Who are the Most Annoying Plane Passengers?
Have you ever been disturbed by an aeroplane seat-kicker? Or have you ever felt annoyed because of unpleasant smells or noises made by your seatmates...
Aviation Engines Past, Present and Future
As the performance of aircraft has increased, the requirements of their engines have also increased. The first aircraft had gasoline engines with...
Commercial Drones – A New Page In The World Of Labour
The rapidly globalizing world is dramatically accelerating the pace of various innovations occurring within all the spheres possible, and drones are...
What Do You Know About PW1400G, CFM LEAP-1 and PD-14?
Medium-haul single-aisle passenger aircrafts are the most popular market segment in the world of civil aviation. Until now it was presented only by...
The Most Deadly Plane Crashes In Aviation History
Probably you will admit that today air travel has become affordable for almost everyone and the aircraft manufacturers are doing everything to meet...
New research suggests that many airlines would improve profitability by leasing more aircraft. Sylvain Bourjade and Catherine Muller-Vibes of Toulouse Business School analysed 16 years of data from different types of carrier, and found that “the optimal leasing level… is significantly higher than the proportion of leased aircraft in the worldwide global fleets”. One area […]
Regional airlines continue to blame a shortage of pilots for cutbacks in service to smaller airports, while the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) says those routes aren’t being flown because they’re uneconomical. SkyWest President and CEO Chip Childs told the House Transportation Aviation Subcommittee that he estimates a shortfall of 15,000 pilots by 2026, and […]
How often do you encounter women engaged in the work of an airline, aircraft maintenance or manufacturing company? Do you feel surprised when a female pilot steps out from the cockpit of the plane you travelled with? Although statistics reveal that only a small percentage of women take their place within aviation, currently the answer […]
An all-female crew has operated a passenger flight around the world for the first time, Air India has said. The airline’s all-female crew flew across the Pacific Ocean from New Delhi to San Francisco. The same crew then flew back to New Delhi across the Atlantic Ocean, completing their historic circumnavigation of the globe. Depending […]
Aviation Training News
Thales Delivers Training Simulator To The Royal Malaysian Air Force
Thales was selected to deliver an FNPT II (Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer) simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force for the purposes of...
FlightSafety International To Offer Training For The Gulfstream G650
FlightSafety International announces that training for the Gulfstream G650™ aircraft will be offered at its Learning Center located at the...
Morocco Aviation Private Academy Chooses Alsim ALX Light Turboprop
Alsim has announced the sale of an ALX Light Turboprop to the Morocco Aviation Private Academy (MAPA), located in Benslimane, Morocco. The device...
Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has signed an agreement with the Airbus Asia Training Centre (AATC) in Singapore to provide A350 XWB training to the carrier’s flight crew. The contract will cover complete courses for flight crew transition to the new A350 XWB, as well as regular recurrent training services. The agreement was signed at the […]
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 […]
Thales was selected to deliver an FNPT II (Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer) simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force for the purposes of initial pilot training. The simulator, delivered to the company Gading Kasturi, has been in operation since December. Key Points: Delivery of this flight and navigation training simulator marks the first flight […]