Category: AVIATION TRAINING

5 Myths About a Pilot Job

Reading Time: 5 minutes Consciously or not, people sometimes spread disinformation or, simply put, – rumors. They are about lots of things, including a pilot job. There is nothing wrong with having discussions – it’s even commendable. However, sometimes excessive reliance on the stories of others or their own imagination but not robust knowledge results in people not making […]

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Which Type Rating to choose: Boeing 737 or Airbus A320?

Reading Time: 5 minutes You can already tell from the heading that the debate is not an easy one. The rivalry between the two dominant manufacturers is one of the most heated in the world. Each of the two aircraft has its strengths and weaknesses, turning a choice between Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 Type Rating training into a […]

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BAA Training Spain Starts Pilot Training with an Airbus A320 FFS

Reading Time: 3 minutes The first state-of-the-art Airbus A320 FFS is ready for training in a brand-new pilot training centre BAA Training Spain located in Barcelona, 10 minutes away from El-Prat airport. The Airbus A320 operational readiness, in fact, signifies that pilot training operations are ready to begin. Managing Director of BAA Training Spain, Aurimas Urbonas, says: “We are […]

United Airlines to Foster Diversity in Its Pilot Training Academy
United Airlines to Foster Diversity in Its Pilot Training Academy

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines plans to train 5,000 pilots in its recently acquired flight academy by 2030. The airline has also set a target to ensure 50% of those students are women or people of color. According to United, the first 20 pilots will begin in the third quarter and finish in the first half of 2022. […]

Ryanair Orders a New Boeing 737 MAX Simulator
Ryanair Purchases a New Boeing 737 MAX Simulator

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to MPS, Ryanair has ordered an MPS Boeing 737 MAX FTD-2 to be delivered to its facility in Dublin, Ireland. This purchase is made after the airline placed an order for 75 additional Boeing MAXs. In total, the group has 210 aircraft on order. Ryanair will use the Boeing 737 MAX FTD-2 for Type […]

Student Candidate Assessment: Prepare and Pass
Student Candidate Assessment: Prepare and Pass

Reading Time: 4 minutes Having the right prerequisites for joining an aviation academy can only be effective once combined with good assessment results demonstrated during the test. But what is the assessment all about, and how to prepare for it? Keep reading to find out the essential tips and tricks. Assessment structure The assessment procedure in BAA Training aviation […]

BAA Training is One of the First in Europe to Implement Area 100 KSA

Reading Time: 3 minutes Highlights: BAA Training is one of the first European aviation training providers to start Ab Initio pilot training with integrated Area 100 KSA. BAA Training launches the first group under a revised ATPL program with Area 100 KSA included already in February 2021. Integration of Area 100 KSA concept is mandatory, and ATOs must comply […]

Lufthansa Streamlines Pilot Training Within “ReNew” Framework

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa is streamlining and restructuring its pilot training program with a „ReNew“ framework. The program is designed based on a campus model that prospective pilots will follow. In Wednesday’s announcement, Lufthansa Group’s COO, Dr. Detlaf Kayser, said, “During the greatest crisis in global aviation, we have to put everything at the Lufthansa Group to the […]

Area 100 KSA: New Paradigm in Pilot Training ATOs have to Adopt
Area 100 KSA: New Paradigm in Pilot Training ATOs have to Adopt

Reading Time: 4 minutes Area 100 KSA is a new philosophy in pilot training that concentrates on moving away from fact-based education towards competency-based training and assessment (CBTA). The new holistic approach to pilot training aims to develop and assess pilots’ Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes (KSA) from day one at ground school and underlay the whole theoretical knowledge training […]

Boeing 737 MAX recertified: Pilot Training Requirements

Reading Time: 7 minutes It is “the most scrutinized, most audited aircraft in history” – this is how Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s CEO, called the Boeing 737 MAX. In less than no time, the most demanded aircraft in history turned into an investigation object by aviation safety regulators worldwide. Almost two years of Boeing 737 MAX grounding, extensive works on […]