3 Day Masterclass in Business Aviation | Terrapinn Training

London, 4-6 Dec 2017

3 day Masterclass

Business Aviation



This three-day course perfectly blends management theory with practical examples of the real-world applications in business aviation. It will explore the commercial imperative of managing cost against the overriding requirements of flight and safety management systems and engineering.

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address key challenges

Understand the unique challenges of the business aviation industry and evaluate and analyse business aviation operating models

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expand your knowledge

The regulatory requirements of business aviation and its implications for both commercial and non-commercial operations

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learn in depth

Strategic understanding of the key aircraft and asset management processes involved in business aviation


This course provides a thorough overview of all aspects of business aviation including management systems, regulatory frameworks, business models and processes, aircraft maintenance, safety and key challenges faced by the industry today. It's a great foundation for anyone looking to further advance knowledge of the business aviation market. 



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In just 3 days you will:

  • Learn the Evolution of Business Aviation
  • Understand the Business Aviation Regulatory Framework
  • Review EASA versus FAA
  • Comapare commercial and Non-Commercial Operations
  • Review business Models
  • Understand key Costs and Financial Drivers
  • Learn operational Control
  • Learn the types of Aircraft and Needs Analysis
  • Fully understand the Process – LOI to Delivery

Meet your instructor

Andrew Hughes is internationally experienced and has worked in both EASA and FAA regulatory jurisdictions. He is also an experienced Accountable Manager and has good working relationships with a number of national aviation authorities.

He holds a Masters in Air Transport Management and has spent his entire career in aviation. Initially as an air traffic controller and then in a variety of commercial and operational management positions up to board level in both airlines and business aviation environments.

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Airport/FBO’s
  • Business Aviation Operators
  • Aircraft Charter Brokers
  • Aviation Suppliers
  • Lawyers
  • Government

Who will attend:

  • C-Level Executives: CEO, CFO, COO
  • Airline/general aviation managers
  • Commercial, operations or maintenance professionals
  • Senior Managers
  • Business Development & Sales

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Aviation Evolution
  • Regulatory Framework
  • The Regulators
  • Commercial or non-commercial?
  • Business Models Understanding Costs
  • Case Study/Exercise
  • Air Operators Certificate
  • Post Holders
  • Flight Safety
  • Operations Manuals
  • Emergency Planning
  • Operations Control
  • Crew
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
  • Case Study/Exercise
  • Types of Aircraft
  • Needs analysis
  • The Process – LOI to delivery
  • Round-Up/Discussion
  • Wrap

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

  • “The depth and knowledge of my trainer was extremely impressive. In 3 days I have had, without a doubt, a masterclass on the industry. Truly world class.”

    - Gordon Dowall Potter, Past Delegate

  • “Well worth 3 days of study!”

    - Syed Hamza, Past Delegate

  • “The training was excellent! I give it a 10 and will get my trainer's support for my next challenges.”

    - Head of Partnerships & Customer Loyalty at Avis Budget, Past Delegate

  • “Extremely constructive course with a very good dynamic and passionate trainer.”

    - Managing Director at BNP Paribas, Past Delegate

  • “Impressive and cooperative trainer who wanted to make sure the delegates understood.”

    - Budgeting, Planning & Reporting Manager, Past Delegate


We can come to you too! If you have a team of six or more, why not hold a private course? Our experts come to you and the course is tailored to your requirements.

Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or +65 6322 2333 (Asia Pacific)
for more details