Category Archives: Training and Simulation

NATS clinches BULATSA training deal

The UK’s NATS has won a prestigious contract, paving the way for Bulgarian air traffic controllers to be trained at its state-of-the-art facility near Fareham … More ››

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CAAS, NUS collaborate on aviation training

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) are working together to jointly develop aviation programmes to enhance the aviation workforce’s … More ››

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Belgocontrol selects EPN initial training

Belgocontrol and Entry Point North have entered into a framework agreement for initial controller training. The agreement is awarded after a successful evaluation of a … More ››

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DLR tests low-noise approaches at Frankfurt

To help pilots produce the lowest possible noise level in complex manoeuvres during the approach phase, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und … More ››

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ANZ confirms WCG training venture

Airways New Zealand is expanding its international training portfolio under a new agreement with the Washington Consulting Group (WCG) to deliver air traffic control training … More ››

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FAA invites applications for 1,400 controllers

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has dropped the controversial ‘biographical profile’ for prequalified (college programme and military veteran) air traffic control trainee applicants … More ››

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In The Navy

US Navy air traffic controllers now have a state-of-the-art tower simulator which will allow them to conduct realistic training in control tower operations and procedures … More ››

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ANZ, Aviation Australia launch training centre

Airways New Zealand and Aviation Australia are to open a purpose-built air traffic control training centre for international students in Brisbane. The joint venture is … More ››

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ATRiCS clinches Zurich simulator business

Zurich airport chiefs have signed a contract with ATRiCS for the supply of a 3D Tower Simulator. AVATOR, the ATM Validation and Training Simulator from … More ››

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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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