Tag: Commercial Pilot

Half of Airline Pilots Report Fatigue Which Could Jeopardise Passenger Safety

Reading Time: 2 minutes Half of airline pilots have reported that fatigue is not taken seriously by airlines, in the first large-scale survey of pilots’ perceptions of safety within the European aviation industry. The survey was conducted by The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and EUROCONTROL, an intergovernmental organisation committed to delivering safe and efficient air […]

Close to 100 % State Funding of Commercial Pilot Education in Norway from 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute The Norwegian parliament has decided that Norwegian students for commercial pilot education now will get close to 100 % funding from the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund. This is a very beneficial funding with no requirement for securing of the loan, no interest during education and a moderate pay back scheme. Frode Granlund CEO of […]

EASA For a Paradigm Shift in Initial Training For Commercial Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes EASA is proposing to modernise the learning system and to update the learning objectives and the current professional pilots’ syllabi. As technology evolves and the industry is demanding well-prepared pilots, with strongly built core competencies, it is important that student pilots are taught theory which reflects the operational environment they will encounter as professional pilots. […]