Training and Workforce

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

Training and Workforce

ERAU Up and Running after Christmas Tornado

Spring semester classes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) started today despite an F2 tornado that ripped through the campus and destroyed mos
Training and Workforce

Electric Motion Sim Gets FAA Level-D Approval

FlightSafety International achieved a first recently when it put a Citation Sovereign simulator into service at its Orlando Learning Center.
Training and Workforce

Changes Made to MU-2 Training Proposal

Despite comments on a variety of subjects regarding the FAA’s proposed Special FAR mandating training for Mitsubishi MU-2 pilots, the agency has made chang
Safety

Big-iron pilots flood corporate market

Pilots of large-cabin jets who work as independent contractors complain that former airline pilots and young pilots willing to work for much less are under
Training and Workforce

AirData to launch flight-planning software package

AirData, the flight planning specialist, is preparing to launch its new SwiftOps.com online flight planning and crew briefing system this fall.
Training and Workforce

FlightSafety ramps up UK capacity

With seven full-flight simulators already in place at its new Farnborough flight training center in the UK, FlightSafety International expects to have an a
Training and Workforce

Glennair steps up bizav Mx training

To address the shortage of qualified business aircraft maintenance technicians, the UK’s Glennair Training Centre is stepping up its capabilities in the pr
Training and Workforce

Falcon 7x Training

Dassault and CAE have held the first meetings of the Falcon 7X training advisory board in Burgess Hill, UK, and Dallas, Texas.
Training and Workforce

Electrics replace fluid in sim

Electrical actuation for motion and control loading has been in use on military simulators for a while, but FlightSafety International says that its new Ci
Safety

CAE boosts UK bizjet training

CAE (Booth No.
Training and Workforce

Special Training Needed for Pilots Using Rnav SIDs

Operators using the new Rnav SID procedures at Dallas/Fort Worth and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airports can expect a visit from their princi
Training and Workforce

Mustang Training Program Taking Shape

FlightSafety International and Cessna are making significant progress in the development of the training program for the new Mustang VLJ, scheduled to begi
ATC

Training Proposed for Flying VFR Near D.C.

Special awareness training via an online course will be required for any pilot who flies VFR within 100 nm of the Washington, D.C.
Training and Workforce

Caravan Safety Course Posted Online

Cessna’s cessnaelearning.com Web site now offers a Caravan cold-weather operatio
Training and Workforce

CAE picked to provide Phenom pilot training

Canadian-based simulation training provider CAE (Booth No.
Training and Workforce

School trains pilots for hi-tech future

SunState Aviation Flight School at Kissimmee Gateway Airport is introducing pilots to the future of aviation.
Training and Workforce

Pueblo hopes to transform airport into a training haven

The city of Pueblo, Colo., has announced additional programs to transform the Pueblo Memorial Airport and adjacent Industrial Park into a flight and aviati
Training and Workforce

Diamond Selects D-Jet Training Organization

Airline Transport Professionals (ATP), a Jacksonville, Fla.-based organization that provides advanced pilot training at 23 flight schools nationwide, repor
Training and Workforce

FAA salutes Bombardier with a Diamond Award

The FAA awarded Bombardier (Booth No.
Training and Workforce

NATA offers members hazmet response services

One of the greatest concerns for any maintenance operation, the potential problems associated with a hazardous material spill, has become a little less wor
Training and Workforce

ARSA, FAA to collaborate on human-factors training

The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) has announced that it is prepared to work closely with the FAA in the agency’s effort to mandate human-f
Training and Workforce

Aerosim Putting More Sims with Alteon

Aerosim Technologies (Booth No.
Training and Workforce

SFAR outlines tougher training requirements

Following its safety evaluation of the Mitsubishi MU-2 last year, the FAA has issued a proposed Special FAR that will force all current and future MU-2 pil
Training and Workforce

Caravan Safety Course To Be Mandated

Cessna’s cessnaelearning.com Web site now offers a Caravan cold-weather operatio
Aircraft

Eclipse Aviation sets the pace for VLJ pilot training

Eclipse Aviation is now putting the finishing touches on its very light jet (VLJ) pilot training program.
Training and Workforce

Aviation high schools help students, industry

Aviation high schools and aviation programs aimed at high-school students have been providing the industry with a trained work force for more than 80 years
Training and Workforce

Frasca Sim Replicates Garmin Cockpit

Frasca’s newest flight training device, the Mentor, is being billed by the Urbana, Ill.
Training and Workforce

A training ‘revolution’ is on sim maker’s mind

You might not be familiar with the name Mechtronix Systems, but representatives from the Montreal company nonetheless predict you may soon find yourself st
Safety

European shops prepare for human factors training rule

By September next year European aircraft maintenance providers will be obliged to have conducted approved human factors training for their staff.
Safety

EJM recognized for human factors training

Executive Jet Management (EJM), a provider of aircraft management and charter services, received special recognition from Grey Owl Aviation Consultants for