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Evidence-Based Training (EBT) Approach for Pilots experience exchange

6-7 July 2020

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The EU-China Aviation Partnership Project (APP) held its first online activity this week, to exchange experience on the subject of Evidence-based training (EBT) for pilots. On 6 July, EBT experts from EASA in Cologne and CAAC in Beijing participated in the videoconference to share their EBT implementation status and strategy. The rationale for EBT approach in modern aviation times, cooperation with industry partners and data collection were among the topics discussed. EASA also presented on the overarching concept of Competence Based Training and Assessment (CBTA).

On 7 July, the second session of the activity, Lufthansa Aviation Training experts presented how they developed their training programme towards full EBT implementation. The EBT module structure, course design process and guiding documentation at each level of implementation were explained, and examples of the creation of training scenarios were given.  

At the end of the sessions, participants expressed that they wish to continue exchanges and consultations between Europe and China on EBT. The stakeholders participating in the activity included EASA, CAAC Flight Standard Department, Northern Regional Administration of CAAC, Beijing and Daxing Supervision Administrations of CAAC, the Civil Aviation Management Institute of China, Lufthansa Aviation Training and several airline representatives.

You can find the supporting resources for this activity here.  A password is required. To request access please contact Wang Lili at

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