Read the latest CAT Magazine: Issue 3-2019

Magazine Published: 10th June, 2019

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Aviation Training’s Golden Age. In his first Editorial Comment as CAT Magazine Editor, Rick Adams explains why this is a great time to be in the aviation training and simulation business.

UPRT: Sim or Aircraft? The flight training community is divided on how to best deliver Upset Prevention and Recover Training. Rob Mark talks with experts about the rationale behind their respective extended envelope training approaches.

FAA and EASA: Similar, But Different. Ten years on from the introduction of upset prevention and recovery training, UPRT this year becomes a mandate from the FAA and EASA. But there are differences in their requirements, Mario Pierobon reports.

ATR Shapes UPRT. OEM ATR is at the vanguard for turboprop, including UPRT and a new augmented vision option. Chris Long visited with the aircraft manufacturer’s training leaders at their Toulouse headquarters.

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.

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.

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.

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 Arline Academy.

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.

Cache-22: WATS Defines Aviation Professionalism. The 2019 Edition of the World Aviation Training Summit was described by many attendees as “the best ever.” CAT’S Editorial Team chronicles the highlights.

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