November 2018

26 Nov

Flying Big: To Be a Wide-Body Aircraft Pilot or Not?

Enormous wide-body aircraft take everyone’s attention at the airport. Even pilots are impressed by their size. The majority of them have been dreaming of becoming captains of the wide-body aircraft since they started studying at aviation academy or even before that. The growing demand for passenger flights leads airlines to expand their fleet with the new wide-body aircraft. This means that the wide-body pilot demand is ascending too. Let’s look into the situation in the wide-body aircraft sector and what it means to be a pilot of the wide-body aircraft. Flight demand forecasts International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts 4.2% of annual passenger...

26 Nov

Prior Preparation – a Key to Healthy Pilot Life

Each industry has its own health risks that we need to be aware of. However, we all can take the necessary precautions in order to minimize or to avoid those risks. In the aviation industry, pilots face a number of physical problems. Good news is that most of pilots’ health problems can be reduced with some preparation and preliminary understanding. Knowing what your body does when faced with different issues means you can identify when a particular condition is happening and take essential steps to reduce or remove it. We are here to help you understand the major pilot health problems...

26 Nov

Did You Know: How Does in-flight Wi-Fi Work?

Have you ever wondered how your cell phone’s Wi-Fi works in the height of almost 12 kilometres and children around can watch “Shrek” on their iPads? You may have already realised that in-flight Wi-Fi availability on aircraft is increasing. And the reason for that is the decreased cost of better hardware (including its installation), which allows more airlines to upgrade to faster speeds and smaller airlines to adopt Wi-Fi for the first time. In fact, there exist two operating systems that help us to stay in touch with family and friends during a flight: ground-based and satellite. Ground-based Wi-Fi works in...

9 Nov

Did You Know | Why Are You Not Allowed to Walk Under the Wings of an Aircraft?

Boarding a plane is a sequence of airport procedures. When you finally arrive at the plane and walk to get aboard you may notice that the area under aircraft wings is usually separated with orange cones signaling that walking under the aircraft wings is not allowed. Have you ever wondered why you are not allowed to walk under the aircraft wings when boarding? Like almost all things in aviation, this is a question of safety too. Everyone working around the aircraft receives safety training on when, where, and how to approach an aircraft. This restriction is related to several safety issues....

7 Nov

Obtain Your Wings With BAA Training Cadet Programs! LET’S MEET IN UK!

We are BAA Training, one of the leading Northern European aviation training centres, and we are inviting you to join our road trip around the United Kingdom! In November, we are bringing Career Day events to LONDON, BIRMINGHAM and LEEDS to present our Cadet programs of the leading airlines: Wizz Air SmartLynx Avion Express Even if you have no flying experience, you can start a career path in aviation by joining an airline’s Cadet program. The students will acquire an Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL frozen) and will proceed with a type rating course with an airline. Selected cadets will...