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Air Baltic recently unveiled its new Airbus A220 simulator at an event in Riga, Latvia. (Photo: AirlineGeeks

Air Baltic Unveils State-of-the-Art Airbus A220 Simulator for Pilot Training

Air Baltic on Tuesday unveiled the newest addition to its fleet, an Airbus A220 simulator. Installed at the airline’s training center in Riga, Latvia, the full-motion simulator features the latest simulator technology that will aid Air Baltic’s pilots when training on the type. [caption id="attachment_38430" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Air Baltic's new full-motion Airbus A220 simulator is the most advanced simulator for the type currently in operation. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)[/caption] The airline has invested heavily in the Airbus A220, placing…

From a Cessna 172 to a Boeing 737: Trying My…

When boarding a plane, one can usually spot out the aviation enthusiasts quite easily as they'll often peek in the cockpit before heading to their seat for even just a slight glimpse at the controls up front. For pilots and non-pilot enthusiasts alike, the dream is to one day sit…

jetBlue Seeks Additional Applicants For Gateway Select Pilot Program

New York-based jetBlue is seeking new applicants for its Gateway Select program, an initiative that trains candidates with no flying experience to become first officers for the airline. With the initial six members of the program completing their initial flight training for their private pilot license, jetBlue is opening a…

A Personal Essay: The Call and Need For Pilots

“Arlington traffic, Experimental 'niner' two Delta is two miles west, maneuvering for the Forty-Five for left traffic, runway 34, full stop.” [caption id="attachment_1043" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Good morning, sunshine." | Photo provided by EIC Chase Meyer[/caption] That call, and many others like it streaming from the radios fill the many hangers…