Dean International flight school, mostly preferred due to low prices in Pilot Training, shuts down after fatal midair crash.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Dean International, the troubled flight school that was involved in a fatal mid-air crash last week that left four people dead, has shut down, the company said Monday. Dean International — the Miami-Dade flight school that owns the planes involved in last week’s deadly midair crash over the Everglades — has shut down, company officials confirmed Monday. Staff broke the news to students following a brief memorial at the Kendall flight school for the four people killed: Jorge Sanchez, 22; Ralph Knight, 72; Nisha Sejwal, 19; and Carlo Zanetti Scarpati,…

Iraqi Airways suspends pilots who fought in-flight over food

BAGHDAD (AFP) – Iraqi Airways has suspended two of its pilots for getting into a fight — over a food tray — during an international flight with more than 150 passengers on board. The row erupted on a flight to the capital Baghdad from the Iranian city of Mashhad, with 157 travelers on board plus crew. “Conversation with the pilot became heated because he forbade an air hostess from bringing me a meal tray, under the pretext that I hadn’t asked him for authorisation,” the co-pilot said in a letter addressed to…

Germanwings: EU publishes new rules on mental fitness of air crew

  Since the 2015 tragedy of Germanwings Flight 9525, the European aviation community has been mobilized to work towards strengthening the continent’s aviation safety. As a result, on July 25, 2018, the Commission of the European Union (EU) published new safety rules – referred to as The Regulation – on air operations, including new provisions to better support the mental fitness of air crew. The deliberate crash – as it was declared by French investigators, the Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses (BEA) – of Germanwings Flight 9225 by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in March 2015,…

A Thai Airways plane made emergency landing…

A Thai Airways plane made emergency landing at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) today for what is believed to be burst right main wheel.. It landed safely around 12.18pm with 145 passengers – all unhurt, SN Wahidur Rahman, deputy director of Special Air Traffic Control, told The Daily Star. He said, the Dhaka-bound flight coming in from Thailand informed the traffic control tower of the burst wheel moments before landing. Last reported, all the passengers were safely evacuated from the plane and the runway was kept shut for three…

Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet Penetrating Israeli Airspace

Two Patriot missiles fired at Russian-made Sukhoi plane, which entered two kilometers into Israel.. Israel shot down a Syrian fighter jet that penetrated Israeli airspace on Tuesday, the Israeli army said. It said that the Russian-made Sukhoi was under surveillance when it entered some two kilometers into Israeli airspace. Syria said that one its jets was targeted by Israel while conducting raids in southern Syria, in Syrian airspace. Israel’s air defenses fired two Patriot missiles at the plane. It was not immediately clear where the plane crashed, and no details…

Stuart FLORIDA: Mentor of EASA/JAA Pilot Training in FLORIDA

The USA, FLORIDA, Southeast Coast, Treasure Coast, Flight Training is an excellent place to take your EASA/JAA Pilot Training and Written Exams and learn how to fly! Your Flight Academy, Your Promising Future! Pathway To Professional Pilot! The United States has by far the largest aviation industry in the world. When you think about the number of successful global corporations based in the US (Corporate Jet Departments), the largest military and air force in the world – the USAF & US Navy, the largest economy in the world – including 5…

MTU Maintenance Canada completes first V2500 shop visit

Vancouver, July 12th — MTU Maintenance Canada celebrated the redelivery of the first V2500 engine for customer IAE International Aero Engines AG (“IAE”) in Vancouver at the end of June. The engine falls under the contract between IAE and MTU last year that sees MTU Maintenance Canada serving V2500 aftermarket customers. The V2500 is the engine that powers the A320ceo family. “MTU Maintenance performed over one third of all V2500 shop visits worldwide in 2017– making it the number one service provider globally,” says Michael Schreyögg, Chief Program Officer, MTU…

Qantas pilots helping out on fatal crash

Two Qantas pilots from NSW injured in a fatal vintage plane crash in South Africa had been assisting in the delivery of the 1950s-era airliner to a European museum. Airbus A380 training captain Douglas Haywood and recently retired captain Ross Kelly were among the 19 people aboard the Convair 340 aircraft when it crashed into a factory near Pretoria’s Wonderboom Airport on Wednesday afternoon (Thursday AEST). A South African flight engineer on board the 64-year-old plane and a factory worker were killed. The two Australians were among about 20 people…

Flights at Cairo airport unaffected by huge blast nearby

Flights at Cairo airport unaffected by huge blast nearby On July 12, 2018, an explosion was recorded near Cairo International Airport. Despite initial reports stating that the incident affected air traffic at the main airport of Egypt, authority bodies deny the claim. Egypt military spokesperson, quoted by several sources, claimed the blast occurred due “high temperatures” at a chemical factory near the airport. Twelve people were injured, Reuters reports. The Ministry of Civil Aviation of Egypt issued a statement on social media, denying that the incident affected flight schedules. The statement…

America Pilot Academy (APA) offers ICAO JAA ATP / EASA ATP License in USA, FLORIDA within 11 months..

APA  is the first and only flight school in USA that has had Accelerated and Integrated with EASA Program within 11 Months. This distinction feature, synchronized  by the European Aviation Authority (EASA), clearly demonstrates the high level of training and organizational center of  excellence of APA. Upon course completion, the licensed pilot will hold an EASA Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and a Frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (Frozen ATPL).. Moreover, All Pilot Candidates even will be rewarded with triple-license, FAA CPL, EASA and ICAO JAA ATP License tt the end of training. The sooner…