Pilots experience worst-case scenarios in Embry-Riddle’s new Spatial Disorientation Lab In Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Spatial Disorientation Laboratory, flight student Nella Filipkova wears a virtual reality headset as the device she is seated in rapidly whirls around.
Baines Simmons awarded contract with the UK CAA Baines Simmons, part of the global aviation services group, Air Partner, a Wheels Up company, has been awarded a contract with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) to develop and deliver a comprehensive eLearning programme for the entire UK flying display community.
Embraer and FlightSafety announce new FFS for Praetor jets Embraer and FlightSafety International have announced that FlightSafety will offer a new full-flight simulator (FFS) for the Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 jets to meet the growing demand for these models’ training.
Mayo Aviation establishes scholarship with Aspen Flight Academy Mayo Aviation is investing in the next generation of pilots and helping them discover career opportunities in the industry.
Novation Academy to be the first ELITE customer in Cambodia Novation Academy, based in Phnom Penh, the busy capital of Cambodia, has recently secured itself a versatile ELITE PI-1000 Professional Flight Training Device.
Air Serv becomes Uganda’s first provider of Caravan flight simulator services Air Serv, a leading provider of humanitarian logistical support and aviation services in Africa, has revealed the newest addition to its groundbreaking training program for pilots and engineers.
Safety boost as Centreline achieves Part-CC approval As part of a routine review back in 2019 (pre-pandemic), Centreline identified that there would be a significant safety and operational benefit from having fully safety-trained Cabin Crew available for their fleets of Embraer Legacy and Dassault Falcon aircraft. With this in mind, the company began the process to apply for Part-CC approval from the CAA.
Embry-Riddle partners with IATA for new Airline Management Graduate Degree Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus is partnering with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) this fall to offer a new Airline Management specialization for the existing Master of Business Administration in Aviation (MBAA) program through its College of Business.
Falcon gains industry first post-Brexit UK CAA approval with Aerodynamics Academy The Falcon Flight Training Academy - part of Falcon Group - has become the first UK Approved Training Organisation (ATO) in the post-Brexit era to gain UK CAA approval to operate in Europe. It will work in partnership with Spanish flight school Aerodynamics Academy, delivering UK commercial pilot training courses from the company’s satellite base in Malaga.
AXIS 72-500 FFS enters service in Ireland Simulator manufacturer AXIS Flight Training Systems GmbH has installed an ATR 72-212A(500) full flight simulator at training provider Simtech Aviation in Dublin. This is AXIS’ 7th ATR simulator in use and its 4th ATR 72-500 FFS to be initially qualified.
Honda Aircraft Company extends FlightSafety International partnership Honda Aircraft Company and FlightSafety International have announced a 25-year extension to their existing 15-year-old partnership that will continue the two companies’ innovative relationship until 2047.
EBAA Young Ambassadors launch Tier 1 of S.T.A.R.S The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) are highlighting the official launch of the ambitious programme called S.T.A.R.S. - Standards & Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability - at EBACE this week.
The ACA completes first Level 3 Air Charter Broker Qualification training course The Air Charter Association (The ACA) held its first Level 3 Broker Qualification training course on 27 April 2022, with 30 delegates from the UK and Europe taking part in the third and final level of the qualification.
Embry-Riddle receives the single-largest gift in its 96-year history Philanthropists Cici and Hyatt Brown have pledged $25m to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - matching $25m in support approved by Florida legislators and pending approval by Governor Ron DeSantis - to help the university create a revolutionary new business makerspace focused on high-paying jobs for Floridians.
TAG Global Training relocates to new offices TAG Global Training has relocated to its new offices at Farnborough Airport in a move designed to bring the training centre and TAG Aviation’s UK Headquarters closer together within the same building and to create a space that will facilitate the prospect of future expansion.
BAA Training launches new pilot training program in cooperation with ENAC BAA Training has launched a new Ab Initio training program in cooperation with the French Civil Aviation University, Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC).
TAG marks 15 years of training excellence TAG Global Training is celebrating its 15th year of delivering ground school training courses for pilots and cabin crew in the private aviation sector.
Baines Simmons launches flexible cabin crew safety training programme as airlines increase recruitment drive Baines Simmons, part of the Services Division of global aviation services group, Air Partner, has launched a bespoke cabin crew safety programme service for airlines, as increased recruitment of cabin crew teams has led to significant growth in demand for operations safety training.
Improved pilot-training program yields promising results A group of 58 flight students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were able to reduce the time it took them to complete a first solo flight by more than 30 percent, thanks to a first-of-its-kind general aviation flight training program.
UND Phoenix announces US military veterans' PPL scholarships The UND Aerospace Foundation has announced a $300,000 award by The Ray Foundation, Inc. to be used for scholarships to help 25 US Military Veterans earn their Private Pilot License.
New early careers scheme launches to bring new talent into aviation A new recruitment platform launched this week to support aviation employers as they continue to build a workforce that's fit for the future.
Bell signs contract to build flight training devices for the Czech Republic Bell Textron Inc., has signed a contract with the US Government to build the AH-1Z Flight Training Device for the Czech Republic’s new helicopter fleet. The delivery of training devices will play a key role integrating new H-1 helicopters into the Czech Air Force.
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