Our essential A to Z guide outlines the main considerations and benefits of our integrated flight training programmes. Starting at £66,950, our Integrated Programme is very competitively priced and offers a fast track to ‘frozen’ APTL (Airline Transport Pilot Licence). Read on to discover how the two integrated courses differ from the Modular courses we offer.

If you’re unsure on what step to take next, FTA’s 10 point guide to becoming a pilot outlines everything you need to know before choosing a flight school.

A IS FOR ACCESSIBLE

The Integrated Flight Deck Programme is one of the most competitive routes to gaining your Frozen ATPL.

Find out more.

B IS FOR BRIGHTON CITY AIRPORT

Most of the advanced flight phases and theory training are conducted from the FTA campus at Brighton City Airport.

Learn in congested airspace in close proximity to LGW, LHR and France. Be the best pilot you can be.

C IS FOR COMPETITIVE COURSE FEES

Starting at £66,950 our Integrated Flight Deck Programmes challenge the common misconception that commercial pilot training costs £100K+

Find out how much FTA’s courses and modules cost...
D IS FOR DIVERSITY

Former cadets fly for over 30 different airlines.

Broaden your horizons with FTA.

E IS FOR ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To apply for the Integrated Flight Deck Programmes you must be at least 18 years old, and

have at least 5 GCSEs (to include Maths and English) or equivalent and an EASA class 1 medical certificate.

View our pilot training entry requirements.

F IS FOR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

If you are not sure how to start your research? Many cadets share the same fears, questions and excitement, read our frequently asked questions (FAQs).

G IS FOR GREAT WEATHER

Spain’s Mediterranean coastline enjoys almost a full year’s sunshine each year creating hugely consistent flying weather. Check out the current weather in Teruel

 

H IS FOR HELP

We understand that becoming a commercial pilot can seem complicated.

Our aim is to simplify the journey so we've written a mini guide to help you identify how to become a commercial pilot.

You can also put any question to us on twitter using the hashtag #AskFTAAnything

or just contact us direct

 

 

I IS FOR INSTRUCTORS

We have some of the best Instructor to student ratios in the industry.

Meet one of our flight instructors.

J IS FOR JOB PROSPECTS

Commercial Pilots are in high demand and the industry offer great careers prospects and salaries. We prepare our cadets for life on the flight line and, as it stands, over 91% of our students are now employed in the industry. We don’t place our cadets; our cadets have the skills, confidence and commitment to place themselves.

Read up on how FTA supports cadets with pilot career development

K IS FOR KILOMETRES

The runway at Teruel Airport (LETL) is 2.8KM long making it ideal for learning to fly.

Enjoy a plan view of Teruel Airport.

L IS FOR LOCATION

Teruel Airport is located 62 Nautical miles North-West of Valencia in the province of Aragon.

Ideally situated for both great flying and a peaceful environment to study and relax in. Here are 10 facts you may not have known about Teruel, Spain. 

M IS FOR MORE MONEY IN YOUR POCKET

One of our Integrated Flight Deck Programmes costs £40k less than some other almost identical courses. Consider what that saving would mean to you – deposit on a home, a car to get you to work, a few year’s rent or mortgage payments.

Read FTA’s thoughts on the subject here, on Pilot Career News

N IS FOR NO UPFRONT PAYMENTS

With FTA you can pay in regular monthly instalments allowing you to spread the fees over the course duration.

Read all about our pilot training course fees here.

O IS FOR OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

Careful scheduling and operations management means that FTA cadets enjoy lower course fees and yet maximum flight time and consistency.

FTA is open about how a student’s fees are spent and have created an infographic to explain where your money goes...

                                                          

P IS FOR PIPER PA-28

This is the aircraft you will use for the Basic Flight Phases in Spain.

Discover more about our fleet of aircraft here.

Q IS FOR QUALITY

The Flight Deck Programme could see you gain your Frozen ATPL in 14-16 months if completed in minimum hours.

Register your interest here.

R IS FOR RETURN

Once the elementary flight phases are complete (usually in 3 months), cadets return to the UK to complete their advanced flight training at the academy at Brighton City Airport.

This gives cadets the best of both worlds and allows them to learn in 2 very different environments. 

S IS FOR SUPPORTIVE

Our instructors make you their priority. We pride ourselves on the support we offer our students – ensuring consistency in flight training and instruction.

We offer a tour of our academy every Thursday at 10am, contact us to book your slot today.

T IS FOR THEORY

You will complete all basic theory and Ground School at our main campus at Brighton City Airport, in the UK.

Brighton is a City on the Sussex Coast, located just 1 hour from London. The Airport has great transport links and offers easy access to energetic city-life a well as the tranquil alternative offered by Shoreham, a seaside haven.

Brighton is renowned for being vibrant, colourful, fun and free. The combination of arts, entertainment, sports, sea and green open space makes the City truly unique.

U IS FOR UNSURE ABOUT UNIVERSITY?

Boeing has forecast unprecedented growth for the aviation industry. We take students with zero flying experience to a Frozen ATPL (the qualification you need to be a pilot) in as little as 14 months.

That’s more than half the time of a standard university course. Quicker to learn, quicker to earn. Read our thoughts on university vs. pilot training.

 

V IS FOR VALUE
We carefully manage all our operating costs, investing in instruction, safety and facilities to be able to deliver the best value and quality courses. Hear what one of our cadets felt about value for money.
W IS FOR WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE COURSES

The most notable difference between the integrated flight deck programmes is the course price.

The £13,000 saving on the price is made possible by completing the elementary flight phases in Teruel, Spain. To help you decide which option is right for you. We’ve created a table to illustrate the differences.

Read about the differences between the FTA Integrated Programmes...

 

 

X IS FOR X-RAY

We’re proud that we’re transparent about our course prices and our school set-up.

You can ask FTA anything here or post us a question on either Facebook or Twitter.

Y is for You
We’re small enough to care and tailor make our approach to each cadet to get the best out of everyone. Read about some of our cadets in training, and some of those who have gone on to employment in the industry.
Z IS FOR ZENITH
Reach yours with FTA.

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