Archive for 2013

QCM December Newsletter - Friday, December 20th, 2013


QCM has issued their December Newsletter.

With details of EASA NPA’s, QCM course updates and more, readers may see the newsletter here.



Operantis – Latest Newsletter - Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

LogoOperantis_300Innovative training technology experts, Operantis, has released the December 2013 edition of their newsletter.

Sales Director, Jean-François Savournin, said, “As usual, our newsletter is packed full of exciting developments concerning our innovative products. This is a fantastic period for training technology. It is bringing so many interactive and engaging aspects to assist in the transfer of learning”.

You can see the Operantis newsletter here

2014 Instructor Seminar – dates announced - Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

IAAG announce that the Instructor Seminar will take place on 27th and 28th May 2014 at their beautiful facility in Northern France.

bourgeoisMichael Bourgeois, IAAG’s Training Manager told the EAMTC, “It will be a pleasure to see the industry’s instructors here at Institut Aeronautique Amaury de la Grange. We are looking forward to another lively, interactive and productive seminar”.IMG00249-20120926-1011

TCAE Training – Latest – Spring Courses - Wednesday, December 18th, 2013


Thomas Cook Airline Engineering Training has released details of their courses available for Spring 2014.


Technical Training Manager, Paul Ritchie said, “We have a great facility here at Manchester airport. Its very convenient for everyone. Its good for our trainees with us being located right alongside the hangar. Our courses usually fill up quickly. Customers should contact TCAE early to avoid disappointment”.

TCAE Training Upcoming Course Details are Here

Contact TCAE here to reserve your places


EAMTC welcomes new member Bangladesh Airlines Training Centre - Tuesday, December 17th, 2013


Biman Bangladesh Airlines, popularly known as Biman, is the national airline of Bangladesh. As a member of IATA, it flies passengers and cargo to 18 international destinations in Asia and Europe. Biman is reputed for its well-trained and dedicated crew and maintenance personnel with appreciable safety record.

Biman came into being on January 04, 1972 and currently operates two 777-300ER, two 737-800, two A310-300, and two DC10-30 aircraft in its fleet. Biman performs the line and base maintenance work of all the aircraft in its fleet. It also does line and base maintenance certifications of similar aircraft for a number of local and international airlines. In addition to its own aircraft, Biman provides ground-handling support to a number of major airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka.

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Bangladesh Airlines Training Centre (BATC) began its journey as the Ground Training School in the Engineering Hangar at the old Airport in 1972 immediately after the War of Liberation and subsequently moved to Biman’s own building at Farm Gate.

In 1984, Biman Management took advantage of an ICAO/UNDP offer to set up an apprentice training school at the current location of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The UNDP/ICAO assistance to set up Apprentice Training School was utilized to build a proper and full-fledged training centre for the national carrier.

BATC provides training in the faculty of Operations Technical, Avionics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Customer Services, Marketing & Sales and Management Development.


Engineering Faculties have provided Basic Aircraft Maintenance Engineering courses since its inception. Maintenance Engineers of BATC work in different corners of the world, such as, USA, Canada, Middle-east, Australia and the East-Asian region. BATC also provides type maintenance courses (F-28, DC10-30, Airbus A310, Boeing 737 and Boeing 777) on airframe, Engine, Electrical, Instrument and Radio-Radar categories for developing Biman’s manpower for its growing fleet. Additionally, BATC conducts courses on Human Performance and Limitations, Air-Legislation, System Engineering, Quality & Audit, Engineering Planning etc. All of these basic & type maintenance courses and other courses are approved by the national Civil Aviation Authority.

The Engineering wing of BATC achieved EASA Part-147 approval (approval number 147.0047) on 28th February, 2012 for conducting B1.1 and B2 courses and examinations.

4The centre has been turned into a seat of training and technical seminars for local travel agents and foreign airlines.

BATC’s Training Manager, Partha Kumar Pandit, told the EAMTC that, “BATC has a very good prospect to grow as an EASA approved organization in its neighbouring countries. We are very pleased to become a member of the EAMTC to share the continual development in the field of Engineering Training”.

Basic Modules (EAMTC) Learning Objectives released - Monday, December 16th, 2013

HS Harald Strehling, President of the EAMTC Basic Training Working Group, has advised that, “The Basic Module Learning Objectives are now complete and are available in the Working Group Master Documents and Other Materials area of the members site. We have worked on these documents for some considerable time and hope that they will be very useful for our members”.

Harald continued, “I would really like to thank all of the Working Group participants. It was a great team effort”.

Cargolux B747-400 (RR RB211) Powerplant & Interface Course – Places available - Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Cargolux has advised that there are still some places available on a B1, Boeing B747-400 (RR RB211) power plant & interface course .

The course will be from 13th to 17th  January 2014 in Luxembourg.

Cargolux Manager, Technical Training, Marc Arendt said, “This is a good and cost effective opportunity for a company that needs people training but does not have enough people to occupy all of the places in the usual class size. We can also accommodate individual students.  People should contact me as soon as possible to secure a place.”

Contact Cargolux here



airberlin 2014 Training Catalogue available - Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

airberlin newsflash!

The new airberlin training catalogue for 2014 is now available. For the coming year airberlin advise that, “We will present ourselves with a varied training portfolio and space for individual customer requests. If customers cannot find the training they’re looking for or the appropriate time schedule in our catalogue, we ask that they please contact us personally to create their own customized training.”

Have a look at the airberlin 2014 training catalogue

Contact airberlin technical training directly


Courses announced at THY Aviation Academy - Monday, December 9th, 2013

EASA Part 147 theoretical and practical courses:

Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy is pleased to announce the following EASA Part 147 theoretical and practical courses to take place at the Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy in Istanbul: –

  • B737-600/700/800/900 (CFM56) B1 (6th, Jan, 2014)
  • A318/319/320/321 (CFM56) B1(6th, Jan, 2014)
  • A340 (CFM56) B1 (6th, Jan, 2014)
  • A318/319/320/321 (CFM56) General Familiarization (7th, Jan, 2014)
  • B777 200/300 (GE 90) General Familiarization (20th, Jan, 2014)
  • A330 (GECF6) B1 (13th, Jan, 2014)
  • A319/320/321 (V2500) (24th, Jan, 2014)
  • B737-600/700/800/900/ (CFM56) B1 (27th, Jan, 2014)
  • B777-200/300 (GE90) B1 (8th, Feb, 2014)
  • A330 (GECF6) (15th, Feb, 2014)

Contact THY Aviation Academy here


European Business Aviation Conference 2014 announced - Monday, December 9th, 2013

Following the success of the Business Aviation Safety Conference 2013, EBASCON has announced the dates for the 4th European Business Aviation Safety Conference.

The conference will take place in Munich on the 19th and 20th February, 2014.

You can see all of the details at the EBASCON site from this link.

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