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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.

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Posted in: atpl theory

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

Joe explains how becoming an airline pilot is all he's ever wanted

George Jarvis21 Jul 2020

 

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Posted in: pilot training, learning to fly, integrated pilot training, INTEGRATED COURSE, cadet, why be a pilot, fatpl

A celebration of new beginnings at FTA Global

Alexandra O'Loughlin11 Jul 2020

We are delighted to have officially reopened our main building and the heart of our flight school, Wingfield House. 

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Posted in: integrated pilot training

Lewis shares how he has found his flight training so far, including his experience of ATPL Theory during the lockdown

George Jarvis29 Jun 2020

We spoke with Integrated student Lewis, who has just finished his time in Ground School. He spoke to us about his experience with learning remotely during quarantine and his motivation for becoming a pilot.

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Posted in: pilot training, learning to fly, integrated pilot training, INTEGRATED COURSE, cadet, why be a pilot, fatpl

New online ATPL instruction proves resounding success

Alexandra O'Loughlin18 May 2020

Earlier this year we introduced a ground school experience like no other – nine months of blended, instructor-led tuition underpinned with computer-based training and e-learning material.

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Posted in: covid-19

Find the inspiration

Alexandra O'Loughlin18 Apr 2020

Now more than ever it is easy to see how tough life can sometimes be. In unprecedented times there is need to maintain focus, demonstrate resilience, and apply hard work and self-discipline.  These are all qualities that culminate to create an ideal pilot.

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Posted in: pilot interview, flight training

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

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