Category: Pilot Training

CAE Wins Defence Contracts Valued at More than C$100 Million

CAE announced that it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$100 million to provide a range of training and support services for global military customers. Some of the key contracts include the United States Air Force exercising a contract option for CAE USA to continue providing KC-135 tanker aircrew training services; the United […]

ATCT to Select MOMook Software for Its Training Management

The technology company MOMook, developing management software solutions for aviation training centres, is announcing a service agreement with Aviation Training Center of Tunisia (ATCT). The two-year agreement, signed on 29th of September, includes the MOMook solution for company’s training scheduling, documents, and user management, syllabus manager, examination, reporting and student progress, warehouse and simulator maintenance. […]

Aviation Training Management Software – A Key to Digital Optimization

Digitalization is considered to be one of the major trends impacting the modern global aviation training industry and aviation technologies which are currently in use. Social media, mobile computing, cloud computing, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the principal tools used in order to implement digital transformations. As a whole unit these technologies […]

FAA Proposes Mentoring Programs For Airline Hires

New airline pilots would go through professional development and mentoring programs along with enhanced training for captain upgrades, under a proposed rule the FAA developed after several years of working with airlines and others in the industry. The agency announced this week it will publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which would open a 90-day […]

New Flight Crew Recruitment and Screening Solution to Airlines

Following the Germanwings tragedy, and in the light of an EASA Task Force recommends that ‘all airline pilots should undergo psychological evaluation as part of training or before entering service’ Resource Group has adapted its services to best support clients, providing the tools they need to recruit and retain pilots. Resource Group’s ADAPT system provides […]

Wizz Air Starts New Cadet Program for Future Pilots

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced the launch of a new Wizz Air Cadet Program in partnership with BAA Training. BAA Training was selected to provide tailored training solutions for WIZZ’s significant demand for future pilots. The five year agreement will recruit up to 150 cadets and will be […]

1 In 3 Pilot Applicants with Air India Fail Psychological Health Test

A third of shortlisted candidates applying to be pilots with India’s leading airline have failed the test which analyses their psychological health, since December 2015. These applicants to Air India had all previously successfully cleared the simulator and technical exams before failing the psychometric test. Air India sources have revealed that 130 of the 413 […]

Ethiopian Airlines’ Aviation Academy Fitted with EDM Training Simulators

Manchester, UK. EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced today that Ethiopian Airlines’ new aviation academy is fitted out with a range of its cabin crew training simulators. The $100m state-of-the-art Aviation Academy was officially opened at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa earlier this year […]

BAA Training Starts Wizz Air Cadet Program for Future Pilots

BAA Training, a European standard aviation training center, starts Wizz Air Cadet Program in October in order to fulfill the growing demand of future pilots in Europe. The five-year agreement will involve up to 150 cadets. The courses will be delivered under EASA regulations for the commercial license. As long as the aviation sector is […]

Lockheed Martin Celebrates Advanced Pilot Training Facility Inauguration
Lockheed Martin Celebrates Advanced Pilot Training Facility Inauguration

Lockheed Martin officially opened its Advanced Pilot Training facility in Greenville, South Carolina with a celebration and traditional ribbon cutting event. The newly refurbished building will house the Ground Based Training System, as well as the tooling and manufacturing equipment to complete final assembly and flight operations for the T-50A trainer aircraft. “I want all […]