Aviation Training

Virgin Atlantic apprenticeships are back!

For the first time in three years, Virgin Atlantic has started a new search for the next generation of engineering and maintenance talent. The UK airline is offering ten spaces within its prestigious apprenticeship programme and a further four roles within its graduate scheme.

Airbus cadet pilots bound for Volotea

Angoulême, in southwest France, is the location of a recently inaugurated campus for Airbus Flight Academy Europe (AFAE) – a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus.

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FAcT of the matter: Canadian aircrew training

Canada’s Future Aircrew Training programme aims to renew aircrew training services to help maintain a multi-purpose and combat capable Royal Canadian Air Force

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Synth Wave: UK military embraces virtual training

For much of the past decade, the UK military has been busy shifting its real-world pilot training into synthetic environments, looking to utilise simulators instead of expensive fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, whose precious flight hours are considered better spent elsewhere

FlightSafety and GE Digital unveil data deal

FlightSafety International and GE Digital have joined forces to use actual flight data to reduce flight risks through training delivery

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Routine UK military fixed-wing low flying drops

In an apparent blow to aviation enthusiasts in the UK, it can be revealed that routine military fixed-wing low flying dropped by nearly 33% in FY2019/2020 compared with the same reporting period the previous year

CAE gets approval for landmark military training acquisition

Canadian military training provider CAE has received the required regulatory approvals for the acquisition of L3Harris Technologies' Military Training business for US$1.05bn

EDA inaugurates helicopter training system

The European Defence Agency’s Helicopter Training Centre at Sintra Airbase in Portugal has officially inaugurated Inzpire’s Mission Training Device

US Navy receives first TH-73A helicopter

The US Navy has taken receipt of the first TH-73A training helicopter from Leonardo

CAE USA to deliver Jolly Green II training system

Training systems provider CAE announced on May 27 that CAE USA has been awarded a contract to deliver an initial prototype virtual reality/mixed reality aircrew trainer for the USAF’s new combat search and rescue helicopter, the HH-60W “Jolly Green II”