2017 Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship awarded
Aug07

2017 Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship awarded

Jack Hawkins (18) has been awarded the Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship for 2017. The scholarship was founded in 2013 in memory of former flight instructor and British Airways Captain, Nick Davidson. Funded by Davidson’s family, the initiative aims to enable a young person between the ages of 18 and 25 to graduate with a full EASA Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL). Training will take place at London Biggin Hill Airport, who is...

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Mike Langley Foundation latest auction
Jul25

Mike Langley Foundation latest auction

The latest monthly prize on the Mike Langley Foundation website is a combined Vulcan and B737-800 simulator experience. A unique and exhilarating simulator ride, this prize offers a unique opportunity to pilot both the B737-800 series airliner and the legendary Avro Vulcan bomber, the latter in the only Vulcan simulator in the world. This experience starts with a full briefing from the instructor, followed by an hour in the full...

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Air cadets take to the sky thanks to national awards
Jul01

Air cadets take to the sky thanks to national awards

Six air cadets have won flying tuition worth a total of £8,000 thanks to the Royal Air Forces Association. The RAF charity runs an annual Flying Scholarship programme, which makes six awards to outstanding members of the Air Cadet Organisation. The awards attract more than 250 applications every year from across the UK. The cadets were presented with their prizes by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, at...

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Awards made at The Air League’s Annual Reception
May27

Awards made at The Air League’s Annual Reception

St James Palace in London was the venue for the Air League’s Annual Reception recently, where a number of individuals and organisations were recognised with a series of awards presented by the Air League’s patron, The Duke of Edinburgh. The Reception was also an occasion where certificates and badges are awarded to Air League scholarship and bursary recipients in the presence of sponsors, family and friends. 2017 also marks a...

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Applications open for Irish Air Corps Cadets
Apr07

Applications open for Irish Air Corps Cadets

The Ireland Defence Forces are accepting applications for Officer Cadetships, including for Air Corps Pilots. A candidate for a Cadetship must at the time of application: (1) be a citizen of Ireland; or, (2) be a refugee as defined under either the Refugee Act 1996 or the International Protection Act 2015; or, be a national of an European Economic Area State or the Swiss Confederation; or, (3) be a national of any other State who is...

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Airways Aviation launches airline pilot training scholarships
Mar18

Airways Aviation launches airline pilot training scholarships

Oxford-based Airways Aviation has announcing a new global scholarship programme to be launched in Paris on the first stop of the company’s inaugural recruitment roadshow. The scholarship programme will be rolled out over the next six months, visiting additional European and international locations. Current plans include visits to the UK and Australia as well as other cities across the Middle and Far East. Attendees at the events will...

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