Category: AVIATION TRAINING

Pilot Testing & Checks: Regulators Ease Certain Requirements

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aviation could be considered one of the biggest, yet supportive industries in the world. While the businesses within are cooperating to survive and go through the crisis together, some essential support is also provided by regulatory bodies. As you all know, aviation is one of the most regulated industries, while its employees, especially flight crew, […]

Pilot’s Recency: Two Possible Scenarios after Aviation Takes off

Reading Time: 4 minutes The entire aviation industry is impatiently waiting until travel restrictions are eased, borders opened and aircraft lifted from the ground for long-awaited flights. The return would be slow and airlines’ operations would be re-launched gradually. Nevertheless, still a significant number of pilots will be required to be ready to get back to their duties immediately […]

BAA Training Resumes Flight Training in Lithuania

Reading Time: 3 minutes BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, announces the reopening of the flight training base in Kaunas, Lithuania, and resumption of its Ab Initio flight training operations after the Covid-19 distractions. While successfully continuing theoretical training and school exams virtually, the Academy is also actively re-launching practical training. […]

Simnest Aviation Comes with an Initiative to Help Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute The coronavirus pandemic has greatly shaken the world. With the closure of borders and a full stop in tourism, aviation appeared among the most suffering industries. Most of airlines have grounded their fleets, therefore, leaving pilots without a job. Some of them will sooner get back to flying, meanwhile others will have to wait until […]

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’ […]

CONFIRMED: Virgin Australia Goes Into Voluntary Administration

Reading Time: < 1 minute The rumours have been officially confirmed. Virgin Australia Holdings Limited has entered voluntary administration, putting 10,000 jobs at risk. Vaughan Strawbridge, John Greig, Sal Algeri and Richard Hughes of Deloitte were appointed as voluntary administrators of the company. The measure was taken in response to chaos created by the coronavirus crisis which deprived the airline […]

BAA Training: Multimillion-Dollar Deal on 9 Full Flight Simulators

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training has announced that it signed a major contract for the purchase of nine RealitySeven full flight simulators (FFS) from L3Harris Technologies. One of the biggest aviation training providers in Europe, and a rapidly growing player on the Asian market, has become the first ever independent aviation training centre to make such a significantly […]

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 […]