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Tuesday, May 12

8:00 am - Noon
Room 15 


RAA Flight Training Committee Meeting
(RAA airline members only)  

Wednesday, May 13

9:45-10:30 am
Room 16 
Flight Training Session #1 Mobile, e-Learning and Training Management Systems
Speakers:  Rick Morgenstern, Manager AQP-- Allegian Air
Gary Morrison, , Head of FAA Part 121 for the Americas and Globally for MPL & EBT, Regulatory Affairs-- CAE
Mobile, e-Learning and Training Management Systems
1) Rick Morgenstern, Manager AQP, Allegiant Air, “Adaptive Learning Technology in Pilot, Cabin, Maintenance and Stations Training”
2) Gary Morrison, CAE, “Closed-loop Training Systems with Integrated Social Learning and Gaming Options- A Case Study”
Room 16
Flight Training Session #2: The Regional Airline Pilot Training Experience: A Discussion with Three New Regional Airline Pilots
Introduction: Mike O’Brien,Director of Sales-America-- CAE
Moderator: Darrin Greubel,Manager – Line Operations-- ExpressJet Airlines
Panelist:  Anna Chrzanowski, Horizon Air
Panelist:  Jason Miller, ExpressJet Airlines
Panelist:  Joseph Romanko, Envoy Air
As a moderated panel discussion, this session will explore the training, flight experiences, and challenges of new hire regional airline pilots.
1:00- 2:00 pm
Room 16
Flight Training Session #3: Flight Path Management: Managing Automation, A New Model to Reduce Unstabilized Approaches, and Upset Recovery Training
Paul Preidecker, Chief Pilot-- Air Wisconsin
Paul Kolisch, Flight Operations Training-- Endeavor Air
Representatives from RAA member airlines will provide the audience with an overview of these topics, the industry’s on-going efforts in the area of flight path management, and insight on how an airline can implement related training changes. 
Flight Path Management
1) Captain Paul Preidecker, Chief Flight Instructor, Air Wisconsin Airlines - “Managing Automation”
2) Captain Paul Kolisch, Endeavor Air - Upset Recovery Training

2:30-3:30 pm
Room 15 
Flight Training #4
Operations #4: Pilot Supply/Training

Moderator: Gary Morrison, Head of FAA Part 121 for the Americas and Globally for MPL & EBT, Regulatory Affairs--CAE
Panelist:  Dr. Rebecca Lutte, Assistant Professor, CFII, MEI--University of Nebraska at Omaha, Aviation Institute
Panelist:  Captain Charles Hogeman, Aviation Safety Chair--Air Line Pilots Association, International
Panelist:  Captain Darrin Greubel, Manager of Line Operations-- ExpressJet Airlines
Panelist:  Captain LaMar Haugaard, Chief Pilot-- Horizon Air
A diverse panel of professionals representing airline, labor, academic, and training perspectives will discuss:
• current pilot supply environment
• training funding, alternative pathways, and hiring incentives
• solutions for increasing quality of pilot pool

4:00-5:00 pm 
Room 15
Flight Training #5
Operations #5 Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI):  Benefits From Accredited Aviation Programs

Speakers: Dr. Gary Northam, Chair & Professor Safety Science-- ERAU Dept. of Safety Science & AABI President
LaMar Haugaard, Chief Pilot-- Horizon Air
Ceci Shirley, Vice President of Operations- AABI
Darrin Greubel, Manager- Line Operations-- ExpressJet
In this presentation, we will review some of the basic elements of programmatic accreditation and the practical aspects of the process.  Some of the topics covered will include the following:
• The value of industry and educator collaboration.
• The value of accreditation to the parents, students and employers.
• The value of standardization: Employers can expect programs that are accredited will produce a graduate that has completed a program that has been vetted by the aviation industry as well as other aviation educators.
• The benefits of accredited program graduates, from the industry’s perspective.

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