December 2016

28 Dec

Did You Know some easy steps to recognize a commercial aircraft type

Have you ever been driving along a highway or sitting in a park and watching an aircraft fly low over your head and wondered, what kind of plane that is? Undoubtedly in order to recognize which type of aircraft is flying above you can take your smartphone and use fly radar apps to find it out. But testing your avgeek eyes is lots of fun! So, here are several tips which will help you to identify a commercial aircraft! Tail Another feature that can help you identify the plane is the tail. Different types of aircraft can have a lot of different...

19 Dec

TOP 5 Aviation Management Software Trends For 2017

Whether you are an aviation student, a flight instructor or just a tech-savvy aviator, it is important to follow trends in technology. As there’s always something new on the horizon, the following trends in technology can impact your business growth or introduce new methods of studying. Thus, the IT professionals from aviation training management software company MOMook have gathered 5 aviation management software trends that will dominate 2017 and beyond. CLOUD: ANYWHERE & ANYTIME Cloudy, cloud, clouding… Cloud-based technology, often referred to as ‘cloud computing’, is a type of technology which relies on remote server-based computing. In terms of today’s learning and...

19 Dec

TOP 7 Exotic Flight Destinations for Crew Members When They Are at Work

Do you know which destinations in the world can be proud of truly magnificent views from the sky and exotic views on the ground? BAA Training has compiled a list of dream holiday destinations which can be visited during work flights. It is dedicated to aircraft crew members really passionate about aviation but are suitable for everyone. Enjoy the amazing views and choose the best place for your holidays! 7. Squamish, Canada If you like mountains and climbing, it is a perfect place for you. This place is magical for the beauty of nature: the black bear with cubs and the bald...

6 Dec

What Happens To An Airplane When An Airline Doesn’t Want It Anymore?

Where does an airplane go after it has made its final landing at particular airlines? There are plenty of options for a non-operable aircraft and its parts. The luckiest ones succeed in finding a place in various museums or are even used as a piece of equipment for fire training at airports. The future of other old planes can be not that cheerful: boneyard, dismantlement into parts or the sale for scrap. In this video BAA Training introduces a short recap of a plane’s fate options....

6 Dec

BAA Training starts a partnership with SmartLynx Airlines launching a new Pilot Training program

BAA Training, a European standard aviation training centre, starts the partnership with SmartLynx Airlines to launch the new Pilot Cadet Program. The five-year agreement will ensure job opportunities for a new, highly-qualified generation of pilots at the airline which seeks such professionals in order to be able to fulfil its ambitious plans for business expansion and company’s growth in the near future. The SmartLynx Cadet Program students will be offered a conditional employment contract. They will undergo EASA ATPL integrated training program at BAA Training and will acquire the ATPL frozen license. Successful candidates will progress to being co-pilots on the...

5 Dec

Did you know what signs indicate that you are an #AVGEEK?

Are you reading this?! Seriously? You are on the web page where aviation enthusiasts get together to become professionals in the aviation field! If you are still in doubt whether you are an #AVGEEK or not read the following several facts – they’ll prove that you are in love with aviation: All pictures on your phone are with aircraft engines, tails, wings or a view out of a plane window; You can identify the aircraft type and the airline from the ground; Pro-level: you can identify the aircraft type by the sound; Top Gun is the best film for you; ...