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Robinson Helicopters launch instructor pilot standardisation course
May28

Robinson Helicopters launch instructor pilot standardisation course

The Robinson Helicopter Company (RHC) has announced the launch of its new Instructor Pilot (IP) standardisation course, designed to better helicopter flight training by equipping instructors with the skills and knowledge to produce highly proficient pilots. RHC says that leveraging decades of safety expertise, the new IP course builds upon the company’s well-established Safety Course, which has been in operation for more than 40...

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UK Instructor Shortage Prompts Raft of Training Sponsorship Offers
Nov07

UK Instructor Shortage Prompts Raft of Training Sponsorship Offers

Over recent years, FTN has regularly reported on an impending shortage of flying instructors, especially in the UK. There is now little doubt that there is a widespread shortage of instructors in the UK aviation industry, with many flying schools reporting difficulties in recruiting and retaining instructors. In some cases this shortage is leading to students having difficulties in booking training slots and FTN is aware of at least...

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Teaching Threat and Error Management
Nov02

Teaching Threat and Error Management

Include threat and error management from the beginning of flight training. For an activity peppered with so many potential hazards, aviation has achieved a remarkable safety level since its perilous early days, most especially when thinking about public transport (or ‘Commercial Air Transport’) operation in recent decades. Much of the progress in the safety arena has come not just from technological advances per se, but from an...

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First Ever Flight Lesson: New Student Pilot
Sep07
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