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easyJet launches its first Summer Flight School for children
Aug17

easyJet launches its first Summer Flight School for children

UK low-cost carrier easyJet has announced that it is launching a new Summer Flight School, to combat persistent gendered stereotypes of pilot and cabin crew jobs and inspire more young people to consider a career in aviation. The Summer Flight School takes off from 21 August at easyJet’s London Gatwick training centre and places can be booked online for free at easyJet.  As new research by the airline reveals around four in ten...

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The Right Stuff: How to Win a Flying Scholarship
Feb21

The Right Stuff: How to Win a Flying Scholarship

Andy Fisher was awarded a 12-hour flying scholarship from the Air League in 2016. Sponsored by The Swire Charitable Trust, the award was completed in a two-week period during June taking full advantage of the perfect summer flying weather. From Banbury, Andy who was 19 at the time, chose to complete his scholarship at the nearby Wellesbourne Montford Airfield with South Warwickshire Flying School. Partly because SWFS is one of the...

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New Aerobatic Scholarship from Ultimate Aerobatics
Feb09

New Aerobatic Scholarship from Ultimate Aerobatics

Ultimate Aerobatics, in partnership with Total UK Aviation Fuels, is offering up to two pilots the opportunity to achieve their aerobatic dreams with a scholarship to take them on the first step of their journey to aerobatic competition. Up to two five hour scholarships are available which will give successful applicants a training award towards the EASA aerobatic rating, allowing them to compete at British Aerobatic competitions....

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2018 Liz Inwood Taildragger Scholarship Announced
Aug05

2018 Liz Inwood Taildragger Scholarship Announced

Applications have opened for the 2018 Liz Inwood taildragger scholarship, to enable a young person to fly the type of vintage aircraft she loved so much.  The applicant must be the holder of a current PPL, NPPL or LAPL, 35 years old or less, with 100 hours total flying time of which at least 50 hours are as a pilot in command. Those unsuccessful in 2018 are welcome to re-apply, the winner of the 2018 scholarship will be announced at...

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