Category Archives: Training and Simulation

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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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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