Air League launches UK’s first electric aircraft flying scholarships
Mar23

Air League launches UK’s first electric aircraft flying scholarships

The Air League has opened applications for the UK’s first ever electric-powered aircraft scholarships. On offer this year are five 5-hour flying scholarships, to be delivered by Approved Training Organisation (ATO) Saxon Air based at Norwich Airport. In addition to the airborne training, scholars will also receive simulator training time, ground school, and sustainability-focussed workshops. The school will be delivering the flying...

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IFA invests €2.1m in training fleet additions
Mar11

IFA invests €2.1m in training fleet additions

Portugal’s International Flight Academy (IFA) has confirmed a new €2.1m contract with Textron for seven Pipistrel aircraft. Two of the new aircraft will be the Velis Electro model, the world’s only certified fully electric aircraft, powered by two water-cooled lithium batteries, with a flight range of 50 minutes, plus reserves. The two new electric trainers will be the first of their kind in Portugal, the school confirmed. The...

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