The Complete List: Flying scholarships in the UK in 2021
January 11, 2021 Sponsorship schemes

The Complete List: Flying scholarships in the UK in 2021

Over the upcoming year of 2021, there is a variety of sponsored scholarships that will be available to prospective and experienced flyers alike across the UK. These flying scholarships vary in eligibility and prerequisites, so ensure tha...

FlyBy's new cadet pilot scheme comes with employment guarantee
December 21, 2020 Cadet programmes

FlyBy’s new cadet pilot scheme comes with employment guarantee

FlyBy aviation academy based in Spain has unveiled a new cadet programme with a guaranteed year-long job as a flight instructor at the end of training.On completion of the 17-month programme, students will be awarded an EASA Airline Tran...

BALPA advises potential pilots to delay pilot training and use modular route
November 20, 2020 Pilot demand

BALPA advises potential pilots to delay pilot training and use modular route

Pilots’ union BALPA has advised anyone considering starting a pilot training course to delay, saying that students may pay around £100,000 for training with no guarantee of a job once they have qualified.BALPA’s Head of Membership an...

Keilir Aviation Academy and the Icelandic Flight School merge to become market-leader in the Nordic region
August 19, 2020 Flight schools

Keilir Aviation Academy and the Icelandic Flight School merge to become market-leader in the Nordic region

The Icelandic Flight School and Keilir Aviation Academy have joined forces, creating the new Iceland Aviation Academy.Since its foundation in 1998, The Icelandic Flight School has trained more than 2,000 students on their ATPL progra...

ATPL Podcast question bank
August 9, 2020 ATPL theory

The ATPL Podcast question bank explained

We’ve received many questions about the origin of our ATPL Podcast app question bank. Here is an explanation of where it comes from. We have always been 100% honest with our community, so no secrets.Step-by-step what we have done:...

New training programme from Wizz Air helps cabin crew to become pilots
July 21, 2020 Airlines

New training programme from Wizz Air helps cabin crew to become pilots

A new training programme from Wizz Air, the budget European airline based in Hungary, is helping cabin crew fulfil their dreams of becoming pilots.The Cabin Crew to Captain programme offers travel, accommodation and financial support...

Padpilot partnership with Bartolini Air
July 20, 2020 Flight schools

Bartolini Air chooses Padpilot to provide new EASA ATPL syllabus learning materials

Bartolini Air has selected UK-based publisher of aviation educational resources Padpilot to provide theoretical learning materials for student pilots. The latest version of Padpilot’s study materials is in line with the new EASA 2020 ATP...

Airbus ATTOL project
July 7, 2020 New technology

Airbus used machine learning technology to conclude the fully autonomous flight

After a comprehensive testing programme that has taken place over a period of two years, Airbus has announced that it has completed its ATTOL (Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing) project.The project has made use of machine learning an...

Survey The number of re-takes in ATPL exams matters
July 3, 2020 Airlines

Survey: The number of re-takes in ATPL exams matters

There have always been different opinions on how important ATPL exams results are for getting a job as a commercial pilot. So, we’ve done a survey to find out!The survey took place from 21st May 2020 till 10th June 2020. The target g...

Simtech Aviation acquires new full motion Level D ATR 72-600 simulator
July 1, 2020 Flight schools

Simtech Aviation acquires new full motion Level D ATR 72-600 simulator

As the aviation world is only starting to see the true impact of Covid-19, companies such as Simtech Aviation have been future-proofing itself and adapting to the future of aviation. As airlines start resuming flights across the world, c...