Winners of Ultimate Aerobatics’ 2020 award announced
Jul08

Winners of Ultimate Aerobatics’ 2020 award announced

White Waltham Airfield-based aerobatic school Ultimate Aerobatics have confirmed the two winners of the 2020 Ultimate Aerobatics Award. The scholarships, created in partnership with Total UK, have been awarded to Kerrin Dutton (25) and James Williams (30), both of whom have ambitions to join the British Aerobatic Team. The scholarship will give Kerrin and James five hours of training in the school’s Extra 300 and Pitts Special...

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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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Grant funding awarded to the Air League
Jun22

Grant funding awarded to the Air League

The Air League has been awarded grant funding from the Department for Transport to support its flagship Soaring to Success and National Youth Plane Building initiatives. Soaring to Success is an inspirational activity, says the Air League, which is the largest scale programme of its type in the UK and is designed to immerse young people into the aviation and aerospace industries. Stage 1 modules showcase the vast range of...

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United Airlines buys Flight School for Scholarship Programme
Feb27

United Airlines buys Flight School for Scholarship Programme

USA airline United Airlines has signed a purchase agreement to become the only major US carrier to own a flight training academy. United expects approximately 300 students to graduate from the United Aviate Academy in its first full year of operation. The flight training academy – currently operating as Westwind School of Aeronautics in Phoenix, Arizona – will be an extension of the airline’s Aviate program, a pilot development...

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HCAP 2020 Gliding Scholarships
Feb21

HCAP 2020 Gliding Scholarships

Gliding scholarships are provided directly by the Honourable Company and through funding from the Air Pilots’ Flying Club and the Air Pilots Benevolent Fund as well as other private and commercial sponsors. As these scholarships will be residential, they are offered to people over the age of 16 and give the successful candidates the opportunity to fly on a one week residential course at a youth approved British Gliding...

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Bristol Groundschool Welcomes British Women Pilots’ Association Scholarship Winner
Feb18

Bristol Groundschool Welcomes British Women Pilots’ Association Scholarship Winner

Bristol Groundschool (BGS) has welcomed Tessa Morris-Paterson – one of the recent winners of the ATPL theory Scholarship in partnership with the British Womens’ Pilots Association (BWPA). Tessa Morris-Paterson from Farnborough received the scholarship which will cover the cost of 50% of her ATPL theory course. Tessa, who previously worked as an intern for NASA Ames in California, holds a PPL(A) which she completed in just 6...

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