Liz Inwood Taildragger Scholarship receives £1,500 donation
Dec07

Liz Inwood Taildragger Scholarship receives £1,500 donation

The Liz Inwood scholarship was set up by the Vintage Aircraft Club (VAC) and the Inwood estate to give young pilots the opportunity to take their PPL flying a little further and convert from flying nose wheel aircraft to vintage taildragger types. Established in memory of Liz Inwood, Tiger Moth pilot and instructor, this year the scholarship was awarded to twenty-five year old Ben Pilgrim who had already shown his enthusiasm for...

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Hong Kong Scholars gain PPLs in Scotland
Dec05

Hong Kong Scholars gain PPLs in Scotland

Two scholarship winners from Hong Kong have received their ‘wings’ after travelling to Scotland for flying lessons. Huen Siu Ming (Felix), aged 22, and 23 year old Ng Man Tsun (Jason) have completed Tayside Aviation’s 45-hour, six-week programme to attain their Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL). Tayside Aviation train around 16 Hong Kong students each year and the two students are now likely to pursue their commercial pilot’s licence...

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Helicentre Aviation launch extra £60k Scholarship Fund
Dec03

Helicentre Aviation launch extra £60k Scholarship Fund

With its 2017 Commercial Pilot Licence (Helicopter) Scholarship Programme underway, Helicentre have announced the creation of an additional prize fund worth £60,000, consisting of three part-funded Scholarships (worth £10,000 each) and £30,000 of awards to be given to promising applicants in order to enable them to complete their training and further their careers. Helicentre say that they have taken the “unprecedented” step to add...

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Experience aerospace engineering – engineering scholarships
Dec01

Experience aerospace engineering – engineering scholarships

These provide placements in the UK industry for one or two weeks during the period June-August 2018, for young people considering careers as aerospace engineers. Essential travel costs will be met and if needed, B&B accommodation and a meals allowance will be provided Applicants must be permanently resident in the UK; be at least 18 but under 26 on 1 April 2018; have gained at least four GCSE/SCE passes at Grade C or higher...

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Increase your gliding experience – gliding scholarships
Nov30

Increase your gliding experience – gliding scholarships

These awards offer solo glider pilot awards of up to £300 to gain flying experience and new qualifications. The competition is open to young people permanently resident in the UK who will have reached their 16th but not their 26th birthday on 1 April 2018. The scholarships are intended to help advance gliding skills for solo-standard glider pilots. Scholars will be asked to specify for what they would like funding. Typically awards...

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Improve your licences – flying bursaries
Nov29

Improve your licences – flying bursaries

These awards provide 3-5 hours of advanced flight training in single-engine piston aeroplanes to assist licenced pilots to gain additional flying qualifications or renew a rating. There are no age limits. The bursaries are intended to help Air League members who hold a valid pilot’s licence to gain additional flying qualifications or to renew a rating on their licence. Applicants must be permanently resident in the UK; hold a current...

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