L3Harris Launches ATPL Modular Training
Jul08

L3Harris Launches ATPL Modular Training

Having previously focussed on integrated, one-stop training programmes for aspiring commercial pilots, L3Harris Airline Academy has now launched a new ATPL Modular training programme to complement its integrated training programmes. For cadets who do not have the capability to undertake an 18-month intensive integrated course, the new modular training route with L3Harris Airline Academy will provide future pilots the opportunity to...

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LAA issues electric aircraft technical advice
Jul08

LAA issues electric aircraft technical advice

The Light Aircraft Association has produced a new LAA Technical Leaflet, TL 3.28, to offer technical information on electric aircrafts power units, their design and installation in smaller light aircraft.  The Technical Leaflet is part of a library of advice prepared by LAA Engineers, which can be accessed via ‘Aircraft & Technical’ area of the LAA website. These include advice on building, buying or importing an aircraft;...

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British Women Pilots’ Association 2020 scholarship winners
Jul07

British Women Pilots’ Association 2020 scholarship winners

The British Women Pilots’ Association (BWPA) has confirmed the winners of its 2020 series of aviation scholarships. The BWPA offers scholarships every year to support women in the UK in achieving their flying dreams, underlying its key aim to promote their training and employment within the sector. For this reason, says the BWPA, a proportion of the Association’s membership fees is used to fund scholarships. The BWPA also actively...

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Flying training to resume in England from 04 July
Jun26

Flying training to resume in England from 04 July

It has been confirmed today that flying training can resume in England from 04 July. In a letter to General Aviation associations, David Harding, DfT Deputy Director, General Aviation, Skills, Safety and CAA Division, wrote: “Following the Prime Minister’s announcement earlier this week about changes to lockdown measures, I can confirm that the reopening of GA businesses and the safe restart of General Aviation dual and instructional...

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Pilot mentoring service launches
Jun24

Pilot mentoring service launches

A free mentoring service and website resource designed to provide support to cadet/graduate pilots across the training aviation community was launched at the end of May. Named Resilient Pilot, the not for profit initiative offers free mentoring support for pilots across the industry, whether they are still undergoing training, have recently graduated, or are already employed. According to Resilient Pilot founder, Senior First Officer...

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Skyborne launches ‘Flying Start’ initiative
Jun23

Skyborne launches ‘Flying Start’ initiative

Skyborne Airline Academy is giving prospective cadets a ‘Flying Start’ by temporarily waiving selection fees for all EASA/UK CAA Integrated and Combined Modular ATPL applicants. Until the end of July 2020, prospective trainees seriously considering a career as an airline pilot will be able to complete Skyborne’s online psychometric and aptitude tests and video interview assessment for free, saving £250. Lee Woodward, Chief Executive...

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