Posts tagged MCC
VA expands fleet with new Airbus A320 simulator

VA has placed an order with Multi Pilot Simulations (MPS) for a new Airbus A320 FTD1 flight simulator, which will be delivered and installed in February 2019.

The new simulator will allow VA to offer a range of new training services to Airbus operators. It will also enable the company to increase capacity on its popular AirlineReady® APS MCC course, giving trainee pilots a choice of aircraft types.

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VA increases output to 200 cadets per year

VA has announced a one-third increase in capacity on its AirlineReady™ APS MCC programme, allowing the company to train 200 cadets each year. From September onwards, 8 places will be available on each of the fortnightly courses; up from 6 currently.

During the past six months, strong demand for the company's new AirlineReady™ APS MCC course has resulted in a 50% increase in student numbers compared with the same period last year. At the same time, a change in business model saw the number of students booking directly with VA increase by 300%.

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VA orders new Flight Simulator

Virtual Aviation (VA) has placed an order with Multi Pilot Simulations (MPS) for a new 737-800 fixed based simulator, which will be installed in November this year. The agreement also includes an option for VA to buy a new A320 FTD1 simulator from MPS, for delivery in the first half of 2018. 

The new equipment will enable VA to significantly expand its capacity and training capabilities. 

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