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  • UBF client, Iberia world's first EASA-approved Baseline EBT airline

    UBF client, Iberia world's first EASA-approved Baseline EBT airline

    Iberia has become the world’s first airline to be officially approved by EASA for commencing Baseline EBT. This follows a highly successful 3-year Mixed-EBT implementation journey and has utilised Use Before Flight’s industry-leading Quantum training management software integrated for performance data capture from day 1.

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  • Alternative Training Means - light at the end of the tunnel

    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

    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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