Category: Aviation Training News

FRASCA 407 FTD Receives Level 7 Qualification

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Helicopter Flight Training Center, Shreveport, LA has recently received FAA Level 7 approval for their FRASCA built Bell 407 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FTD includes an advanced visual system capable of providing VFR, IFR and highly realistic NVG training using actual night vision goggles. The cockpit design was developed with input from the […]

FlyRight Expands King Air Training Program

Reading Time: 1 minute Charlotte, North Carolina-based FlyRight, a training provider for the Beechcraft King Air, has announced that it will expand its facilities and add seven full-motion simulators next year, an expansion that will allow the company to also include more airplane types to its training program. In addition to the new simulators, FlyRight will add additional training […]

CAE Signs Pilot and Cabin Crew Training Contract with Vueling Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes CAE and Vueling Airlines, S.A. have concluded a new training services agreement. As part of this contract, a second A320 full-flight simulator will be relocated to CAE’s Barcelona training centre to further increase training capacity at this location. In addition, the CAE Barcelona centre will be extended to provide further classrooms and training facilities to […]

FlightSafety’s new Bell Helicopter interchangeable simulator

Reading Time: 2 minutes FlightSafety has announced the start of training using its new interchangeable Bell Helicopter 212/412EP simulator. The simulator was recently qualified to Level D by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. It is located at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. “We are pleased to further enhance and expand our Bell Helicopter training programs in Dallas,” […]

TRU Opens New Maintenance Training Facility

Reading Time: 2 minutes TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. company, today announced the opening of its new Aviation Maintenance Training Academy located on the Textron Aviation Mid-Continent campus in Wichita, Kansas. Courses currently offered include mechanical and avionics theory and practical for new production Beechcraft King Air 350i, 250, and C90GTx turboprops with the Pro Line Fusion® […]

Aeromexico Inaugurates New Boeing 787 Simulator

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT), presented its new Boeing 787 flight simulator today at the Aeromexico Training facility. This device will allow Aeromexico’s pilots to train under highly realistic operating conditions. With the arrival of the new simulator, Aeromexico can optimize scheduling and control of the pilot […]

Oman Air to Build New Facility for Flight Training

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oman Air will embark on a new phase in its expansion programme on 18th November 2015, when it starts construction of the new Oman Air Flight Training Centre (OAFTC). The centre will be located adjacent to Oman Air’s headquarters in Muscat. Oman Air’s investment in this training facility will add an important milestone in the […]

Emirates Selects Cirrus SR22 for Pilot Training

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates Flight Training Academy, the flight training organization operated by Dubai-based airline Emirates, has selected the Cirrus SR22 for its primary training aircraft fleet, the companies announced at this week’s Dubai Airshow. Cirrus will supply 22 airplanes for the training program at Al Maktoum International-Dubai World Central Airport in support of the Emirates’ National Cadet […]

EDM Door Trainers Pass Site Acceptance Test for Two Ethiopian Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute EDM, a provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, has announced that the A350 and B767 door trainers it supplied to Ethiopian Airlines have passed their Site Acceptance Test (SAT). EDM manufactured the two door trainers for Ethiopian Airlines as part of a major contract to supply a comprehensive range of […]