Our programmes are designed to make pilot training as accessible as possible. We offer two integrated courses: a programme based entirely in the UK, and another version, where you will spend an initial three to five months flight training in Spain. 

OPTION A: INTEGRATED FLIGHT DECK PROGRAMME (UK & Spain) 

This course offers a £13,000 reduction on the UK based programme. Flight phases 1-3 are completed at FTA's satellite base in Teruel, Spain in a PA28. All other phases are completed at the academy's main base at Brighton City Airport in the UK. 

Course price: £66,950 (paid in instalments).

Entry requirements:

  • Possess at least 5 x GCSEs (or equivalent), to include English, Maths and Science, at grade 4 (C) or higher.
  • Preferably 2 x A levels or equivalent
  • Be aged 18 years or over
  • Have a valid EASA class 1 medical certificate - for a full list of medical test centres, further information and bookings, please visit: www.caa.co.uk

We get booked up on this course very quickly, please contact us for the next available start date. 

OPTION B: INTEGRATED FLIGHT DECK PROGRAMME (UK) 

Our UK integrated course is FTA’s most popular programme, taking students with little or no flying experience to a 'Frozen ATPL'. All phases are completed from our base at Brighton City Airport, with 100% UK flying time. 

Course price: £79,950 (paid in instalments)

Entry requirements:

  • Possess at least 5 x GCSEs (or equivalent), to include English, Maths and Science, at grade 4 (C) or higher.
  • Preferably 2 x A levels or equivalent
  • Be aged 18 years or over
  • Have a valid EASA class 1 medical certificate - for a full list of medical test centres, further information and bookings, please visit: www.caa.co.uk

Please contact us for the next available start date.

WHICH OPTION IS RIGHT FOR YOU ?

The table below highlights, in red, all the differences between the integrated flight deck programmes. All other course elements remain the same. 

  Option A: Integrated Course - UK & Spain Option B: Integrated Course - 100% UK based
Price £66,950 £79,950
Location Basic & ATPL theory: Brighton City Airport, UK
Flying phases 1, 2 & 3: Teruel, Spain
Flying phase 4 & MCC: Brighton City Airport, UK
Basic & ATPL theory: Brighton City Airport, UK
Flying phases 1, 2 & 3: Brighton City Airport, UK
Flying phase 4 & MCC: Brighton City Airport, UK
Aircraft Flight phases 1, 2 & 3: Piper PA28
Flight phase 4 & MCC: Diamond DA40, Diamond DA42, Diamond DA42 Simulator and MCC Simulator
Flight phases 1, 2 & 3: Diamond DA40
Flight phase 4 & MCC: Diamond DA40, Diamond DA42, Diamond DA42 Simulator and MCC Simulator
Qualification/Licence Frozen ATPL (ATPL, ME CPL, IR & MCC) Frozen ATPL (ATPL, ME CPL, IR & MCC)
Regulating/Issuing Authority EASA, UK CAA EASA, UK CAA
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