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EAA/Daher 2017 international scholarship recipients attend AirVenture Oshkosh

The two EAA/Daher International Scholarship recipients for 2017 are attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this week, as the trans-Atlantic internship program marks its 11th year of providing hands-on knowledge of the aviation industry.   Participating at the aviation fly-in event as the final phas...

Re-delivery of Boeing B777-200LR after VVIP Completion and 6 returns to service after extensive Maintenance input

A wide body A340-200 is successfully returned to service after an extensive Maintenance input at AMAC Aerospace, Basel, Switzerland. A head of state Airbus A340-200 VVIP aircraft was redelivered to AMAC’s esteemed client after a 12-year base maintenance inspection. The base maintenance chec...

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Boeing Global Services Forecasts 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2036

Boeing released its 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for more than 1.2 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. Now in its eighth year, the outlook is a respected industry study that forecasts the 20 year demand for crews to support the world's growing commercial airplane fleet. Boeing forecasts that betwe...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Expands its Challenger 300 Aircraft Training Capabilities in Dallas

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’s Montreal and Dallas training centres in 2016 – a total of 34,400 hours of flight and technical training Additional Challenger 300 aircraft simulator now available at Bombardier&rsq...

Golden age of pilots – six-figure salary and global opportunities

Airlines across the globe have gotten themselves in real age crisis. On one hand, the industry needs new pilots (close to 600 every week to be exact), on the other – current captains and PiCs are going gray. British Airways alone are expecting to have over 250 retirements in the next 4 years and US carriers will lose over 15 000 65+ professionals in 5 years. A real pickle for airlines which...

Spanish flight school One Air announces its ALX FNPT II upgrade

Alsim is happy to announce ALX FNPT II upgrade for One Air flight school (ATO-190) located in Malaga, Spain. The upgrade to FNPT II Medium Jet based on the A320 will allow the school to provide the best MCC and JOC training courses in Malaga. Agustín Cabanillas, One Air Head of Training, explains why the school upgrades their Alsim ALX: “After successfully obtaining...

BAA Training signs agreement with Pan Am International Flight Training Centre

BAA Training, European standard aviation training centre, has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Pan Am International Flight Training Centre (Thailand) for Airbus A320 FFSs utilization in Thailand. „The role of a training centre is significant when pilots’ demand grows at phenomenal rates. Opening up a new location undoubtedly supports our business firmly. Enlarg...

BACA to deliver a full day of Broker Training at ACE 17

BACA - The Air Charter Association has announced a full day of broker training to coincide with this year’s Air Charter Expo (ACE 17). The one day exhibition takes place at Biggin Hill on September 12th, the complete day of broker training is aimed at all levels of brokers; senior management through to new trainees. The key highlights of the training include the following;   * CEO...

Qatar Aeronautical College selects Diamond Aircraft for Pilot Training

On the 6th of July 2017 Qatar Aeronautical College (QAC), in the presence of Qatar’s HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti and the CEO of QAC Sheik Jabor bin Hamad Al-Thani, signed a contract with Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH (DAI) for the purchase of 14 training aircraft and two simulators at their headquarters in Doha, Qatar. The state-of-the-art,...

Vector Aerospace completes first P&WC PT6A-140 engine overhaul at South African facility

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has successfully completed its first full engine overhaul on the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-140 turboprop engine at its facility in South Africa. The PT6A-140 engine powers the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX, and is also offered as an upgrade for earlier models of the 208 Cara...

Lufthansa Technik: A shark learns to fly

Lufthansa Technik AG and its partners have succeeded in developing a guidance system for the automated application of multifunctional surface structures. This will make it possible in the future to coat large surfaces of an aircraft with a low-drag sharkskin structure. For the time being, the structure will be applied to the upper side of the wings and the upper and lower sides of the horizontal s...

BAA Training starts cadet program with Small Planet Airlines

BAA Training, European standard aviation training centre, widens its partners’ list for ab initio pilot training and starts cooperation with Small Planet Airlines, one of the fastest growing independent leisure airlines in Europe. The main purpose of the recently launched cadet program is to establish eased opportunities for talented youngsters to become pilots and support the airline wit...

Happy Design Studio creates the CARBONEUM Livery Design

Created by Didier Wolff, Happy Design Studio’s owner, specially for the Bombardier Global 6000, CARBONEUM has been created with speed and power in mind. Enhanced by honeycomb patterns, the engines show elegance and technology, the overall Ferrari grey colour adds a touch of supremacy to the design. The concept of CARBONEUM is that the white colour of the aircraft is not a paint optio...

Boeing Partners with China Airlines to Enhance Maintenance, Engineering, Training Capabilities

Collaboration aims to qualify China Airlines as approved Boeing parts supplier partner Boeing and China Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the development of the airline’s capabilities to serve the growing maintenance, repair and overhaul market in Asia. Boeing anticipates providing technical support and maintenance training to China Airlines to en...

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Re-delivery of Boeing B777-200LR after VVIP Completion and 6 returns to service after extensive Maintenance input

A wide body A340-200 is successfully returned to service after an extensive Maintenance input at AMAC Aerospace, Basel, Switzerland. A head of state Airbus A340-200 VVIP aircraft was redelivered to...

Boeing Global Services Forecasts 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2036

Boeing released its 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for more than 1.2 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. No...

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Greenpoint Technologies Contracts Sixth 787 VIP Modification

Greenpoint Technologies signs a contract for a Boeing 787-8 V-VIP Interior Modification with a confidential customer. The interior will be designed by the Greenpoint Design Team in partnership with th...

EAA/Daher 2017 international scholarship recipients attend AirVenture Oshkosh

The two EAA/Daher International Scholarship recipients for 2017 are attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this week, as the trans-Atlantic internship program marks its 11th year of providing hands-on knowl...

Re-delivery of Boeing B777-200LR after VVIP Completion and 6 returns to service after extensive Maintenance input

A wide body A340-200 is successfully returned to service after an extensive Maintenance input at AMAC Aerospace, Basel, Switzerland. A head of state Airbus A340-200 VVIP aircraft was redelivered to...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Expands its Challenger 300 Aircraft Training Capabilities in Dallas

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’...

Spanish flight school One Air announces its ALX FNPT II upgrade

Alsim is happy to announce ALX FNPT II upgrade for One Air flight school (ATO-190) located in Malaga, Spain. The upgrade to FNPT II Medium Jet based on the A320 will allow the school to provid...

Boeing Global Services Forecasts 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2036

Boeing released its 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for more than 1.2 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. No...

Golden age of pilots – six-figure salary and global opportunities

Airlines across the globe have gotten themselves in real age crisis. On one hand, the industry needs new pilots (close to 600 every week to be exact), on the other – current captains and PiCs ar...