Education

March 31, 2008 - 9:44am

Some FlightSafety International students will start evaluating a prototype biometric student identification card at the company’s facility in Vero Beach, Fla., where much foreign-airline ab initio training is conducted. The card, developed by the National Air Transportation Association, contains a photograph and fingerprint of the student.

March 7, 2008 - 4:35am

The latest iteration of what was the Visionaire Vantage single-engine jet still has a pulse, although progress has slowed considerably. The twin-engine EV-20 design is now in the hands of engineering students at Iowa State University.

March 4, 2008 - 5:42am

Danielle Vezina, aviation maintenance coordinator for Daniel Webster College, is the first aviation professional in the U.S. to be credentialed as a certified aviation maintenance engineer.

February 27, 2008 - 5:23am

Raylene Alexander, a professor at Kansas State University-Salina, has created a mentoring program for female airframe and powerplant students in the

February 27, 2008 - 5:16am

The FAA in January awarded Eclipse 500 type rating training approval to Mesa Falcon Field, Ariz.-based Sabena Airline Training Center. Managing director Kris Van den Bergh said the center is the first center worldwide to offer Eclipse 500 type rating courses. The training center received its first Eclipse 500 in August. The course takes 10 to 15 days to complete, and the first class will be offered this month.

February 23, 2008 - 4:07pm

As more students come forward to say they believe they were swindled by the country’s biggest civil helicopter flight school, attorney general offices in several states are looking into the activities surrounding the bankruptcy of Silver State Helicopters.

February 23, 2008 - 3:26pm

FlightSafety International announced that its second full-flight simulator for the Sikorsky S-92 has been qualified to FAA and JAR level-D standards, following a joint evaluation at the company’s Farnborough training center southwest of of London. Training with the device began in December.

February 20, 2008 - 3:38am

U.S.-based Nordam will support the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) here in Singapore in the creation of an aerospace composites training program under the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding signed at the ITE College Central, Yishun Campus.

February 18, 2008 - 11:11pm

U.S.-based Nordam will support the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) here in Singapore in the creation of an aerospace composites training program under the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding signed at the ITE College Central, Yishun Campus.

February 18, 2008 - 11:34am

Aviation maintenance training provider Northrup Rice USA is touting its so-called Total Training Management system here at Heli-Expo. Developed as an “integrated approach to training maintenance staff,” the system is focused on squeezing the maximum value out of money spent for training. The company has operated aviation maintenance training schools throughout the country for more than 30 years.

 
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