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

Cadet Stories: Justin

William Blackburn13 Jan 2017

We spoke to FTA student Justin Law as he prepares to take his Commercial Pilot License Skills Test, about his childhood ambition to become a pilot and what steps he has taken towards turning his dreams into a reality.

 

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Posted in: pilot training, FTA, pilot

Five fantastic things to do with your private pilot licence (PPL)

Emily Clayden21 Oct 2016

Congratulations! If you’re reading this blog post you must have obtained your Private Pilot Licence, so well done. Now is your chance to take full advantage of your wonderful achievement and do these 5 fantastic things…

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Posted in: pilot training, PPL, pilot, flying lesson, pilot school

Myth busting the aviation industry...

Emily Clayden21 Oct 2016

Myth Busting Blog: This blog post aims to answer some of the most common "myths" surrounding the aviation industry and the pilot career path... 

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Posted in: pilot training, learning to fly, Q&A, FTA, News, myths, pilot, Pilot jobs, Funding

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

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

TERUEL: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Alexandra O'Loughlin30 Aug 2016

Teruel (te´rwel) is well known for its Mudejár art, varied landscapes, jamón (ham), dinosaur remains and the tragic 13th century love story, Los Amantes de Teruel.

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Posted in: teruel, pilot

Five minutes with FTA Instructor Iain McInnes

Alexandra O'Loughlin23 Aug 2016

We spoke to FTA instructor Iain McInnes about his love of teaching and his new qualification to train the next generation of flight instructors.

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Posted in: instructor courses, teruel, flight instructor training, pilot

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