Category Archives: Training and Simulation

FAA struggling to staff air traffic control

The United States aviation authority is planning to hire more than 3,400 controllers over the next two years to offset expected retirements but faces significant … More ››

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US controller shortage reaching crisis point

Budgetary missteps and bureaucratic red tape have led to a shortage of controllers in the United States, a state of affairs that has now reached … More ››

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DANS to link in academic excellence bid

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) and Emirates Aviation University (EAU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to launch a long … More ››

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EPN performs Croatia Control assessment

Training solutions provider Entry Point North has conducted an assessment centre for 15 future ACS and ADI air traffic controllers of Croatia Control. The objective … More ››

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Micro Nav clinches Queen’s innovation award

Bournemouth, UK-based Micro Nav has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the innovation category, the second time the specialist ATC simulator and training systems … More ››

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FAA fails to ensure pilot skills: Reuters

The Federal Aviation Administration is failing to ensure that airline pilots maintain their flying skills so they can safely take control of an aircraft from … More ››

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Entry Point North delivers OJT for heli ops

ATM training academy Entry Point North is now providing surveillance and On-the-job training (OJT) including final validation on a simulator for Helicopter Flight Information Service … More ››

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ATNS attains training excellence status

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) training academy has been awarded the status of a Regional Training Centre of Excellence (RTCE) by the International Civil … More ››

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Concordia research offers FMS for all

University researchers have devised a mathematical formula that accurately recreates the calculations a flight management system (FMS) makes for a cruising Airbus A320. Flight management … More ››

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Airways selected as Vietnam’s training provider

Airways New Zealand has this week signed two agreements with Vietnamese aviation authorities, to provide air traffic control training and related services for Vietnam-based students. … More ››

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