Training and Workforce

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

Training and Workforce

First there was glass for GA, now comes an FTD to match

First came glass cockpits for light piston airplanes, and now there is a Frasca flight-training device (FTD) for pilots who want to learn to use the new br
Training and Workforce

Operators embrace service training for corporate pilots

The late Randy Kennedy, who wrote a chapter or two in the book for corporate pilots in the U.S., once said, “Don’t tell anyone, but you can teach monkeys t
Safety

Training blamed in Falcon crash

The UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) implicated crew training in the crash of a Bermuda-registered Falcon 900EX at Stansted Airport on Feb.
Safety

NTSB recommends new bounced-landing training

As a result of its investigation into the Executive Airlines ATR 72-212 landing accident in Puerto Rico on May 9, 2004, the NTSB is recommending new proced
Training and Workforce

FSI opens Farnborough center

FlightSafety International (FSI) officially opened its new Farnborough Learning Center in the UK on September 14.
Training and Workforce

SIC Type Rating Compliance Extended

The FAA extended to June 6 next year the compliance deadline for the new second-in-command type rating requirements for international operations.
Aircraft

FSI to provide Mustang VLJ training

Cessna has selected FlightSafety International (FSI) to provide training for pilots and mechanics of the Citation Mustang very light jet (VLJ), and the tra
Training and Workforce

King Schools Introducing Garmin G1000 Online Training Course

John and Martha King this month plan to take the wraps off a new online training course developed for pilots transitioning from traditional instruments to
Training and Workforce

Embry-Riddle Lands in Oregon

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is scheduled to begin graduate and undergraduate degree classes in professional aeronautics and technical management.
Safety

Hypoxia Training Sans Altitude Chamber

AirCare’s Facts program now offers hypoxia training at customers’ facilities.
Training and Workforce

Dassault inks training deal with strategy firm

ServiceElements, a customer service motivational and strategy firm, has signed a long-term agreement with Dassault Falcon Jet to provide service strategy c
Training and Workforce

From Link Aeronautical to SimuFlite

SimuFlite celebrated its 20th anniversary last year, but the company’s roots go farther back than that, all the way to the Link Trainer.

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Training and Workforce

SimuFlite’s Simfinity may offer Web-based pilot training soon

With two major players in the field of simulator training for business aviation, competition for a larger share of the market is a constant, and innovation
Training and Workforce

EBACE 2005: For Pilots Only

Jeppesen of Englewood, Colo., introduced new weather maps that provide forecast information on icing and turbulence.
Training and Workforce

FlightSafety Introduces Runway Judgment Training

FlightSafety International has added a new program to its simulator training courses.
Training and Workforce

SimuFlite ducks bullet in CAE restructuring

The restructuring program that Quebec-based CAE has adopted to improve its financial position will not affect SimuFlite, Andrew Arnovitz, director of inves
Training and Workforce

Feeling Lightheaded? Here’s One Cure

FlightSafety International is introducing a hypoxia awareness course at its learning centers.
Training and Workforce

Simulator Builder Selected for Eclipse 500

Eclipse Aviation selected Opinicus of Clearwater, Fla., to be the exclusive supplier of flight-training devices and simulators for the Eclipse 500 very lig
Training and Workforce

Eurocopter NVG Training

American Eurocopter’s training center at Grand Prairie, Texas, has won FAA Part 141 approval to offer training on night vision goggles (NVGs).
Training and Workforce

FlightSafety Farnborough Up and Running

The new FlightSafety International Learning Center at Farnborough Airport, UK, received its first group of pilots on July 18.
Training and Workforce

Florida School Expands

Helicopter Adventures has opened a new flight-training facility.
ATC

Controllers might need more training

While most speakers discussed current training issues and new learning concepts at the Air Traffic Control Association’s recent “ATC Training for the Futur
Training and Workforce

Online High-altitude Course Introduced

King Schools introduced an online course that the San Diego company said meets FAR Part 61.31 requirements for pilots to receive high-altitude training for
Aircraft

TBM 700 and Avanti Training Expands

SimCom now offers Socata TBM 700 training at both its Orlando, Fla.
Training and Workforce

OEMs must make more sims available

Operators are struggling to book time in flight simulators for certain types of business aircraft, according to Steve Fisher, director of corporate aviatio
Training and Workforce

DOT calls for renewed focus on flight training

Transportation Department Inspector General Kenneth Mead last month called for renewed emphasis to reduce the general aviation accident rate, noting that t
Training and Workforce

FAA Offers Restricted Airspace Training

To help pilots understand the complexities of today’s stricter airspace rules and reduce violations for operating in restricted airspace–particularly the s
Aircraft

FAA requires more stringent training for MU-2 operators

The FAA is not planning to ground the Mitsubishi MU-2, despite a plea from Rep.
Training and Workforce

New Training Center Getting More Simulators

CAE is relocating its Sikorsky S-76 and Gulfstream IV simulators from its SimuFlite facility in Dallas, to its new business aviation training center near M
Aircraft

Global Jet Services Named Sino Mx Trainer

Sino Swearingen has selected Global Jet Services as the maintenance training provider for its new business jet, the SJ30-2.