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Student Candidate Assessment: Prepare and Pass

2021-03-04

Having the right prerequisites for joining an aviation academy can only be effective once combined with good assessment results demonstrated during the test. But what is the assessment all about, and how to prepare for it? Keep reading to find out the essential tips and tricks.Assessment structure The assessment procedure in BAA Training aviation academy is compulsory and consists of multiple stages. First and foremost, the training center performs document screening and evaluation. After the documents are checked, candidates take an assessment using the Aviation Suite, a part of Aon Solutions online testing system. Aviation Suite is aimed at facilitating the...

Online pilot training

Instructor-led Pilot Training: Online or Face-to-Face?

2021-02-03

Online pilot training has been on the rise lately due to the circumstances the worldwide pandemic has put us all in. Approved training organizations (ATOs) must have walked a more winding road than other academic institutions and businesses to start training their students remotely as it was subject to CAA’s approval in the first place. In any case, ATOs with a clear vision and the right tools in place have successfully implemented the new order, and distant learning is a “new normal” now for their pilot students. But how efficient is it compared to traditional face-to-face practice? Agata Pradedovic, Head...

BAA Training and HNCA Opens A Brand New Aviation Training Centre in China

2020-06-16

The opening ceremony held on 14 June, 2020, marked the beginning of the activity of BAA Training China – a modern six full flight simulators‘ (FFS) aviation training centre. Following the Joint Venture (JV) agreement between Avia Solutions Group PLC (ASG), a global multi-service aviation holding, and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA), signed in July 2019, the companies have established the new BAA Training China training centre in Zhengzhou city, Henan province,  People‘s Republic of China. The brand new training centre is designed to provide the capacity of 40,000 flight hours per year and train approximately 4,000 lpilots....

Why Is It Worth Doing Online Pilot Assessment Now?

2020-04-24

Would you agree that for the last couple of months the words online, e-learning, e-training, distance support, etc., have become the cornerstone of living in quarantine? The basic outdoor activities have been limited up to several clicks and meetings via platforms enabling virtual communication. But what about aviation? What about pilot training? What about pilots' assessment? Is it over? Has the process been halted until aircraft are lifted from the ground? Aviation is going through the unprecedented times, indeed. However, the industry is quickly adapting to new reality and new standards, where possible. For example, did you know that the planemaker Airbus...

Design of MPL Course

2019-05-23

Over the past years, MPL programs have been running across the globe. Established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in 2006 and also adopted by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), this type of licence offers an alternative pathway for ab-initio student pilots to achieve the necessary competencies to act as a first officer in commercial air transportation on multi-crew aircraft. Discover the main principles of MPL training pathway in the infograph below!...

MPL – Your Fastest Way to the First Officer’s Seat

2019-04-30

If you are an individual with an ambition of becoming an airline pilot, you might have already seen MPL abbreviation while looking for various pilot training programs. It might be a challenge to clearly understand the MPL training pathway, as it is quite a new program in aviation training market. Therefore, we are here to help you by briefly introducing the main features and requirements for the MPL program.MPL origins MPL stands for Multi-Crew Pilot Licence, which was introduced in 2006 by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as an airline-specific training program. Why airline-specific? Because this program requires a partnership of an...

Why do pilots say roger that?

2019-01-03

Pilots use the phrase “Roger that” when they are in the air. Have you ever thought who the Roger is and why his name appears in the conversations between pilots? The reason goes back to the very first flights. The first plane flight by Wright brothers dates back to 1903. Then they used flares, hand signals and coloured paddles to communicate while the plane was in the air as there was no such thing as radio communication. The aviation technologies developed and pilots started to use the Morse code to communicate in approximately 1915 when air-to-ground voice transmission became possible. Back then they...

Explore BAA Training Cadet Programs and meet us in France!

2018-10-17

Explore how to become a pilot by meeting us in France: Paris, Toulouse or Marseille.We are BAA Training, one of the leading Northern European aviation training centres, and we are inviting you to join our road trip around France! In November, we are bringing Career Day events to Paris, Toulouse and Marseille to present our Cadet programs of the leading airlines:Wizz Air SmartLynx Avion ExpressEven 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...