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Ben explains why he enrolled on a full-time course with fta

Alexandra O'Loughlin20 Nov 2020

Ben had planned to fly in the military but the realisation that he would need glasses as a teen, meant reconsidering his options. Already familiar with handling adversity, Ben made a positive decision about his pilot career.

Early inspiration

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Posted in: cadets, commercial pilot, cadet stories, UCAS

Pilot video drives dramatic increase in interest from trainee female pilots

Alexandra O'Loughlin20 Nov 2020

Earlier this year, we launched an emotional video and it has yielded unexpected results.

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Posted in: pilot, women in aviation, female pilots, commercial pilot

Airline jobs will recover

Alexandra O'Loughlin19 Nov 2020


It's unusual for competing ATOs to launch joint press statements, however this is exactly what happened this week.

We united with three of Europe’s leading Approved Training Organisations (ATOs) in support of the pilot training industry and to demonstrate the duty of care provided to every trainee. Please scroll down to read the full press release.

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Posted in: pilot, commercial pilot, covid-19

FTA Global and Apollo Aircraft Maintenance merge as a single company

Lottie Watt21 Oct 2020

We are pleased to announce that we have officially merged with Apollo Aircraft Maintenance.

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Posted in: engineering, flight school, aircraft maintenance

How can I convert my MPL?

Alexandra O'Loughlin26 Sep 2020

We are proud to offer the most comprehensive range modular programmes and packages in the UK.

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Posted in: integrated pilot training, MPL

20 reasons to train as a pilot in 2020

Charlotte Berrystone24 Sep 2020

Why should you start your pilot training at FTA Global this year?

With just one final opportunity to enrol in 2020, here we give you 20 reasons why we think you should take the next step...

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

New hour building package now available

Alexandra O'Loughlin11 Sep 2020

We are very excited to offer a new hour building package for all modular students.

This hour building package is available on both a Piper PA28 and Diamond DA40 – perfect for those eager to complete their hours ready for the next phase of their flight training.

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Posted in: flying lesson, hour building

Students and staff celebrate ATPL exam success

Alexandra O'Loughlin07 Sep 2020

We are excited to share very positive news regarding our recent ATPL exams -  our recent (2020) first time pass statistics were 98% with an average exam mark of 89.1%.  Students have continued their theoretical instruction at FTA despite the disruption caused by the global pandemic. Classes were moved online and have been conducted via remote instruction.

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Posted in: atpl, atpl theory, ground school

Do I need a degree to become an airline pilot?

Alexandra O'Loughlin27 Aug 2020

We speak to lots of students who are undecided about whether to pursue their dream of becoming an airline pilot - despite it being a dream from a young age.

It is not uncommon to hear students question whether they should first pursue a degree, on the basis that they 'want something to fall back on'. 

A degree has a lot of value, but it is not required to embark on your pilot training. Read on to learn more about how you may identify whether you have what it takes to become a pilot. 

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

What is an Airline Pilot Standards (APS) Programme?

Alexandra O'Loughlin25 Aug 2020

The Airline Pilot Standards programme is held in high regard by major airlines who recognise the need for pilots to demonstrate a broader set of competencies such as leadership and teamwork, situational awareness, problem solving and decision making. 

Our APS/MCC course (delivered by our training partners Jet Masterclass) sets out to achieve the highest possible exit standard, including unrivalled manual flying technique, ample spare capacity to manage inflight non-normal scenarios, and the broadest possible skill set to pass any airline assessment and transition to the airlines with ease.

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Posted in: integrated pilot training, airlines, APS, commercial pilot, pilot interview

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