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MAIN CONFERENCE DAY TWO: 30TH MARCH 2017

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

Chairman’s Welcome

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Chairman’s Welcome

Generating Operational Capability – The Joint Helicopter Command

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM Generating Operational Capability – The Joint Helicopter Command

Richard Felton, Commander Joint Helicopter Command, UK MoD
· Maximising operational skills training for current and future rotary pilots to meet the demands of changing warfare types
· Determine rotary pilot skill and aptitude requirements to ensure pilot and platform capability are matched
· Making tactical training and mission rehearsal interesting to pilots
· Integration of the UK MoD rotary training system
· Defence Helicopter Flying School
· Army Aviation Centre

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Richard Felton

Commander Joint Helicopter Command
UK MoD

Session Reserved For Leonardo Aircraft

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Session Reserved For Leonardo Aircraft


Sponsored by: Leonardo

Shaping The Future Of The Spanish Air Force Through The Generation Of A New Flight Training Capability

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Shaping The Future Of The Spanish Air Force Through The Generation Of A New Flight Training Capability

Javier García Arnaiz,, Chief of the Air Force Staff,, Spanish Air Force
· Setting an effective training syllabus focused around the operational needs
· Challenges faced aligning training needs due to training aircraft variants
· Solutions being considered to reduce flight training cost yet deliver mission successful pilots
· How will flight training in the Spanish Air Force look as operational tempo grows

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Javier García Arnaiz,

Chief of the Air Force Staff,
Spanish Air Force

MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING


Sponsored by: KF Aerospace Defence Programs

Session Reserved For CAE

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Session Reserved For CAE


Sponsored by: CAE Inc

Industry Strategy Debate: Shaping The Future Of Flying Training Innovation, Financing and Supply Chains

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Industry Strategy Debate: Shaping The Future Of Flying Training Innovation, Financing and Supply Chains

· How will financing models influence the future of the flight training community
· Technology priorities for 2025
· How is defence industry collaborating to drive innovation and delivery?
· Will we see an increase in bidding teams vs single OEM only bids? What does this mean for the supply chain?
· What will the training industry look like in 2025 as budgets become even more restricted

LUNCH

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM LUNCH

STREAM A
Training Service Provision & International Partnerships

Delivering Operationally Effective Pilots To The Peruvian Air Force To Ensure Mission Success In Current Environments

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Delivering Operationally Effective Pilots To The Peruvian Air Force To Ensure Mission Success In Current Environments

Rodolfo Pereyra,, Chief of Operations,, Peruvian Air Force
· Reviewing the current operational environments the Peruvian Air Force find themselves in
· Reporting the level of pilot performance
· What parts of the training system worked?
· Which area requires further advancement?
· How does the Peruvian Air Force plan to overcome existing training challenges to ensure operational performance
· Defining the future of flight training in 2025

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Rodolfo Pereyra,

Chief of Operations,
Peruvian Air Force
STREAM A
Ab Initio

Flight Training Screening For a 21st Century Pilot: Old Hands Vs New Methods

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Flight Training Screening For a 21st Century Pilot: Old Hands Vs New Methods

· Is there a need for flight screening to be conducted live? Or can simulation reduce this cost?
· How effective are current Physiological and Psychological testing?
· Are they really helping determine worthy pilots?

Optimise The Role Played By International Training Initiatives To Benefit From A Superior Level Of Training

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Optimise The Role Played By International Training Initiatives To Benefit From A Superior Level Of Training

· Evaluation of the cost cutting and performance levels generated by joint commitments to training initiatives
· Negotiate the cultural and financial challenges faced by integrating contrasting nations into a coalition training initiative
· Developing a plan for multi national flight training that can be applied on a national, regional and international scale
· Maximise the role played by industry to strengthen the performance of the equipment used

Streamlining Ab Initio Training To Deliver Results Faster, Cheaper And Effectively

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Streamlining Ab Initio Training To Deliver Results Faster, Cheaper And Effectively

· Developing a fundamental training methodology
· Setting and delivering an aligned syllabus
· Re-working basic training to reduce the risk and quantity of washouts
· Setting a bespoke live vs synthetic balance for basic training

Future of Joint and International Air Training Initiatives

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Future of Joint and International Air Training Initiatives

Eberhard von Wintzingerode-Knorr, Section Chief Flying Training Operations, Flying Operations Directorate, German Air Force
· Discussing the critical need for a joint commitment to training initiatives
· Negotiating the challenges of implementation
· Developing a strategic plan on the national and international level
· Industry-military collaboration

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Eberhard von Wintzingerode-Knorr

Section Chief Flying Training Operations, Flying Operations Directorate
German Air Force

Preparing Ab Initio Training To Meet The Growing Demands Place On Them By Downloading Across The Flight Training System

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Preparing Ab Initio Training To Meet The Growing Demands Place On Them By Downloading Across The Flight Training System

· What pressures are being applied to basic training from the advancement of downloading higher up the program?
· Is there a danger for downloading too far damaging initial pilot training plans
· Can offloading be utilised as a solution to over downloading or does this risk increased washout?

AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING


Sponsored by: KF Aerospace Defence Programs

New Approaches To A Comprehensive Military Pilot Training - The Experiences Of The Swiss Air Force

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM New Approaches To A Comprehensive Military Pilot Training - The Experiences Of The Swiss Air Force

Peter Soller,, Commander Flight Training Unit 31,, Swiss Air Force Olivier Wilhelm, , Swiss Air Force
· Review of the current and future pilot training challenges faced by the Swiss Air Force
· Plans and strategies designed to cost effectively reduce the current training gap
· Acquisitions to achieve better efficiency

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Peter Soller,

Commander Flight Training Unit 31,
Swiss Air Force
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Olivier Wilhelm


Swiss Air Force

Current And Future Challenges Facing The Swedish Air Force Training System

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Current And Future Challenges Facing The Swedish Air Force Training System

Michael Rosenquist, Deputy Commander, Flight School,, Swedish Air Force
· Existing training gaps with the Saab 105
· Executing downloading and offloading across the training system
· What the upgrading of the Swedish Gripen C/D version 20 means for pilot training

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Michael Rosenquist

Deputy Commander, Flight School,
Swedish Air Force

Chairman’s Closing Address

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Chairman’s Closing Address