TRAINING

16/04/2019

At the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Mission Solutions Summit, CAE announced it has begun offering several new courses at the CAE Dothan Training Center in Dothan, Alabama.   CAE is offering both five-day and three-day C-12/King Air B200 recurrent/refresher training courses as well as a three-day Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) course […]

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03/04/2019

L3 Commercial Aviation has selected Piper Aircraft to supply as many as 240 new aircraft options to expand and modernize the airline fleet across its Airline Academy pilot training sites. The fleet will support growing demand for its cadet pilot programs in light of the global shortage of pilots. “Many cadets tell us that the […]

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02/04/2019

FlightSafety International and TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, have formed a new company called FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. This new joint venture will provide training services for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft. “Our main goal in establishing FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training is to further enhance […]

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01/04/2019

CAE announced the signing of a new five-year training agreement for AirAsia’s long-haul pilots. The agreement extends the use of the CAE Rise™ training system to AirAsia’s long-haul affiliate, AirAsia X, on the Airbus A330 platform. CAE is providing initial training for the airline’s pilots and will soon undertake recurrent training at CAE’s training center […]

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20/03/2019

Global Jet Services has been selected by Dassault Aviation as an authorized technical training provider for out-of-production Falcon aircraft, including the Falcon 10, 20, 20-5, 50, 50EX, 2000, 2000EX, 900 and 900EX models. The agreement will increase the options for technicians seeking to improve their knowledge and skills for maintaining ‘Classic’ Falcon aircraft. Global Jet […]

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14/03/2019

CAE has concluded the previously announced acquisition of Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for an enterprise value of US$645 million. All the required conditions for closing have been met.    The acquisition of Bombardier’s flight and technical training operations expands CAE’s ability to address the training market for customers operating Bombardier business jets, which […]

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08/03/2019

CAE announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has qualified the first CAE 7000XR Series Airbus A330 full-flight simulator (FFS) for Extended Envelope and Adverse Weather Training. The qualification was obtained in October 2018 and CAE has already completed similar qualifications for Airbus A320 and Boeing 737NG, 777 and 787 platforms, in compliance with FAA […]

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06/03/2019

FlightSafety International and Air Methods will be adding a new Level D qualified full flight simulator for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 at the FlightSafety Learning Center in Denver, Colorado. “We appreciate the opportunity to expand the services and support we provide to Air Methods at our Denver Center with this new EC145 simulator,” said David […]

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06/03/2019

Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta the start of production  of  the  world’s  first  AW609  tiltrotor  Level  D  Full  Flight  Simulator  (FFS)  and  the intention  to  introduce  the  first  US-based  AW169  Level  D  Full  Flight  Simulator.  Both  will  be installed into the new Training Academy being developed at the Company’s helicopter facility based in […]

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06/03/2019

Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2019 a substantial reinforcement of its helicopter training capabilities and services in the USA with the establishment of a new Training Academy within its production facility in Philadelphia. The new purpose-built campus is expected to be completed in 2020.   With a 65 million USD multiyear investment, the new Training Academy […]

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04/03/2019

FlightSafety International now offers new Airbus Helicopters EC130T2 and AS350B3 courses at its Learning Center in Denver, Colorado. “We are pleased to augment the support offered to operators of the EC130T2 and AS350B3 helicopter with these new courses in Denver,” said Steve Gross, Senior Vice President, Commercial. “The development and introduction of these new programs […]

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04/03/2019

FlightSafety International and Metro Aviation celebrate five years of delivering training for single and multi-engine helicopters using Level D qualified simulators in Shreveport, Louisiana.  “We are pleased to celebrate five years of training in Level D qualified simulators for single and multi-engine helicopters at the Metro Aviation Training Center in Shreveport, Louisiana,” said David Davenport, […]

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01/03/2019

In order to meet the high market demand for cadet pilot training in Europe – 94,000 new pilots over the next 20 years – Airbus has decided to open its own flight academy and extend its training services offering by adding “ab-initio” to its portfolio. Leveraging cross-divisional synergies, the Airbus Flight Academy Europe, based in […]

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21/02/2019

FlightSafety International announced that Clinton Strong has been promoted to Manager of the company’s new Unmanned Systems Training Centers in Wichita, Kansas and Las Vegas, Nevada. His responsibilities also include the development and integration of innovative solutions for Unmanned Systems Training programs for drones. “We appreciate and value Clint’s contributions to the ongoing development of […]

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