Mission Aviation Fellowship
Leading Edge Aviation launches funded training programme  
Jul16

Leading Edge Aviation launches funded training programme  

Leading Edge Aviation (LEAL) has announced the launch of a new funded fATPL/Flight Instructor training programme, covering up to 85% of training costs. LEAL’s new training programme will see cadets complete training with the academy, gaining a frozen Air Transport Pilot Licence (fATPL) and Flight Instructor (FI) rating, ahead of commencing two years’ employment as an FI at LEAL’s Alhama de Murcia training base in southern Spain. The...

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Pilot Careers Live event this Saturday (13 July 2024)
Jul10

Pilot Careers Live event this Saturday (13 July 2024)

Pilot Careers Live is returning to the Concorde Centre at Manchester Airport this Saturday, 13 July 2024. For those interested in learning more about what is involved in training to become a commercial pilot, as well as learning about the various careers on offer, PCL offers a one-stop shop for aspiring pilots. Flight academies from across Europe will be in attendance, providing an opportunity to learn about the training programmes...

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CATS launches subscription-based ATPL theory instruction
Jul08

CATS launches subscription-based ATPL theory instruction

Luton-headquartered CATS Aviation, specialists in commercial pilot theoretical knowledge (TK) training, have launched a subscription-based study programme for ATPL cadets. According to CATS, the new online subscription programme includes updated audio-video content, updated overview lectures, and the most up-to-date study guides and ATPL question bank. The CATS complete web-based training system is now available online and via iPad...

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Pilot Flight Academy launches fATPL scholarship
Jun14

Pilot Flight Academy launches fATPL scholarship

Norwegian ATO Pilot Flight Academy (PFA) has launched an fATPL scholarship, covering all tuition fees across an integrated 18-month training programme at the company’s headquarters in Torp Sandefjord Airport in southern Norway. Open to European passport holders, PFA says it is particularly interested in attracting applications from individuals who might not otherwise have the financial ability to fund commercial pilot training, as...

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A million flight training aircraft movements per year?
Jun12

A million flight training aircraft movements per year?

Each year the UK CAA publishes figures for the UK’s 60 busiest airports. This includes General Aviation (GA) airports as well as commercial airports, and alongside schedule service transport, charter and GA aircraft movements, the CAA also reports on flying club and flight training activity. FTN has analysed flight training activity at those airports showing more than 1,000 flight training movements per year. There is a significant...

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