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Magazine Published: 21st February, 2020

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Big Data for Training – and More The civil aviation community is using Big Data to enhance pilot training programs, and is finding use cases for large data sets beyond – throughout the sector’s ecosystem.  Group Editor Marty Kauchak provides a glimpse of the surging demand.

WATS 2020 The 23rd edition of WATS will be the center of the civil aviation training universe in late April.  Robert W. Moorman previews some exhibitors’ plans for the event.

Alpha Aviation Academy – Growth with Quality A look at the pilot training philosophy at a fast-growing Gulf Airline.  Chris Long travels to Sharjah.

Training Highlights from ICAO A40  Pilot training issues were on the agenda at ICAO’s A40 gathering.  Mario Pierobon describes highlights for the civil aviation training community.

In Control Paired with advanced technology, the human-centred activity of air traffic controller training can lead to an increase in air operations safety.  Mario Pierobon examines current thinking on simulated and stimulated controller training.

Dynamic, More Realistic Cabin Crew Training A Dubai-based start-up eyes a niche in the training market and launches a new concept of holistic training.  Chris Long reports.

Spatial – A Case of Rapid Expansion Only three years ago, UAE-based Spatial was the relatively new kid on the block.  It is already in the top tier of suppliers.  Chris Long reports from Ras Al Khaimah.

Robert Luthy, Interim GM, L3Harris Airline Academy In his new position, Luthy is responsible for the L3Harris Academies in the UK, Portugal and New Zealand.  He previously was in charge of the company’s US Airline Academy in Sanford, Florida.

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