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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Air League 2017 scholarships announced
Nov12

Air League 2017 scholarships announced

The Air League has opened applications for its 2017 flying scholarships, which offer the chance to win hours towards a Private Pilot Licence, or additional flying qualifications. Flying scholarships offer the chance to learn to fly through the award of 12 flying hours in light aircraft, to be put towards the achievement of a Light Aircraft Pilots Licence (LAPL) or completion of a PPL(A). The majority of scholarships will be on a...

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Virgin Atlantic launch 2017 Future Flyers Programme
Nov02

Virgin Atlantic launch 2017 Future Flyers Programme

Virgin Atlantic is re-launching its Future Flyers Programme, with 12 places available for aspiring pilots to join a career programme which leads directly to a job as a first officer with Virgin Atlantic, flying A330 aircraft on their long-haul routes. The course will lead to the Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) qualification. Virgin Atlantic say that their scheme widens access to training through a funding solution whereby the airline...

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Heli Air announce 2017 Helicopter Training Scholarships
Oct24

Heli Air announce 2017 Helicopter Training Scholarships

Heli Air, the UK’s largest light helicopter training organisation with bases in Denham (Uxbridge), High Wycombe, Wellesbourne (Warwick), Thruxton, Fairoaks, Gloucester and Cumbernauld (Glasgow) are offering three helicopter pilot scholarships for 2017. Applications are open to those who have completed their PPL (H) training course with Heli Air, there are three scholarships on offer. www.heliair.com/pilot-scholarships/ ADVANCED...

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Airbus launches Flying Challenge in UK
Oct22

Airbus launches Flying Challenge in UK

The Airbus Foundation has launched the UK’s first Flying Challenge programme in the hope of motivating 30 Bristol schoolchildren to pursue higher education and, perhaps, a career in aviation. Over the course of a year, the 13 and 14 year olds from Bristol Metropolitan Academy will be granted unprecedented access to aviation design and test experts at the Airbus site in Filton. They will be mentored by Airbus employees across 20 weekly...

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