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Technique Over Technology

Technique Over Technology
While increasingly capable technologies support fleet maintenance learning programs, training organizations continue to place a priority on classroom techniques, reports Group Editor Marty Kauchak. Maintainers around the globe are aided by a diversified,...  Read more

ATR Shapes UPRT

ATR Shapes UPRT
OEM ATR is at the vanguard for turboprop training, including UPRT and a new augmented vision option. Chris Long visited with the aircraft manufacturer’s training leaders at their Toulouse headquarters. The major aircraft OEMs are deeply engaged in...  Read more

UPRT: Sim or Aircraft?

UPRT: Sim or Aircraft?
The flight training community is divided on how to best deliver Upset Prevention and Recovery Training. Rob Mark talks with experts about the rationale behind their respective extended envelope training approaches. Years ago, between flying jobs, I...  Read more

Career-Changers Discovering Flight Schools

Career-Changers Discovering Flight Schools
Rising financial incentives are re-awakening the dream of becoming an airline pilot. Chuck Weirauch spoke with flight school and association executives. “We are seeing people in the banking and computer industry, programmers, for example, who are...  Read more

Airbus Ab Initio Pilot Training – Right on Track

Airbus Ab Initio Pilot Training – Right on Track
Chris Long provides an update on Airbus’ new ab initio pilot training programme. Airbus is now well into its Ab Initio Pilot Cadet Training Programme (see CAT 4/2018). The aim is to provide safe and efficient pilots, but, critically, it also includes...  Read more

Improving Pilot Proficiency

Improving Pilot Proficiency
Is UPRT working? Capt. Art Ziccardi, veteran international instructor, says “Yes, a good industry start, but the program is not without some turbulence. Loss of reliable airspeed simulator training remains problematic.” URPT started in 2015. 60% of...  Read more