From next year we will deliver ATPL Theory over nine months. The course will be the only residential ATPL Theory programme of its kind in the UK, using two different software packages in addition to the class room-based instruction.
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.
We sat down with FTA trainee pilot Nathan after he’d just finished his ATPL exams and discussed his journey to becoming a pilot.
To qualify as a commercial pilot, you need to complete both theoretical and aircraft ﬂight instruction.
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:
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: