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Record Broken for US Airlines Passenger Numbers for 2016

US Airlines Passenger Numbers for 2016 Just what was the total number of passengers that traveled on US airlines in 2016? The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has just released US airlines passenger numbers for 2016 in the..

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Aviation Instructor’s Handbook

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration’s Aviation Instructor’s Handbook The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook, designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors, was developed by the Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch working with aviation educators and industry to help..

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Aviation Training Systems Comparisons: 21 Questions to Ask

Aviation Training Systems Comparisons When conducting aviation training systems comparisons, what are the top features and functions of great aviation training systems? This a crucial, overarching question to ask training software companies when making comparisons among the mix of aviation..

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The Official Helicopter Training Guidelines

The US DOT FAA’s Helicopter Flying Handbook is the the official FAA helicopter training guidelines designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter class rating. Certificated..

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How often do railroad employees need to be trained?

Annual training. Periodic training. Initial training. Managing railroad training can be confusing and daunting at times. Like many training organizations within the transportation industry, it’s critical to know the fundamentals as well as the very complex training requirements within highly..

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FAA Training & Safety Best Practices to Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents January 18– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and #FlySafe, the general aviation (GA) group’s national safety campaign, aims to educate the GA community on the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance..

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US Maritime Administration Hosts 3rd Annual Ship Recycling Forum

In early December we had the distinct privilege of participating in the 3rd Annual Maritime Administration ship recycling town hall meeting in Brownsville, Texas.  The venue brought together federal ship disposal programs, government safety and environmental agencies and domestic ship recycling..

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FAA Drone Fine on Skypan International Inc Settlement

  WASHINGTON – FAA Drone Fine on Skypan International Inc Settlement. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced a comprehensive settlement agreement with SkyPan International, Inc., of Chicago. The agreement resolves enforcement cases that alleged the company operated..

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BTS Statistics Release: October 2016 Passenger Airline Employment Data

How Many People are Employed in US Passenger Airlines? U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 4.0 percent more workers in October 2016 than in October 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. October was the highest..

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Alaska Airline Closes Acquisition of Virgin America

AQT Solutions is excited about today’s announcement that Alaska Airline closes acquisition of Virgin America and very proud to serve both Alaska Airlines and Virgin America with our best-in-class training management system ATMS. Alaska Air Group Inc. announced it has closed..

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Learning and Training Systems for Growing Organizations

The best learning and training systems should offer robust training capabilities that fit the needs and requirements of your ever growing trainee count and curriculum complexities. This is especially important when your training environment is within highly regulated industries such as..

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $300 Million for University Transportation Center Grants

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $300 Million for University Transportation Center Grants 32 competitive grants will fund research on emerging transportation issues   WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today $300.3 million in grants to 32 University Transportation..

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