Read the latest CAT Magazine: Issue 1-2019

Magazine Published: 18th February, 2019

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Contents:

Learning, Earning and Returning. Editor-in-Chief Chris Lehman shows how airline professionalism carries more weight than we think.

Wizz Air — A Continuous Climb. Chris Long profiles the training expertise of Wizz Air, the Hungarian low-cost airline with its head office in Budapest.

A Bullish Forecast. Executives from diverse simulation and training industry companies provided an upbeat forecast on their business prospects for 2019. Group editor Marty Kauchak reports.

Knowing Your Systems. Is it time professional pilots receive more than just familiarization to instruction on modern avionics systems? Robert W. Moorman looks in to this often asked question.

Who Will Teach the Next Gen of Pilots? Yet another effect of the Colgan conundrum — a shortage of Certified Flight Instructors. Rick Adams looks at how some universities and airlines are attempting to cope with this new challenge.

Qatar Aeronautical College — A Transformation. Qatar Aeronautical College was established in 1977, and is based in the city of Doha just 15 minutes from Hamad International Airport. QAC is now one of the Gulf region’s leading providers of training for the aviation industry. Chris Long visited.

Helicopter Training Goes Small. As the large helicopter-driven offshore oil and gas market treads water, rotorcraft training companies are focusing more on smaller aircraft favored by medical, rescue and law enforcement operators. Rick Adams offers a look through the chin windows.

ICAO Global Aviation Training & TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium. Chris Long reports from ICAO’s fifth symposium, held in Qatar.

Seen & Heard. Updates from the training and simulation community. Compiled and edited by the CAT editorial team.