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Cardiff Aviation is now Caerdav
Oct28

Cardiff Aviation is now Caerdav

Cardiff Aviation, the aircraft maintenance and training business located in South Wales, has announced it is changing its name to Caerdav, effective immediately. The company says that the name change reflects the company’s commitment to more closely integrating its training and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) arms. The move comes as the business plans to launch a new range of training and maintenance support services. Caerdav...

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L3 Open New UK Base at Cranfield
Oct20

L3 Open New UK Base at Cranfield

L3 Commercial Aviation is expanding its UK Airline Academy operations with a new site at Cranfield Airport in Bedforshire. The location will help to increase L3’s flight training capacity for cadets across its European training programmes. “This investment will help to improve both the quality and capacity of our world-leading pilot training,” said Geoff van Klaveren, Vice President of L3 Airline Academy. “With its existing...

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Skyborne to Offer Bespoke Simulator Training
Oct17

Skyborne to Offer Bespoke Simulator Training

Skyborne Airline Academy is launching Airline Simulator Assessment Preparation sessions in its Boeing 737 MAX FTD simulator with the aim, they say, to maximise cadets’ employment prospects. The preparation sessions will take place at Skyborne’s Gloucestershire Airport facility and give recent graduates the opportunity to optimise their preparations for the recruitment process with their prospective employer. Ian Cooper, Chief...

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Right-Hand Seat Flying with no Training
Oct17

Right-Hand Seat Flying with no Training

Report Text: Towards the start of February, a newly qualified friend and I decided to take our C150 to a shortish grass strip. My friend who had only received his licence a few weeks prior was Captain/PIC and wanted to practise some short field landings and we chose the best location for it -a 700m well-kept strip with hedges at either end of the runway. The flight to the airfield was uneventful, the weather was perfect VFR and...

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