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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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“It’s an unbeatable place to call your office..” – Q&A’s with Jonathan Patterson

Kura BESTPILOT

In the third instalment of our Q&A series, following on from Jack Roberts’ story last week, we also caught up with another Air Tanker and Kura Aviation student Johnny Patterson who also has an interesting story about how he made it to the right-seat of an Airbus A330… Hello Johnny, lets start with how you got into flying… I love…

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CTC Aviation to become L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy

L3 CTC

Share Yesterday (Tuesday 2nd May 2017), L3 Commercial Training Solutions announced that CTC Aviation is set to become L3 Commercial Training Solution Airline Academy or L3 CTS Airline Academy for short. The reshuffle was announced yesterday at the World Aviation Training Conference 2017 by parent company L3 Technologies to provide “an unrivalled portfolio of truly integrated pilot training, resourcing and systems solutions for customers…

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Kura Aviation students flying high with Air Tanker success

Kura Aviation BESTPILOT

Student’s from the Stratford-upon-Avon based flight training provider, are celebrating success after landing their first commercial aviation jobs with UK based Airbus A330 operator Air Tanker. The students, who all followed a number of different modular routes, all gained valuable experience by enlisting themselves on Kura Aviation’s BESTPILOT programme, a programme that offers those who have taken the modular route,…

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