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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Helicentre opens 2025 scholarships
Jul15

Helicentre opens 2025 scholarships

Helicentre Aviation Academy has announced its 2025 CPL(H) (Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence) scholarship initiative. The £250,000 scholarship fund, designed to assist modular trainee helicopter pilots fast-track their careers, are open to applicants training at both of Helicentre’s training bases at Oxford and Leicester airports. Now open, the scholarships will be awarded in August 2025, to two pilots who have completed their...

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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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Premier Flight Training ceases trading
Jun14

Premier Flight Training ceases trading

Premier Flight Training have gone out of business after around two decades of operation. The Norwich airport-based flying school was set-up in 2002 and had been based at Norwich airport for over two decades. Starting out providing training for the Private Pilot Licence (PPL) and associated ratings, Premier Flight Training later went on become a CAA Approved Training Organisation (ATO) offering commercial, instrument rating and Flight...

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Ravenair acquires LFS & Keenair facilities
Jun13

Ravenair acquires LFS & Keenair facilities

Following on from the announcement last month that one of the UK longest established flying schools – Liverpool Flying School (LFS) – had closed, fellow Liverpool John Lennon Airport resident Ravenair has confirmed that it is in the process of acquiring the business’ hangar and office facilities. Ravenair Ops Director Wayne Barrett told FTN that the company is in the advanced stages of purchasing LFS’ sister company Keenair, which for...

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