Quadrant expands its pilot training activities in the UAE

London-based Approved Training Organization (ATO) Quadrant Pilot is expanding its pilot training activities to United Arab Emirates. Quadrant will provide training for Boeing B737 Classic and Boeing B747-400, offering APS-MCC, Type Ratings, Revalidations and Renewals through to instructor training (TRI/SFI Courses) and tailored refresher/recurrent training. Simon Bill of Quadrant Pilot said, “These are exciting timesRead More

Egnatia Aviation receives EASA approval for its in-house ATPL exam center

Egnatia Aviation in Kavala, Greece has received EASA approval for its in-house ATPL examination center. “This marks a big milestone for the Academy and a big step forward for the ab-initio pilot training industry,” said George Triantafyllidis, Business Development & Facilities Management Director. “Egnatia Aviation cadets can now undertake their official EASA ATPL exams, in-house,Read More

Leading Edge Aviation adds in-house engineering and maintenance division to its growing fleet of facilities

ATPL training company Leading Edge Aviation has added to its growing fleet of facilities with an in-house engineering and maintenance division, Leading Edge Aviation Engineering. The new facility will be housed in their dedicated hangar at London Oxford Airport and will be headed up by Chief Engineer John Gorran. It will service Leading Edge’s fleetRead More

Reykjavik Flight Academy orders 3 electric Bye Aerospace eFlyer training aircraft

Reykjavik Flight Academy has ordered three all-electric Bye Aerospace eFlyer training aircraft. The aircraft are two eFlyer 2, which is a two-seat primary training aircraft, and one eFlyer 4, a four-seater advanced training aircraft. In addition, an agreement is under negotiation for the option to purchase two additional eFlyer aircraft, which will be announced inRead More

Diamond Aircraft develops add on for its DA42-VI flight simulator

Diamond Aircraft has developed an add-on for Multi Crew Coordination (MCC) training for its DA42-VI flight simulator. The EASA-approved Diamond FNPT II-MCC is designed both for basic and advanced instrument, navigation and procedural training. It’s also suited for instruction, check flights, screening purposes and skill proficiency tests. There’s also Diamond’s Convertible DA40/42 MCC FNPT IIRead More

L3Harris partners with Lancashire University for professional pilot training

L3Harris is partnering with the University of Central Lancashire to launch a BSc (Hons) degree in aviation that combines academic study with professional pilot training. Designed by industry experts Aviation 360 and delivered in partnership with approved training organization L3Harris Airline Academy at Gatwick and Cranfield, the program is UCLan’s first of a planned portfolioRead More

Skyborne Academy to train up to 40 pilots a year at its Florida base

Skyborne Airline Academy Vero Beach is to work with leading European ATO Hub’air to train up to 40 pilots a year at its base in Florida, United States. Hub’air trainees will join Skyborne for their US FAA Part 141 Private Pilot License and Instrument Rating (PPL/IR), building an additional 88 flying hours in the academy’sRead More

Cat3C installs avionics trainer at its Gloucester Airport training base

Cat3C – now part of the Aeros Group – has installed an RFT (ready for training) 737 cockpit instrument/avionics trainer at its Gloucester Airport training base. Cat3C is a specialist in Theoretical Knowledge Instruction (TKI – ‘ground school’) for student pilots working toward their frozen Airline Transport Pilot License (fATPL). The instrument/avionics trainer is aRead More

IAF participates in a 2-day ‘Passage Exercise’ with US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG)

The Indian Air Force (IAF), along with the Navy participated in a two-day “Passage Exercise” with the US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) USS Ronald Reagan, which transited through Indian Ocean Region (IOR) from June 23, on India’s western seaboard south of Thiruvananthapuram. A carrier strike group is a mega naval fleet comprising an aircraftRead More

EGS, GMR Aviation Academy partner to provide expertise and experiences in aviation security

Emirates Group Security (EGS) and GMR Aviation Academy (GMRAA), two aviation training providers based in Dubai and India respectively, have signed a MoU to promote cooperation for the development and exchange of information, technical expertise, and experiences in aviation security. Through this MoU, GMRAA and EGS will jointly offer more than 75 aviation and securityRead More