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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

No back up plan required

Alexandra O'Loughlin10 Jun 2020

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

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

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

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