Archive for April, 2012

Operantis launches Aeroquiz - Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Operantis has launched Aeroquiz, a WEB environment examination software product that is officially recognised (Part 147 and Part 66) by the French Group for Civil Aviation Safety (GSAC).

Already in use with several certified aeronautical training groups, Operantis say that Aeroquiz is effective, efficient and that it facilitates the entirely digital design, management, application and supervision of approved examinations.

Examinations may be carried out in all network configurations, intranet or (secured) internet, on standard PCs.

All the details may be seen at the Operantis web site.

Operantis Newsletter Now Available - Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

The latest offerings from multi-media training specialists, Operantis, can be seen in the April edition of their Newsletter – out now.

See the on-line version of the Newsletter here.

ESMA CEO Outlines Next Target - Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

In his latest press article in the Nigerian Aviation Monitor Magazine, Jean-Philippe Renaud, CEO of the ESMA Aviation Academy, gives his views on the African aviation scene and the next target for ESMA.

See the ESMA web site “Press Area” for further information :

The full article may also be seen here.

New Aircraft Management Solution Implemented at ESMA - Monday, April 23rd, 2012

ESMA Training Academy has introduced a new software application to enhance and optimize its aircraft management and scheduling activities.

Continuing investment at ESMA will enable training programs to meet the growing needs and expectations of today’s aviation industry professionals.

Cedric Jullian, Director of the Ground Staff Training Department at the ESMA Aviation Academy said, “This will directly benefit our trainees with the latest developments in both flight treatment systems, customer management, and load control operations. Upgrade sessions will also be offered to students who have completed their training prior to its launch, ensuring their professional skills meet new requirements.”

See the Press Release here

Sukhoi Superjet 100 – First Anniversary - Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The first anniversary of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 commercial operations in Armavia

April 23 2012, Moscow

Just over a year ago, on the 21st of April 2011, the first production Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft operated by the Armenian airline, Armavia, performed the first scheduled flight on route Yerevan – Moscow, marking the start of the commercial operations of the brand new commercial aircraft.

Armavia put the new aircraft (MSN 95007, register number EK 95015) in service in an extremely short period of time – within two days after the official delivery.

You can see the full Press Release here

56th EAMTC Meeting – Delegates agree, it was a great success – Photo - Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

With all of the feedback now received and published in the Members Area of this site, there was widespread agreement that the 56th EAMTC meeting, hosted by Virgin Atlantic Airways on 27th and 28th March, was a great success.

Delegates particularly welcomed the participation of EASA.

The meeting was opened by Mr. Steve Ridgway, Virgin Atlantic Airways’ Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ridgway spoke of Virgin Atlantic’s values, its brand and the importance of its people. Noting aviation’s contribution to the growth of world trade, Mr. Ridgway emphasized the importance of safety and operational efficiency and the special importance of the industry’s training organisations in order to secure this.

SR Technics – Perspectives Latest Issue - Monday, April 16th, 2012

SR Technics has today, 16th April, released the latest issue of their Perspectives newsletter.

You can see developments at SR Technics by clicking here.

April issue of InfoWerk’s i-News now available - Friday, April 13th, 2012

InfoWERK has released the April issue of their quarterly i-news newsletter – a multimedia publication written specifically for the training industry.

To subscribe go to the Infowerk web site here

EAMTC Publishes Operational Suitability Data Position Paper - Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Ulrich Kempa

Bulent Topcu presented the Part 66 / 147 Working Group (WG) conclusions to the General Assembly at the 56th EAMTC meeting at Virgin Atlantic Airways on 28th March. The vote of acceptance of the outcome of the WG to be published as an EAMTC Position Paper was overwhelmingly accepted.

Ulrich Kempa, President of the WG said, “This was a difficult issue with which to grapple but the outcome will be helpful for the industry as we near the implementation of the OSD for maintenance training.”

Members have access to the Position Paper in the Guidelines and Recommendations section of the members area of this site.

Aero Defence Support Show at Bordeaux - Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

ADS Show Europe, the first European aero defence through-life support show, will take place on 25, 26 and 27 September at AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine and the Air Base 106 of Bordeaux-Merignac airport, France

See the show web site here

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