FTA Blog Banner Image

Latest news from FTA

Fta News

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:

Read More

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. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Studying for your exams at the moment?

Alexandra O'Loughlin24 May 2017

Exam season has just started and we know how stressful this time in your education can be. Whether you are sitting your GCSEs, A'Levels or finals at University, stress is unnecessary and counterproductive to realising your true potential.

Read More

Posted in: FTA, become a pilot, revision advice, Exams

TERUEL - OUR SPANISH CAMPUS

William Blackburn26 Apr 2017

In 2016 we commenced new operations out of the beautiful town of Teruel, located in Eastern Spain. A sister campus for our base at Brighton City Airport, Teruel's antiquated features and unique Spanish charm has made it a firm favourite of our students.

Read More

Posted in: teruel, how to become a pilot, integrated pilot training, pilot, be a pilot

FTA upgrades DA42 Simulator for enhanced student experience

Alexandra O'Loughlin06 Apr 2017

 

 

We have recently made significant upgrades to our Diamond DA42 Simulator; ensuring that our students get the very most of their training. The upgrades to the DA42 simulator are part of FTA’s continuous investment in the training fleet. Since our inception in 2006, we have increased our holding of Diamond aircraft which, as it currently stands, accounts for around 10% of Diamond’s UK-based aircraft.

Read More

Exam lifehacks - Tips for studying toward your school or college exams

Alexandra O'Loughlin03 Apr 2017

Exam study tips:

Are you revising for your exams at the moment - or perhaps thinking about starting? We found a useful infographic with information on how to prepare for your exams. Enjoy!

Read More

Posted in: exam preparation, study tips, revision advice

Would you ever fly on a Pilotless plane?

William Blackburn21 Mar 2017

Technology is constantly evolving and is ever present in even the simplest of tasks that we do on a daily basis. Take, for example, the luxury of being able to travel from London to New Zealand in under 24 hours or being able to FaceTime relatives thousands of miles away. These are all things that would have seemed like nothing more than a delusional fantasy back in the early 1900s, when powered flight was in its infancy.

Read More

Posted in: FTA, News, airlines, become a pilot, Pilotless plane

Cadet stories: Taariq

William Blackburn10 Mar 2017

We recently caught up with FTA Integrated student Taariq Iqbal, who commenced his pilot training with FTA in 2016. Taariq recently completed his ATPL theory exams and is about to commence his commercial pilot training on our Multi-Engine Diamond DA42 aircraft. Here we found out just what inspired Taariq to become a Pilot:

Read More

Posted in: FTA, become a pilot, be a pilot, flying, atpl

Subscribe to Email Updates

Industry News

Comac Advances ARJ21 Volume-Production Plans

aviationweek.com - Register now for free access to "Comac Advances ARJ21 Volume-Production Plans" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. Your free registration will also allow you...Read more

Spike Set To Fly Scaled Supersonic Bizjet Demo

aviationweek.com - Register now for free access to "Spike Set To Fly Scaled Supersonic Bizjet Demo" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. Your free registration will also allow you...Read more

Airline & aviation workers’ heroic acts in disaster-hit regions

atwonline.com - Harvey, Katia, Irma, Jose, Maria: a terrible family of destruction. And the brutal 2017 Atlantic hurricane season still has weeks to run and could potentially add more names to fear....Read more

LHT Line Managers Look At MRO Innovations

mro-network.com - How real are all the innovations that are supposed to transform or at least significantly improve aircraft maintenance in the future? Several line maintenance managers at Lufthansa...Read more

Vacancies

informa.com - POSITION SUMMARY: Dynamic opportunity to join the Aviation Week Network events group. An exciting position has arisen for a Conference Producer to join the team to help produce and...Read more