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IFALPA, SAM association IFALPA

presidents meet in Lima releases

position on

On May 19th, President Capt Don Wykoff, developing a common approach or strategic Multi-Crew
Deputy President Capt Martin Chalk and plan for the region.
EVP CAR/SAM Capt German Diaz-Barriga Each of the attendees agreed to gather Pilot License
traveled to Lima, Peru to meet with South more information as well as review and
American Member Association Presidents strengthen their regional structure to better IFALPA’s HUPER Committee released a
for a strategic planning session. The one counter the threats and challenges before recent Position Paper on Multi-Crew Pilot
day meeting enabled the leaders from them. Additionally, they agreed to meet License (MPL), following a workshop con-
South America to meet and discuss the again on July 18th, 2014 in Buenos Aires, ducted in May 2013.
issues affecting each of their home airlines. Argentina following the IFALPA Executive Experts who partook in the workshop
The topics of discussion included trans Board Meeting scheduled for July 15-17th. concluded that even in well managed
national airlines, crew licensing, Open Skies The entire Executive Board will join the dis- MPL training programs, several key areas
agreements, FTL and FRMS and global alli- cussion and planning session to better of pilot professional development need
ances. After a robust discussion on how understand the issues and build support increased focus and improvement.
these topics are affecting each of the differ- for the region. Specifically, the group identified 4 pri-
ent pilot groups, the discussion moved to mary focal points of MPL training: Basic
Flying Skills, Airmanship, CRM, and ATC
situational awareness.
IFALPA EVENTs Federation The paper also highlights six additional
areas of concern for consideration in pro-
launches e-News gram design.
Register via the Members Area of the To read the full Position Paper, click on
IFALPA website: On June 15th, IFALPA launched the e-News the link: 15POS03 - MPL
Broadcast - a new e-News letter distributed
AFI/MID Committee
Sep 16-18, 2014 – Tunis, Tunisia twice a month.
The development of the IFALPA e-News
DG Committee Broadcast was the product of feedback
Sep 25-27, 2014 – Hong Kong, China received from our Member Associations, real blast off! trough
AGE Committee and has replaced our former IFALPA Daily they had a subtle afloat
Sep 30-Oct 2, 2014 – Bangkok, Thailand News. launched their toy rocket, coffee
The e-News consists of news stories sub- When the girl and her dad sprain
AAP Committee
Oct 14-16, 2014 – UAE mitted to us by Members from their respec- The scrambler
tive regions as well as updates on IFALPA’s
NAM Committee recent activity.
Oct 21, 2014 – Fort Lauderdale, US If you have a regional story you’d like to
HEL Committee share or important news from your associa-
Oct 21-22, 2014 – Washington, DC, US tion, please submit it to Valerie McLeod via
email at

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