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Frasca International is to supply two Flight Training Devices (FTDs) to Sichuan Fan-Mei Aviation: one Piper Seminole and one Robinson R44. Both FTDs are built to CAAC Level 5 Standards and will be delivered in April of 2018. The Level 5 Seminole FTD will feature Garmin G1000 avionics, KR87 ADF,...
Hong Kong Airlines has kicked off recruitment for a new batch of cadet pilots, following the successful launch of its inaugural Cadet Pilot Programme last year. The recruitment phase will take place from now until 15 February 2018. Interested applicants can apply online here  or email cadet.pilot@hkairlines.com for more information. Hong Kong...
China is on the verge of a boom in General Aviation thanks to a change of policy by the country's guiding leaders, the state council. China needs pilots for its fast-growing airline network and to train them, it needs a General Aviation (GA) infrastructure and flight schools. Estimates suggest more than...
TRU Simulation has been selected by China Express Airlines to supply an Airbus A320 Full-Flight Simulator (FFS). The new deal comes just months after TRU confirmed anorder for a second CRJ900 FFS with China Express. Both devices will be located in China Express Airlines’ new training centre in Chongqing, which...
CAE has launched its Master Pilot Training Programme, dedicated to elevate the experience of business aviation pilots throughout their career. The CAE Master Pilot programme has been designed as a career advancement tool, raising pilot levels of platform knowledge, safety awareness and situational response capabilities. Nick Leontidis, CAE's Group President,...
Flight simulator manufacturer Frasca has delivered a Cessna 510 Citation Mustang flight simulator to DV Training at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, France. The new simulation centre was established by Oyonnair, a leading French business aviation charter company, to train its own Mustang pilots as well pilots flying elsewhere in Europe,...
Sikorsky and Bristow Group announced at Heli-Expo that they are working to enter into a long-term agreement that establishes Bristow as Sikorsky's preferred supplier for ab initio pilot training. The intent of the agreement is to allow Sikorsky BlackHawk, S-70i, S-92, S-76 and Light Helicopter customers to complete a Sikorsky-certified...
TRU Simulation & Training announced at NBAA that its Aviation Maintenance Training Academy in Wichita, Kansas has received EASA Part-147 approval. The academy is now able to train European-based maintenance technicians on the popular Beechcraft King Air 300 series courses. TRU's Aviation Maintenance Training Academy is located on the Textron...
Emirates Flight Training Academy has signed an agreement with Boeing under which both organisations will collaborate on a comprehensive training curriculum and software infrastructure to support Academy operations. Emirates Flight Training Academy is currently under construction at Al Maktoum International Airport (also known as Dubai World Central (DWC)) and scheduled...
More than a billion pounds is to be spent by the Ministry of Defence on the modernisation of military flying training in the UK. The new fixed-wing flying training system will provide modern training aircraft as well as up-to-date ground based training devices such as simulators and classroom learning for...
VIP flight attendant
Being a flight attendant is a dream job for many but being a VIP flight attendant is close to a pure fantasy. They fly fewer hours, visit the most amazing places on earth and earn from 2 to 8 times more than their commercial counterparts. The downside is being...
Frasca International has delivered a Bell 206L Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Air Evac Lifeteam of O’Fallon, Missouri, USA. The Level 7 FTD includes Garmin G500H, Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, HTAWS, and Garmin GTN650. The FTD will also feature Frasca’s high-fidelity NVG simulation for the ultimate realism and accuracy in...