October 2016

25 Oct

Did You Know: 6 ways for Pilots to Build Flight Time!

Building flight time is one of the major challenges you’ll face during your pilot’s career. There are many different ways for a pilot to gain experience and flight hours. Here, we will cover some of the top ways to build your flight experience: 1. Volunteer as a Safety Pilot A safety pilot is a rated pilot who helps maintain visual separation from other aircraft, clouds, and terrain while another pilot is wearing view limiting devices for the purposes of simulating instrument conditions. Even as a brand new pilot, you can gain experience as a safety pilot for others. There aren’t many hours in...

24 Oct

TOP 5 Reasons Why A Flight Instructor’s Career Is A Good Option

A flight instructor is a person who helps students to make the first steps into the world of aviation. Our instructors say that once you fall in love with aviation it becomes impossible to fall out of it. This passion motivates you to make everyone love this industry as much as you do! This time we would like to give you top five reasons why a flight instructor’s profession is a good choice: 1. Way to build flight time The Flight Instructor course is a good choice if a pilot is thinking about a professional pilot career in the future. When a flight...

24 Oct

Pilot‘s profile or why do you need to do a profile test at a flight school

Did you know that many flight schools use profile tests in the selection process? Have you been asking yourself what the purpose of it is? We are here to help you better understand the importance of your profile and personal traits needed if you choose a pilot‘s profession. How does it relate to aviation and a flight training school? You may ask how an individual profile is related to a flight school. The answer is simple: every profession has a specific set of personal qualities needed. A pilot‘s profession is not an exception. To be precise, a pilot‘s career is where a...

19 Oct

Did You Know: Airbus A321?

How much do you know about this aeroplane? Possibly it is enough to realise that it has a pair of wings, two engines and two hundred seats; however, if you want to feel like an expert, we suggest you getting acquainted with the following details related to this aircraft! First of all you need to know that it is the member of the A320 single-aisle jetliner family, which consists of the world’s best-selling single-aisle aircraft. Correspondingly, the A321 is the largest member of the family. This aircraft has a stretched fuselage with an overall length of 44.51 meters, along with an...

14 Oct

Open Doors Day at BAA Training Aviation Academy

BAA Training held an Open Doors Day for the Wizz Air Cadet Program. We share some moments from the event where people were introduced to the training program, had a chance to hear about a pilot‘s profession from the Captain and visited our facilities. The lucky ones even got the chance to try A320 Full Flight Simulator with the Captain! Would you like to hear more about the Cadet Program and visit our facilities, too? Do not hesitate to contact us and arrange a meeting!...

12 Oct

Did You Know Why Airplanes Do Not Fly Much Higher Than 35-38k Ft?

Many of us have probably wondered why planes can’t fly higher than they do now. Well, we have the answers to that! There are three key reasons for this: 1. ENGINE Jet airplane engines are designed to run at peak efficiency with a specific amount of oxygen. In order to match that oxygen level, the plane must generally fly within that 30 to 40 thousand foot window. At that altitude, you get the most thrust possible for every drop of jet fuel. 2. AIR DENSITY The higher the altitude is, the thinner (less dense) the air gets. With less air in the way there...

5 Oct

The Difference Between a Flight Dispatcher and an Air Traffic Controller

People often mistake the job of a flight dispatcher with that of an air traffic controller, but these two are different professions with different roles in flight management procedures. For this reason we have created a list of differences between these professions. WORKING LOCATION The Flight Dispatcher usually works in the operation center of the airline or in the office. The Air Traffic Controller usually works in the air traffic tower which is based in airport areas, sometimes radar rooms or even the ground can become their workplace .   MAIN DIFFERENCES IN FUNCTIONS Flight Dispatcher A flight dispatcher is responsible for planning the route,...