APC, AFTA partner to provide would be airline pilots with professional guidance and high quality training

The Airline Pilot Club (APC) and Ireland’s Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA) have launched a partnership to provide would-be airline pilots with professional guidance and high-quality training. APC has established an 8-step process to guide prospective students and their families through all the key issues associated with becoming an airline pilot and produce a PersonalRead More

BAA Training to supply 8 new flight training devices to L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies has been selected by BAA Training to supply eight new flight training devices (FTDs) to further support BAA Training’s expansion program. L3Harris will install the new FTDs at BAA Training’s locations across Europe and Asia from 2021. The agreement builds on the purchase of full flight simulators (FFS) announced in March 2020. TheRead More

Alpha Aviation Simulator Center opens near Sharjah Airport

The center is equipped with a Airbus A320 FSTD (Fixed-Base) that has both Classic CFM-ceo and CFM-neo LEAP engine options by Airbus A320 engine provider and global leading supplier of jet engines for commercial aircraft, CFM International. The new state-of-the-art simulator center aims to allow the academy to further extend its services to pilots whoRead More

FTA Global to launch new pilot training package in 2021

Shoreham-based flight school FTA Global will launch a new advanced modular pilot training package in January 2021. It consists of a Multi-Engine Piston Rating (MEP), Instrument Rating (ME IR) and Commercial Pilot’s Licence (ME CPL). By increasing the number of classes they run, FTA has also opened up additional availability for the extended ATPL TheoryRead More

CAE announces new financing initiative for aspiring pilots

CAE recently announced the launch of a new financing initiative for aspiring pilots in collaboration with financial institutions around the world. With this initiative, CAE is connecting aspiring pilots with banking partners that offer specific financing solutions for pilot training, making the profession more accessible to those who wish to pursue their dream of flyingRead More

CPaT Global launches content-focused training software platform, CPaT Invent

CPaT Global, a provider of distance learning for the airline and aviation industry, has launched its content-focused training software platform, CPaT Invent. The company said Invent is a ‘first-of-its-kind’, software platform that addresses inherent challenges in the aviation training industry. Because airlines have highly specialized needs ranging from multiple airframes, unique operating procedures, regulatory differences,Read More

L3Harris launches new course to support Saudi citizens

Saudi Arabia’s L3Harris has launched a new course to support Saudi citizens who wish to become commercial pilots. The ‘L3Harris Saudi Arabian Pilot Training’ course allows self-sponsored cadets to enroll and follow a route to become commercial pilots incorporating Private, Instrument and Commercial training with training undertaken at L3Harris’ Florida Flight Academy in the US.Read More

Flight Training Academy, Vincennes University welcome first batch of students in its new dual-path aviation education program

The Leadership in Flight Training Academy, powered by Republic Airways, and Vincennes University has welcomed the first group of students in its new dual-path aviation education program. The cohort of 13 students can earn both professional pilot training and a VU associate degree in aviation flight technology through the Indianapolis-based LIFT Academy. “We are excitedRead More

GAA, Simloc to offer greater comprehensive air training solutions jointly

Bahrain’s Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Spanish simulator manufacturer Simloc to offer greater comprehensive air training solutions jointly. Gulf Aviation Academy is located within close proximity to Bahrain International Airport, and provides pilots, cabin crew, engineers and air traffic controllers certified training 24 hours a day, every day ofRead More

ATP Flight School forecasts positive recovery in airlines and pilot training

ATP Flight School clearly expects the airlines – and pilot training – to recover from the downturn caused by Covid-19. The US training company has just taken delivery of six new Piper Archer TXs and renewed a 100-aircraft order with Piper Aircraft. ATP operates a huge fleet of 402 flight training aircraft, the majority ofRead More