With the winter weather hitting hard over the last few weeks, sub-zero temperatures and ice mean that our aircraft have to de-iced before flying. De-icing is the process of removing ice from the aircraft. In order to take off safely, the whole aircraft must remain clear of ice or any other contaminants.
To qualify as a commercial pilot, you need to complete both theoretical and aircraft ﬂight instruction.
We are very excited to announce that with immediate effect, we will upgrade our Multi-Crew Cooperation Course (MCC) to include Jet Orientation (JOC) & Airline Readiness Training.
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Flight training requires skill, dedication and hard work but, once qualified, you can expect excellent career prospects, great pay and opportunities to travel the globe.
Steve worked at our school as a flight instructor before moving on to a role with the airline.
He reflects on his early days learning to fly, life working as an instructor before sharing his exciting news about a promotion with his employer, Loganair.
For many of our pilots, the desire to pursue a flying career started as a childhood dream and ambition. That’s certainly true of James, our Chief Flight Instructor. James’s flight training ultimately led him down an unexpected path when his instructor suggested that he trained to teach.
Dan’s interest in flight training started in an unusual place – a car boot sale. There he stumbled across a copy of ‘flight sim’ a computer game which focuses on aircraft simulation, and he became hooked. Just as well, because before that chance encounter, he’d always wanted to become a virologist…
We are now back and well recovered from one of the industry's biggest pilot training events - Pilot Careers Live.
This November's event was spread over two days and we spoke to more students than ever before about commercial pilot training.
The event's seminar programme offered a great insight into what pilot training involves, such gaining your class 1 medical, what APS/MCC means and advice from airlines and first officers in the industry.