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The comment period for NPA 2016-3 has expired on Sept 12th 2016. The next step is done by EASA, formation of a review group. Nominations has been done by EASA and our chairman Thomas Leoff as he is involved as chair subSSCC flight standards. This group will do proposals for the CRD, comment response document. With this document a revised version will be published and again it is possible to give comment on those proposals for the definite version.
New LO's for theoretical training for the time being
The first step was the preparation of the CRD (Comment Response Document). For that purpose a review group has been asked to decide about the text for the CRD. The kick off meeting happened on Nov 22nd 2016 in the EASA building in Cologne. The next meeting were on March 15th and 16th in Cologne. Main subject of the second day was KSA 100, the first day the comments of the review groups will be discussed for the final CRD (Comment Response Document). Publication of the result is planned for Q4 2017.
The NPA 2016-3 has been published by EASA. This is the result of the industry led (IAAPS) Rule Making Task .0595 as stated here below. The consultation period ended September 12th 2016.
RMT.0595 LO's and exam systems
IAAPS chairman Thomas Leoff participated in FCL 002 partnership group. The members of IAAPS were already consulted for commenting the concept version of new LO's for the theoretical part of pilot training. The result is a number of small corrections, see NPA 2014-29d. The comment period ended May 17th 2015. In the meantime Rulemaking Task (RMT) .0595 is started as an industry led working group to revise the LO's and exam systems. The kick off meeting took place on May 5th and 6th 2015. The results have been published in 2016. Members of IAAPS participate in this RMT with 11 persons out of 24.
IAAPS is listed in the EU transparency register
Since July 23rd 2014 IAAPS is associate member of IPTA, former IPTC.
On invitation of IPTA the Executive Committee of IAAPS decided to cooperate as an associate member. We are happy to represent the training industry in this consortium. At the RAEs International Flight Crew Training Conference in London in September, Capt. Tilmann Gabriel was appointed the Executive Chairman of the International Pilot Training Association (IPTA), successor of the International Pilot Training Consortium (IPTC).
The International Pilot Training Copnsortium (IPTC) is a initiative of IATA, ICAO, IFALPA and RAeS with associated members the CAA of Singapore, CASA, EASA, ELFAA, Flight Safety Foundation, GCAA of the UAE (Honourable Company of Air Pilots (formerly GAPAN) IAOPA, UK CAA, USA FAA).
IAAPS is a global association of aviation training organisations formed for the purpose of maintaining and improving standards of training for aviation personnel and to serve the joint interests of members within the aviation training industry.
Currently representing member organisations, IAAPS aims to achieve its goals by:
• promoting appropriate standards to authorities and industry
• participating in discussions concerning training standards and methods
• representing members’ interest to authorities, societies, suppliers & other relevant organisations
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How to become a member of IAAPS
IAAPS is an associations of self respecting training organisations. Every aviation training organisation should be a member of IAAPS, as we contribute to a high quality of training of aviation personnel.
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"As you probably know, the issues related to our question have been published last week. We really appreciate the inputs and feedback you have provided us. It really has helped with some students that were concerned about it".
To become a member you are kindly requested to send your application for membership to the secretary firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief description of the activities of training, to what licence, which training means and how many students per year or other activities from you or your company related to aviation training.