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FTA offers 3-year freeze on prices for ab initio modular students

Alexandra O'Loughlin26 Feb 2021

We are pleased to announce that we will freeze the price of our modular training for all ab initio students who embark on their PPL this year.

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Posted in: FTA, pilot, cadets, 2021

Should you choose integrated or modular training? Join the discussion...

Alexandra O'Loughlin23 Feb 2021

We know it can be tough evaluating all the training options available to you.  That's why we've organised a special online discussion featuring students, past and present who will share their experience of modular and integrated training.

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Posted in: integrated pilot training, modular pilot training, cadets, fatpl, zoom

George explains what hes enjoyed most and least about pilot training

Lottie Watt15 Feb 2021

We spoke to George who is currently midway through phase three of our integrated programme (so lots of solo navigation flights). We asked whether flight school has been what he expected and what hes enjoyed most about the experience.

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Posted in: cadets, flight training

Cadet stories: Dan

Lottie Watt07 Dec 2020

We spoke to FTA student Dan about his experience as a cadet. 

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Posted in: pilot, be a pilot, cadets

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

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

The positive predictions continue for the aviation industry...

Alexandra O'Loughlin19 Dec 2019
Each year market experts publish a report on their predictions for the aviation industry. Amongst all the Brexit uncertainty you could be forgiven for taking a ‘wait and see’ approach to forecasting what employment prospects will be and the impact on your training.
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Posted in: employment rate, FTA, cadets, flight instructor, flybe pilot, ryanair pilot

FTA graduate Demetris offers an insight into his journey to becoming a pilot

Charlotte Berrystone26 Nov 2018
Completing our Modular CPL IR course with us just last week, Demetris explains to FTA what made him become a pilot, his journey to where he is and his plans for the future. When he is not studying and training, he is working on his YouTube channel - Great Flyer Aviation which has nearly a quarter of a million followers. He regularly posts videos of his journey and has a massive fan base.
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Posted in: modular pilot training, cadets, why be a pilot, interview, Cadet Story

Meet our team of experts at Pilot Careers Live

Charlotte Berrystone05 Oct 2018

The Pilot Careers Live event is held at the Sofitel, Heathrow Terminal 5, in  November and April each year and this one promises to be better than ever as it is extended over two days!

Hundreds of prospective pilots attend the event in a bid to get expert advice from airlines, industry professionals and Europe's most prominent flight schools. 

Friends of FTA get a special rate on their tickets - you need only quote FTA18 when you place your order online: http://bit.ly/2DYXYNU 

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Posted in: News, become a pilot, be a pilot, flying, pilot careers live, pilot training, cadets

What to expect from your pilot medical - the facts

Charlotte Berrystone05 Mar 2018

In order to undertake flight training and become a pilot, you will require a UK issued EASA Class One Medical Certificate. Before paying any money towards a flight programme and signing any agreement, you must see if you meet the required standards and are fit enough to fly. Obtaining your EASA Class One Medical Certificate should be a priority. 

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Posted in: Q&A, FTA, become a pilot, cadets, why be a pilot, medical

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