Tag: aviation

Four Most Frequently Asked Questions about UPRT

Reading Time: 4 minutes New requirements for Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) was introduced by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in 2018 with a transition period of one year. Hence effectively the Advanced UPRT course FCL.745.A became mandatory for all pilots studying for new ATPLs and CPL qualifications at the end of last year. What does it […]

Israel Aerospace Industries Considers Expansion Into Lithuania

Reading Time: 2 minutes Israel‘s biggest aviation company, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is looking to strike a deal with full-service aircraft maintenance provider Aviatic MRO to begin operations at an airport in northern Lithuania. State-owned IAI in cooperation with Aviatic MRO has identified Šiauliai International Airport as a potential European site for expanding its global operations. The airport has […]

Pilot Shortage Issue Opens Up New Possibilities for Locals in Asia

Reading Time: 5 minutes That which promises a bright future for wannabe pilots will conversely prove be a headache for local airlines. In other words, when one loses, the other wins. Rapidly increasing pilot demand in the Asia-Pacific region has opened the window for aspiring airline pilots. Global air traffic is set to double in the next two decades […]

Braathens Regional ATR 72 Deals with Icing in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Braathens Reginal Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, performing a flight TF-336 from Stockholm Bromma to Helsingborg (Sweden), was climbing through FL130 out of Bromma Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting they were picking up ice on their wings and needed to immediately descend into warmer air. The aircraft descended and diverted to […]

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 […]

TOP 5 World’s Largest Aviation Markets

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the next 20 years, a large portion of the development in the worldwide aviation market will originate from the Asia-Pacific locale, which will represent 55 percent, while the expansion from China will represent 28 percent in the Asia-Pacific. The quickly developing aviation market will add strain to the airport structure. Among the world’s leading […]

Mandatory Training to Prevent Upsets and Recover From Unexpected Situations

Reading Time: 5 minutes At the end of this year airline pilots will be required to undergo additional training. Commission Regulation (EU) introduced new requirements for upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT). All pilots studying for new ATPLs and pilots undergoing their first type rating course in multi-pilot operations, will be required to undergo the new Advanced UPRT course […]

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 […]

TOP 10 Names in Aviation You Must be Aware Of

Reading Time: 5 minutes Every self-respecting aviation enthusiast must know the names of people who created the industry. These are the people who became pioneers of aviation. They are the reason the history of aviation began. Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier It’s difficult to determine who the first man to fly truly was. Although this question raises a lot of […]