The plan, which outlines and discusses the deficit in aviation skills, was written for The Royal Aeronautical Society. The Royal Aeronautical Society was established in 1866 and has always been at the forefront of developments in aerospace. It seeks to promote the highest professional standards and provide a central forum for sharing knowledge.
The paper discusses the international impact of and response to the need for a new generation of aviation professionals. A lot of the evidence cited here forms the basis of ASP’s agenda and actions. We are now in the process of implementing our aviation skills plan, but the original vision that Simon laid out in this document is still relevant and poignant.