Mission Aviation Fellowship
Leading Edge Aviation launches funded training programme  
Jul16

Leading Edge Aviation launches funded training programme  

Leading Edge Aviation (LEAL) has announced the launch of a new funded fATPL/Flight Instructor training programme, covering up to 85% of training costs. LEAL’s new training programme will see cadets complete training with the academy, gaining a frozen Air Transport Pilot Licence (fATPL) and Flight Instructor (FI) rating, ahead of commencing two years’ employment as an FI at LEAL’s Alhama de Murcia training base in southern Spain. The...

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Helicentre opens 2025 scholarships
Jul15

Helicentre opens 2025 scholarships

Helicentre Aviation Academy has announced its 2025 CPL(H) (Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence) scholarship initiative. The £250,000 scholarship fund, designed to assist modular trainee helicopter pilots fast-track their careers, are open to applicants training at both of Helicentre’s training bases at Oxford and Leicester airports. Now open, the scholarships will be awarded in August 2025, to two pilots who have completed their...

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Mike Kane appointed as UK Aviation Minister
Jul11

Mike Kane appointed as UK Aviation Minister

UK Secretary of State for Transport, Louise Haigh, has appointed Mike Kane as the new Aviation Minister. Kane, who is MP for Wythenshawe and East Sale, has acted as Shadow Aviation Minister since 2020 after having entered Parliament in 2014. His appointment was confirmed on 10 July 2024 alongside that of two other transport ministers, Lilian Greenwood, MP for Nottingham South, and Simon Lightwood, MP for Wakefield and Rothwell. In a...

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Pilot Careers Live event this Saturday (13 July 2024)
Jul10

Pilot Careers Live event this Saturday (13 July 2024)

Pilot Careers Live is returning to the Concorde Centre at Manchester Airport this Saturday, 13 July 2024. For those interested in learning more about what is involved in training to become a commercial pilot, as well as learning about the various careers on offer, PCL offers a one-stop shop for aspiring pilots. Flight academies from across Europe will be in attendance, providing an opportunity to learn about the training programmes...

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CATS launches subscription-based ATPL theory instruction
Jul08

CATS launches subscription-based ATPL theory instruction

Luton-headquartered CATS Aviation, specialists in commercial pilot theoretical knowledge (TK) training, have launched a subscription-based study programme for ATPL cadets. According to CATS, the new online subscription programme includes updated audio-video content, updated overview lectures, and the most up-to-date study guides and ATPL question bank. The CATS complete web-based training system is now available online and via iPad...

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