An Aviation Psychologist's
By now most of the EASA flight schools providing ATPL(A) theory part of the course have implemented it in their training programs. But are they doing it right?
When I first started to study EASA guidelines about the new concept of KSA100 I was excited but also a bit confused.
"Knowledge, skills and attitude" is a combination of elements aviation specialists should be already familiar with - in the pilot training and pilot assessments. With different names and forms, this concept was visible earlier in the modern approach in aviation. That was the element of excitement - finally we can add such a crucial part to the training, assess students, provide them with important feedback, prepare for coming jobs and increase the safety of flying.
The confusion came with the "Implementation" part of the guidelines. It stated that each flight school can implement KSA100 as they wish, as long as they stick to the rules connected with some bullet points...