VA Airline Training (VA), based at Cambridge Airport, and Leading Edge Aviation, based at Oxford Airport, join forces with a new airline pilot training partnership as well as simultaneously launching the first ever approved Airline Pilot Standards MCC course designed for the Airbus A320.Read More
VA Airline Training has become the only ATO in Europe to offer a choice of aircraft types for APS MCC.
With the imminent installation of a brand-new Airbus A320 simulator, trainees can now choose between the existing B737-800 or the new A320 for their APS MCC training.Read More
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.Read More
2FLY GROUP is to replace their current combined MCC/JOC course with the new AirlineReady® APS MCC delivered by Virtual Aviation Flight Training (VA).Read More
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%.Read More
Virtual Aviation (VA) has launched its new AirlineReady APS MCC, which is the first APS MCC course in the UK to be approved by the Civil Aviation Authority.Read More
On 8 December 2017, EASA published ED 2017/022/R which updates the Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to Commission Regulation 1178/2011. This amendment introduces the new APS MCC which is designed to deliver enhanced MCC training to Airline Pilot Standards.Read More
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.Read More