Reviews: PPL Cruiser

PPL Cruiser Exam Practice

In this article, I will take an in depth look at the online question and answers bank PPL Cruiser. PPL Cruiser was created and is still maintained by Mark Lee, a flying instructor from the North East of England with many years of experience within the aviation industry. Question Banks are available for the 9 subjects that make up the...

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Qantas Group Announces Pilot Academy

Qantas Academy 2018

Qantas Group has this week announced that it will be opening a pilot academy, capable of training up to 500 pilots per year to help meet the growing need for qualified pilots. The academy which will be owned and run by Qantas Group is expected to open it's doors in 2019 when the first students will be able to enjoy...

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Reviews: Bose A20 Headset

Bose A20 Headset Review

Bose was the first company to introduce the noise reduction headset over twenty years ago and today, they are still at the forefront of ANR technology with their Bose A20 headset. The Bose A20 headset has been tweaked and modified over the past few years to come up with what, in my opinion is one of Bose's finest products. Over...

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SkyDemon Flying Scholarship Launched

SkyDemon Scholarship

The Air League has this week launched a flying scholarship in association with SkyDemon to provide 12 hours of powered flight to one lucky winner. Through the Air League's powered scholarship programme, this award will enable a young person to go solo and enjoy the achievement of solo flight. Ideally the candidate will be encouraged to take their training scholarship...

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FTA Launch Funded Instrument Rating Instructor Course

FTA Competition

FTA (Flying Time Aviation), based at Brighton City Airport in the UK have announced the launch of their funded FTA Instrument Rating Instructor Course, to the value of £15,000. The scheme will see the ideal candidate gaining employment with FTA as an ab-initio instructor teaching the PPL and Phase 1-3 of their integrated course. Whilst working for FTA and on...

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Want to try Aerobatics? Now is your chance!

Get into aerobatics Leicester Airfield

Have you ever wanted to try Aerobatics? Well now is your big opportunity, with this fantastic offering from the British Aerobatic Association. There are a few restrictions to bare in mind, however, for the affordable fee of £199, you can get yourself a full two flights of aerobatics tuition. Along with this, you'll also experience a fun packed weekend away...

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How do I hour build?

Light Aircraft Pilot Licence

Hour Building is a tricky subject to advise on because there are so many means and ways of building those much needed hours for your log book. So, for the purposes of simplicity and to save you from having to sort the wheat from the chaff, we’re going to focus mainly on the most popular ways to build hours. Across...

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Our Aid To Your Hour Building

PPL Hour Building Log

The ToBeAPilot.co.uk Hour Building log has been designed to assist you with what is potentially the most important phase of your flying education in mind. Hour Building can be the one of the most daunting phases on your path to becoming a career pilot. It is the first time that you will truly be PIC of your own aircraft (or an aircraft...

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BWPA Easy PPL Ground School Scholarships 2018

British Women Pilots' Association - 2018 PPL Scholarship

The British Women Pilots' Association have this week announced their first two scholarships for 2018, the Easy PPL Ground School Scholarships, worth £3200. This is what the British Women Pilots' Association had to say in a press release: We are pleased to announce the first of a number of exciting scholarships for female pilots in 2018, the BWPA Easy PPL Ground School...

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The stress of exams and how to manage them

Dealing with PPL and ATPL exam stress and how to manage them

Whilst this article looks at the stress of exams and how to manage them from the point of a PPL student, you may wish to apply some of theory to other exams, such as ATPLs. Having just overcome the stresses of passing all nine Private Pilots License ground exams, I feel that I am well placed to share my experiences as...

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