New Aerobatic Scholarship from Ultimate Aerobatics
Feb09

New Aerobatic Scholarship from Ultimate Aerobatics

Ultimate Aerobatics, in partnership with Total UK Aviation Fuels, is offering up to two pilots the opportunity to achieve their aerobatic dreams with a scholarship to take them on the first step of their journey to aerobatic competition. Up to two five hour scholarships are available which will give successful applicants a training award towards the EASA aerobatic rating, allowing them to compete at British Aerobatic competitions....

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PC12 SET rating at Biggin Hill
Feb08

PC12 SET rating at Biggin Hill

In a newly-ratified partnership with Jonathan Shooter’s Oysterair, Oriens Aviation are to offer SET rating training on the PC12 at their Biggin Hill base. The EASA PC-12 class rating course caters for a wide range of experience, from the PPL (A) holder with instrument rating and a minimum 200 flying hours’ experience with 70 hours Pilot in Command, to the most experienced pilots. “We are delighted to be working with Oriens Aviation to...

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Anthony Petteford Joins VA
Feb01

Anthony Petteford Joins VA

Cambridge-based simulator operator VA (formerly Virtual Aviation) has announced that Anthony Petteford is joining the company as an investor shareholder and will take up the role of Executive Director. Anthony is well-known within the European flight training industry having held senior positions at major flight training operations including as Managing Director of Oxford Aviation Academy for 15 years (acquired by CAE in 2012) and for...

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L3 announces Female Scholarship Programme
Jan28

L3 announces Female Scholarship Programme

L3 Commercial Aviation have announced the launch of their ‘L3 Pilot Pathways Female Scholarship programme’, which will provide 10 scholarships to female candidates applying for its Integrated Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) training program. L3 say that during 2019, the programme will award 10 female candidates a £25,000/€29,000 sponsorship towards the cost of their training. “We are passionate about encouraging more diversity...

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CAE and CityJet Deal
Jan25

CAE and CityJet Deal

CAE has announced an exclusive long-term pilot training contract with CityJet, the Irish European regional airline. Under the terms of the agreement, CAE will deliver Bombardier CRJ900 pilot training to the airline for a period of eight years following the start of training expected by May 2020. Furthermore, CAE instructors will provide Bombardier CRJ900 type-rating training at CAE Copenhagen. The airline’s flight and cabin crew will...

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