Ethiopian inaugurates Boeing 777 and Boeing 787 Full Flight Simulators

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it has finalized installation of Boeing 777 Flight Simulator manufactured by CAE Inc. ahead of its schedule and is now ready for training. This new B777 Flight Simulator is the fifth full flight simulator acquired, following the B767/B757, B737 NG, Q400 and the latest B787 full flight simulators which went operational … Read more

Aeroflot introduces full flight simulators to recreate the 737NG experience

Aeroflot has begun using Full Flight Simulators (FFS) to recreate the experience of flying its Boeing 737 Next Generation aircrafts.  The FFS realistically recreates the experience of flying a 737NG, and helps pilots to polish their skills in all areas, as well as giving the crew the opportunity to practise their responses in real time to challenging situations that can arise either on the ground or in the air.  … Read more

Aeromexico inaugurates new Boeing 787 Simulator

Aeromexico, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT), presented its new Boeing 787 flight simulator at the Aeromexico Training facility. This device will allow Aeromexico’s pilots to train under highly realistic operating conditions. With the arrival of the new simulator, Aeromexico can optimize scheduling and control of the pilot training process, in addition … Read more

Emirates Flight Training Academy signs order for up to 10 Phenom 100E jets

Embraer Executive Jets announced today that Emirates Flight Training Academy signed a firm order for five Phenom 100E business jets, plus options for five more aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017.  “Emirates’ dedicated flight training center offers one of the industry’s most innovative and advanced airline pilot training programs,” said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, … Read more

Vistara partners with Flywings Simulator Training Centre

Vistara has announced an agreement with Gurgaon based, Flywings Simulation Technique Centre Pvt Ltd (FWSTC) to provide Safety and Emergency Procedures (SEP) practical training for its pilots and cabin crew. Vistara has been authorized by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to conduct these trainings with FWSTC.  FWSTC is a recognized training service provider established … Read more

easyJet announces strategic partnership with Cranfield University

easyJet has agreed a three year strategic partnership with Cranfield University, a world-leading aviation and aerospace institution. Both based in Bedfordshire, the agreement will see the two organizations work together on projects which support each other’s strategic objectives.  Marking the start of the partnership and easyJet’s forthcoming twentieth birthday, Cranfield students have been tasked with … Read more

Boeing and Thai Airways enter into exclusive pilot training agreement

Boeing announced an exclusive pilot training agreement with Thai Airways International that will provide training for nearly 50 crews by the end of the year. Under the agreement, Boeing Flight Services, a business unit of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, will provide flight training for THAI’s 787-8 fleet at Boeing’s Singapore campus. “THAI’s customers demand and … Read more

Lockheed Martin announces plan to develop center for C-130J and LM-100J training

Lockheed Martin is meeting the increasing global demand for C-130J military and LM-100J commercial flight training with a new International Training Center (ITC) to be located at the corporation’s Marietta, Georgia, Aeronautics facility. Featuring academic classroom space and simulator facilities to support the full spectrum of aircrew training, the center will support training needs including … Read more