Category: Aviation Training News

Qantas Group Commits to Second Pilot Academy Site

The Qantas Group has confirmed it will open its Pilot Academy across two locations in regional Australia to meet anticipated demand. The Academy is part of the Qantas Group’s plans to build a long-term talent pipeline for its airlines and the broader industry to meet the increasing need for skilled aviators. Boeing’s latest estimates show […]

Cadet Type Rating Program: A Life Belt For Pilots Or For Airlines?

For those seeking a career in the skies, there is now a great opportunity to pursue their dreams. Recently, the market has been filled with positive news – pilot Cadet programs have appeared in the market. There was a time not so long ago when the aspiring future pilots had to pay for their training […]

Airbus in Partnership with EAM Launches Pilot Cadet Training Programme

In its latest Global Services Forecast, Airbus predicts that a total of 540,000 new pilots will be needed over the next two decades. To help meet this demand, it is launching the Airbus Pilot Cadet Training Programme to include ab initio training. The programme is being launched in partnership with Escuela de Aviacion Mexico, located near […]

Critical Components of a Full Flight Simulator

Full flight simulators require constant supervision and maintenance work. In some cases, the components that break down can be repaired, but there are some that need to be replaced. When a full flight simulator does not meet its certificate parameters, a critical failure is logged and discrepancies are identified. It is expected that the repairs […]

Growing Multicultural Competence in Aviation Academies

By its nature, aviation is a multicultural endeavour. Pilots fly in foreign space, transport passengers from different cultures, and work with a culturally diverse crew. Even the aircraft they fly is designed and built in different parts of the world. Different intercultural interactions in aviation happen every day. Therefore, in this field, growing your multicultural […]

BAA Training Invests over 1.2M EUR into Ab Initio Training Equipment

BAA Training, one of the biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, is expanding its Ab Initio flight school capacity by investing over 1.2M EUR into new learning material and equipment. Recently, the Academy has purchased 4 new aircraft, two Cessna 172 and two Tecnam T2002, which are expected to join the fleet currently consisting […]

Jetstar Japan and CAE Expand Pilot Training Relationship

Jetstar Japan and CAE announced a new exclusive six-year pilot training agreement which will support the airline’s Airbus A320 pilot training needs in Japan. A CAE-built Airbus A320 full-flight simulator (FFS) will be ready for training this summer at the CAE Tokyo / JAL-CAE Flight Training (JCFT) centre located at Haneda Airport, Tokyo. For the […]

Airbus Helicopters Delivers Fifth and Final H135 for Bundeswehr Training

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the fifth and final H135 that will be used by the German Armed Forces in Bückeburg to train their pilots. The German Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support is leasing these helicopters – all delivered on time by Airbus – for initial and recurrent pilot training. These […]

Preventing Human Trafficking by Empowering Aircraft Cabin Crew

Aircraft cabin crew will now have better tools to help them prevent human trafficking on commercial flights after the launch of new ICAO-OHCHR Guidelines for Training Cabin Crew on Identifying and Responding to Trafficking in Persons. The new guidelines were unveiled this morning at an ICAO-OHCHR Forum taking place in Geneva, and are seen as […]

Real Benefits to Aviation from a Virtual Source

From video games to aviation, and even video games about aviation, virtual reality has a strong foothold in society; and thanks to rapidly developing technologies virtual reality is earning an invaluable place in the very real field of aviation. More effective training for pilots and mechanics In the purest sense, virtual reality is already implemented […]