Archive for October, 2011

ESMA Aviation Academy welcomes VISTAJET, the world’s fastest growing private aviation company - Friday, October 28th, 2011

VISTAJET, the world’s best known business jet company visited ESMA at its training centre in Montpellier in the South of France, Thursday 27th October 2011. The VISTAJET delegation was led by Mr Thomas Flohr Founder and Chairman of VISTAJET and included Nick Van Der Meer (Flight Operations Manager) and Nina Yates (Cabin Crew Manager). The delegation was hosted under the high patronage of Mr Frederick Kwok, Chairman of the Board of ESMA Aviation Academy.

You can see the details of the visit here.

AvioTrace Swiss announce the first “paperless” aircraft maintenance license technical training programme - Thursday, October 27th, 2011

AvioTrace Swiss announces that the first AML “paperless” technical training programme is proceeding with great success. The first complete “paperless” basic training course, started on September 26th, is showing that the use of advanced systems based on tablets and PCs has a strong positive impact on the trainees learning process. All students received an iPad at the beginning of the course with all required manuals in multimedia format and access to AvioTrace Swiss’ web learning systems. The introduction of advanced solutions for training allows the use of traditional manuals integrated with videos, multimedia animations, audio files and all documents that are useful during theoretical and practical training. In addition the material is automatically updated “on line” and tailored on each individual student’s profile and needs.

Moreover, students that decide to prepare for the examinations with self-instruction programmes have the opportunity to use AvioTrace Swiss’ training manuals and multimedia contents on their own laptop with no time restraints. All the contents are available by simply clicking on a link and using the dedicated “Virtual Classroom” learning applications. With these solutions the training path can always be customized following the needs of the student and progress can be followed and supported by the instructor or the tutor. All solutions can also the blended to provide the most suitable training path according to the trainee’s requirements.

For further information related to Aviotrace Swiss’ multimedia solutions please contact: –

Franco Matarazzo, Director, Marketing and Sales, AvioTrace Swiss

Tel: +41 76 2777623 or, Italian subsidiary +39 0331 1688466


SR Technics launches technical training on iPad - Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Daniel Hepfer, Head of Commercial Services at SR Technics Group Technical Training, told the EAMTC “I’m delighted to inform you about the latest development at SR Technics Training Services: training course material and manuals will be available on iPads from the beginning of 2012. Our exciting  new training platform offers students a truly enhanced learning experience which will lead to more efficient and effective study and eliminate the need for large and heavy training manuals.”

Daniel continued, “Each student will receive an iPad to keep. This means that the student can benefit from:

A portable, easy-to-use, state-of-the-art learning tool,

Photos, videos, voice recordings, etc. all on the same device,

The ability to add notes and highlight course material,

Email to keep in contact with work and have Internet connectivity to search further and enrich learning. Our customers should  feel free to contact us at any time if they would like additional details.”


The SR Technics press release and flyer can be seen here for more information.

Lufthansa Technical Training with new on-line presence - Friday, October 14th, 2011

Press release – Lufthansa Technical Training – (LTT)

“Training Finder” helps to identify best educational measures

Hamburg, 14 Oct 2011:

Lufthansa Technical Training’s new Internet site is online. Against the backdrop of the familiar Lufthansa design, visitors will find a new look at the company’s varied portfolio of training courses and consulting. The core of the new website is theTraining Finder, which helps visitors identify the Lufthansa Technical Training educational measures best suited to their needs – quickly and precisely.

Christoph Meyerrose, Managing Director of Lufthansa Technical Training, says: “We are very pleased to be able to offer our customers and other interested parties significantly better and more customer-friendly service.” Meyerrose describes the Training Finder as an excellent tool that helps customers find the most appropriate training for their requirements, quickly and comfortably. The company’s investment in new technologies means that customers and other visitors to now benefit from an excellent information platform. Company news and press releases as well as links to Lufthansa Technical Training Network’s facebook web page complete its new online presence. Other functions are scheduled to be made available later this year.

Ingo Müller, Internet Project Manager at Lufthansa Technical Training, is very pleased with the redesign: “As early as seven years ago, we set a standard in our industry with our LTT Internet presence. We’ve created this new website because we want to continue to stay ahead here. These days, a credible website especially needs interactive options, so we’ve created those and will be developing them even further. I’m convinced that our customers will welcome the new Training Finder – and become enthusiastic users.”

About Lufthansa Technical Training GmbH

Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT) is a world’s leading provider of basic and advanced training for employees and management working in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and the broader aerospace industry. LTT offers basic technical training, type-specific advanced training, through to non-specialised technical and non-technical advanced training. LTT has over 50 years of experience, and is certified not only by EASA, but also numerous other international aviation authorities. LTT’s experience comes from working with one of the worlds most successful Airlines, Lufthansa, whose fleet is maintained by LTT trained and qualified engineers, mechanics and management staff.

Web site

LRTT launches EWIS On-line Training available for all target groups - Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Lufthansa Resource Technical Training (LRTT) is now taking enrolments for their Online EWIS Training courses.

The highly cost effective training is available for all Target Groups.

Booking information can be found by visiting the Online EWIS Training course page.

Savo Vocational College student wins Silver at the WorldSkills competition - Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

The WorldSkills competition was held in London from the 4th to 9th of October. Young people from 51 countries/regions were competing to be the best of the best in their chosen skill.

The competition included Aviation Maintenance for the second time with the Finnish contestant, Antti Ukkonen from the Savo Vocational College, winning the silver medal in this category.

As an EAMTC member, Olli Kankimaki, the Training Manager for Aircraft Maintenance Training at the Savo Vocational College, Kuopio, Finland said, “The award is fully deserved. We are very pleased and proud of Antti and this achievement.”

More than 200,000 people from the UK visited the event including Prime Minister, David Cameron.

All of the results are available from the WorldSkills International website

Operantis announce partnership with Superjet - Friday, October 7th, 2011

In their latest newsletter, EAMTC member, Operantis, has announced a partnership with SuperJet covering the definition, development and distribution of a range of virtual reality 3D training tools for flight and ground crew for the SuperJet 100 aircraft.

See the full newsletter here

Guidelines & Recommendations on e-learning published - Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Following approval of the outcome of a Working Group, the EAMTC General Assembly unanimously accepted the group’s document for publication as Guidelines and Recommendations GR 1003.

The Working Group President, Ivo van Oosterhout said, “We had a really productive working group. The result is a super document that will be great for members. I’m delighted with the result.”

The new Guidelines and Recommendations, GR 1003 is available in the members area of this web site.

55th EAMTC meeting – first feedback - Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

The first feedback from the 55th EAMTC meeting held in Copenhagen, 4th and 5th October indicates a successful meeting.

Delegates comments: –

  • “Excellent conference, as usual!”
  • “Very informative and useful for me”
  • “Important and current topics aired – thanks”
  • “Very enjoyable, well hosted and interesting”
  • “Thank you for the great meeting”

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