Mario Pierobon pulsed industry experts on the pilot demand and supply trade-off, the state of airline-funded programmes, how pilots who have lost their jobs are handling the situation, and the future of training technology for when the airline industry recovers.
In the 12-year period he conducted more than 430 one-on-one human factor sessions with pilots who had not yet met the required standard in the simulator or on the flight line, Lex Rock Heemstra analysed the trends and pitfalls which resulted in those pilots requiring additional training.
Merlin Flight Simulation Group have designed a hands-free pilot/instructor station communications system upgrade, for their range of academic engineering flight simulators, eliminating the need for a headset and mic.
Amazon software, a too-aggressive workforce drawdown, and simulator shortages are among the causes speculated for Delta’s cancellation of more than 500 flights over the US Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
When pilots are looking to invest in an active noise cancelling headset, the Bose name comes to mind. It’s not just because Bose pioneered active noise cancelling headsets for pilots. Bose aviation headsets are born out of a rigorous research and development process that has been refined over many decades.