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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

Pilot training cheat sheet

Alexandra O'Loughlin29 Oct 2019
Our aim is to help you to make the most informed choice for your pilot training. 
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Posted in: pilot training, how to become a pilot, pilot, be a pilot, atpl, frozen atpl, aviation courses

'Best in Class' Solution For ATPL Theory

Alexandra O'Loughlin13 Sep 2019

At FTA Global we deliver the ATPL Theory over nine months. The course is the only residential ATPL Theory programme of its kind in the UK, and is entirely designed for the best interests of the student.  

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Posted in: atpl, atpl training, fatpl, atpl theory

Toby describes his excitement when he secured a job at Flybe days after completing his MCC/APS course.

Alexandra O'Loughlin27 Aug 2019

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Posted in: atpl, airline preparation, flybe, flybe pilot, APS, atpl theory, frozen atpl, aviation courses

So what should a prospective student at FTA expect when they enrol onto ATPL theory ground school?

Charlotte Berrystone07 Jun 2019

To qualify as a commercial pilot, a prospective pilot will need to have completed both theoretical and aircraft flight training and have passed all the required exams and flying skills tests as laid out by the UK CAA.

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Posted in: be a pilot, atpl, ATPL exams, atpl training, why be a pilot

Cadet Stories: Nathan

George Jarvis06 May 2019

We sat down with FTA trainee pilot Nathan after he’d just finished his ATPL exams and discussed his journey to becoming a pilot.

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Posted in: atpl, ATPL exams, atpl training, why be a pilot, interview, student services, Cadet Story, fatpl

What is ATPL Theory?

Alexandra O'Loughlin01 Feb 2019

To qualify as a commercial pilot, you need to complete both theoretical and aircraft flight instruction.

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Posted in: atpl, ATPL exams, atpl training

Dan explains how a chance encounter re-determined his career path

Alexandra O'Loughlin21 Nov 2018

Dan’s interest in flight training started in an unusual place – a car boot sale. There he stumbled across a copy of ‘flight sim’ a computer game which focuses on aircraft simulation, and he became hooked. Just as well, because before that chance encounter, he’d always wanted to become a virologist…

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Posted in: atpl, atpl training, flight instructor, cost of pilot training, why be a pilot, flight instructor rating, aircraft, diamond fleet, interview, Cadet Story, commercialpilottraining, fatpl

Cadet stories: Taariq

Alexandra O'Loughlin10 Mar 2017

We recently caught up with FTA Integrated student Taariq Iqbal, who commenced his pilot training with FTA in 2016. Taariq recently completed his ATPL theory exams and is about to commence his commercial pilot training on our Multi-Engine Diamond DA42 aircraft. Here we found out just what inspired Taariq to become a Pilot:

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Posted in: FTA, become a pilot, be a pilot, flying, atpl, Cadet Story

Aviation Jargon

Alexandra O'Loughlin06 Feb 2017

Aviation, like so many other industries, has its own use of jargon. These are words that are designed to be specific to people within the chosen industry or field they operate within. It can be easy for aviation enthusiasts to forget that terms such as an ‘ILS’ or ‘Waypoint’ are not common place to those outside of aviation. Below we have decrypted some of the jargon we use for a bit of fun and to widen people’s knowledge over the different terminology that has become second nature to us:

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Posted in: Insider, learning to fly, FTA, News, airlines, be a pilot, atpl

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