Article Archives - Civil Aviation Training

The CAT Interview

The CAT Interview
David Jones, President of Quantified Design Solutions “…a training company, using the best tools available for the job.” Group Editor Marty Kauchak interviewed Jones at the VR/AR Global Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia. While Orlando,...  Read more

VR, AR & MR Inroads in MRO Training

It has been dubbed the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.” US Editor Chuck Weirauch reports how mixed reality applications are poised to revolutionize aviation operations and training. In an Oliver Wyman survey of companies involved in maintenance,...  Read more

Preparing the ATC Workforce 2.0

Preparing the ATC Workforce 2.0
More capable simulators, speech recognition and accents. AI. VR. Remote towers. Drones. The air traffic community is challenged to prepare its next generation of controllers for competency in emerging developments. Group Editor Marty Kauchak reports. Air...  Read more

Rude Awakening

Rude Awakening
As if air travel is not taxing enough, airline personnel must also train to deal with disruptive passengers. Robert W. Moorman explores this escalating problem. Disorderly. Boisterous. Disruptive. Rowdy. Disobedient. Rude. Call them what you will. Unruly...  Read more

Flying To Fight The Fire

Flying To Fight The Fire
One of the ultimate “touch-and-go” manoeuvres is scooping water from a lake or the sea. Now there’s a one-of-a-kind FFS to train water-bomber aircrews. Chris Long checked out the new CL415 trainer in Milan. It is not often that non-military...  Read more

Making Headway in Aviation MTX Training

Despite its potential, virtual reality (VR) training in the aircraft maintenance domain is still maturing technology. The main barrier is the time it takes to create each task that has to be accomplished for training purposes. Mario Pierobon reports....  Read more