Want to fly an Embraer for BA CityFlyer? Now recruiting…

CityFlyer MPL

Ba CityFlyer in association with FTEJerez yesterday launched their latest MPL Mentored Airline Pilot Scheme which will take budding pilots from zero hours to the right-hand seat of one of their Embraer aircraft based in the United Kingdom. The BA CityFlyer MPL Cadet Pilot programme provides all the necessary training required to enable you to become qualified on the Embraer aircraft type. Steve Cook, Head of Flight Operations at BA CityFlyer had this to say about the newly launched scheme: Welcome to the Mentored Airline Pilot Scheme and MPL course run…

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L3 Airline Academy launch partnership with Flybe

FlyBe MPL Pilot Training Scheme

L3 Airline Academy, formerly CTC Aviation has today announced a renewed partnership with UK-based carrier Flybe, to provide pilots for their Dash-8 Q400 aircraft throughout their UK bases. MPL in partnership with Flybe Selected and mentored by Flybe from day one, the L3 MPL in partnership with Flybe will take you directly to the role of First Officer on Dash-8 Q400 aircraft, flying regional routes across Europe. Renowned for offering their pilots unrivaled and rapid career progression opportunities, Flybe is seeking driven, aspiring aviators to be part of its ambitious vision…

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CityJet & CAE Oxford launch Climb High Mentored Cadet Programme

CITYJET’S CLIMB HIGH MENTORED CADET PROGRAMME

CityJet and CAE Oxford Aviation Academy are seeking highly motivated candidates aspiring to rise as professional pilots within one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines. Successful candidates can expect world class training to the highest standard from CAE, the world’s leading pilot training organisation, and the opportunity to fly as a First Officer with CityJet. Selected cadets will complete an Integrated ATPL Training Course at CAE Oxford Aviation academies in Oxford, UK and Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Course Outline: The design for the Climb High Mentored Cadet Programme is split into two…

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Padpilot: ATPL Theory – The past, present and future…

Padpilot

In the last week we caught up with Gloucester based Padpilot, who specialise in ATPL Theoretical Knowledge manuals, which are used by many leading training providers such as Airways Aviation, British Airways, CTC Aviation, Simtech and Stapleford Flight Centre, just to name a few. We discuss who they are, what they offer and also what changes have recently happened with ATPL exams and what the future holds for ATPL Theoretical training. So can you tell us a little about your company, where you’re based, it’s history and how long you’ve…

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From the classroom to Airbus A330 – Q&A with Philip Denton

Kura Aviation

In the final instalment of our questions and answers session with ex-Kura Aviation students, we caught up with Jack Denton, a 31-year old married man with two children, who retrained as a teacher before gaining employment on the Airbus A330 with UK based AirTanker. Hello Philip, tell us a little about yourself… I’m 31, married with a child (and another on the way in the next couple of weeks!) so not your typical airline cadet. Its safe to say I’ve gone the long way round to getting my first airline…

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UK based easyJet announces record pilot recruitment for 2017…

easyJet Pilot Recruitment

easyJet has today announced that it will be launching a recruitment campaign called “For the love of Flying” to attract up to 450 new pilots at the beginning of June. This will be the largest recruitment drive in the airline’s history – an increase on the record 426 recruited last year. Opportunities range from cadet pilots starting their career to experienced co-pilots and Captains from other airlines and the military. All will receive access to high quality training and a range of career development opportunities easyJet currently employs over 3000…

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Launch of Mike Langley Foundation – Training Funding & Scholarships

Mike Langley Foundation

The Mike Langley Foundation is an ongoing initiative which will, for many years to come, positively influence the lives of aspiring pilots through sponsorship and funding opportunities. About the foundation: The Mike Langley Foundation is a charitable trust that aims to help those with a dream to become a commercial airline pilot, those with the passion to succeed but without the financial means. Through funding initiatives and scholarships, we aim to widen access to the aviation profession. The Foundation was launched by Kura Aviation, the industry’s first Community Interest Company, of…

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British Airways Flight Operations – Work Experience Placement

BA Work Placement

British Airways has been offering students work experience placements for many years now and their programme has recently been accredited as gold standard by Fair Train, meaning the placements on offer are of a very high quality. They are now offering this exciting Flight Operations placement to interested students. On offer are three-day placements at either Cardiff or Edinburgh during August 2017 for aspiring Airline Pilots. Flight Operations is the department that involves pilots in BA along with the background support that goes with that team of pilots. During the three…

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Flight Bag Essentials: 10 Things every pilot should have in their bag

Flight Bag Student Flying

Have you ever looked into your flight bag before a flight and wondered if you have everything? In this article, we’ll round up those essential pieces of kit that will make your life easier at 2,000ft and make sure you’ve got everything you’re going to need next time you’re flying on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The Headset I think it would be fair to say that the first and most obvious item in your flight bag that you’re going to need is a headset. But its true that a headset…

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Thomas Cook UK open First Officer recruitment

Thomas Cook A320

Thomas Cook Airline UK and IAGO, in partnership, are offering an exciting and innovative new opportunity for (f)ATPL holders of all experience and backgrounds to become First Officers for the airline through the Platinum Pilot Scheme. This new scheme removes the ‘pay-to-fly’ element as there are no requirements to self-sponsor or guarantee any training loans or costs. To the right candidates, Thomas Cook are offering a type-conversion on to the Airbus A320, leading to a conditional employment offer with the UK airline section of the global leisure carrier. IAGO will…

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