Airlines around the world are beginning to ramp up operations again. CAT Editor Rick Adams, FRAeS, outlines some of the considerations for pilots, cabin crew and maintenance technicians and the retraining required for restarting the engines.
Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. (Pinnacle) is now offering the UH-60 Virtual Maintenance Trainer (UH-60 VMT) on GSA Advantage!, the online shopping and ordering system available to federal, state, and local government entities.
A survey from a recent Aviation Technician Education Council (AETC) webinar suggests a decline in new Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) enrollments but also shows increases in innovation as schools transition to distance learning as a result of COVID-19.
AVT Simulation is launching a virtual simulation class, AVT 101: Simulation Overview, from 7-10 July. The four-day course begins with an introduction to simulation and progresses to more complex concepts of simulation.
It is difficult to overstate the impact the present COVID-19 crisis has and will have on the whole aviation sector. Airline travel came to a near standstill, nearly 18,000 planes are parked or in long-term storage, and manufacturers are drastically reducing their new aircraft production rates.