New Training Equipment

Further to the contract signed by H.E. Director General Saleh Bin Nasser Al-Jasser, for the purchase of B787 and B777 Full Flight Simulators, Prince Sultan Aviation Academy is now in the process of preparing for the installation of the new equipment. CAE is a global leader in providing comprehensive training solutions based on world-leading simulation technology … Continue Reading

Hazardous Attitudes and Antidotes

There are five different human attitudes which can affect the crew member’s ability to make effective decision. Recognizing these hazardous attitudes and learning the antidotes is important to prevent poor judgment and uneventful circumstances. Hazardous attitude can lead to loss of lives. You can neutralize such attitudes by applying positive alternatives in order to avoid … Continue Reading

FSTD Regulations

Before a Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) can be used for training, checking or testing flight deck crewmembers, the FSTD must be evaluated and qualified by the National Aviation Authority of the crew using that FSTD. Only after a successful evaluation does the FSTD become qualified. An evaluation means that the Authority will check the … Continue Reading

Two ALX FTDs Approval by GACA

Prince Sultan Aviation Academy has successfully attained the General Authority of Civil Aviation Approval of the two new Basic Flight Training Devices, Alsim ALX, full versions. Both Alsim ALX devices can be used for all phases of flight training from Private Pilot License (PPL) to Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) and Multi-Crew Coordination Course (MCC). … Continue Reading

Agreement between PSAA & HRDF

Prince Sultan Aviation Academy has recently signed an Agreement with Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF). The Agreement was dually signed by Manager HRDF Mecca Branch, Mr. Abdulrahman Alzahrani, and Managing Director PSAA, Capt. Badr Alolayan. The mission of HRDF is to develop national workforce and increase its competitive capability through supporting specialized training, qualifying and … Continue Reading

PSAA at BIAS 2016

  Prince Sultan Aviation Academy has participated in Bahrain International Airshow BIAS, on 21-23 January 2016, as part of SAUDIA’s participation in the airshow. BIAS 2016 is a bi-annual airshow held at the Sakhir Airbase. PSAA has conducted many effective meetings throughout the airshow, especially with Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) to enrich the cooperation opportunities … Continue Reading


The Middle East Aviation Market will witness significant growth over the next 20 years, with passenger traffic forecast to grow at 6.2 percent annually according to an IATA source. Airlines from the region are expected to receive delivery of 1,963 new passenger and cargo aircraft during this era of explosive development. The Middle East is … Continue Reading

For B787-9, PSAA is Ready & Steady

Aiming to be ready for B787-9 related crewmembers training, PSAA has completed the process of acquiring B787-9 Door Trainer in a timely manner. TFC Simulatoren und Technik GmbH has manufactured the B787-9 Door Trainer for PSAA. Concurrently, TFC has also manufactured a multi-aircraft type Cockpit Door Security System (CDSS). TFC is recognized today as a … Continue Reading