Category Archives: Recent ITS News
FAA orders B787 operators to reboot the aircraft within every 51 days.
Boeing 787s must be turned off and on every 51 days to prevent ‘misleading data’ being shown to pilots US air safety personnel call it ‘potentially catastrophic’ if the reboot directive not implemented The FAA has ordered Boeing 787 operators to switch their aircraft off and on every 51 days to prevent what it called “several […]Read More
Safety alert over biocides – engine thrust issues
European and US safety regulators are cautioning operators over the potential effects of misapplying biocides to aircraft fuel, including multi-engine loss of thrust control. The manufacturer of one type of biocide, however, has ordered a suspension to using the product after an incident which appeared not to have resulted specifically from misapplication. Biocides are used […]Read More
CRM Trainers & Covid-19
On-line Refresher Training We are currently in extreme circumstances, which are likely to continue for an extended period. Airlines are suffering major problems, not the least of which will be maintaining the validity of their various instructors in order to be in a position to ramp up training once the crisis has passed. At ITS […]Read More
How can Human Factors affect the profitability of your company?
Human factors will have a significant impact on the efficiency, customer retention, and profitability of your business. For almost 30 years ITS Academy has been working with some of the world’s largest airlines (and some of the smallest!). In fact, we have around 400 clients in more than 70 countries. We have also worked within […]Read More
Etihad A380 Pilots Criticised For Crosswind Landing
There have been many crosswind landings as a result of the recent strong winds in the UK. One of the most difficult could have been the Etihad A380 landing at Heathrow Airport. Perhaps the most worrying aspect was the angle at which the plane touches down, and the extent to which it makes adjustments after […]Read More
Latest version of UK CAA CAP 737
Use this link to obtain the latest version of the UK CAA Human Factors Handbook – CAP 737 http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/CAP%20737%20DEC16.pdfRead More
DAC Luxembourg – Assessment Skills Training
DAC Luxembourg. ITS have delivered a non-technical skills assessment training course to Flight Ops Inspectors at the Direction de l’Aviation Civile in Luxembourg. The training course delivered the skills necessary to understand the concept and practicality of non-technical skills assessments, reviewed alternative NOTECHS schemes and discussed other elements relevant to an oversight of operators’ CRM assessment schemes […]Read More
CRM Instructor Examiner Workshop for PrivatAir.
CRM Instructor Examiner Workshop for PrivatAir. ITS recently completed a CRM Instructor Examiner course in Dusseldorf for PrivatAir’s senior CRM instructors. The ITS CRMI Examiner Workshop has been designed with two prime objectives: For experienced CRM Instructors who wish to take on the role of CRMI Examiner For companies who wish to set up, […]Read More
CRMT Assessment for Wiltshire Air Ambulance
CRM Trainer Assessment for Wiltshire Air Ambulance CRM Trainer. An ITS CRMT Examiner completed an assessment on a CRM Trainer at Wiltshire Air Ambulance in Devizes. The CRM Trainer delivered a recurrent CRM course to a mixed class of pilots and paramedics. It was a most successful course and the CRM Trainer passed […]Read More
Assessment Skills training for Capital Air Ambulance
Assessment Skills training for Capital Air Ambulance. Continuing their nine-year relationship with Capital Aviation in Exeter, ITS instructors have completed a non-technical skills assessment course for instructors at Capital Air Ambulance. Capital Air Ambulance provide a patient transfer, retrieval and repatriation service with fully equipped aircraft and highly trained medical teams and they […]Read More