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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CAE Growing Pilot Intake
Jul21

CAE Growing Pilot Intake

CAE has announced that it is growing its cadet intake at its CAE Madrid training centre. In May 2017, CAE announced the expansion of its cadet training network to Spain with its Madrid-based integrated ATPL programme, followed with the launch of a new cadet training programme in partnership with European low-cost carrier Volotea in August 2017. A total of 17 cadets have started at CAE Madrid to date, with the first 6 recently...

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Virtual Aviation Launches UK’s First APS MCC Course
Apr22

Virtual Aviation Launches UK’s First APS MCC Course

Virtual Aviation has launched its new ‘Airline Ready’ APS MCC course, the first of its kind to be approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. The APS MCC course structure was introduced by EASA to deliver enhanced MCC training to Airline Pilot Standards. It is intended to equip a pilot with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to commence initial type rating training to the standards generally required by a commercial air...

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Tayside Aviation Invests in Alsim ALX Flight Simulator
Apr10

Tayside Aviation Invests in Alsim ALX Flight Simulator

Alsim has announced the sale of an ALX simulator – Multi Engine Piston, Light Turboprop, Medium Turboprop and Medium Jet – to Tayside Aviation in Dundee. “The ALX is a high quality device and the versatility of the simulator will allow us to develop an MPL with our partner airline.” The Scottish training facility delivers the full time ATPL theory courses as well as the modular ATPL and Flying Instructor...

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