Category Archives: Training and Simulation

Career Moves

James Careless reports on US Congress action to reverse the contested US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policy on new hires College-trained air traffic controllers and … More ››

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Entry Point North to deliver onsite sim for Naviair

Air traffic services academy Entry Point North and Danish air traffic control Naviair have struck a long-term agreement to deliver a simulator platform and related … More ››

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New controller hire system under scrutiny

A United States transport watchdog has begun auditing the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic controller hiring processes in light of last year’s controversial changes to … More ››

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Airways New Zealand lands major China contract

Airways New Zealand has signed an agreement with China’s Civil Aviation Second Research Institute (CASRI) to distribute its air traffic control training simulators throughout China. … More ››

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Emirates, Airways NZ in training launch

Emirates Aviation University and Airways New Zealand and have officially opened their purpose-built air traffic control training facility in Dubai, one of the world’s largest … More ››

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RAAF acquires more Adacel ATC simulators

Adacel has been awarded a contract by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) valued at more than A$2.0 million for the acquisition of additional Air … More ››

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Micro Nav tapped for SMATSA simulator

Micro Nav (MNL) will supply a BEST radar simulation system to Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services (SMATSA) following completion of a public procurement procedure … More ››

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Adacel acquires CSC’s NexSim business

Adacel and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) have signed and closed a definitive agreement for the sale of the CSC NexSim ATC simulator line and associated … More ››

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Entry Point North, IATA to collaborate

Air traffic services training academy Entry Point North and the International Air Transport Association (IATA),have signed a collaboration agreement for the development and delivery of … More ››

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Common Goal

The European Aviation Safety Agency is working on a draft regulatory proposal that would harmonise training and certification standards for air traffic controllers throughout the … More ››

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