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5 top tips to prepare yourself for becoming a pilot!

Emily Clayden07 Oct 2016

 

1. Do your initial aviation research

Before you decide if you want to become a pilot, it is important to research the realities behind this career path. Try to immerse yourself within the aviation world. You can do this by visiting different airfields and airports, and researching the flight schools who provide your desired training programme – most flight schools offer a tour around their campus where you can visit the environment you would be training in and ask any important questions you may have. Try to attend careers shows such as Pilot Careers Live, and subscribe to lots of aviation news blogs; this will help you to stay on top of all the current issues and trends within the world of aviation. You could also book a ‘Trial Flying Lesson’ to experience what it’s really like to be in control of an aircraft.

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Posted in: pilot training, how to become a pilot, learning to fly, FTA, finance, pilot, pilot school

How can I finance my pilot training?

Alexandra O'Loughlin23 Sep 2016

How you fund your training will depend on where you choose to complete your training, how (with an integrated or modular course) and your time frame. Read on for some information regarding the finance options for both modular and integrated flight training.

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Posted in: finance pilot training, FTA, finance, Funding

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