When a pilot gets sick in flight
Tuesday, 19 June , 2018 2 هفته قبل ٬

When a pilot gets sick in flight

No diversion is fun, but a diversion for a sick crew member is a new level of stress. Stick to your training, use the checklist, and concentrate on a safe landing first. The rest can wait. It has to.—Chip Wright

Republic Airways Launches Aviation Training Academy in Indianapolis
Tuesday, 19 June , 2018 2 هفته قبل ٬

Republic Airways Launches Aviation Training Academy in Indianapolis

The airline industry is currently facing a significant pilot shortage. Reports indicate 637,000 new commercial airline pilots will be needed worldwide by 2036 to meet demand because of contributing factors like pilot retirements and worldwide aviation growth. In the U.S., the total shortage is expected to reach 8,000 total commercial pilots by the end of 2020.

Scientists Examine Why Some Pilots Thrive Under Pressure, and Some Crack
Tuesday, 19 June , 2018 3 هفته قبل ٬

Scientists Examine Why Some Pilots Thrive Under Pressure, and Some Crack

Using technology called functional near-infrared spectroscopy, or fNIRS, the scientists are able to monitor pilot activity while they move about the cockpit and make decisions. An fNIRS system keeps track of blood oxygenation changes in the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain where problem solving, memory, judgement and impulse control are located.

SilkAir to be merged into parent Singapore Airlines
Tuesday, 19 June , 2018 4 هفته قبل ٬

SilkAir to be merged into parent Singapore Airlines

According to the ch-aviation fleets module, SilkAir currently operates three A319-100s, nine A320s, five B737 MAX 8s, and seventeen B737-800s. Until March 2019, the carrier will add three more B737 MAX 8s in the current cabin configuration and retire one A319 and A320 each.

Magnesium prepares for take-off
Tuesday, 19 June , 2018 1 ماه قبل

Magnesium prepares for take-off

Birmingham City University and Meridian agreed a strategic partnership last year to promote the use of magnesium use, and they joined forces for an inaugural magnesium symposium at the university’s city centre campus in Birmingham.

Korean Air staff protest against ‘nut rage’ family
Tuesday, 19 June , 2018 2 ماه قبل

Korean Air staff protest against ‘nut rage’ family

SEOUL (Reuters) – Hundreds of Korean Air Lines workers protested in the center of Seoul on late Friday calling for the airline’s chairman Cho Yang-ho to resign because of the bad behavior of his daughters.
A Korean Air Lines’ pilot takes part in a protest against the abuse of power by family members of Korean Air Lines’ chairman, in central Seoul, South Korea, May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Airport firefighters, controllers stage rally
Tuesday, 19 June , 2018 2 ماه قبل

Airport firefighters, controllers stage rally

Brnik, 25 April – A rally has held at the Ljubljana airport on Wednesday as the airport’s firefighters and aircraft maintenance controllers demanded better pay. The employees reject the new collective bargaining agreement,

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