The application of virtual reality technology for flight training is gaining momentum, and training providers are developing new tools that may provide more effective training. Chuck Weirauch investigates.
The US Air Force is working to develop its Operational Training Structure (OTI) through the incorporation of LVC. Chuck Weirauch takes a look at the latest efforts to integrate the Live element into the LVC environment.
The 2018 National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) was held August 15-18 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at Daytona Beach. Chuck Weirauch reports. The Symposium drew fewer attendees than in past years but even so, the event featured more than 40 presentations and covered the usual wide range of topics, from...
An overview of the impact of the pilot shortage, a summary of current, pending and future FAA regulations and flight standards, along with discussions about how best to address regional airline training challenges, will highlight the Regional Airline Training (RATS) track as a part of WATS 2018. Chuck Weirauch provides this report, followed by an interview with RAA president Faye Malarkey Black.
Cooperation and partnerships have long proven to be the keys to solving most of society’s major problems. Since these tools have also resolved a considerable number of issues for the aviation industry as well, several aviation organizations are refocusing them to help mitigate perhaps the industry’s most critical problem, the shortage of qualified aviation maintenance technicians. Chuck Weirauch reports.
The US military Services are all facing significant pilot shortages, as are other Western nations with volunteer forces. US Editor Chuck Weirauch looks into some of the early-days attempts to accelerate the learning curve.