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Integrated vs. Modular – which is the best way to get your frozen ATPL?

Alexandra O'Loughlin14 Mar 2018

Integrated Flight Deck Programmes

If you want to complete your training in under 2 years and can access the funds to pay from £66,950 over 12 months then this is absolutely the right option for you.

 

The quicker you can complete your training, the quicker you can apply for roles within airlines and start earning from £25,000 as a First Officer. Students that choose this route are typically able to fund this with finance from parents, inheritance, secured loans – or a combination of the above.

With FTA you have the option to pay for your course over 12 months. If you were to enrol on one of FTAs Integrated Flight Deck Programmes today, for example, you pay an initial payment of £14,000 and the remaining balance over 12 months.

The course fee includes all your airport fees, uniform, books, instruction, tests and flight time. The only items you need to fund separately are any repeated phases, and tests. Your accommodation is funded by you too, although support is given to find the right arrangement for you whether it’s a student house, hotel, hosted family or apartment. If Option A (priced at £66,950) or the alternative, Option B (priced at £79,950) of the  integrated training is not viable for you, you can elect to study on a modular basis and it is practical.
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Posted in: why be a pilot, cost of pilot training, modular pilot training, modular;, integrated pilot training

Pilot Careers Live proves fantastic success

Alexandra O'Loughlin07 Nov 2017

 

The last item has been packed away and finally the lid is closed on another successful Pilot Careers Live (PCL) event.

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Posted in: Pilot jobs, pilot careers live, integrated pilot training, modular pilot training

FTA in the news...

Alexandra O'Loughlin27 Oct 2017

This weekend we will be exhibiting once again at Pilot Careers Live. The event seems to grow year on year and on Saturday 4 November we anticipate more delegates than ever before.

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Posted in: cadets, pilot training, integrated pilot training

Work hard, be committed and focus on the final goal; that right hand seat in the cockpit

Alexandra O'Loughlin20 Sep 2017

We spoke to integrated student Julie about her journey to becoming a pilot. Julie has recently started training with FTA on Option A of the Integrated Flight Deck Programme

Within minutes of meeting with her, it’s easy to see why she is training with the flight school today. Julie went solo within 10 hours and has already proven her ability as a strong pilot with great promise.

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Posted in: cock pit, integrated pilot training, pilot training, become a pilot, how to become a pilot

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

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

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.

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

Live life to the full and follow your dreams

Emily Clayden30 Sep 2016

 

FTA Graduate, Chris Metcalf explains how he funded his pilot training and was able to pursue what was once just a dream. As he looks to the future, at roles within airlines, he reflects on what he has accomplished despite some painful setbacks in his youth.

 

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

How to choose the right commercial pilot training school - FTA

Rosie Williams10 Mar 2016

Jonathan Candelon, Managing Director of FTA, presents important tips when looking for a flying school.

Flying is one of the most rewarding, exhilarating and enjoyable experiences you can have. But with so many commercial pilot training schools out there, how do you find the right one for you? The best way to choose a school is to go and visit. Each school offers a different training environment and facilities, plus the courses may vary in terms of structure. Decide which course you want to do, research and asks lots of questions. But before you arrange your visit, here are some other things to consider.

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Posted in: pilot school, pilot training, modular;, integrated pilot training

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