The Armstrong Isaacs Bursary Awards 2019
Jan22

The Armstrong Isaacs Bursary Awards 2019

The Armstrong Isaacs Scholarship was set up some years ago with legacies bestowed by David Armstrong, an original member of the Ultralight Aircraft Association, later the Popular Flying Association and now the Light Aircraft Association (LAA) and a former Chairman, and John Isaacs, designer of the Isaacs Fury and Spitfire. Initially it was used to fund a single NPPL scholarship every other year for a deserving under 30 years old. In...

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Air BP award fifth Sterling Pilot Scholarship
Jan12

Air BP award fifth Sterling Pilot Scholarship

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, has named its fifth Sterling Pilot Scholar as 18-year old Kristoff Ahlner from Shenfield in Essex. The scholarship is valued at around £10,000 and aims to assist aspiring UK pilots like Kristoff achieve their Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL). As the industry faces a global pilot shortage with 790,000 new civil aviation pilots needed to fly the world’s fleet over the...

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LAA Appoint new Head of Pilot Coaching
Jan11

LAA Appoint new Head of Pilot Coaching

David Cockburn has been appointed the new Head of Training for the LAA’s flagship Pilot Coaching Scheme, which through its nationwide network of coaches offers members flying training specific to LAA types and operations, including biennial reviews, tailwheel conversions, type conversions, strip flying diplomas, differences and recency training. The LAA say that David brings with him a wealth of experience gained both as a military...

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‘Reach for the Sky’ Aviation Skills Programme will Promote Careers in Aviation
Jan11

‘Reach for the Sky’ Aviation Skills Programme will Promote Careers in Aviation

A new skills programme to promote careers in the aviation industry to under-represented groups has been unveiled by the Aviation Minister, Paul Maynard. The programme, Reach for the Sky, is aimed primarily at young people from under-represented groups and will be delivered through partnerships with industry, expert bodies and educational establishments, and is aimed at helping to make the UK the best place to follow a career in...

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Airspeed Aviation appointed as Garmin Sales and Service Centre
Jan09

Airspeed Aviation appointed as Garmin Sales and Service Centre

Airspeed Aviation Ltd, based at Derby Airfield, has announce that it has recently been appointed a Garmin Sales and Service Centre. This appointment is based on many years of avionics installation experience, and comes at the same time as the company moves into a new purpose built aircraft maintenance facility at its home base Derby Airfield. Airspeed Aviation is also the operator of Derby Airfield and Derby Aero Club; Airspeed...

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