Very Light Jet (VLJ) Training Practices—An Update

“Very Light Jet (VLJ) Training Practices—An Update,” Journal of Civil Aviation Training (CAT 6-08), Halldale Media, 8 December 2008.

The advent of the VLJ has introduced unique challenges for the global aviation simulation and training industry. Proposed solutions for these challenges have not been without controversy and are discussed in this article. This paper focuses on current VLJ human factors issues and concerns.

Topics include: VLJ training program content; pilot professionalism; the need for regulatory policy changes; and the identification of VLJ training best practices.

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