The Evolution of Commercial Supersonic Passenger Jets
What is a supersonic aircraft? It is the plane that can fly faster than the speed of sound (768 mph/ 1,236 km/h), in aviation called ‘Mach 1’....
New Planes Coming in 2017 to Turn the Next Page in Aviation History
The year 2017 is considered to be a big leap for the aviation industry. Together with improved editions of the most popular aircraft, absolutely new...
Aviation Industry’s Growth in Latin America
Through careful analysis of the largest aviation manufacturers (Airbus, Boeing and Embraer) and market activity tendencies, it is true to say that...
Australian Aviation Market Grows Together with Asia-Pacific Region
The first part of Australia’s series “Is it time to change Australian aviation rules?” discussed why Australia is changing its aviation rules...
Top Fighter Jets Fighting ISIS in Syria
ISIS originated about a decade ago as an Al Qaeda offshoot and it is now a state within a state, complete with a “capital” in Raqqa, Syria. The...
At a global scale FBOs are all about time and cost efficiency, swiftness and comfort. But while in the US and UK markets the competition within different FBOs is heavily determined by the price of fuel, in South America other separately priced services, including fuel, generate a rather compelling mix of variables before clients can […]
Flight data recorder technology has evolved considerably over time. It began in the 1950s and 1960s with devices that relied on metal foil and recorded just a few flight parameters. Next came the addition of cockpit voice recording and, in time, the introduction of magnetic tape, followed by digital solid-state flight recorders in the 1980s […]
Airports lack consistency in the way signs and instructions at airport runways are displayed which is critical in the conversation on airfield safety is kept to the highest standards, according to aviation officials gathered at the World Aviation Safety Summit, held in Dubai. “In order to keep airfields safe, flight crews needs a clear, safe […]
The top five engine OEMs will account for 79% of the overall market. Through the next five years, the worldwide engine in-service fleet will reach nearly 83,000. This fleet is projected to generate $130 billion in engine MRO demand.
Aviation Training News
Pratt & Whitney Gets DGCA Certification for Customer Training Center
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., announced the certification of its customer training center in Hyderabad by the...
Turkmenistan Airlines Opens Flight Simulator Center
Turkmenistan’s state-run aviation concern Turkmenhowayollary (Turkmenistan Airlines) has opened a flight simulator center at Ashgabat airport. The...
First Boeing 737 MAX Flight Simulator is FAA Certified
FAA has certified the first-ever Boeing 737 MAX full-flight simulator (FFS), located at Boeing’s Miami training center. The FSS, made by TRU...
Turkmenistan’s state-run aviation concern Turkmenhowayollary (Turkmenistan Airlines) has opened a flight simulator center at Ashgabat airport. The facility is part of a new airport complex currently under construction outside the country’s capital city, TurkmenPortal reports. The center features two full-flight simulators: one by Canada’s CAE for Boeing 737NG family airliners, the other by Austrian aircraft […]
Ethiopian Aviation Academy manages the operations of Ethiopian Airlines. Ethiopian Aviation Academy is one of the leading modern African aviation institution. The Ethiopian Aviation Academy has been credited by the ICAO Regional Training Center of Excellence on May 11, 2016, as reported in a press release released in relation to Ethiopia Airlines. The mentioned award […]
FAA has certified the first-ever Boeing 737 MAX full-flight simulator (FFS), located at Boeing’s Miami training center. The FSS, made by TRU Simulation & Training, was certified to FAA Level C standard. Pilots can start training on an interim level C simulator. The qualification level will be upgraded to the level D standard once all […]