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The top 10 questions to ask your future flight school

Alexandra O'Loughlin09 Apr 2020

Researching the best pilot school can be very daunting. You know you want to be a pilot but is it best to study part-time or full time? Where will you find the funds and what school has the best reputation, student satisfaction and success record?

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Posted in: pilot training, finance,, aircraft, diamond fleet

New and exciting plans for our world-class flight school

Alexandra O'Loughlin06 Apr 2020

We have been delivering world-class commercial pilot training for 15 years. In that time we have gone from strength to strength, continually investing in our fleet, staff and premises, with plans for significant growth in the next five years.

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Posted in: flight training uk, covid-19

A pilot’s guide to getting through a quarantine

Alexandra O'Loughlin01 Apr 2020

The global climate makes for an unsettling environment right now, normal routines such as exercise or going to the shops for a bread or milk have been radically changed and it’s naturally unsettling when you don't know when or if things will return to a level of normality.

 

With the UK being told to look at up to six months of this alternative existence it is important more than ever to try and create new routines to keep the mind and body healthy.

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Posted in: flight training uk

International Women's Day 2020

Charlotte Berrystone06 Mar 2020

Join us to celebrate the significance of International Women's Day - 8th March 2020.

Established in 1911, this day is a focal point for the movement of women's rights. Just as we will celebrate the achievement of men on 19th November, today we are taking time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and most notably, pilots. 

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Posted in: cadets, female pilots, airline pilot, flight training

Approaching the end of her training, Ashley discusses her pilot journey

Charlotte Berrystone06 Mar 2020

Ashley is currently completing her MCC/JOC and is nearing the end of her training. Before she goes off to apply for the airlines, she discusses her journey so far. Ashley explains how at age 21, an article she read on a plane discussing the lack of females in the industry, lead her to follow a career path she never previously thought about. Her journey is inspiring and offers great advice for those pursuing their own dream of becoming a pilot.

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Posted in: women in aviation, female pilots, pilot interview, youhaveit

Chloe explains her motivation and drive for becoming a pilot

Alexandra O'Loughlin04 Mar 2020

Chloe is currently completing her second module of ATPL Theory at FTA Global. She tells us how she has found her training so far and how despite her father inspiring and supporting to become a pilot, was cautious to first ensure that she was certain it was the career for her. He explained to her the highs and lows of the industry and undeterred she forged ahead certain the vocation is her calling.

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Posted in: become a pilot, atpl theory, youhaveit

Becoming a pilot was a childhood dream for Hannah

George Jarvis03 Mar 2020

Hannah has recently become a pilot for Lauda. Hannah completed her training by  what's called as the 'modular route' complete each flight phase it its entirety, back to back. We were fortunate to get to know Hannah when she enrolled on our MEP, ME IR ME CPL course package (advanced flight training).

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Posted in: pilot training, FTA, pilot, Cadet Story, flybe, flybe pilot, youhaveit

Andrew, a First Officer for Lauda explains how he trained to become an airline pilot.

Alexandra O'Loughlin24 Jan 2020

Andrew enrolled with FTA to complete his ATPL Theory. In his job prior to pilot training, Andrew travelled a lot, working for EDF energy as a safety advisor in the nuclear industry. His father and sister are both commercial pilots so the aviation gene is definitely in the family.

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Posted in: modular pilot training, pilot interview, flight training, flight training uk

20 reasons to train as a pilot in 2020

Charlotte Berrystone10 Jan 2020

New decade, new career

Why should you make 2020 the year you embark on your pilot training?

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Posted in: pilot training, how to become a pilot, why be a pilot, commercial pilot, airline pilot

Choose the best location in the world to train - the UK

Alexandra O'Loughlin07 Jan 2020
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Posted in: integrated pilot training, pilot, flight instructor, Flight training FAQ, airline pilot

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