The Right Stuff: How to Win a Flying Scholarship
Feb21

The Right Stuff: How to Win a Flying Scholarship

Andy Fisher was awarded a 12-hour flying scholarship from the Air League in 2016. Sponsored by The Swire Charitable Trust, the award was completed in a two-week period during June taking full advantage of the perfect summer flying weather. From Banbury, Andy who was 19 at the time, chose to complete his scholarship at the nearby Wellesbourne Montford Airfield with South Warwickshire Flying School. Partly because SWFS is one of the...

Read More
New Aerobatic Scholarship from Ultimate Aerobatics
Feb09

New Aerobatic Scholarship from Ultimate Aerobatics

Ultimate Aerobatics, in partnership with Total UK Aviation Fuels, is offering up to two pilots the opportunity to achieve their aerobatic dreams with a scholarship to take them on the first step of their journey to aerobatic competition. Up to two five hour scholarships are available which will give successful applicants a training award towards the EASA aerobatic rating, allowing them to compete at British Aerobatic competitions....

Read More
PC12 SET rating at Biggin Hill
Feb08

PC12 SET rating at Biggin Hill

In a newly-ratified partnership with Jonathan Shooter’s Oysterair, Oriens Aviation are to offer SET rating training on the PC12 at their Biggin Hill base. The EASA PC-12 class rating course caters for a wide range of experience, from the PPL (A) holder with instrument rating and a minimum 200 flying hours’ experience with 70 hours Pilot in Command, to the most experienced pilots. “We are delighted to be working with Oriens Aviation to...

Read More
Anthony Petteford Joins VA
Feb01

Anthony Petteford Joins VA

Cambridge-based simulator operator VA (formerly Virtual Aviation) has announced that Anthony Petteford is joining the company as an investor shareholder and will take up the role of Executive Director. Anthony is well-known within the European flight training industry having held senior positions at major flight training operations including as Managing Director of Oxford Aviation Academy for 15 years (acquired by CAE in 2012) and for...

Read More
L3 announces Female Scholarship Programme
Jan28

L3 announces Female Scholarship Programme

L3 Commercial Aviation have announced the launch of their ‘L3 Pilot Pathways Female Scholarship programme’, which will provide 10 scholarships to female candidates applying for its Integrated Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) training program. L3 say that during 2019, the programme will award 10 female candidates a £25,000/€29,000 sponsorship towards the cost of their training. “We are passionate about encouraging more diversity...

Read More