Training and Workforce

News about simulators and training procedures, as well as workforce.


Coptersafety Expands FAA Part 142 Helicopter Training

The training is approved by the FAA under Part 142 regulations
Coptersafety AW139 flight simulator
Training and Workforce

Helo Scholarship Programs Aimed at Teenagers, Women Pilots

High school students sponsored at Heli-Expo
VAI, Jeff Pino Foundation scholarships

Bell Adding TRU 505 VR Simulator to Training Academy

The simulator will enhance practicing emergencies and various scenarios
Bell TRU 505 simulator
Training and Workforce

Leonardo Celebrates Decade of Helicopter Training Academy in Malaysia

In 2023, 450 students completed their training
Leonardo's Malaysia logistics center

Reiser's Airbus H145D3 Full-flight Simulator Gets Nod

The simulator received certification from the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority
Airbus H145D3
Training and Workforce

Heli-Expo Sponsoring Career Fair

Workshops and job fair offered
Military to Civilian job Fair
Training and Workforce

Aviation Search Group Places 800th Helo Pilot

Company was founded in 1999 by aviation professionals
Helicopter pilot Matt Thurber

Demos Available in Leonardo VxR Simulator

With a small footprint, Leonardo's VR simulator takes up very little space
Leonardo VXR simulator
Training and Workforce

Embraer and CAE Add New E-Jet E2 Flight Simulator For Asia Pacific Airlines in Singapore

Low-cost carrier Scoot will be the first airline in the region to fly the E2.
Pilots flying Embraer E2 simulator

Clark Airport Offers Space and Skills to Aviation Tenants

Real estate group Berthaphil is seeking to draw new companies to Clark Freeport
Philippine Aviation Pavilion
Training and Workforce

FAA Approves Universal Technical Institute’s A&P Program

The new aviation mechanic program takes 18 months to complete
Universal Technical Institute's Miramar campus.
Training and Workforce

Bristow UK Pilots Plan Two-Day Strikes Starting March 3

The helicopter operator's pilots bemoan lack of contract progress

Strong Deliveries Boost Pilatus' Financial Results

The Swiss manufacturer delivered growing numbers of PC-12s and PC-24s in 2023
Pilatus PC-24 business jet
Training and Workforce

Flight Training Fatal Accidents Drop 50 Percent

Study shows 20-year reduction in flight training fatal accidents
Flight training accident rates
Charter & Fractional

FAI's Dubai Operation Wins Medical Escort Approval

Germany-based FAI Rent-a-jet operates 10 aircraft
FAI Rent-a-jet Global Express aircraft
Training and Workforce

Embraer and CAE launches E2 FFS in Singapore

The E-Jet E2 full flight simulator in Singapore is the first of its kind in Asia-Pacific.
Embraer CAE partnership Singapore
Training and Workforce

Royal Aeronautical Society Appoints New Head of Singapore Branch

Paul Ashcroft is senior v-p of Asia-Pacific for aviation asset group AerFin
Paul Ashcroft, Royal Aeronautical Society
Training and Workforce

AINsight: Elevate Your Bizav Career with Professional Development

Certifications and volunteering make you stand out for promotions and hiring
Training and Workforce

Bombardier Forms A&P Apprentice Program with WSU Tech

The program is the first state-registered in Kansas for A&P apprentices
bombardier employee photo
Training and Workforce

Aviation Advocacy Orgs Push Back against DEI Criticism

Diversity programs have been criticized by conservatives
Pilots take a photo at the 2023 OBAP National Conference.

Loft Dynamics Opens Santa Monica VR Sim Center

The full-motion VR simulator costs one-twentieth the price of a full-flight simulator
Loft simulator
Training and Workforce

Wichita Aero Club Honors Journalists, Senator Moran

The gala event raised $50,000 for educational endeavors and Aero Club initiatives
Ashley Bowen Cook and Sen. Jerry Moran
Training and Workforce

People in Aviation

EASA selects Florian Guillermet as executive director and Rob Balzano becomes CJP CEO
People in Aviation - February 2024
Training and Workforce

Embraer Launches Inaugural Training Program for Aspiring Aviation Mechanics

22 students will take part in inaugural program
Embraer's inaugural GIFT class poses for a group photo.
Training and Workforce

Canada Grants First Training Org Approval to Coulson

The free training enables students to earn Canadian aircraft maintenance engineer-structures certification
Coulson Aviation technician training
Training and Workforce

Bob Stangarone Takes Helm of CAN

Stangarone brings decades of experience as a communicator, journalist, and consultant
Corporate Angel Network
Charter & Fractional

Solairus Boosts Managed Aircraft Fleet and Team

Large-cabin, long-range jets account for highest percentage of fleet additions
Solairus headquarters in Petaluma, California
Training and Workforce

West Star Open House Welcomes First Academy Class

Many maintenance companies are opening their own technician training programs
West Star Aviation Academy's inaugural class
Training and Workforce

AINsight: Internships Help Launch Bizav Careers

Programs expose college students to what corporate aviation can offer as a career
Maintenance and Modifications

ExecuJet Australia Readies Mx Techs for Dassault Falcon 6X

Maintenance professionals complete training in France