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SATA certificates 9 Airbus A320 pilots in Santa Maria

SATA certified 9 Airbus A320 pilots last week, after the trainees passed their flying tests, thus consolidating the success of the training and certification project developed by the Azores Aviation Training Centre, in Santa Maria.

On 25 and 26 May, SATA organised training flights (test flights) for 9 (nine) trainees, who thus completed their training and certification in Airbus A320 aircraft.

The international character of SATA training should be highlighted, since 8 out of these 9 trainees are foreign pilots.

On this subject, we would like to recall that the training programme provided by the Azores Aviation Training Centre, in Santa Maria, consists of a flying qualification in Airbus aircraft for airline pilots, regarding which SATA has been duly certified by Airbus as a Type Rating Training Organization (TRTO), namely concerning A310 and A320 aircraft.

Given the high demand for pilot certifications in Airbus A320 aircraft, SATA is rapidly emerging as a reference organization in Western Europe regarding Airbus A320 pilot training/certification.

According to the President of the SATA Group, António Gomes de Menezes, ‘The fact that the second training course in A320 aircraft was mostly attended by foreign trainees is noteworthy, evidencing the international demand for SATA training. This demand is expected to increase when the Azores Aviation Training Centre, in Santa Maria, starts training pilots in other areas, taking SATA’s reputation and that of the Azores even further, while simultaneously bringing wealth to this region.’
 
 
In addition to the airline pilot training programme provided by the Azores Aviation Training Centre, training rooms will be available for the organisation of training sessions concerning the use of emergency and personal protective equipment normally used by flight crews in emergency situations on board aircraft.

The Training Centre will also be equipped with door simulators, a real fire chamber with synthetic smoke, and an emergency slide simulator, in order to provide training in fire-fighting, emergency and rescue operations.

An additional simulator will also be available for training cabin crews in general on-board service and operations.