Grob 120TP arrives in the UK
Dec19

Grob 120TP arrives in the UK

The first pair of Grob 120TP trainer aircraft for the new military training system have arrived in the UK. These aircraft will form the cornerstone of the UK Military Flying Training System (MFTS) as Elementary Flying Training aircraft, giving student pilots a first taste of military aviation. The aircraft arrived at RAF Cranwell in late November before completing their journey to RAF Barkston Heath, where they will begin providing...

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BA Cityflyer re-open work placement and First Officer employment programme
Dec12

BA Cityflyer re-open work placement and First Officer employment programme

BA Cityflyer has re-opened applications to its First Officer Placement Programme. Designed specifically for modular trained pilots seeking their first employment opportunity, the First Officer Placement Programme represents a work placement and funded training opportunity leading to the full time permanent role of a First Officer on the airline’s Embraer fleet. Applicants must hold a EASA Commercial Pilot Licence and Multi-Engine...

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Flybe seeking ‘Direct Entry’ Captains
Dec06

Flybe seeking ‘Direct Entry’ Captains

Flybe is actively recruiting for ‘direct entry’ (that is, experienced pilots with airline experience) Captains to join the airline. In its interim management report released in November, Flybe announced a 12.8% increase in group revenue and the opening of its first non-UK base (Dusseldorf). The same report also noted that Flybe still has significant capacity growth in the market, but that “…shortages of trained pilots are emerging...

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Generation easyJet pilot training programme now open to CPL holders
Dec03

Generation easyJet pilot training programme now open to CPL holders

CTC Aviation and easyjet have launched an accelerated easyJet career route for EASA CPL holders through a new training initiative named the Generation easyJet Pilot Training Programme- Route 4. As a result of the airline’s growth-driven demand, those who gain a place on the programme could expect to begin an easyJet A320 type-rating training by March 2017. Earlier this year, CTC Aviation and easyJet partnered to deliver the...

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Flybe and CTC Aviation Relaunch Airline Pilot Career Programme
Nov29

Flybe and CTC Aviation Relaunch Airline Pilot Career Programme

A further 18 places are now available for aspiring pilots to join the CTC WINGS MPL in partnership with Flybe. This airline pilot career programme leads directly to a job as a Dash-8 Q400 First Officer, flying regional and European routes across Flybe’s European network. The programme also offers the opportunity to complete a BSc Honours Degree in Professional Aviation Pilot Practice – in partnership with Middlesex University...

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Heathrow PCL event claims record attendance
Nov08

Heathrow PCL event claims record attendance

Organisers of the ‘Pilot Careers Live’ show held at Heathrow on 5th November are claiming record attendance for their flagship event. Darran Ward has told FTN that over 1700 people attended ‘PCL London’ and certainly the exhibitions halls were packed for most of the day with long queues also forming for the seminars. FTN 333 (December 2016) will include a full report on the event, in the meantime we have posted some short video...

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