The first MATC Aviation and Airworthiness meeting after ceremonial signature of MBAR (Mutual Bilateral Airworthiness Recognition) in 2019 took place from 5th to 6th of October 2021 in Liptovský Mikuláš, the Slovak Republic. The meeting was organized by the MATC Directorate in coordination with the Slovak Military Aviation Authority (MAA).
In two days, subject-matter experts were discussing the following topics:
– assessment of the MBAR current state,
– the state of implementation of EMAR’s into the national environment, military regulations or decrees,
– the process of recognition of national authorities by the NATO side (knowledge, experience, positives and negatives),
– the current status of MATC – ongoing courses and outlook for the upcoming years.
Besides that, the meeting attendees had an opportunity to visit the simulation centre in Armed Forces Academy Liptovský Mikuláš.
Written by PJ