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ENMU-Roswell to offer shorter program The Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program at ENMU-Roswell has revised its training curriculum. Students can now complete the requirements for a certificate to completion in only 14.5 months. The revised...


The National Transportation Safety Board is offering two investigative courses and one transportation disaster response course over the next two months at its training center just outside Washington, D.C. The five-day Rotorcraft Accident Investigation course (Aug. 22-26) provides participants with a comprehensive overview of the procedures and methods used and the skills required with all aspects of rotorcraft accident investigation. Examples from recent investigations and case studies will be used to demonstrate particular aspects of the investigative process. See more at go.usa.gov/Bkn. The three-day Transportation Disaster Response – Mass Fatality Incidents for Medicolegal Professionals course (Aug. 30 - Sept. 1) examines the principles of managing the medicolegal response to transportation-related mass fatality incidents. Areas that will be addressed include managing search and recovery operations, the antemortem and postmortem data collection process, quality assurance, and interacting with family members’ regarding medicolegal issues. See more at go.usa.gov/BkU. The two-week Aircraft Accident Investigation course (Sept. 12-23) provides participants with a comprehensive overview of the procedures and methods used and the skills required to investigate an aircraft accident. Examples from recent NTSB investigations will be used to demonstrate particular aspects of the investigative process. See more at go.usa.gov/BkP. Information about the NTSB Training Center, course registration information and a complete listing of all public courses offered there is available at go.usa.gov/TBA.

Added training center in Dubai

Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT), the joint venture between Emirates Group and CAE, twill open a second facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in 2012 to provide additional training capacity for airline pilots and aviation maintenance technicians. The facility will initially house four full-flight simulator (FFS) bays with plans to expand to as many as 10 bays. The first FFSs installed will replicate the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 families of aircraft. The Emirates–CAE Flight Training Center was the first facility of its kind in the Middle East to be approved by Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards, and U.A.E (GCAA) standards.

Global training offerings

AFI KLM E&M has launched its global training offering, combining resources from AFI KLM E&M centers in Paris and Amsterdam with those of its subsidiaries and partners Regional (Clermont-Ferrand), Brit Air (ICARE Flight Training Centre, Morlaix), KLM UK Engineering (Technical College, Norwich), and AFMAé (Apprentices Training Centre, Paris). AFI KLM E&M is able to capitalize on its operational experience and in-depth knowledge of a large variety of aircraft types and engines to feed into and support its technical training offering. AFI KLM E&M‘s training centers are EASA Part 147 approved maintenance training organizations, authorized to provide training, to conduct examinations listed in the Terms of Approval and to issue related certificates of recognition to aircraft maintenance personnel. Thanks to the respective expertise of its training centers, the AFI KLM E&M training offering extends from basic maintenance training in accordance with EASA Part 66/147 (Aircraft Maintenance License categories A, B1 and B2) to continuous training for regional fleets (Embraer, BAE 146, Fokker, ATR, Bombardier), narrow- and wide-bodies including latest-generation aircraft (A380, Boeing 777). AFI KLM E&M provides a large portfolio of courses, such as type training, OJT, HOT, Engine, Engine Run Up, Engineering, and Structure and Cabin Repair courses, as well as an extended range of special training and consulting services. For more information visit www.afiklm.com.

 

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