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  • Aviation Attempts To Make Environmental Issues Less Severe

    Since the first commercial flight in 1914, the aviation industry has completely changed and grown to a major transport business. Rapid population growth is increasing aviation popularity and more frequent usage. For example, in 2011 2.8 billion passengers travelled by the air, whereas in 2016 the number grew to 3.6 billion air travellers. Therefore, these […]

  • Hunting For Simulator Spare Parts: Make It More Efficient

    CAE forecasts that the industry will need 255,000 new airline pilots over the next 10 years. Airbus predicts that by 2036 the demand for new pilots will be over half a million. It is calculated that the airline industry will need to produce 70 new type-rated pilots per day to meet the global demand. What […]

  • Global Expansion Through Business Acquisition In Aviation: The Better Way?

    To increase geographical presence, decrease competition, accelerate expansion – just a few reasons why companies choose business acquisition as an inorganic mode of expansion. With yearly worth of worldwide mergers and acquisitions topping €41 billion it’s only natural that increasing number of deals has been recorded and anticipated in the aviation industry as well. With […]

  • Increased Hiring, Wages Pressure U.S. MRO Costs

    Maintenance cost per flight hour edged up in 2016 for most U. S. airlines. As a group, the three network airlines, American, Delta and United, paid $1,032 per flight hour for their mixed fleets, up 1.7% from 2015. American and United paid the most, $1,175 and $1,000 per flight hour, respectively. Delta paid the least, […]

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Pilot Training

Russia To Start Training Female Military Pilots

Women will be admitted to the Krasnodar aviation school for pilot training this year for the first time in Russia’s modern history, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu told reporters on Saturday. “There are quite a few girls who would like to become military pilots. We’ve received hundreds of letters, hence the decision to enroll the […]

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Cabin Crew

UK Cabin Crew Trainer Turns To Virtual Reality

UK-based cabin trainer manufacturer EDM has introduced virtual reality (VR) headsets in cabin crew training to meet an increasing demand from airlines for the modern technology. The headsets will be used in conjunction with EDM’s existing fuselage mock-ups. EDM’s product range also includes replicas of aircraft doors to instruct flight attendants on how to open […]

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Simulators Industry

Hunting For Simulator Spare Parts: Make It More Efficient

CAE forecasts that the industry will need 255,000 new airline pilots over the next 10 years. Airbus predicts that by 2036 the demand for new pilots will be over half a million. It is calculated that the airline industry will need to produce 70 new type-rated pilots per day to meet the global demand. What […]

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