Captain Torbjorn Wischer

Developing Better Pilots, Faster

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Captain Torbjorn Wischer, Global Leader Training Strategy, CAE

Torbjorn Wischer as Global Leader – Training Strategy for Civil Aviation, has more than 25 years’ experience in aviation training. He started his career as a Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) pilot in 1987 and was promoted as commander in 1996. He held several positions within SAS, including Project Manager, Chief Flight Instructor and Deputy Head of Training. In 2008, Mr. Wischer joined Oxford Aviation Academy as Head of Training and following the acquisition of Oxford Aviation Academy by CAE in 2012, he was appointed Training Leader, Commercial Aviation Training for Europe and Africa for the EASA Commercial Aviation Training Organization (ATO). Mr. Wischer holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm University, and a Diploma in Air Transport Management.

Developing Better Pilots, Faster

CAE uses an elaborate data-driven approach that has allowed the evolution of pilot training using a competency-based framework. The collection of data obtained from various sources (line, training data) and its thorough analysis through CAE Rise™ and the company’s expert analytical team has led to the improvement of training curriculums and enhanced Safety Management Systems. An effective, forward looking, data-driven approach to training that addresses the needs of an individual, is suggested as a key enabler to training better pilots, faster.