13 6월

The Future of Pilots Resides in the Far East?

When making a decision whether to become a pilot or not, you might ask yourself a few questions: does the aviation industry need more pilots? Where do they need them the most? If so, what type rating should I choose? As for the first question, the short answer is a definite yes. But let us go a little bit more into detail with this. You may have or may not have heard of the phrase that “the aviation market is booming”. And this is very much the case. CAE’s Airline Pilot Demand Outlook covers a 10-year period and predicts that 225,000...

13 6월

How to Get the Most out of Your Training Instructor

Being able to deploy your instructor as a resource and mentor should be very important to any student. But to a type rating student – it is essential. Your, as a pilot’s, future depends on the level of qualification and skills gained during the pilot training. How good are you going to be once it’s finished? And more importantly, what can be done by a student in order to achieve the best results? Even though your motivation and determination is important, let’s start from the basics – your instructor is your source of knowledge. And this simple equation – if you...

9 4월

Aviation – a hive of activity for aircraft manufacturers

A booming aviation market, demand for air travel increasing at an annual average rate of more than 5% per year, dozens of new airlines, all these are fertilising the growth of the industry as never before. But, obviously, the growth of any of the industries could not be maintained without a sufficient number of aircraft picking up or dropping off passengers at any part of the world. As long as in 20 years’ time air travel market is expected to be 2.5 times larger, an increase of the global commercial jet fleet is projected to almost correspond. It means that...