to run our clinic on CVs and cover letters?

Come and join the CV Clinic for helpful hints and tips and best practice advice on how to make the right first impression.

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2:50 pm

2:50 pm - Presentation

Committing to Training – Managing the Risk

Rod Wren, CEO of Wings Alliance and Director of Bristol Groundschool is a former RAF pilot, Head of Training at Oxford Aviation Training and Founder and CEO of CTC Aviation Training.  He presents a personal perspective based on 45 years of aviation experience including 30 years of pilot training on how to manage the risks of committing to pilot training and how to make yourself competitive when seeking employment.

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3:55 pm

3:55 pm - Panel discussion

Life after training

Featuring: Des Wynne from Simtech,  Lorenzo Mazzadri from Urbe Aero, Philip Smyth from AFTA, Marios Samprakos from Global Aviation, Mentour Pilot Petter Hörnfeldt, Nuno Nogueira from Bartolini Air and Karen Bath from Resilient Pilot

How do you keep your skills sharp, how do you prepare to give yourself the best chance of getting a flying job? When jobs are scarce it’s easy to drift away from the industry, our panelists discuss strategies for remaining connected.

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