Top 5 Things Airlines Look for in a Training Provider

2021-02-01

Pilots’ qualifications and where they are acquired determine many different things: the airline’s safety rating and reputation, the regulatory compliance level, their pilots’ job satisfaction level, and last but not least, the airline’s ability to cut costs without compromising the quality of purchased services. The article below outlines the top 5 most essential factors airlines pay attention to when choosing a Type Rating training provider. Cost-cutting opportunities for airlines Focusing on growth rather than on reducing expenses might be a more promising idea, provided that no “oddities” are happening in the market in the meantime. However, at the times of uncertainty, such...

BAA Training Selects L3Harris Technologies to Enhance Pilot Training Device Mix

2020-10-12

L3Harris Technologies has been selected by BAA Training to supply eight new flight training devices (FTDs) to further support BAA Training’s expansion program. L3Harris will install the eight new FTDs at BAA Training’s locations across Europe and Asia from 2021. The agreement builds on the purchase of full flight simulators (FFS) announced in March 2020. The eight FTDs are for a combination of A320, 737 MAX and 737 NG aircraft. All devices will be certified to European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Level 2 and provide a realistic training environment incorporating an enclosed cockpit, visual system and aircraft specific controls. The devices...

Where to Have Boeing 737 MAX Training in Europe?

2020-08-27

Lifting Boeing 737 MAX aircraft off the ground, following the rigorous flight tests and re-certification stages, could be eventually spotted. However, prior to planes getting back in the air, what about training for pilots? Before the grounding of these aircraft took place, no separate simulator training for already 737 type-rated pilots was required. After doing type rating on the 737 NG simulator, it was enough to complete a computer-based course and pilots were ready to take a seat in the cockpit of MAX aircraft. In the beginning of 2020, therefore, Boeing has released a recommendation for all the pilots flying 737 MAX...

How many systems do you use to manage flight training workflow?

2016-02-22

As your personal habits and daily tasks become more and more technology-based, companies are equally transforming into digitally-driven organizations. Various management tools created to optimize and manage workflow have become popular among aviation training centers as well. Companies started to use various information technology solutions to change the way they conduct business and incorporate new electronical procedures into employees’ daily activities. Faced with these changes, organizations often struggle with the first big step – it is difficult to find a proper tool. Usually in order to manage their workflow, companies operate on multiple, different and difficult to use platforms: one system...