Category: Aviation Training News

FL Technics Implementing Next Generation Mechanics Training Using VR

Reading Time: 2 minutes FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul service, which is part of Avia Solutions Group, has begun implementing VR modules for the basic training of aviation mechanics. The company has presented its first VR module, which covers the opening of the reverse thrust engine of a Boeing 737NG, and is […]

INTERVIEW | Being an MPL Pilot at Avion Express

Reading Time: 7 minutes Avion Express, the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world, has recently announced the launch of MPL training program by signing the partnership agreement with BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe. Today we are talking to Stasys Viltrakis, Vice President Flight Operations at Avion Express. Mr. Viltrakis […]

Distance Learning – the Source of Knowledge in Your Pocket

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nowadays, almost everything is readily accessible through smart devices connected to the internet. Learning new content has become just a few finger taps away. Aviation training is not an exception of any other type of learning – pilots, cabin crew, fight dispatchers, aircraft technicians and other aviation professionals can choose distance learning courses to upgrade […]

What it Takes to Become an Airline Pilot with MPL?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What does it take to be an airline pilot? Can an individual with as little as 18 months of pilot training become a qualified co-pilot on a relevant aircraft type, for example, Airbus A320 or Boeing B737? The answer to this question is positive. Then you might ask the following question: how could a young […]

Aircraft Ground Handling Training Moves to Virtual Reality

Reading Time: 2 minutes When it comes to strictly regulated activities, such as aircraft ground handling, where speed and safety are top priorities, virtual reality (VR) stands out as a perfect technology to train operators in a nearly real-life environment. While VR is nothing new in pilot training, for ground handling it is still a novelty. Baltic Ground Services […]

VR Simulators – The Future of Pilot Training?

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is no doubt that flight simulators have been a useful tool for pilots who need to learn how to fly. While there are countless benefits, there are also some concerns regarding the fact that the pilots know that they are not really in the air. In other words, and unlike real life if they […]

BAA Training to Invest into Expansion of Its Global FFS Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the continuous news on airlines dealing with a global pilot shortage BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe and part of Avia Solutions Group, announces about the plans to expand its full flight simulators’ fleet with 6 additional units in Europe and Asia. Preliminary investments may reach […]

MPL: How a Pilot is Expected to Behave?

Reading Time: 4 minutes It takes more than just passive listening, taking theory exams and accumulating flight hours to become a competent pilot. Therefore, the aviation industry has already started to adopt a new way of pilot training, based on the development of competencies. This is how the MPL training course was born, where a standardized set of competencies […]

BAA Training to Train Turkish Airlines Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turkish Airlines, one of the top airlines in the world, has signed a contract with BAA Training for a Cadet training program. One of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centers in Europe, BAA Training, is proud to announce that it will deliver training to almost 300 cadets for the airline in 3.5 years. […]

Pilot Flight Academy to Provide Pilot Education with Full Financing for All EU-Citizens

Reading Time: 1 minute Norway’s Pilot Flight Academy (PFA) will expand their airline pilot education with a new base on Hévíz-Balaton Airport in Hungary. Together with the Hungarian government, PFA will provide a very beneficial student financing program to all EU-citizens who qualify to become an airline pilot. This was announced at a press conference by the Hungarian Minister […]