May 2018

30 May

Gender is not a Barrier to Become a Pilot

Global percentage of female pilots is still very low. According to the International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISWAP), commercial female pilots make only ~5% of total commercial pilots globally. As the men dominate the aviation industry, there is a wrong perception that women cannot achieve success there. Why are women so under-represented in piloting and how to change this perception? Let’s try to identify the most common gender issues in aviation and break down the stereotype of aviation as a highly gendered realm. Do men perform better compared to women? Let’s start with the most prevalent stereotype that women are weaker...

30 May

DREAM ABOUT BECOMING A PILOT? Stop dreaming and start flying!

Have you ever had a dream that you were flying? Why not make it a reality? BAA Training would like to invite you to meet us in Stockholm and discover all about the different cadet programs of leading airlines! Yes, even if you have no flying experience, you can start a career path in aviation with these airlines: Wizz Air SmartLynx Small Planet Airlines Avion Express So next time you dream of becoming a First Officer at an airline, you can be certain that the fastest and the most secure way to achieve this is to join an airline’s cadet program! What are...

29 May

BAA Training to ensure all-year-round training with flight base in Spain

BAA Training the largest Central and Eastern Europe aviation training centre is expanding its flight base network. BAA Training Ab Initio school, currently handling more than 200 students, and having three aerodromes to conduct flight training, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with – Lleida-Alguaire International Airport in Spain. Since 2016 actively working in partnership with Wizz Air, SmartLynx, Small Planet Airlines, Avion Express, Lao Skyway airlines and BayViet aviation school BAA Training provides aviation community with Cadet training solutions. At the moment Ab Initio school has 218 students from more 50 different countries. Their training is being conducted in 3 different...

23 May

Did You Know: “Chemtrail” Conspiracy Theories – Are They Real?

Perhaps you already heard of a theory that aircrafts exhaust a chemical trail, also called “chemtrail”? Conspiracy theorists claim that it is meant to manage solar radiation, manipulate peoples, control human population, and modify the weather as well as cause illnesses and other health issues. We all have seen the white or dark trail left behind an aircraft. But what actually is it? Can it really affect our health? Let us go through some of the acclaimed “chemtrails” and explain what it is. It Comes Out of the Wingtips It does come out of the wingtips but that is no “chemtrail” – it...

8 May

DID YOU KNOW: Why Most Airplane Seats are Blue?

Have you ever wondered about the colour of airplane seats? Have you noticed most of them are blue? You may think it is all about the clouds, the sky and the whole magic of a flight. But is it true? Just think about colours and how they affect us in different situations. Probably, most of us have noticed that there are a lot of famous brand logos or even hospitals designed in blue. According to colour psychology experts, the colour blue boosts confidence and trust in many situations. As Artitudes Design, a graphic design company, specifies, “blue helps a person to...