Skyborne to Offer Bespoke Simulator Training
Jul03

Skyborne to Offer Bespoke Simulator Training

Skyborne Airline Academy is launching Airline Simulator Assessment Preparation sessions in its Boeing 737 MAX FTD simulator with the aim, they say, to maximise cadets’ employment prospects. The preparation sessions will take place at Skyborne’s Gloucestershire Airport facility and give recent graduates the opportunity to optimise their preparations for the recruitment process with their prospective employer. Ian Cooper, Chief...

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Aer Lingus open Fully-Funded ‘Future Pilot Programme’
Jul01

Aer Lingus open Fully-Funded ‘Future Pilot Programme’

Aer Lingus says that it is looking for future pilots from diverse backgrounds to meet its projected expansion plans. Aer Lingus will continue its tradition of training ab-initio pilots with fully sponsored and mentored pilot training, commencing in late 2019. Successful candidates will begin a training programme lasting over 14 months in collaboration with Aer Lingus’ preferred flight training school, FTE Jerez in Spain. The cadets...

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Boeing Adds 14,000 Aircrew to its 20 Year Pilot Demand Outlook
Jul01

Boeing Adds 14,000 Aircrew to its 20 Year Pilot Demand Outlook

Boeing has released the 2019 update of its ‘Pilot & Technician Outlook’, a long-running industry forecast of personnel demand. The latest Boeing forecast projects that 804,000 new civil aviation pilots, 769,000 new maintenance technicians, and 914,000 new cabin crew will be needed to fly and maintain the world commercial aviation fleet over the next 20 years. The forecast is inclusive of the commercial aviation, business aviation,...

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Robinson Introduces new Flight Training Guide
Jun27

Robinson Introduces new Flight Training Guide

An updated flight training guide is now available from Robinson Helicopter Company. Robinson say that the comprehensive guide addresses the many levels of training, from the student pilot trying to find the ‘hover button’, to the qualified helicopter pilot transitioning into a Robinson, to the all-important flight review. The guide provides students and instructors a lesson-by-lesson syllabus, which includes a written test, for each...

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Ex- Red Arrows Pilot Mike Ling joins NDMFS Scholarship Charity as Patron
Jun24

Ex- Red Arrows Pilot Mike Ling joins NDMFS Scholarship Charity as Patron

Squadron Leader Mike Ling MBE FRAeS has accepted an invitation from the Trustees of Biggin Hill-based Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship scheme (NDMFS) to take the new role as Patron of the charity. He has recently left the Royal Air Force after 21 year’s service and is now in commercial aviation. His new role will include helping to establish new funding for the charity, also to overview the selection process and to give...

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Shoreham Airport has new Operator
Jun03

Shoreham Airport has new Operator

Aviation consultants Cyrrus Ltd and their private equity partners have purchased a 25-year lease of the aviation operations at Shoreham (Brighton City Airport), which claims to be Britain’s oldest commercial airport and is home to numerous flying training companies. Tony Realff, Managing Director of Brighton City Airport Ltd, will be stepping down after 55 years in the aviation industry, to be replaced by Rob Cooke, Managing Director...

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