Tag: training

Flight Training: Does it Matter Where?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The student-pilot arrives to the aerodrome and gets onto the plane for the first flight. This is the moment the student has been waiting for. From the very moment the student takes off, they become a member of a pilot community around the globe. Let’s be honest. Flight training is the most interesting and awaited […]

ENAC And Air France Join Forces To Develop Pilot Talent

Reading Time: 1 minute ENAC, a European pilot training school, has partnered with Air France to assist in reopening the carrier’s cadet pilot programme. Suspended almost a decade prior, Air France has moved to reinstate the programme so as to meet the growth in capacity currently experienced by the airline and its affiliates, Joon and Transavia. According to Air […]

IATA Launches First Virtual Reality Training Tool For Ground Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of RampVR, the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations, at the IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) in Bangkok. “Improving ramp safety and reducing damage to aircraft and ground equipment through better education and training is an industry priority, but training in this […]

New “SafeDrone” Platform Minimizes Risks for Pilots and Drones

Reading Time: 1 minute “SafeDrone by Lufthansa Technik” is a new initiative for minimizing uncertainties and risks in unmanned aviation. The open and completely transparent platform allows collaboration between all interested market players and provides them with direct access to recognized standards for technology, quality and security in the use of drones. A basic package is available free of […]

CAE Wins Defence Contracts Valued at More than C$100 Million

Reading Time: 1 minute CAE announced that it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$100 million to provide a range of training and support services for global military customers. Some of the key contracts include the United States Air Force exercising a contract option for CAE USA to continue providing KC-135 tanker aircrew training services; the United […]

Russia to Begin Production of the Unique SR-10 Jet Trainer in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute The Russian company Modern Aviation Technologies (KB SAT) plans to begin production of the new SR-10 single-engine light aerobatic jet trainer aircraft in 2017, TASS reported. “Production of the first aircraft is scheduled for the end of 2017. According to the plans of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation in 2018-2019 a pilot […]

Ethiopian Airlines’ Aviation Academy Fitted with EDM Training Simulators

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manchester, UK. EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced today that Ethiopian Airlines’ new aviation academy is fitted out with a range of its cabin crew training simulators. The $100m state-of-the-art Aviation Academy was officially opened at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa earlier this year […]

CAE Wins Defence Contracts Valued at More than C$120 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes CAE today announced that it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$120 million to provide a range of training services and simulation product upgrades for global military customers. Some of the key contracts include the United States Air Force exercising a contract option for CAE USA to provide MQ-1 Predator/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted […]

Lockheed Martin Celebrates Advanced Pilot Training Facility Inauguration

Reading Time: 1 minute Lockheed Martin officially opened its Advanced Pilot Training facility in Greenville, South Carolina with a celebration and traditional ribbon cutting event. The newly refurbished building will house the Ground Based Training System, as well as the tooling and manufacturing equipment to complete final assembly and flight operations for the T-50A trainer aircraft. “I want all […]

Qantas Buys New 787-9 Flight Simulator

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas says it will install a new Boeing 787-9 flight simulator at its Sydney Mascot base as the airline gears up for the arrival of the next generation aircraft in 2017. The $23 million investment in the new flight simulator, which will be used for new and recurrent training, and other training equipment was part […]