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.
Abandon hope, aspiring pilots? Or a sooner-than-predicted emergence from this trough? Group Editor Marty Kauchak provides reactions from four ATO executives to a major pilot association’s surprise declaration.
The Airline Pilot Club and VA Airline Training have announced the launch of a partnership that is aimed at providing aspirant airline pilots with professional guidance and high-quality training as they move along their route to an airline pilot career.
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.
EL AL Israel Airlines, the national airline of Israel, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, are set to explore deeper cooperation following the signing of a virtual Memorandum of Understanding.
Although the rotary-wing community seems to be less impacted than the airline community, there are differences as to how various vertical flight operations have been affected. US Editor Chuck Weirauch surveys the helicopter training market.