Cotswold Airport 2017 Aviation Scholarships open for applications
Feb25

Cotswold Airport 2017 Aviation Scholarships open for applications

Introduced in 2007, the Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship provides young adults from the ages of 14 – 18 years living in the Gloucestershire / Wiltshire / Oxfordshire/ Berkshire area the opportunity to experience career options available within the aviation sector. The ethos is to provide Scholars with that vital initial experience that will put them on the first rung of the ladder to their chosen career path. Funded by Cotswold...

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Airways Aviation and Emirates Aviation Services to offer ‘airline pilot pathway’
Feb10

Airways Aviation and Emirates Aviation Services to offer ‘airline pilot pathway’

Airways Aviation and Emirates Aviation Services have formed a partnership to offer a direct pathway to a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) in the UAE, through to a Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) in Europe or Australia. This new partnership allows aspiring pilots in Dubai and the GCC states the chance to study for a PPL in their local region and, upon completion and being awarded a contract, move onto a MPL at one of Airways Aviation’s EASA...

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‘British Caledonian’ Piper Archer unveiled to raise money for charities
Jan20

‘British Caledonian’ Piper Archer unveiled to raise money for charities

Newly re-painted in the colours of former airline ‘British Caledonian’, Piper Archer G-RECW, was unveiled at Biggin Hill airport in January under the watchful eye of many former ‘BCAL’ Caledonia Girls, who were making their first official reunion in over 10 years. The aircraft will be used to raise funds for charitable causes, in particular The Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham and The Golden Lion Children’s Trust, which was formed...

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Mike Langley Foundation launched
Dec01

Mike Langley Foundation launched

Kura Aviation has launched the Mike Langley Foundation at a black-tie fund-raising gala dinner held in Mike’s honour in Stratford Upon Avon on the 29th November. Following on from a distinguished career in the Royal Air Force Mike Langley has played a pivotal role in ab-initio training in the UK over the last 25 years working with self-funded pilots, airlines, universities and regulatory bodies from across the globe. Mike is...

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Youth in Aviation at the House of Lords
Nov29

Youth in Aviation at the House of Lords

Organisations and individuals from across the UK aerospace industry came together at the House of Lords on 23rd November to highlight to politicians and industry stakeholders the social, economic and educational benefits of youth access to aviation, and the vital connection such activities have with the future prosperity of the British aerospace industry. In its role as the ‘aerospace network’, the Air League has sought to develop the...

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Mike Langley Foundation Launched
Nov25

Mike Langley Foundation Launched

Kura has announce the launch of The Mike Langley Foundation. Mike had a distinguished career in the Royal Air Force rising to Wing Commander with 36 years of service, followed by a further 25 years leading the way in UK ‘ab-initio’ pilot training, working with self-funded pilots, airlines, universities and regulatory bodies from around the world. Mike is also a founder member of Kura and head of its advisory board. Recognising Mike’s...

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