Do you want to become a pilot?

Join us at our FTA Open Days

FTA are excited to invite you to our FTA Open Days taking place in June, July and August.

Whatever question you have about pilot training, we will do all we can to address it. Our FTA Open Days are intended to be an invaluable information gathering exercise for all those in search of answers. We have carefully created an event which includes the following:

  • Insight from experienced pilots into the highs and lows of the career.
  • A student's perspective of the training.
  • Information from our instructors on what you can do now, to prepare yourself for both the training, and career. 

book your space for our fta open days:

Sunday, 26th June (10:00 - 13:00 BST)
Sunday, 31st July (10:00 - 13:00 BST)
Saturday, 20th August (10:00 - 13:00 BST)


  • Welcome presentation
  • Tour of our campus led by our students
  • Networking and refreshment break
  • Student + Instructor presentation followed by Q&A
  • Opportunity to chat one-on-one with current staff and students.


FTA is an elite flight training academy for professionals pilots. If you are interested in a career as a pilot, we would like the opportunity to provide you with the highest quality, customer-focused training experience that places you, the individual pilot, central to the learning process.

We offer an innovative environment for the theoretical, simulator and flight training to develop your trainability and employability as an individual pilot. In addition, dual licensing is included as standard for our Integrated Flight Deck Programme and Modular Full Advance Package. Based at Brighton City Airport, with easy access to controlled airspace and to Europe, we are only of the only commercial flight schools to base all of our pilot training from a single site in the UK.



We are also excited to announce that everyone who signs up and attends one of our FTA Open Days will automatically be entered into our latest competition to win an introductory flying lesson in one of our Diamond DA40 aircraft. Terms and conditions can be found below. 

Our FTA Open Day will have limited spaces so book your place today. 

We look forward to welcoming you!

FTA Open Day

What to expect at our FTA Open Day