Quality Fly increases fleet as  part of 30% growth target
Feb09

Quality Fly increases fleet as part of 30% growth target

Spanish ATO Quality Fly has announced the pending arrival of four additional Tecnam P2008 aircraft as it aims to ramp up business by 30% in 2024. The order follows the addition of a second Tecnam P2006 twin-engine trainer and two P2008 single-engine trainers in 2023. Quality Fly says the rapid growth is a mark of the success of its integrated EASA ATPL training programme course and is the reason behind its decision to increase its...

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Ravenair airline preparation course
Dec06

Ravenair airline preparation course

Liverpool John Lennon Airport-based approved training organisation (ATO) Ravenair has launched a new course designed to prepare commercial pilot graduates applying for airline positions. Ravenair has developed the course in collaborations with an experienced Virgin Atlantic recruitment pilot, who has devised and delivered pilot recruitment programmes for a number of airlines. Named the Airline Preparation Course, it comprises a...

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To oversee or not to oversee?
Jun20

To oversee or not to oversee?

Investigations by FTN have uncovered the possibility that the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) may be failing in a statutory duty to provide financial oversight of UK flying schools, potentially increasing the financial risk to students enrolling on flight training programmes. As has been recently reported in FTN, two major UK Approved Training Organisation (ATOs) have collapsed over the last couple of months and in both instances,...

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FTEJerez ATPL scholarship opens
Dec03

FTEJerez ATPL scholarship opens

Commercial pilot flight training organisation FTEJerez, based at Jerez de La Frontera in the southwest of Spain, has announced its first fully funded ATPL Scholarship, representing an extremely rare opportunity in the commercial pilot training sector. Through the initiative, the academy will sponsor the full price of an Airline First Officer Programme (FTE’s integrated ATPL course) for two successful candidates, valued at €119,500.00...

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Online classrooms set to stay?
Jul09

Online classrooms set to stay?

Bristol Groundschool (BGS) says that it is adapting its teaching style during lockdown to include online and recorded video lessons. This enables it to offer a distance learning solution to both new and current students studying at home via their laptops and tablets. Their distance learning suite now includes: A content generation and management training system Their online question bank – bgsonline Live webinars and recordings, all...

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