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UK CAA refreshes its STEM website fearing future skill shortage
Apr16

UK CAA refreshes its STEM website fearing future skill shortage

The UK CAA has recently completed a revamp of its Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) dedicated website citing that it has been recognised by the aviation community that there will be an anticipated shortage of skilled aviation professionals in the near future. The CAA says that “it is important we support the ambitions and interests of everyone to create opportunities which are inclusive and engaging for all. “Our...

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Apply for Royal Aero Club Trust bursaries before April
Mar20

Apply for Royal Aero Club Trust bursaries before April

The application window for this year’s series of Royal Aero Club Trust (RACT) bursaries is closing at the end of March and so those interested in applying are advised to act quickly. The March deadline runs inline with The Air League’s powered and gliding scholarships who also require applications to be submitted before April.  Each year RACT awards bursaries to 14–21-year-olds (or up to 24-year-olds for advanced bursaries)...

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The Air League extends scholarship application cutoff date
Mar19

The Air League extends scholarship application cutoff date

The Air League has extended the application window for its powered and gliding scholarships to the end of March to coincide with its new electric aircraft scholarship initiative.  The closing date for applications to the Air League’s Scholarship programme, including flying, electric flying and gliding experiences, has been moved forward by one week. The application period now closes at 23:59 on Sunday 31 March 2024. The Air League...

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Soaring scholarships
Nov06

Soaring scholarships

The Honourable Company of Air Pilots (HCAP) launched its 2024 Gliding Scholarships at the Pilot Careers Live event held at Heathrow. The scholarships provide a one-week residential course at an approved British Gliding Association (BGA) training centre with an aim to take the scholar as far as completing their first solo flight. The scholarships are open to people over the age of 16 and are flown at designated Youth Gliding Centres in...

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Rob Wildeboer Scholarship Charity Auction at Goodwood
Oct16

Rob Wildeboer Scholarship Charity Auction at Goodwood

Goodwood Flying School will host its first auction to raise funds for the 2024 Rob Wildeboer Scholarships at its Chichester base this weekend.  The Goodwood aviation community suffered an immeasurable loss with the passing of its Goodwood Flying School Manager, Rob Wildeboer, after a unexpected illness in 2021. To remember and honour Rob in accordance with the wishes of his family, a number of scholarships have now been launched to...

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