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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

2019 RATS Continues Professionalism Theme

2019 RATS Continues Professionalism Theme
Continuing the theme of this year’s World Airline Training Summit (WATS), the Regional Airline Training (RATS) track of the show will also focus on Professionalism in the Aviation Workforce. Chuck Weirauch finds out more. This topic is of particular...  Read more

You CAN Make It to The Top!

Whilst it is recognised that a career for women pilots has not always been easy – it is possible for women to get to the top. Icelandair Chief Pilot, Captain Linda Gunnarsdóttir, tells her story. “Be the change that you want to see in the...  Read more

Bridging the Atlantic

Bridging the Atlantic
Flag carrier Icelandair is seen as a pioneer in the establishment of the international hub concept. Chris Long visited Iceland and profiles the carrier’s training expertise. Back in the late 1960s the Icelandic airline Loftleidir for the first time...  Read more