4 Aug

Crosswind take-off and landing with an Airbus A320: 90 degree 38 knots crosswind

Most of us have seen videos with an aircraft landing and taking off in a high crosswind. But what is happening during such operations in the cockpit? In this video two volunteer pilots will try to explain and show how to perform crosswind take-off and landing in 90 degree 38 knots crosswind without turbulence. In previous episodes they showed you how to do a visual circuit with an Airbus A320, so today they will use same techniques. Let's see how Roman and Dovydas can deal with it. This is the first video out of three....

24 Jul

Boeing 737 CL flight with unreliable airspeed

Pilots might face some unexpected situations during a flight. What if all airspeed indicators were blocked in the Boeing 737 CL aircraft? It means that the airspeed during the flight became incorrect. What should be done in such situation? Two pilots – volunteers provide us with the answer in the video. Please, that this is an explanatory video which is not intended for training purposes....

2 Jul

Boeing 737 CL take-off with an extreme crosswind at Antalya Airport

Take-off in a crosswind might not seem to be a big deal, but if a pilot does not add a certain correction, a plane might end up skipping down, or off, the runway. Without a correction, an upwind wing might lift off too early and then the wind might send the aircraft towards the edge of the runway. How to cope with such a situation is demonstrated by two pilots – volunteers in the video....

21 Jun

A320 Visual touch-and-go and one gear up landing

According to EASA standards each pilot’s type rating training should be followed by base training – a standard flight training programme carried in the actual aircraft. Base training or “touch and go” procedure is the usual part of the type rating course. Each pilot has to go through this stage. What surprises can happen?...

25 May

Not only aviation training: leisure activities

BAA Training's aim is to provide high quality services and comprehensive support for every customer. Learning environment, tools and facilities are as important as the combination of lectures and a good rest. Every student can always find new hobbies and activities here. Lithuania offers a whole bunch of new experiences, which could be combined with aviation training at BAA Training. Search and discover!...

7 Feb

B737 Full Flight Simulator Visual System Update

BAA Training has decided to improve the quality of the B737 Full Flight Simulator visual system. As a result, the training centre in cooperation with SimHelp has replaced old visual system projectors with three new GVC DLA VS2000 projectors. This video is a great opportunity to see how to replace the full flight simulator's projectors step by step. BAA Training Aviation Academy is European standard aviation training center, where the experience of tailored training solutions is wrapped in the personal care....

18 Dec

B737 engine fire before V1. Rejected take off

Pilots know that V1 is a fundamental stage of the take-off influencing the Go/No Go decision. A captain has to act quickly and make either a go or a no-go decision in case of of engines failures. In this video we will show how pilots abort the take-off before the V1 and perform evacuation procedures....

14 Oct

Open Doors Day at BAA Training aviation academy

BAA Training held an Open Doors Day for the Wizz Air Cadet Program. We share some moments from the event where people were introduced to the training program, had a chance to hear about a pilot‘s profession from the Captain and visited our facilities. The lucky ones even got the chance to try A320 Full Flight Simulator with the Captain! Would you like to hear more about the Cadet Program and visit our facilities, too? Do not hesitate to contact us and arrange a meeting!...

9 Sep

Graduation at BAA Training aviation academy: Class of 2016

The Meet&Greet event took place on September 1st at BAA Training Kaunas base. It gathered both newcomers and those who are continuing their way into aviation to celebrate this important date together and congratulate the graduated students! These bright young people received a Private or Commercial Pilot Licenses! Congratulations to our graduates and good luck for the ones who have just begin their training!...

19 Aug

Real movement: interesting facts about FFS

It took a lot of time and effort to achieve such condition when the use of a Full Flight Simulator (FFS) for a practice to control a certain aircraft systems ensures safe and sound landings. Many BAA Training videos are made in full flight simulators. Therefore, we prepared a tribute to this device by providing some interesting facts. Take a look at the video and note interesting things....