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Engineering change – training more than the nuts and bolts at Qantas

This story from the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at how Qantas is training its engineers on more than the nuts and bolts.

From the archives: Are you being served? Qantas’s Centre of Service Excellence

This story from the May 2009 edition of Australian Aviation by Ellis Taylor looks at the opening of the Qantas Centre of Service Excellence.

Aviation/Aerospace launches new training program

Aviation/Aerospace Australia is working with a number of companies and schools to develop aviation training programs designed to meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the sector.

Nominations open for 2018 Queensland aerospace student scholarships

Applications are open for Queensland's 2018 Aerospace Education Awards scholarships for secondary students looking to pursue a career in aviation.

Throwback Thursday: Fast Jet females

Report examines why Australia has yet to graduate a female fighter jet pilot In almost a quarter century since the Australian Defence Force fully opened the cockpit door, women have piloted C-130s, C-17s and Black Hawk helicopters and more. But they have yet to crack the big one, to become fully qualified fast jet pilots.

The Human Factor: Understanding Fatigue

The significant impact of fatigue Last issue we highlighted the significant impact fatigue can have on crews. In the case of the Pel-Air Westwind ditching, the aircraft captain, having obtained only 3–3½ hours of average quality sleep, displayed a fixation on a simple plan to land. He and the remainder of the crew were too


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