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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Hellenic Air Force Orders 12 Tecnam P2002 JF Training Aircraft
Oct09

Hellenic Air Force Orders 12 Tecnam P2002 JF Training Aircraft

Tecnam have signed a contract with Hellenic Air Force (HAF) for the supply of 12 low wing trainer P2002JF held in Athens last July 5th. The contract, signed by Walter Da Costa, Tecnam Global Sales and Marketing Director and by the General Staff of the Hellenic Air Force, in the presence of the Minister of National Defense, Mr. Panos Kammenos, and the Chief of General Staff Chief of Staff, Vice-Chief Christos Christodoulou, is the...

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Airbus get into ab-initio Training
Oct07

Airbus get into ab-initio Training

Airbus launching the ‘Airbus Pilot Cadet Training Programme’ to include ab initio training. The programme is being launched in partnership with Escuela de Aviacion Mexico (EAM), located near to the Airbus Mexico Training Centre. After completing their initial training with EAM, cadets will qualify at the Airbus Mexico Training centre to become Airbus A320 pilots. Airbus customers will be able to delegate pilot screening activities and...

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