FTA Global announces new plans for flight school

Shoreham-based training organization FTA Global has announced new plans for the flight school, underpinned by significant investment and a new managing director, Sean Jacobs, who joined in March 2020 as both MD and co-owner. FTA founder Tony Realff is taking a step back and remains as executive chairman. He said, “I have worked in aviationRead More

International Pilot Academy unveils FlightLogger’s flight school management and operations platform

Canadian pilot school, International Pilot Academy, has become another academy in the country to launch FlightLogger’s flight school management and operations platform. Under normal circumstances, FlightLogger flies out from its base in Aarhus, Denmark to carry out the setup and training during a tightly packed two-day session. This time, together with Martin and his colleaguesRead More

AAA UAE cadets receive training at a neighboring training provider in Fujairah

Batches of cadets from AAA UAE undertook three months of training at Fujairah Aviation Academy’s (FujAA) campus. The cadets are trained in line with Alpha’s training standards before they return to the Sharjah campus to commence the Basic Phase of the program which encompasses the transition from single pilot to Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC). The newRead More

Flight training providers face challenges in providing safe learning environment

Flight training providers face special challenges in implementing methods for providing a safe environment for learning in the confines of an aircraft cockpit. With checklists and protocols already standard operating procedure in aviation, incorporating beefed-up aircraft-disinfecting measures has quickly been woven into the routine—as several large flight training organizations report with recent moves to reduceRead More

GA-ASI installs a CAE-built Predator Mission Trainer at its facility in North Dakota

CAE recently announced that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has installed a CAE-built Predator Mission Trainer at its Flight Test and Training Center (FTTC) located at the Grand Sky Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Business Park near Grand Forks, North Dakota. The Predator Mission Trainer will be used to advance the quality and capability ofRead More

Coptersafety to use MINT TMS to optimize training

Coptersafety, a Finnish helicopter training center in Helsinki, will use MINT TMS, a web-based training management system. MINT TMS allows instructors and trainees online access to their training schedules, electronic grading forms, reports, learning materials, and other training-related data. It simplifies the management of instructor allocation, classroom distribution and the planning and optimized flight simulatorRead More

CAE USA achieves AS9100 certification for quality management system

CAE USA recently achieved the AS9100 certification for its quality management system.  AS9100 is the International Quality Management System standard specifically for the Aerospace and Defense industry. The AS9100 quality standard provides suppliers with rigid requirements for creating and maintaining a comprehensive quality management system that helps ensure the provision of safe and reliable productsRead More

BAA Training expands its training services in Vietnam

BAA Training Vietnam, announces expanding their training equipment. A state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo full flight simulator has been assembled and approved by Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) to provide pilot training in Vietnam. A modern 3000-square-metre training center opened doors in September of 2019 and with their first Airbus A320ceo full flight simulator started toRead More

Frontier Airlines open new training center in Florida

Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines has opened its new 11,000-square-foot flight attendant recurrent training center in Orlando, Florida, and has been approved by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority for its plans to build a 35,000-square-foot hangar at Orlando International Airport (MCO). The $10 million maintenance hangar will include indoor parking for Frontier’s largest aircraft, the AirbusRead More

CAE to perform avionics updates on NATO’s flight deck simulator

CAE recently announced it has signed a contract amendment with the NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Program Management Agency (NAPMA) to perform avionics updates on the E-3A flight deck simulator and E-3A flight training device located at NATO Airbase Geilenkirchen in Germany. The avionics updates to the training devices relate to the latest standardsRead More