Author Archives: AQT Solutions

DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes

DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes October 14- WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an..

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New MARAD Shipyard Training Program Material

MARAD 07-16, Monday, October 11, 2016 MARAD Announces Cooperative Agreement to Develop Shipboard Climate Best Practices Material for Shipyard Training Programs – The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has signed a $198,000 cooperative agreement with the Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) to develop interactive..

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EHANG184 Drone, The World’s Very First Autonomous Aerial Vehicle

EHang 184, the world’s first electric, personal human transport drone is an Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) that will achieve humanity’s long-standing dream of easy, everyday flight for short-to-medium distances. Learn more on the EHang184 Official Website http://www.ehang.com/ehang184..

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Railroad Safety Training Programs Fact Sheet

The US FRA (Federal Railroad Administration) is a highly data-driven government transportation agency in which every regulation, Safety Advisory, and Emergency Order issued is based on facts and research utilizing their advanced statistical methods and modeling. AQT Solutions is one..

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FAA and Massport to Explore Airport Noise Mitigation

FAA and Massport to Explore Airport Noise Mitigation October 7- BOSTON – The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced preliminary results of months of collaboration to develop test projects designed to help address the..

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US DOT National Safety Council Road to Zero Traffic Fatalities

Posted by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and National Safety Council President Deborah Hersman – From this day forward, we start counting down to zero. US DOT National Safety Council Road to Zero Traffic Fatalities – Last year, our nation..

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Why Leaders of Army Training Programs Must Look to the Future

Defense News’ writer Michelle Tan explains why army training programs leaders must look to the future today. The Army must prepare for the future even as it trains to respond to the threats and contingencies facing the world today, the..

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New Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants – $20M to States, Territories, and Tribes

DOT Announces over $20 Million in New Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grants to States, Territories, and Tribes WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it is issuing $20.4 million in New..

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Will Your Aviation Training Be Winter Ready?

Will Your Aviation Training Be Winter Ready? September 30, 2016 – Winter is approaching quickly and the U.S. airports, airline flight crews, dispatchers, general aviation pilots, air traffic controllers, and manufacturers will begin using new Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) methods..

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TRU Simulation and Training Expands ProFlight Pilot Training Facility

TRU Simulation and Training Expands ProFlight Pilot Training Facility – TRU Simulation + Training Inc. has entered phase II of its expansion plan for its Pilot Training Center in Lutz, Florida. Phase I was completed in 2015 when 15,000 square..

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U.S. Dot Issues Federal Policy for Safe Testing and Deployment of Automated Vehicles

U.S. DOT ISSUES FEDERAL POLICY FOR SAFE TESTING AND DEPLOYMENT OF AUTOMATED VEHICLES Four-Part Policy Lays the Foundation for the Next Revolution in Roadway Safety WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Transportation is issuing Federal policy for automated vehicles, laying a path..

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The FRA’s New Electronic Training Record Rules for Railroad Workers – eCFR 243.203

What Are the New Electronic Training Record Rules for Railroad Employees? New Electronic Training Record Rules for Railroad Workers – eCFR §243.203 – Starting in January of 2018, the FRA will be requiring new electronic recordkeeping standards for training completion that all railroad companies..

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L-3 Link Aviation Training and Simulation Systems

Spotlight on Civil Aviation Training and Simulation Systems by L3 L-3 Link Simulation & Training UK Ltd.’s aviation training and simulation systems support both flight crew and maintenance technician instruction. All of the customer-driven solutions we develop are based on a..

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Commercial Aviation eLearning

ATMS’s Commercial Aviation eLearning module is engineered specifically for procedure cabin crew aviation training and safety equipment procedure trainer and flight crew cockpit procedure trainer normal and cockpit procedure emergency training. AQT Solutions’ ATMS (Advanced Training Management System) is among the best training management systems for managing compliance..

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25 Million in FRA Railroad Safety Grants Awarded to Upgrade Safety at Railroad Crossings and Stations

FRA Awards $25 Million in Grants to Upgrade Safety at Railroad Crossings, Stations 23 projects in 14 states and the District of Columbia receive funding for a total of 25 million in FRA railroad safety grants awarded WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—The Federal..

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New Transport Canada Safety Advisory on Air Transportation of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones

Transport Canada Safety Advisory on Air Transportation of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones – Transport Canada published a Safety Advisory on the risks posed by the transport of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in an aircraft now available in English and French. The safety..

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What is Part 243 Railroad Employee Training, Qualification, and Oversight for Safety Requirements?

What is Part 243 Railroad Employee Training, Qualification, and Oversight for Safety Requirements? Title 49: Transportation PART 243—TRAINING, QUALIFICATION, AND OVERSIGHT FOR SAFETY-RELATED RAILROAD EMPLOYEES Subpart A—General §243.1 Purpose and scope. (a) The purpose of this part is to ensure..

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First-Ever National Transit Map Data Just Released by BTS

First-Ever National Transit Map Data Just Released by BTS   The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released National Transit Map data, a geospatial database containing the information submitted by almost 200 transit agencies that provides..

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