February 2018

26 Feb

Francesco Mercorelli: every flight is a mission

Francesco Mercorelli is a Senior First Officer for Small Planet Airlines with an estimate of 3,000 flight hours in his pocket. With a high following of 10k, he might be known to you as @italianpilot_ on Instagram, where he shares his life as a pilot and what the industry is like. As an airline pilot, he is well-aware of the misconceptions that surround the idea of being one. As he expresses – aviation is not easily earned big money. Flying an aircraft comes with major responsibilities; you’re entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people on board. No two flights are...

26 Feb

Boeing 737 MAX to make history again

When talking to future pilots someone asks which type of aircraft they are dreaming to operate, hundreds of them start laughing when saying: ‘If it’s not Boeing, I’m not going!’. Although some of them are only joking, the most stunning thing is that nearly a half of them begin their pilot career in the cockpits of the Boeing 737 family aircraft, indeed! Asking why? What is so special about the Boeing 737 family? First of all, did you know that a Boeing 737 takes off or lands every 5.5 seconds somewhere in the world. This stunning fact reveals that these Boeing aircraft...

23 Feb

Do you see yourself as a Wizz Air pilot? Meet us in Budapest and discover more!

BAA Training would like to invite you to meet up in Budapest, Hungary, on 10th of March at the Mercure Budapest Korona hotel (Kecskeméti u. 14, 1053) and learn how to join the Wizz Air Cadet Programme even if you have no previous flying experience! Have you always been dreaming about aviation and becoming a pilot? By joining the Wizz Air Cadet Programme you will acquire an Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL frozen) and be secured with the job guarantee at WIZZ after the sucessful completion of the training. The largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe is looking for aspiring...

21 Feb

How to choose your flight school

You feel excited, motivated and more determined than ever to achieve your goal and here you are, the very first step of your pilot career! Choosing a Flight Training Organization (FTO) is not very difficult but it is crucial at the same time. You don’t want to fall into a scam and regret about getting into aviation just because you rushed and signed up with the wrong flight school. Your goal is to collect as much information as possible on flight schools to know what to expect from them. Place yourself as a detective and try to find all that is related...

14 Feb

Did You Know Why Aircraft De-icing is Important?

As winter winds bring in snow and ice, most of us know that it means getting up earlier in the morning in order to scrape off the ice from the car and get ready for the slow traffic. Just as we prep our cars, the same goes with aircraft. Airports and aircraft need to deal with the hazards of ice, snow, storm, and hail even more cautiously. Why is it important? To prevent a build-up of snow and ice on the wings and tail of an aircraft is crucial for a safe take-off. An aircraft’s wings and rear tail are engineered...

13 Feb

Welcoming day at the flight school

On Friday the 1st of September 2017, my flight school organized an event they would welcome the new students and celebrate the graduation of the ones who are finishing pilot studies. The event was organized at the Vilnius International Airport (VNO) gathered BAA Training management, flight instructors and new as well as graduating students with their families. The event started at the VIP terminal of VNO airport. Everybody gathered at around 16:30, collected their identification and passed the security point. For about 30 minutes we introduced to each other and made small talk. I tried to find all the people who...

13 Feb

7 reasons a student pilot should speak several languages

Speaking several languages is extremely important nowadays. This need is even more pronounced for an airline pilot and is sometimes crucial for some airlines. In this article you are going to see the 7 main reasons why you, as a student pilot or aspiring student pilot, should learn another language. 1. International aviation language is… As you probably know it already, English is the main language spoken in aviation as all the communications with the ATC are made in English. Of course, you can perform them in the local language if you master it enough, but you will never find an ATC which...

12 Feb

BAA Training goes to PERSPEKTYWY 2018!

It is this time of the year when school leavers start thinking intensively which career path to choose for their future. BAA Training is eager to see you in Warsaw, Poland on 23th – 24th February at the PERSPEKTYWY 2018 Education Fair! Do you think of aviation as the field you would like to work in? Do you have questions about studies and different pilot licences? We would like you to come and meet us! Bring a friend or your family to learn more about aviation and training: The profession of a pilot and how to become one; Different types of...

9 Feb

BAA Training goes to SKOLA 2018!

It is this time of the year when school leavers start thinking intensively which career path to choose for their future. Just like last year, BAA Training is eager to see you in Riga, Latvia on 23th – 25th February at the SKOLA 2018 Education Fair! Do you think of aviation as the field you would like to work in? Do you have questions about studies and different pilot licences? We would like you to come and meet us! Bring a friend or your family to learn more about aviation and training: The profession of a pilot and how to become...


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