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

Skyborne Academy orders all-electric aircraft for pilot training

Skyborne Airline Academy has ordered ten all-electric aircraft with the first due to arrive in late 2022. Six two-seat eFlyer 2s and four four-seat eFlyer 4s have been ordered from US company Bye Aerospace which is in the final stages of developing and certifying the aircraft. Bye Aerospace estimates the eFlyer will eliminate five millionRead More

Magnetic MRO Training receives Part-147 Online Training approval from ECAA

Magnetic MRO Training, an international EASA Part-147 approved type training organization, has received Part-147 Online Training Approval from ECAA and is already performing its first Synchronous Distance Learning in Airbus A320 Type Training. Synchronous Distance Learning means that the theoretical part is done virtually; meanwhile, examination and Practical Training will be done on location atRead More

L3Harris Airline Academy launches 2 new ATPL training courses

L3Harris Airline Academy is responding to the change in the world’s airline flying and pilot training brought on by the pandemic and launched two new ATPL training courses. The first is ATPL Essential follows the same training footprint as L3Harris’s ATPL Standard course, but cadets will not have access to the Airline Pilot Placement PoolRead More

ASG, HNCA open new training center in China

Following the Joint Venture (JV) agreement between Avia Solutions Group PLC (ASG), a global multi-service aviation holding, and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA), signed in July 2019, the companies have established the new BAA Training China training center in Zhengzhou city, Henan province, People‘s Republic of China. The brand new training centerRead More

UAE unveils new space training program for Arab youth

A new space training program for the next generation of Arab astronomers and scientists has been launched in the UAE, as the country counts down to its landmark mission to Mars, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced. Called Arab Space Pioneers,Read More

Leading Edge Aviation restarts flight training for students after weeks of lockdown

Leading Edge Aviation, based at London Oxford Airport, has restarted flight training for student pilots after weeks of lockdown. The Approved Training Organization (ATO) has been continuing to teach theoretical knowledge through virtual classrooms using video links but had to suspend all flight training. But now, Leading Edge has CAA approval of its safe flightRead More