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22 Oct

5 Tips on How to Succeed In your Type Rating Course

Type Rating (TR) is the stage when a licenced pilot must stay especially focused, undistracted and collected. A lot has been achieved already, so failing in the hallway to a dream come true would be sad. While instructors and examiners can contribute to the result, the biggest power is in the pilot’s hands. Follow the steps below to ensure you’ve done your maximum. 1. Start your preparation for TR in advance When you start your Type Rating, you will notice that the pace is quick, so having some knowledge already will help. For example, one thing you can do is start learning...

base training
19 Oct

Top 6 Base Training Tips

Every student pilot looks forward to the moment they board an airplane as an airline pilot for the first time. But before that, one more phenomenal “first-time” experience comes – base training. It stands for 4 or 6 take-offs and landings that students complete in a real aircraft as the final part of their Type Rating. After that, they are given an official right to fly commercial jets. Waiting for the first chance to get your hands on the real thing – the aircraft itself – can be pretty stressful! Therefore, we’ve prepared some tips so that you feel fully...

22 Apr

8 Frequently Asked Questions about Type Rating

If you wonder whether Type Rating is indeed this magical phrase that separates a licenced pilot from taking a seat in the cockpit and starting a pilot career, the answer is - yes. Most probably now, what, when, where, how much, and other similar types of questions start coming up, which is ok. They usually spark gigantic debates between aviation enthusiasts. By the way, they do not necessarily reach a common conclusion on each point. We have summarized the most frequently asked questions to give you a hand in making your own conclusions and decisions regarding your Type Rating path.   1.     ...

13 Nov

BAA Training acquires three new full-flight simulators from CAE

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, has announced the acquisition of three new full flight simulators from CAE. Under the agreement, BAA Training is procuring two Airbus A320 CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulators (FFSs) and one Boeing 737NG CAE 7000XR Series FFS. The full-flight simulators will be equipped with the latest innovative CAE Tropos 6000XR visual system, offering unprecedented realism. The first Airbus A320 simulator will be deployed in Vilnius, Lithuania in July 2018, the Boeing B737 NG will start operating in October 2018. Yet another Airbus A320 full-flight simulator will be housed in a...