Tag: aviation training

The Flight Academy of The Lufthansa Group Holds Training

Reading Time: < 1 minute The coronavirus pandemic has an immense impact on the aviation sector,  and today affects the European Flight Academy belonging to the Lufthansa Group. The flight school announced that all the training operations are on hold, as a conservative estimate until December 31st, 2020. The European Flight Academy also has informed that no further recruiting steps […]

Pilot Training in the Face of a Crisis: Worth Beginning Now?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The term “unprecedented” has recently become one of the most frequently used in aviation. And no wonder why. We all know that aviation has almost stopped for a while. No aviation expert will tell you that it is easy to be in the industry today. But each will nod in agreement that this crisis, as […]

Recurrent Training and Checks: What Do You Know About It?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Aviation is one of the most regulated industries in the world. Meanwhile pilots are among the very few professionals that are required to do repeated training as well as complete regular and rigorous examinations to maintain the existing skills and develop new ones.  Prior to becoming an airline pilot, a person has to go through […]

Why Is It Worth Doing Online Pilot Assessment Now?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Would you agree that for the last couple of months the words online, e-learning, e-training, distance support, etc., have become the cornerstone of living in quarantine? The basic outdoor activities have been limited up to several clicks and meetings via platforms enabling virtual communication. But what about aviation? What about pilot training? What about pilots’ […]

Spotlight on Questionable Pilot Training Requirements: 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes In light of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashes, standards of pilot training both in the US, and on the global scale, have become a gray area. Especially in the context of pilots’ awareness of flight deck automation. While safety concerns are growing further, while Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight and certification practices are still […]

Qantas Group Pilot Academy Officially Opens Its Doors to Future Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute On 29 January, the new pilot training centre established by the Qantas Group – Pilot Academy – opened its doors to the next generation of pilots to be educated in Toowoomba. The 1,500 square metre hangar of the Academy contains four flight training simulators, classrooms as well as purpose-built pre-flight briefing and flight scheduling areas. […]

BAA Training Becomes ENAC Partner for Pilot Training

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe and ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile), internationally recognized as the leading aeronautics and aviation university in Europe, joins forces to prepare professional pilots. According to the agreement, BAA Training becomes a partner for ATPL Integrated theoretical training provided to ENAC […]

Pilot Instructor Career – Why is it Worth Choosing This Career Path?

Reading Time: 3 minutes 290,000 is the number of currently active pilots worldwide, according to one report on statista.com. Boeing forecasts that more than 804,000 new civil aviation pilots will be needed to fly and meet the market demand. However, while everybody is worried about the pilot shortage, let’s take a step back. To prepare a new generation of […]

BAA Training China: 40,000 Flight Training Hours Per Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the 25th of October ceremony of ground breaking marked the beginning of BAA Training China construction – a modern six full flight simulator aviation training centre. Following the Joint Venture agreement between Avia Solutions Group and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) signed in July, 2019, the companies are moving to the […]

Why Do 50% of Pilots Fail During the Initial Airline Assessment Process?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Safety. Aviation is all about safety. No matter from which angle you consider it. The aim of the industry will always remain the same: safe and quality flights from the point A to the point B. We have already analysed the subject from the perspective of pilot training revealing that the qualification-based education is not […]