The Pre-Season Symposium is held in the spring and the Post-Season Symposium is held in the autumn. The aim of each symposium is to provide:
They also give the Flying Display community an opportunity to share feedback with regulators, in order to improve the Flying Display environment as a whole.
The 2020 Flying Display Pre-season Symposium will be held on 17 to 18 March 2020, at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham.
The 2-day symposium is for all those involved in display flying or the planning or execution of Flying Displays and attendance is encouraged.
You can now
register to attend this event and applications will close 28 February 2020.
The 2019 Pre-season symposium was held on 5 and 6 March 2019 at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham near Swindon. The presentations, which are published here, covered a range of subjects including: a CAA update (CAP403 and CAP1724 walk through), a Military Aviation Authority season brief, error
management, fatigue management, Human Factors and Flying Display preparation.
Pre-Season Symposium 2019 - Presentation Slides
CAA and MAA update presentation slides
CAP1824 - Display Season 2019 Mid-Season Update
The 2019 Post-season symposium was held on 12 and 13 November 2019 at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham near Swindon.
The objectives of the CAA / MAA-hosted symposium were to provide identification of lessons learnt, regulatory feedback, safety awareness, human factors training and a forum for the discussion of best practice to all those involved in flying displays, both civilian and military.
We have published a number of presentations from our 2018 Flying Display Symposia. The presentations cover a range of subjects including: a CAA update (what we have achieved and what are our future aims), a Military Aviation Authority season brief and the importance of Human Factors.
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