Practice creates masters

Be part of an A380 simulator training session in Toulouse, France. The training is carried out by Supervisor CPT Wolfgang Absmeier, who’s a test pilot and trainer himself. In this video, the pilots Jürgen Raps and Uli Hohl – in a protected environment – simulate the bird strike emergency, which means that a bird has crashed into one of the engines causing its immediate failure. Flight simulators artificially re-create aircraft flight and the environment in which it flies, not only for pilot training, but also for design studies and various…

THE TOP 10 AVIATION COLLEGES FOR 2018

Aviation is an incredibly diverse industry, with jobs available in air traffic controlling, aircraft mechanics, flight instructing, piloting, engineering, and more. These positions range from customer service to the highly technical, and can include long hours and extensive travel. Job growth and employment opportunities for aviation professionals vary across concentrations. For instance, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average salary for airline and commercial pilots is $105,720, with job growth in the industry projected at 5% by 2024. For equipment mechanics and technicians, jobs are expected to increase by 1%, with…

Pilot Careers Live returns to London this November

The world’s airline industry is booming, with pilot jobs and salaries following suit. So, if you’re thinking of flying as a career, there’s no better time and no better place to find out all you need to known than at Pilot Careers Live London, the show dedicated to informing and inspiring the next generation of pilots and flight crew. Pilot Careers Live provide the perfect opportunity to find out more about the opportunities and training routes. It includes motivational seminars covering a every aspect of a pilot training journey including: Pilots In…