Military Flight Training 2023 Conference

The World's Premier Military Flight Training Conference

March 28-30, 2023- London, United Kingdom

Military Flight Training: Equipping Aircrew of the Future

Over the course of three days, Military Flight Training 2023 will focus on training programs, insourcing/outsourcing, fourth and fifth generation training, LVC, biometrics, artifical intelligence, machine learning, future pilot training and operational conversion training to prepare pilots to fight in the future operating environment.

Attracting over 250 military and industry attendees from over 40 nations, Military Flight Training arrives at a time where guaranteeing air superiority and strike capability has never been tougher.

We very much hope that you will join the discussion in London, 28-30 March 2023.

Benefits of Attending

  • Network with senior representatives responsible for the Air Force, Naval Aviation and Army Aviation pilot training
  • Ensure seamless pilot transition into next generation combat aircraft by learning how to upgrade simulation, embedded training, and ground-based training systems
  • Retain high readiness for multi-domain warfare, high-intensity operations, and COIN by enhancing your understanding of integrated LVC and high fidelity synthetic environments
  • Learn what the latest capability requirements are through valuable program updates and training model insights
  • Attain interoperability and institute common architectures for multinational operations by learning about software compatibility, international training standards, and procurement plans of partner nations
  • Understand how armed forces are revolutionising obsolete training models through establishing new coaching cultures
  • Contribute to debates on enhancing the pilot training pipeline, from mitigating the pilot shortage, accelerating pilot graduation, and ensuring affordability

About Military Flight Training

The Military Flight Training Community's Annual General Meeting For The Discussion Of Military Fixed Wing And Rotary Flight Training Requirements, Capabilities And Technologies.

Over its 21-year history, Military Flight Training has become the Annual General Meeting for the Air Training community. Bringing together over 250 Chiefs of Staff, Commanders of Air Training, Heads of Air Procurement, Heads of Simulation & Synthetic Training and industry executives from across the globe to discuss the challenges and successes shaping military flight training, both for now and in the future.

In doing so it provides a rare platform to share lessons learned and best practice in current fixed wing and rotary military flight training requirements, capabilities and programmes, engaging in international collaboration on a very real level with key allies and strengthen the message of cooperation with counterparts across the world.

Military Flight Training is organised with the support and direction of Senior Leaders from across the military and industry sectors of the flight training community. With this in mind, each presentation topic and guest speaker has been specifically selected inline with the priorities and recommendations of the community to ensure it provides attendees with the critical information they need to solve their daily flight training challenges.

Conference Chairmen

  • Lieutenant General (Ret’d) Anthony J. Rock, Inspector General U.S. Air Force (2016 –2017), US Air Force

Speaker Faculty

  • Major General Phillip Stewart, Commander, 19th Air Force, U.S. Air Force
  • Mr William D. Dries, Deputy Director of Training and Readiness, U.S. Air Force
  • Air Commodore Ian Sharrocks, Director Flying Training, No 22 Group, Royal Air Force
  • General Brigadier Grzegorz Slusarz, Commander of the 4th Wing of School Aviation, Polish Air Force
  • Brigadier General Massimiliano Belladonna, Commander of the Airmobile Infantry Brigade “Friuli”, Italian Army
  • Commodore Mark Langrill, Head of UK Military Flying Training Systems, DE&S - UK MOD
  • Colonel Bernhard Hey, Department Head Flying Training Branch, German Air Force
  • Colonel Edi Turco, Command Schools, Chief of Staff, Italian Air Force
  • Colonel Itay Tel-Oren, Head of Training Division, Israel Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Emanuele Pappolla, Chief of the Army Aviation Command plans Office, Italian Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Kari Rusanen, Squadron Commander 41FSQN, Finnish Air Force
  • Commander Kevin Friel, Project Avenger, CNATRA, U.S. Navy
  • Commander Drew Corey, Project Avenger, CNATRA, U.S. Navy
  • Lieutenant Colonel Andreas Mietk, Air Mobility Advisor, German Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Charlie Howard-Higgins, SO1 Training, Army Air Corps
  • Major Michael Rosenqvist, MFTS Project Manager, Swedish Air Force
  • Joachim Hofbauer, Head, Multinational Capability Cooperation Unit, Defence Investment, NATO

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Event details
Organizer :IQEU
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-24011