UK airspace change consultation closes soon
Jun23

UK airspace change consultation closes soon

On 31 March 2017, the CAA launched a consultation on the draft guidance document that supports the new process for assessing airspace changes. The design of controlled airspace is set out in the Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP). The CAA makes decisions about whether published designs can change, and say that they make those decisions in accordance with the legal and policy framework set by Government. The CAA has re-designed...

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Free tickets available for Pilot Careers Live – Leeds
Jun23

Free tickets available for Pilot Careers Live – Leeds

The next 2017 Pilot Careers Live show will be held in Leeds on the 8th July. As well as around 20 exhibitors (including Flight Training News), there will be a programme of seminars including: Panel: Should I get an aviation degree? A selection of students, faculty and pilots talk about aviation degrees, answer your questions and help you decide whether the university route might be the right one for you RAF The RAF Careers department...

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L3 Airline Academy open applications for Flybe MPL
Jun17

L3 Airline Academy open applications for Flybe MPL

Flybe say that they are seeking driven, aspiring aviators to be part of their ambitious vision for European expansion, and have partnered with L3 Airline Academy (formerly CTC Aviation) to deliver its MPL (Multi-Crew Pilot Licence) Airline Pilot Career Programme. There are currently six places available for aspiring pilots to join the L3 Airline Academy MPL in partnership with Flybe. This airline pilot career programme leads directly...

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CityJet re-open ‘Climb High’ cadet program
Jun15

CityJet re-open ‘Climb High’ cadet program

Irish Airline, CityJet has re-opened places on their Climb High Mentored Cadet Programme managed by CAE Oxford Aviation Academy. 10 places are available for the EASA ATPL Integrated Training Programme. Applicants will undergo an initial CAE aircrew selection process, those who are successful will then be interviewed by CityJet. Training will begin with ground school at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy in Oxford, UK and will the then move...

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Ancient Wisdom
Jun14

Ancient Wisdom

Aviation is full of wise sayings. Some of them are useful. Darragh Owens explores the aviation proverbs we like to quote to each other Besides promoting other changes in our skills, attitudes and knowledge, learning to fly requires substantial additions to our everyday vocabulary. During the process of becoming an aviator we expand the range of our natural language, to absorb glossaries of unfamiliar terms: including various ground...

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