March 2016

31 Mar

The first BAA Training pilot scholarship granted

BAA Training aviation academy is happy to announce the first recipient of ATPL Integrated pilot scholarship - Mohammad Amin Mostalemi Esterabadi from Iran. The students who joined ATPL Integrated course in the end of February undergone testing and interview in order to determine which one of them is the worthiest of the first pilot scholarship. Take a look at the moments from the testing and recipient announcement that took place at BAA Training aviation academy. And if you are interested in pilot scholarship as well, visit our website and begin your ATPL Integrated training on June 1st!...

30 Mar

The first pilot scholarship recipient announced

With the fast approaching flying season, students rushed to fill the seats at the flying academies and begin ATPL Integrated training. The ATPL Integrated course is the fastest, yet the most intense and the most valued by the airlines course which allows students to acquire commercial pilot license and be prepared to join the aviation market. The group of students who joined ATPL Integrated course at BAA Training is the first ones to be a part of the pilot scholarship program which was launched in November of 2015. The recipient of the first scholarship is Mohammad Amin Mostalemi Esterabadi, 32 years...

25 Mar

Learn to fly a helicopter – Helicopter Training

A helicopter is one of the most versatile and fascinating pieces of aircraft and being able to fly it for your own pleasure or a career open up enormous opportunities. Helicopter PPL training is a great start for the CPL training which is needed later on, in order to get helicopter type rating and work as a helicopter pilot in commercial or military fields. Here is a short webinar about the helicopter training course and the requirements that each student must meet. Read more about the course here:

23 Mar

The World’s Shortest Commercial Flight Takes Less Than Post a Pic on Instagram!

The shortest commercial flight takes place between the two Orkney Islands, Westray and Papa Westray. The distance between airports is 2.7 kilometers (1.7 miles). You can see your flight destination on another island before boarding the aircraft. The journey’s duration is officially set to be two minutes but it can take just 47 seconds under perfect weather conditions. Ticket cost for the shortest commercial flight is about 30$ per passenger. Just over 70 people and 60 archaeological sites live in the island of Papa Westray. As a result, these shortest commercial flights are used to get the education service from Orkney Islands....

21 Mar

Pilot training: how do you fund that?

One or the other way, probably the most magical question that you keep asking yourself is how I can fund my pilot license studies? And you are not the only one who wonders about it. So how did aviation world arrive to the point of the pricy education, airlines ignorance and how is the industry changing in regards to the tricky situation? The truth about the power of free market Awhile ago, when the aviation industry was living its infant years it used to be a common practice for an airline to finance its students while they undergo Ab Initio and type...

21 Mar

Regular commercial or business jet airline pilot – which type are you?

With the growing predictions of the global pilot demand in market there are no more questions whether pilot profession is worth considering for your occupation. It is both prospective and exciting choice for your career. Period. However, once you get this question resolved, more things must be considered. One of the main questions is – which type of aircraft to choose? There are many aspects to choosing the type, such as market needs, desirable region or airlines to fly, aircraft type itself and etc. But have you ever considered which type of pilot you would like to be? Would you...

21 Mar

Are you sure you know how to control it?

“This is a breeze. Just take a remote control and fly. How flying that toy around can be so difficult?” That is probably the most common reaction to the UAVs’ piloting. Unfortunately, the reality might differ from the initial image. When you hold the remote control in your hands for the first time, flying drone could appear a bit more complicated task then you expected. And even if you are piloting UAV for a while (or maybe even call yourself a pro), let’s be frank, there are still mistakes that are hard to avoid and challenges to overcome. So what are they?...

15 Mar

The World’s First Drone Port Proposal

The proposal for the first drone port in Rwanda, Africa was released in 2015. The „Drone Port“ project would be the first of its kind to support cargo drone routes. It would help to deliver blood, medicine and other emergency supplies to remoted places quickly. Does it sound like science fiction? Drones carrying emergency supplies might soon become the reality in the rolling hills of Rwanda. Drones would be able to take care of blood and life-saving supplies over 100km at minimal cost, providing an affordable alternative that can complement road-based deliveries. It is all about doing ‘more with less’. Drones...

8 Mar

TOP 10 World’s Oldest Airports

We have no doubts that the history of airport is very exciting. When was it founded? What famous people were there before us? You may find these facts and much more interesting information about the world’s oldest airports in this article. 1. College Park Airport, Maryland, USA College Park Airport is the world‘s oldest frequently operating airport. It was founded in August 1909 by the United States Army Signal Corps to operate as a training location for two military officers to fly in the government‘s first airplane. College Park Airport is very important for aviation history, there is home for the well-known...

1 Mar

Top 10 aviation, air and space museums in the world

We believe this top 10 will provide you with a lot of useful information and give you enough options to choose from while visiting other countries. If you love aviation just like we do, you should visit at least one of these spectacular museums in your lifetime! 1. The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is the world’s largest museum of aviation and space artifacts located in Washington D.C. This museum offers exhibitions on aviation and space exploration, covers the history of human flight, and illustrates it with art and archival materials. Visitors have an...