Training and Workforce

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

Training and Workforce

Eclipse partners with United on pilot training for Eclipse jet

It will likely surprise AIN readers to learn that Eclipse Aviation has changed its plans for initial and recurrent pilot training by formi
Safety

Climb performance data poses challenge for pilots

Since the early days of powered flight, aircraft performance has been a mainstay of the pilot-training process.
Training and Workforce

FlightSafety set to start training at Farnborough

Construction of the new FlightSafety International (FSI) Learning Center at Farnborough Airport in the UK neared completion last month.
Safety

Bombardier hosts its annual safety session

Ask any flight department manager his top operational priority and the number-one answer is running a safe operation.
Safety

Spin Training Safety Study Under Way

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) is joining Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla., in a safety study of spin-train
Training and Workforce

Flyers’ online FIRC does not soar above the rest

A majority of professional pilots have earned a flight instructor rating as the first stepping stone on their aviation career path.
Training and Workforce

Fire:What you need to know to stay alive

Fire is the sharpest two-edged sword in man’s bag of tools.
Training and Workforce

CAE: SimuFlite Escapes Restructurin

Montreal-based simulator manufacturer and training organization CAE announced a restructuring plan, including several hundred layoffs, to take effect April
Training and Workforce

Safety group addressing substance-abuse issue

The Flight Safety Foundation Corporate Aviation Committee held a workshop in October about instituting a pilot-friendly drug- and alcohol-abatement program
Training and Workforce

AirCare Solutions Offers FA Training, Buys Air Elegance

AirCare Solutions Group of Olympia, Wash., announced last month at the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference it will begin offering a new flight attenda
Training and Workforce

Taking training outside the (simulator) box

It is surprising how many different vendors exist in the flight department training arena–companies that offer diverse, high-quality programs unknown to th
Training and Workforce

First Avanti Simulator To Go On Line Next Summer

FlightSafety International is scheduled to deliver the first simulator for the Piaggio Avanti to its West Palm Beach, Fla.
Training and Workforce

FlightSafety Introducing Sims with Electric Motion

Hydraulic-powered motion systems will be replaced by electromechanical systems in new simulators from FlightSafety International starting late next year.
Training and Workforce

SimuFlite Gaining More EASA Approvals

Following a recommendation from the French civil aviation authority, Dallas-based CAE SimuFlite will be obtaining approval from the European Aviation Safet
Training and Workforce

TSA delays alien flight training rule

Shortly after AIN went to press for last month’s issue, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) made last-minute modifications to its alien
Charter & Fractional

Simuflite to train all Flight Options pilots

In the single largest training agreement in its history, Dallas-based CAE SimuFlite will soon start training all 900-plus pilots of Flight Options, the sec
Training and Workforce

MU-2 safety seminars introduced in Europe

Turbine Aircraft Services is taking its pilots’ review of proficiency (PROP) seminar series to Europe.
ATC

High-tech sims enter realm of air traffic controller training

Traditionally, air traffic controller training has been a dry-as-dust classroom learning process, with piles of documents to study, rules to absorb and pro
Training and Workforce

Repair training program delayed

Failure to provide timely distribution of guidance material to repair stations has prompted the FAA to delay for one year–until April 6 next year–the compl
Training and Workforce

New 737 Training Source Up and Running

Former Boeing 737 flight department manager and pilot Larry Bond founded Bond Aviation Services in Orlando, Fla., to offer 737 training.
Training and Workforce

Frasca Delivers Its Second Full Simulator

Frasca International, the Urbana, Ill.
Training and Workforce

Boeing Business Jet Training To Be Offered in Spain

Alteon Training is also launching Boeing Business Jet pilot training at its facility in Palma, Spain.
Training and Workforce

Boeing Unit Introduces Flight Attendant Training

Cabin-safety and service training for business-jet flight attendants is now being offered by Alteon Training, a Renton, Wash.-based subsidiary of Boeing.
Training and Workforce

EASA OKs FSI and SimuFlite maintanance training

FlightSafety International has received Part 147 certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its aircraft maintenance technician trai
Training and Workforce

Severe Weather Avoidance Online Magazine Started

Archie Trammell, former magazine editor turned radar and convective weather expert, has added a bimonthly online magazine to supplement his long-running ra
Training and Workforce

ERAU students back in the air after Christmas Day tornado

The spring semester at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s (ERAU) Daytona Beach, Fla.
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Training and Workforce

FlightSafety adds G1000 to online training lineup

Garmin has selected FlightSafety International as the “preferred online training provider” for the G1000, the avionics suite that Cessna chose for the Cita
Training and Workforce

Sometimes nothing helps

The FAA wonders why pilots occasionally land on taxiways, and in new Engineering Brief No.
Training and Workforce

MU-2 training changes ahead

The FAA received a fair number of comprehensive comments during the 30-day comment period for the proposed special regulations (SFAR) that will mandate typ
Training and Workforce

U.S. and UK Reach Simulator Agreement

The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the FAA signed a bilateral agreement under which they will evaluate simulators for each other.