Turbo-Prop Training now on Offer at Stapleford
Nov12

Turbo-Prop Training now on Offer at Stapleford

Stapleford Flight Centre in Essex, working in conjunction with Flywatch Global, is offering a ten-hour Single Engine Turbine (SET) class rating course on a Pilatus PC-12. The new PC-12 has now joined the Stapleford fleet of training aircraft. It will also be available for dry leasing. Stapleford says that five students are already signed up for the new course, which will be led by Tony Gunn, Director of Flywatch Global Ltd, which runs...

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Applications now open for 2019 Royal Aero Club Bursaries
Nov12

Applications now open for 2019 Royal Aero Club Bursaries

The Royal Aero Club Trust administers a Bursary Scheme for young people as part of its Flying for Youth program. The scheme and the bursaries comprise all types of air sports and aviation-related activities including: paragliding, gliding, hang-gliding, parachuting, microlight aircraft, helicopter, light aircraft and the designing, building and flying model aeroplanes (including multi-rotary wing – eg drones). 48 bursaries were...

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UK Instructor Shortage Prompts Raft of Training Sponsorship Offers
Nov07

UK Instructor Shortage Prompts Raft of Training Sponsorship Offers

Over recent years, FTN has regularly reported on an impending shortage of flying instructors, especially in the UK. There is now little doubt that there is a widespread shortage of instructors in the UK aviation industry, with many flying schools reporting difficulties in recruiting and retaining instructors. In some cases this shortage is leading to students having difficulties in booking training slots and FTN is aware of at least...

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The World’s Airline Industry is Booming With Pilot Jobs
Oct31

The World’s Airline Industry is Booming With Pilot Jobs

Pilot Careers Live London is dedicated to informing and inspiring the next generation of pilots and flight crew. Pilot Careers Live is providing the perfect opportunity to find out more about the opportunities and training routes, with motivational seminars covering a every aspect of a pilot training journey. The exhibitor list is a who’s who of the cadet pilot training industry, and they’re all available for you to talk...

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Generation EasyJet Pilot Training Programme Opens
Oct16

Generation EasyJet Pilot Training Programme Opens

In 2018 EasyJet will recruit 460 new pilots to meet record demands for the airline for a third consecutive year, as its European network continues to grow. Opportunities range from cadet pilots starting their career to experienced co-pilots and captains from other airlines and the military. EasyJet have a particular focus on attracting female pilots and candidates through its Amy Johnson Initiative, which it launched in 2015. The...

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Permit to Train
Oct11

Permit to Train

UK National Permit to Fly aircraft are to be allowed to be used for remunerated commercial flight training for the first time, the UK Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed. Pilots are now allowed to use Permit to Fly General Aviation (GA) aircraft to train towards post-PPL add-on training and ratings. At this stage, the permission is limited to current PPL holders only; ab-initio training is still restricted to aircraft holding a...

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