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November 8, 2022

LUFTHANSA AVIATION TRAINING BECOMES LAUNCH COSTUMER OF AIRBUS VIRTUAL PROCEDURE TRAINER

  • A new and innovative way for pilots to learn procedures with a smart VR system
  • A320 procedure training for Lufthansa Group airlines across VR, PC, and iPad devices

 

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) offers a new and innovative procedure training for pilots by integrating Airbus Virtual Procedure Trainer (VPT) into its training environment. LAT and Lufthansa Group will be the first to train with this smart VR system. The VR solution provides full immersion for the flight crews within an authentic, digitized cockpit to train Airbus Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

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July 22, 2022

European Flight Academy welcomes two new DA40 NG

European Flight Academy, a brand of Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT), recently took delivery of two brand new Austro Engine jet-fuel powered DA40 NG aircraft at Rostock-Laage airport in Germany, expanding its flight training fleet in Germany to 12 aircrafts of both types, DA40 and DA42.

 

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July 6, 2022

New Boeing 787-9 Flight Simulator

  • The first 787-9 simulator at Lufthansa Aviation Training is ready for take-off
  • Good teamwork with manufacturer L3Harris from Great Britain
  • Manufactured in modular fashion and assembled in Frankfurt

It is ready for take-off: The first Boeing 787-9 full-flight simulator (FFS) of Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) is ready for training operations at the Frankfurt location. It was made in Crawley by British manufacturer L3Harris. The new training device for the training of pilots is already the 26th full-flight simulator of the Boeing 787 model manufactured and delivered by L3Harris. The flight simulator is just under seven meters wide and measures roughly seven meters in both height and depth. With its 14 tons in weight, the new training device is no lightweight.

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June 15, 2022

European Flight Academy: New and innovative financing options for the training at Lufthansa Group’s flight school

  • External financing providers Brain Capital and Albatros ready to offer initial financing
  • Student pilots can choose from a variety of options to finance their training
  • The European Flight Academy will commence training operations in July: recruiting process for further courses already underway

Lufthansa Aviation Training GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Group and operator of the European Flight Academy (EFA) flight school, now offers its student pilots two financial service providers Brain Capital GmbH and Albatros Financial Solutions GmbH as external partners for the financing of the training costs.

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