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

Oman Air contributes to Vision 2040 with next-gen Omani cadets training

Oman Air is training the next generation of Omani cadets with the aim to increase the number of national pilots at the airline and contribute to Oman’s Vision 2040 Omanization objectives. With 102 Omani cadets currently enrolled in the ATPL program, the airline is reshaping the pilot profession for Omani nationals in anticipation of aRead More

Gloucestershire Airport based academy signs Armed Forces Covenant

Gloucestershire Airport-based Skyborne Airline Academy has signed the Armed Forces Covenant – a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces, and their families, are treated fairly. The Covenant was signed by Carrie Sheehan, Skyborne’s sales manager, who is a Royal Air Force veteran. Carrie began her militaryRead More

CAE to accelerate the design & development of eVTOL aircraft with latest simulation technologies

CAE announced recently that it has been selected by Jaunt Air Mobility to lead the design and development of the Jaunt Aircraft Systems Integration Lab (JASIL) for the the company’s new all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, the Journey aircraft. Leveraging CAE’s 70+ years of experience in high-fidelity simulation, CAE will work hand-in-hand withRead More

Filipino Air Force crew arrive in Turkey for training with TAI

Pilots and crew of the Philippine Air Force’s 15th Strike Wing have arrived in Ankara to begin training with Turkey Aerospace Industry (TAI) on the T129 helicopters following approval for the export by the US State Department. The first two of the six ATAK helicopters ordered will be delivered to Manila in Q4. The FilipinoRead More

United Airlines to train 5k pilots by 2030, focusing more on women and people of color

United Airlines is planning to train 5,000 pilots by 2030 with at least half of them women and people of color. United’s own Aviate Academy will also offer students who need additional financing private student loans to ensure that no highly-qualified, highly-motivated, eligible applicants will be turned away solely because they can’t afford to enroll.Read More

American airlines to double pilot hiring in 2022

There’s a remarkable turnaround going on with airline travel in the US, with a surge in demand that’s caught several major airlines by surprise, including the biggest, American Airlines. A year ago American was retiring older pilots and furloughing others, but now it’s hiring again – as many as 300 this year and double thatRead More

Alsim Simulators announces new clients at opposite ends of the world

French company Alsim Simulators has announced two new clients at opposite ends of the world: Canada Training Solutions and Charter Aero Group in Malaysia. Canada Training Solutions (CTS) based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is buying an AL250, its first ever Alsim simulator. The AL250 can be reconfigured to represent several types of piston aircraft typicallyRead More