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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Air League 12-Hour Flying Scholarships Deadline Extended
Feb14

Air League 12-Hour Flying Scholarships Deadline Extended

The Air League has extended its application deadline for its 2020 12 hour flying scholarships to the 29th February, but has warned that there will be no further extension beyond this new deadline. Applicants will need to be available for interview in March / April 2020 and scholarship winners will be notified in May 2020. Flying training for the 12 hour awards will commence in May and all scholarships must be completed by the 31st...

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Air League Intro2Flying 5-Hour Flying Scholarships
Feb13

Air League Intro2Flying 5-Hour Flying Scholarships

All application forms for the Air League’s 5 hour scholarships must be submitted by the 2nd March 2020. Basic application criteria include: • Be a permanent UK resident. • Be a member of The Air League (or be applying to be a member at the time of application for the scholarship). Some Air Cadets or those belonging to other youth organisations who belong to a squadron/section/group who have paid an annual fee for free applications to...

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Honourable Company of Air Pilots PPL Scholarship Applications Close Soon
Feb11

Honourable Company of Air Pilots PPL Scholarship Applications Close Soon

The aim of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots (HCAP) scholarship programme is to assist the successful individual, who might otherwise not have the necessary resources, to achieve their licence. The scholarship covers only direct training and examination costs. The costs of obtaining the Class 2 Medical Certificate and any associated travel, subsistence and accommodation expenses are the responsibility of the scholarship winner....

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