Women In the Pilot Cockpit

2020-03-06

Women are confidently stepping into a cockpit. However, this is not a Hollywood film scene. Female pilots are breaking the stereotype that a pilot profession is an exclusively male one. According to the statistics, female pilots only amount to slightly over 5 per cent of the total number of pilots. Nowadays, airlines are facing a pressuring issue of a pilot shortage; therefore, they are encouraging gender equality, initiating programs, establishing scholarships and employing various motivation techniques to attract more women to choose this profession. Therefore, today’s aviation market tendencies are favourable to women who are considering pursuing to become a pilot. ‘BAA...

Aviation – Not Only for Men

2020-03-03

BAA Training joins Women of Aviation Worldwide Week (WOAW) and invites ladies to discover pilot career opportunities open not only for men. According to global statistics, 9746 women are working as the first officers in the airlines worldwide and there are 2630 female captains. Female pilots represent just over 5% of all pilots in the world. There could be many more! For example, India is the world leader according to the number of women pilots with 12.41% female first officers and just 4.38% female captains flying for the airlines. Does the aviation industry need so many pilots? According to the annual Boeing...

BAA Training and L3Harris Technologies sign a multimillion-dollar deal

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest aviation training centres in Europe, and L3Harris Technologies, a global aerospace and defence technology innovator, have signed a multimillion-dollar contract under which BAA Training will acquire nine RealitySeven full flight simulators. BAA Training becomes the first ever independent aviation training centre to make such a significantly sized order. Fulfilling its global expansion plan, BAA Training shall put into operation nine full flight simulators from both the Boeing and Airbus aircraft family, including Boeing 737NG, Airbus A320neo, and other types, in two phases. The first four full flight simulators are scheduled to be assembled,...

BAA Training Vietnam Introduces Second A320 FFS

2020-02-26

BAA Training Vietnam, a brand new aviation training centre located in Ho Chi Minh, 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 centre opened doors in September of 2019 and with their first Airbus A320ceo full flight simulator started to provide pilot training for both airlines and independent pilots. As the first training device has already reached its full utilisation, the second, this time Airbus A320neo full flight simulator, is being introduced to the market. In...