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Living the Spanish Dream

William Blackburn31 Aug 2017

Fresh from completing his first Progress Test at our Satellite Campus in Teruel, Spain, we spoke to our student Aman Khanal about his journey so far and what is next in store for his training:

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Posted in: integrated pilot training, become a pilot, INTEGRATED COURSE, be a pilot, spain

The number of cadets training to be pilots in the UK continues to fall short of the mark

William Blackburn29 Aug 2017

It’s been 18 months since we first released our statistical analysis on the throughput of cadets. Here we revisit the latest statistics released by the CAA and question how the numbers stack up.

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Posted in: how to become a pilot, pilot shortage, become a pilot

We are just an ordinary family and pilot training was just a dream

William Blackburn29 Aug 2017

I joined the air cadets at aged 13. You get to fly about once a year and that was my first experience of flying.

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Posted in: LEARN TO FLY, flying, modular pilot training

Competition time AT FTA

Alexandra O'Loughlin29 Aug 2017

 

Win A David Clark H10-13.4 headset worth £335 

We are teaming up with Europe's leading Pilot shop and flight equipment supplier Transair to give you the chance to win a David Clark H10-13.4 headset worth £335

To be in with a chance of winning this exciting gift, all you have to do is  'Like' our page  and  'Share' any of the competition posts on Facebook. 
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Posted in: FTA Competition, become a pilot, be a pilot

University - what's the alternative?

Alexandra O'Loughlin09 Aug 2017

Look to pilot training for an exciting alternative to university…

If you’ve not got the A’Level results you expected then please do not be despondent. Maybe there is an alternative to university you've just not considered yet?

The path to university is likely to be one you’ve considered since completing your GCSEs, and it can be an exciting adventure. The downside is, of course, the cost and the competitive graduate job market.

Pilot training could be the alternative you perhaps never considered. You don’t need to be an expert in aeronautics, an air cadet or have a degree in Mathematics. The pathway to becoming a commercial pilot has never been more straightforward. So before you head into the stress and panic that characterises ‘clearing’ perhaps take a step back and consider a completely different option.

The entry requirements for pilot training at FTA are as follows:

  • 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English)
  • 2 A’Levels (preferred but not required)
  • be aged 18 or above
  • Possess an EASA class 1 medical certificate 
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Posted in: Insider, university, Pilot jobs, INTEGRATED COURSE, be a pilot, CLEARING

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