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Sim Trends for the Next Decade

Sim Trends for the Next Decade
The exponential demand for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals is spawning more schools, more training device developers, and more scientific techniques. Rick Adams highlights some trends gaining traction. The numbers just keep getting...  Read more

Lower-Cost Training Devices Pushing Higher Fidelity

Lower-Cost Training Devices Pushing Higher Fidelity
“Low end” training devices continue to add capability such as tactile cockpit controls, visual systems, motion and even virtual reality. Chuck Weirauch highlights some of the newer entrants to the market. In just the past two years, technological...  Read more

Feeling My Wings – First Time in a FFS

Feeling My Wings – First Time in a FFS
Halldale Group Industry Reporter Amanda Towner tries out her nascent flying skills in TRU Simulation + Training’s (TRU) XLS+ Full-Flight Simulator (FFS) at the company’s training center in Lutz, Florida. We are approaching the Ronald Reagan...  Read more

It Takes a Community

It Takes a Community
Looking to start a flight school? Be prepared for plenty of moving parts and partners. CAT Editor Rick Adams spoke with startup Skyborne Airline Academy. It’s natural for someone with a passion for flying, observing the forecasted need for hundreds of...  Read more

Gulf Aviation Academy – Reaching Out

Gulf Aviation Academy – Reaching Out
Offering training in Bahrain and the Middle East Northern Africa region, Gulf Aviation Academy is going from strength to strength. Chris Long reports. The origins of the Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) go back to the training support for Gulf Air, but, as...  Read more

The Falcon Flies

The Falcon Flies
The flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the island nation state in the Arabian Gulf, will celebrate its 70th birthday in 2020. Chris Long profiles Gulf Air’s training expertise. The original founders of Gulf Air were four neighboring nation...  Read more