UPDATE: Ultimate Aerobatics Scholarship
Mar09

UPDATE: Ultimate Aerobatics Scholarship

Ultimate Aerobatics are extending their deadline for aerobatic scholarship applicants. Due to a very high demand and to give more young pilots the chance to compete for a place on their aerobatic scholarship, Ultimate Aerobatics are extending the application deadline to the 24 March. New for 2019 the scholarship will give two young pilots the chance to gain five hour’s worth of aerobatic flight training allowing them to be able...

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Can the Flight Training Industry Cope with Demand?!
Mar01

Can the Flight Training Industry Cope with Demand?!

Business is buoyant in the commercial flight training sector, with new flight training schools entering the market in both the UK and mainland Europe. The recent influx of new schools will add to the overall training capacity, but even when taking these into account, industry experts are warning that airline pilot demand is outstripping supply and there is no quick solution to bring it back into balance. The industry’s most quoted...

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First Officer Pilot Apprenticeships Given Clearance
Feb22

First Officer Pilot Apprenticeships Given Clearance

The Aviation Industry Skills Board (AISB) has launched the UK’s first ever industry-led First Officer pilot apprenticeships scheme, providing aspiring pilots with a financially supported route to a First Officer position with a UK airline. The AISB sub-group which developed the apprenticeship framework was made up of UK airline representatives from British Airways, Flybe, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic Airways, and TUI UK, which chaired the...

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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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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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Fairoaks Gets New Vision
Jan20

Fairoaks Gets New Vision

Fairoaks airport in Surrey, currently under threat of closure and ‘redevelopment’ as a housing estate, is being offered an alternative future by ‘Unity Land’. Unity Land LLP was established in 2017 by a group of professional financiers and investors, with long and established experience and connections in the aviation industry and with Fairoaks Airport. Unity say that they are passionate about preserving and enhancing Fairoaks and...

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