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Cadet Stories: Dan

William Blackburn14 Jul 2017

We spoke to FTA Operations Supervisor Dan as he prepares to take his ATPL Theory exams, about his childhood ambition to become a pilot and what steps he has taken towards turning his dreams into a reality.

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Pilot Stories: Steve

William Blackburn12 Jul 2017

We recently caught up with former student and FTA instructor Steve Pearson about his transition from teaching to flying on the line for Scotland's leading regional airline, Loganair:

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CAA to change ATPL exams

Alexandra O'Loughlin11 Jul 2017

The CAA has announced earlier this year that the 14 theoretical knowledge exams, required in order to attain a commercial licence will be changing soon. 

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Posted in: theory, caa, ATPL exams, atpl training

Is it ever too late to follow your dream?

Alexandra O'Loughlin11 Jul 2017

A question we often get asked is: "What is the maximum age to start my pilot training?" 

The simple answer is: there isn’t one. Pilot roles within the aviation industry are endless.

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Posted in: FTA, integrated pilot training, modular pilot training

Pilot training: no back up plan required

Alexandra O'Loughlin07 Jul 2017

We speak to lots of A’Level students who are undecided about whether to pursue their dream of becoming a pilot. So often we hear that they are pondering whether they should go to university and study towards a degree ‘just in case’ they need something to fall back on.

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Posted in: FTA, university, integrated pilot training, modular pilot training

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