CAE and Clay Lacy Aviation announced they have signed a two-way organisational cross-training and job-sharing agreement. This agreement calls for CAE instructors to be trained to company standards enabling them to fly with Clay Lacy, and for Clay Lacy senior pilots to be approved to conduct training and check flights for CAE.
“We are proud to be partnering with Clay Lacy Aviation on innovative solutions to deal with industry challenges like pilot recruitment and training standardisation,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation. “This agreement is an excellent example of how two industry pioneers like Clay Lacy and CAE can share their expertise on a training and job-sharing program that will benefit the two organisations, their employees, and ultimately, their customers.”
The agreement will enable select CAE instructors to fly for Clay Lacy while enjoying the stability of a home-based instructor position as their primary employment. In return, a select number of Clay Lacy pilots will conduct training and check flights on behalf of CAE, while maintaining their primary employment at Clay Lacy. CAE and Clay Lacy Aviation enjoy a longstanding relationship. This partnership will allow CAE to offer its instructors the opportunity to maintain familiarity with everyday operations and Clay Lacy to establish training stability for increased standardisation across its fleet – all while creating positive opportunities for employees at both companies.
CPaT announces new training deals
CPaT Global announced they have been awarded a new contract by Pier Seven Aviation, an EASA and ICAO CAA approved Organization based in Sharjah, UAE. CPaT will be providing Aircraft Systems distance learning courses for their Airbus A320, Boeing B737 and B747 fleets. Pier Seven will also use CPaT’s content-authoring tool, CPaT Invent. “CPaT is excited about this new partnership with Pier Seven Aviation,” said Capt. Greg Darrow, Vice President of Sales. Our aviation training content is developed following EASA and ICAO guidelines, and we’re proud to deliver Pier Seven the solutions they require, while empowering them to make modifications in real-time and tailor content specific to their needs by leveraging CPaT Invent.”
CPaT also announced it has been awarded a new contract with the largest Czech airline Smartwings. CPaT will be providing Enhanced Tailored Aircraft Systems courses for the Boeing B737 NG and B737 MAX, Interactive Systems Diagrams, CPaT’s General Subjects Library, and Aircraft Procedures Suite to their EASA-based Airline and Airline Training Organization (ATO). Smartwings will also use CPaT Invent content-authoring software to modify and create lessons in real-time.