Training and Workforce

News about simulators and training procedures, as well as workforce.

Duncan Aviation's Darwin Godemann with apprentices
Dec 1, 2022 - 10:02 AM
Three of the country's independent MROs find success through offering maintenance technician apprenticeships.
Duncan Aviation tech working on engine
Nov 30, 2022 - 11:34 AM
A 33 percent increase in newly certificated aviation maintenance technicians in 2021 wasn't enough to offset an industry shortage.
Bell Helicopter training student and instructor in flight deck
Nov 29, 2022 - 9:25 AM
The Bell Training Academy has exceeded 230,000 flight training hours and trained over 130,000 pilots from more than 135 countries.
ATP's 500th Cessna Skyhawk 172 parked outside Textron Aviation's Customer Deliver Center
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:47 AM
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk milestone was reached with this week's delivery of five of the type to ATP Flight School.
Sheryl Barden and Jennifer Pickerel on stage during Bombardier Safety Standdown 2022
Nov 18, 2022 - 10:57 AM
The human element is an important part of aviation safety, which means addressing internal and external factors that can cause an employee to disengage.
Wheels Up Cessna Citation X parked on airport ramp
Nov 18, 2022 - 10:37 AM
Wheels Up has entered a cooperative pilot hiring partnership with MAG Aerospace that will expand career opportunities for pilots.
Dr. Tony Kern, founding partner and CEO, Convergent Performance
Nov 9, 2022 - 9:43 AM
Business aviation could solve its worker shortage by making the industry a safe place for female employees, according to Tony Kern.
GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce being interviewed during CJI Miami conference
Nov 8, 2022 - 12:57 PM
Speaking last week at the Corporate Jet Investor in Miami, GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce addressed hurdles in workforce, supply chain and regulations.
Derek Morgan, acting deputy executive director for the FAA's aircraft certification office
Nov 7, 2022 - 5:00 PM
Nearly 400 people are expected to attend Bombardier's three-day safety conference, which kicks off today in Wichita.
United Airlines technicians working on landing gear
Nov 2, 2022 - 11:44 AM
The airline expects to train more than 1,000 people as A&Ps by 2026, with at least half of them women or people of color.