Category: Pilot Training

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 […]

Qantas Fires the Starting Gun on Its New Pilot Academy Location

The Qantas Group has announced the next step in the process to select the location for its new Pilot Academy, due to open its doors in regional Australia in 2019. The Academy is part of Qantas’ plans to build a long-term talent pipeline for its group of airlines and meet the increasing need for skilled […]

CAE to Train Airbus A330/A350 Pilots for Virgin Atlantic Airways

CAE announced the signature of an exclusive long-term Airbus A330 and A350 pilot training contract with Virgin Atlantic Airways, the British airline headquartered in Crawley, close to London, United Kingdom. Under the terms of the 10-year agreement, Virgin Atlantic’s pilots will receive Airbus A330 and A350 training at CAE’s training centre in London Gatwick, equipped […]

American Airlines to Recruit Next Generation of Pilots

American Airlines announced a first-of-its-kind program designed to help future aviators receive the training, financing and mentoring opportunities they need to fly for the world’s largest airline. The American Airlines Cadet Academy will provide an opportunity for future pilots to become first officers at one of American’s three wholly owned regional carriers and eventually fly […]

Multi-Crew Pilot Licence. What Do We Know?

Aviation training is the backbone of the aviation industries. On top of it all, it has never been as diverse as it is today with aviation training institutions so eagerly encouraging young generations to pass through the door to aviation. Aspiring future pilots can opt out from multiple programmes, integrated courses, separate modules and many […]

BAA Training Establishes New Company in Vietnam

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, has announced the establishment of a new company in Vietnam – BAA Training Vietnam which is to operate a training centre of 4 full flight simulators and Ab Initio flight school by 2023. According to the Boeing projections Asia Pacific region will require […]

ATP Flight School Places Second Order for 100 Archer TXs

Piper Aircraft and ATP Flight School announced, during the annual Sun-n-Fun Fly-In, the signing of a second 100 aircraft fleet order. ATP, which holds the distinction of being the largest private flight school in the United States and leading supplier of pilots to the nation’s regional airlines, is now the larges Piper fleet operator in […]

Boeing Expands Pilot Development Program with Okay Airways

Boeing has expanded its commercial Pilot Development Program (PDP) with the addition of Okay Airways to its growing customer list. The airline joins recent customers Kunming Airlines and YTO Airlines. All three carriers are based in China. Through the Pilot Development Program, Boeing works with a network of flight schools around the globe to provide […]

Etihad Aviation Training Relaunched in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Aviation Training, part of Etihad Aviation Group, has relaunched its world-class aviation training organisation with the aim of becoming one of the most comprehensive aviation training facilities in the world. Based at two locations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, Etihad Aviation Training, previously known as Etihad Flight College, is a commercially-focused business open […]

CAE Expands Its Pilot Training Agreement with Korea’s T’Way Air

CAE announces today at the Asian Aviation Education and Training Symposium (AAETS), the signature of an exclusive 5-year pilot training agreement with fast-growing low-cost carrier T’Way Air in Korea, supporting the airline’s increasing Boeing 737NG pilot training needs. CAE instructors will be training the airline’s pilots at CAE Korea, starting in the second half of […]