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Skyborne expands electric future
Feb16

Skyborne expands electric future

Skyborne’s US pilot training facility is enhancing its environmentally focussed future with the recent announcement that it has signed a letter of intent with Bye Aerospace for an additional 30 eFlyer all-electric training aircraft.The commitment builds on Skyborne’s 2020 order of 10 eFlyers, bringing the total to 40 electric aircraft now set to join the academy’s US fleet in Vero Beach, Florida.Producing zero CO2 emissions and with...

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A new benchmark for flight instructor pay?
Dec20

A new benchmark for flight instructor pay?

Since the recovery began from the pandemic and airlines began recruiting hard to operate their aircraft, a shortage of flight instructors has been a growing concern at both PPL and commercial pilot level in Europe (and pretty much everywhere else it seems). This is hardly a new occurrence, with periodic shortages of flight instructors a perennial thorn in the side of the flight training industry. Now, Gloucester-based Skyborne Airline...

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Skyborne offers Flybe crew support package
Apr24

Skyborne offers Flybe crew support package

Gloucestershire Airport-based Skyborne Airline Academy are inviting former Flybe pilots to apply for a specialist Skyborne sponsored flight instructor programme, and are also offering three hours of free time in Skyborne’s Boeing 737 MAX simulator, to prepare for the simulator assessment phase of any future job interview, for those pilots wishing to continue their airline careers with other carriers. Lee Woodward, Skyborne CEO, said:...

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