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See the latest news and updates from and about BAA Training and discover some interesting facts about aviation.

Latest News

See the latest news and updates from and about BAA Training and discover some interesting facts about aviation.

16 Jun

BAA Training and HNCA Opens A Brand New Aviation Training Centre in China

The opening ceremony held on 14 June, 2020, marked the beginning of the activity of BAA Training China – a modern six full flight simulators‘ (FFS) aviation training centre. Following the Joint Venture (JV) agreement between Avia Solutions Group PLC (ASG), a global multi-service aviation holding, and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA), signed in July 2019, the companies have established the new BAA Training China training centre in Zhengzhou city, Henan province,  People‘s Republic of China. The brand new training centre is designed to provide the capacity of 40,000 flight hours per year and train approximately 4,000 lpilots....

11 May

Pilot’s Recency: Two Possible Scenarios after Aviation Takes off

The entire aviation industry is impatiently waiting until travel restrictions are eased, borders opened and aircraft lifted from the ground for long-awaited flights. The return would be slow and airlines' operations would be re-launched gradually. Nevertheless, still a significant number of pilots will be required to be ready to get back to their duties immediately after aviation is given the green light to take off. And 'ready' does not mean only dusting off the uniforms and polishing Ray-Ban sunglasses. First of all, 'ready' means that pilots need to be in an excellent professional shape with their skills brushed up. Pilot Recency: What Does...

27 Apr

Recurrent Training and Checks: What Do You Know About It?

Aviation is one of the most regulated industries in the world. Meanwhile pilots are among the very few professionals that are required to do repeated training as well as complete regular and rigorous examinations to maintain the existing skills and develop new ones.  Prior to becoming an airline pilot, a person has to go through many training stages that in total can take up to two years of intensive education. However, the issue of a licence and relevant certificates does not mean that there would be no more training. Training it is a faithful companion of each pilot throughout the entire...

3 Mar

BAA Training and L3Harris Technologies sign a multimillion-dollar deal

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest aviation training centres in Europe, and L3Harris Technologies, a global aerospace and defence technology innovator, have signed a multimillion-dollar contract under which BAA Training will acquire nine RealitySeven full flight simulators. BAA Training becomes the first ever independent aviation training centre to make such a significantly sized order. Fulfilling its global expansion plan, BAA Training shall put into operation nine full flight simulators from both the Boeing and Airbus aircraft family, including Boeing 737NG, Airbus A320neo, and other types, in two phases. The first four full flight simulators are scheduled to be assembled,...

26 Feb

BAA Training Vietnam Introduces Second A320 FFS

BAA Training Vietnam, a brand new aviation training centre located in Ho Chi Minh, announces expanding their training equipment. A state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo full flight simulator has been assembled and approved by Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) to provide pilot training in Vietnam. A modern 3000-square-metre training centre opened doors in September of 2019 and with their first Airbus A320ceo full flight simulator started to provide pilot training for both airlines and independent pilots. As the first training device has already reached its full utilisation, the second, this time Airbus A320neo full flight simulator, is being introduced to the market. In...

25 Feb

4 most frequently asked questions about UPRT

New requirements for Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) was introduced by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in 2018 with a transition period of one year. Hence effectively the Advanced UPRT course FCL.745.A became mandatory for all pilots studying for new ATPLs and CPL qualifications at the end of last year. What does it mean for you as a pilot with a CPL licence, or as a pilot still in the earlier phases of study? You must undergo this training in order to be able to effectively manage aircraft in high-risk situations when the flight altitude or airspeed of an...

BAA Training to open biggest aviation training center in South Europe
29 Jan

BAA Training to open biggest aviation training center in South Europe

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe announces further expansion in Spain. Being a global aviation training provider BAA Training chose the location and started the establishment of a training center near Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport. By establishing BAA Training Spain, the company is to open a 5300-square-meter modern training center with the brand new training equipment, classrooms, briefing rooms and a luxury lounge. According to the BAA Training representatives, BAA Training Spain is set to operate 7 full flight simulators by 2023, becoming the biggest training center in Southern Europe. As the building...

23 Jan

Differences between the Boeing 737 Classic and Next Generation

Sometimes called “the most successful” might sound tricky but not when we talk about Boeing 737. After the April 9th in 1967, when the first Boeing 737 took flight, this aircraft model took its manufacturer to the market leader position, therefore, it dominated in the market for more than 52 years now. The company started producing Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft in 1996, which could fly faster, and higher, meanwhile, using less fuel. After the maiden flight in 1997, the NG received attention and airlines worldwide started ordering the Boeing 737 NG followed its ancestor's success and made the most popular...

20 Jan

Highlights of 2019

2019 has been an extraordinary year for BAA Training providing a full scope of aviation training solutions to the global aviation market. Being an expert in pilot, cabin crew or ground handling training, operating most popular aircraft Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 full-flight simulators and providing wet or dry lease services this year has been full great achievements and confident steps fulfilling global expansion plans. And we promise you to share even more exciting news in 2020!      ...

2019 overview: the challenges and triumphs of aviation industry giants
17 Jan

2019 overview: the challenges and triumphs of aviation industry giants

2020 is going to be a big year for the aviation industry. An improvement in profits, revenues and passenger numbers is expected so the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is forecasting a bright future after a challenging 2019. Let’s look back and see how 2019 turned out for the two giants of the aviation industry – Airbus and Boeing. Best year for Airbus Overall 2019 was a challenging and difficult year, indeed. Even though aviation industry keeps growing a slowing economic growth, trade wars, geopolitical tensions, continuing uncertainty over Brexit and social turmoil – all of these had an impact on the...