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Online assessment prep tips

Online Assessment Preparation Tips

2021-07-26

An online assessment to enter a pilot training program is a crucial part that requires thorough preparation to be passed successfully. Besides the absolute necessities, such as knowledge, skills and motivation, certain organizational moments play a significant role. Below are some tips that we highly recommend you follow if you are interested in scoring high during the evaluation process.Follow the guidelines shared with you before the assessment Every applicant receives a pdf file with all of the instructions and recommendations for preparing for the assessment. It is obligatory to go through them and behave accordingly.Do not underestimate preparation for the interview Preparation...

Extra value to pilot training

Extra Value BAA Training Adds to Pilot Courses

2021-07-02

There are over 5000 airlines with ICAO codes in the world, and you’re going to give up on your dream of becoming a pilot? Don’t. We are here to help you build a solid career, become think-skinned, and genuinely successful in what you love most! Not only does BAA Training provide pilot training, but also it adds some extra value to it so that you never feel abandoned and receive the necessary support during and after your studies.Student aftercare program We sincerely care about our students who trust us and want them to grow, make a solid aviation career and achieve...

Aircrews’ mental health crisis the repercussion of Covid-19

Aircrews’ mental health crisis: the repercussion of Covid-19

2021-07-01

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an immense impact on civil aviation. Suddenly, pilots were forced to re-evaluate their job expectations and accept that nobody could no longer guarantee solid career progression. The devastating consequences of the pandemic have resulted in flight crews’ stress, depression or anxiety levels rising. What are the key stress factors imposed on pilots by the economic downturn, and is there any remedy? Let’s take a closer look at it in this article.Self-reported mental health In 2020, the Centre for Innovative Human Systems (CIHS), Trinity College Dublin (TCD), researched the levels of stress, depression and anxiety among employees...

Pilot Peer Support Program

The rationale behind Pilot Peer Support Program

2021-05-31

Dr. Ries Simons from the European Society of Aerospace Medicine said: “After extensive research and surveys, it has been proved beyond doubt that pilots are, in fact, only human.”Although pilots are often seen as “superhumans” who can cope with anything and remain calm and resilient to stressors, in reality, they can also suffer from various kinds of problems, just like other people. The Pilot Peer Support (PPSP) program aims to provide pilots with the tools and support needed to restore their mental well-being. At the heart of the program are trained pilot peers ready to help in a confidential and...

5 myths about a pilot job

5 Myths About a Pilot Job

2021-05-07

Consciously or not, people sometimes spread disinformation or, simply put, – rumors. They are about lots of things, including a pilot job. There is nothing wrong with having discussions – it’s even commendable. However, sometimes excessive reliance on the stories of others or their own imagination but not robust knowledge results in people not making informed decisions. For example, they may choose not to pursue a pilot career because of common biases. Go through the headlines of the below article – has at least one of these thoughts ever come to your mind? If yes, continue reading to realize they...

ATPL vs CPL

ATPL Integrated Vs. CPL Modular: What’s the Difference?

2021-05-03

ATPL Integrated and CPL Modular flight training are two ways of reaching the same target – to become a commercial pilot. The two paths have not been designed to confuse you but rather give you freedom of choice after carefully evaluating your own needs. Below we have broken down the key differences between the two methods to help you make an informed decision.What is ATPL Integrated? ATPL Integrated is a pilot training program, a part of Ab Initio school (which stands for “from the beginning”) that gets you prepared for flying commercially. Those who have zero or little aviation experience can...

BAA Training uses Padpilot PPL (A) theory books

BAA Training uses Padpilot PPL (A) theory e-books

2021-04-02

Going paperless is not just following a common trend – it’s much more than that. An employer does not expect workers to use a paper planner to organise themselves, so why would we want our Private Pilot Licence (PPL) students to use paper books? Although changes are often daunting, BAA Training has moved to electronic books developed by Padpilot as it strongly believes the benefits outweigh the challenges.Padpilot – quality educational materials Padpilot is a company that creates high-quality educational materials for student pilots who are undertaking their PPL, CPL, or ATPL pilot courses. While not being a flight or ground...

PPL: Ukrainian pilot 2bepilot

PPL Licence is Your Key to “Forever 18”

2021-03-12

Every pilot’s story is unique, and so are their inspirations to start training for acquiring a PPL (Private Pilot Licence). One of the most enchanting responses to what is fascinating about PPL BAA Training has ever received sounds as follows: “It’s your key to forever 18.” The response comes from a Ukrainian pilot holding both PPL and CPL licences and having almost 50k Instagram followers who keep an eye on his aviation adventures. BAA Training has interviewed 2bepilot (his nickname on Instagram) to determine what actual PPL benefits are from the pilot’s point of view.For many, becoming a pilot is...

Women of aviation talk: Naya Khankan

Female Pilot Instructor Talks: Naya Khankan

2021-03-09

We have so many great examples of women who have joined the aviation industry with no fear of being in the male-dominant market. To mark #WomenInAviation week, BAA Training is publishing a special edition of interviews of our brave women who definitely can be role models for aviation enthusiasts and aspiring pilots. Naya Khankan, a 28 years old young lady born and raised in Denmark, is a perfect example of how a woman’s clear vision, persistence, and determination can help her move mountains and achieve greatness in her career.How it started What is your aviation background? I completed my high school diploma...

women of aviation Iva

Student Pilot Talks: Iva Matikj

BAA Training continues its series of unique and engaging interviews with #WomenInAviation devoted to Women of Aviation Week (WOAW) and raising awareness about females who are successfully making their place in the aviation industry. Today’s interlocutor is a 32-year-old Iva Matikj, current student pilot at BAA Training and the first military and helicopter pilot in Macedonia. Her breathtaking experience and valuable insights can hardly leave anyone indifferent.Joining women of aviation What is your aviation background? What stage of your training are you at the moment? My aviation background started in 2012 when I applied for a pilot on call the Macedonian army...