Why is the Flight Attendant’s Profession Rewarding?
Aiste, a former flight attendant, who worked for one of well-known airlines, notes that during the very first flight she realised the necessity and...
Is Pilots’ Motivation Really Affected By The Salary Only?
Have you ever tried to figure out the underlying elements framing the concept of a pilot job? Six-figure salaries, limitless horizons above the head,...
How To Properly Take Care Of Power Supply Units?
A power supply unit (PSU) is a complex of a wide range of elements the purpose of which is to provide power. A power supply unit (PSU) is a complex...
Airport Reconstruction: Temporary Losses Before Permanent Success
In the modern world of possibilities, airports, just like all the other units comprising the aviation industry, are greatly accelerating the pace of...
How Dangerous Might Bird Strikes Be?
In the world of aviation hardly a week passes without an aircraft being damaged, and, as strange as it may sound, in many cases the fault of such...
According to the latest data from the largest global aviation recruitment agency AviationCV.com more than 540 captains and over 170 first officers’ job ads are submitted at the moment. Most of them belong for Asian and European companies. Although the world is talking about the shortage of pilots, airlines do not want to make any […]
Avia Solutions Group offers airlines a way to save up to 150 million euro per year. It would be an underestimation to say that Air Berlin is having a bad year, topping even 2016, when the carrier reported a loss of 782 million euro. With Etihad out of the picture, and only a governmental loan […]
From keeping aircraft in the air to checking passengers in, aviation organizations rely heavily on IT systems. But data collected from the growing number of aircraft, routes and passengers has increased the pressure on these systems, while legacy and inflexible IT systems are also leaving airlines vulnerable to the growing threat of cyber-attacks. Jeff Cass, […]
As the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic bears down on Miami, the impact that this superstorm will have on aviation is perhaps the last thing on the mind of the more than 20 million Americans that call the state of Florida home. Hurricane Irma is currently battering the Caribbean, causing billions of […]
Airbus Develops World’s First Mixed Reality Trainer for A350 XWB
Airbus, in cooperation with Japan Airlines (JAL) and JAL Engineering (JALEC), has developed a prototype application supporting new training...
International Allies Receive F-35 Full Mission Simulators
Lockheed Martin recently delivered F-35 Full Mission Simulators (FMS) to the Israeli, Italian, Japanese and Norwegian Air Forces – the first-ever...
BAA Training Acquires Three New Full-Flight Simulators from CAE
BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, has announced the acquisition of three new full flight simulators from...
CAE announced at the 42nd Regional Airline Association (RAA) Annual Convention the deployment of a new Bombardier CRJ900 full-flight simulator in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, which is now ready for training. The new CAE 7000XR Series FFSs will be equipped with the CAE Tropos 6000XR visual system, offering unprecedented realism. Furthermore, a CAE-built Embraer ERJ-145 full-flight […]
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 […]
Airbus, in cooperation with Japan Airlines (JAL) and JAL Engineering (JALEC), has developed a prototype application supporting new training solutions, taking advantage of the world’s most advanced Mixed Reality technology, Microsoft “HoloLens” and immersive headsets. This will enable the airline community to benefit from cost-effective and highly enhanced training and operational solutions, pushing the boundaries […]