On 23 and 24 October 2012, a project kick-off meeting was held at the NLR head office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. All consortium partners were represented as well as the EC project officer mr. Remy Denos. After the introduction by the project coordinator Arjen Lemmers (NLR) and technical coordinator Joris Field (NLR), the main goals for the project were presented. During the meeting, all consortium partners presented themselves to the other partners. The work packages and tasks were presented and explained. Discussions were hold about the required experience and competencies that pilots nowadays and in the future should have. The EC project officer mr. Remy Denos presented a background on the commission and their role for the project.