Why gliding makes you a better airline pilot
Nov13

Why gliding makes you a better airline pilot

It is believed that many skills learnt flying a glider are transferable to a professional pilot flight training. Talking at the European Airline Transport Symposium (EATS) Sergio Gómez Brito, head of training at Spanish ATO Quality Fly discussed the merits of using gliders in commercial flight training. This video from Quality Fly illustrates a number of ways in how gliding can help under training commercial pilots in terms of manual...

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Can sailplanes be used for commercial flight training?
Nov13

Can sailplanes be used for commercial flight training?

The use of sailplanes in commercial pilot flight training programmes was one the presentations discussed at the 2023 European Airline Training Symposium (EATS) held in Portugal.  Sergio Gómez Brito, Head of Training at Spanish ATO Quality Fly, gave a presentation on the use of sailplanes in integrated ATPL training programmes, saying that it combines an enhanced competency-based training (CBT) methodology with sustainability. In an...

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