Pilot Careers

Pilot Careers Live returns to London on 9 April

Pilot Careers Live

British Airways will be one of several industry experts giving a presentation at the next Pilot Careers Live event, being held at the Sofitel Hotel, Terminal 5, London Heathrow Airport on Saturday, 9 April. Tickets for the event are now on sale at the link below.

More than 25 exhibitors will be attending Pilot Careers Live. Doors open from 09:00 – 17:00 and, like last November’s event, it will be held in two sessions, morning and afternoon.

Many of the UK’s and Europe’s leading training providers, known as Approved Training Organisations (ATO), will be there to answer questions on what it takes to be a professional pilot and to show off their facilities.

Among other exhibitors, the Royal Air Force will showcase careers as a pilot and also beyond the flightdeck. If you thinking about training as a helicopter pilot, there are also experts to help navigate a career path working offshore or on Search & Rescue operations.

Before taking any pilot training, you need to know if you can pass the required medical examination – find out all about this from our expert.

The seminars will be the same in both sessions, morning and afternoon. If you happen to miss a presentation, don’t worry!  They will all be recorded and available afterwards to view on catch-up.

Click here to buy tickets and for full details

Pilot Careers: News In Brief

Leading Edge Aviation has launched a £150,000 bursary which is effectively £5,000 off the cost of an integrated ATPL course.

Skyborne is celebrating six graduates who have secured jobs with Wizz Air UK: Adam Prince, Christopher Coles, Matt Langrudge, Thomas Pearson and James Mosscrop and Henry Wallace. Mosscrop said, “Throughout this uncertain period, Skyborne supported us with virtual learning and keeping our skills fresh.”

New Norwegian airline Norse Atlantic Airways and OSM Aviation Academy are collaborating to launch a cadet pilot programme. Norse will begin flying in the second quarter of 2022 with low-cost flights between Europe and North America with a fleet of 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

United Aviate Academy has purchased a fleet of twenty-five Cirrus TRAC SR20 aircraft for its ab-initio training programme.

Airbus and engine maker CFM International are to collaborate on a combustion engine fuelled by hydrogen. The hydrogen will fly in the next few years – possibly as early as 2026.

Scotland’s ACS Flight Training is celebrating 15 years and is investing to meet increasing post-pandemic demand for its two major areas of business: pilot training and aviation maintenance.

Airbus Flight Academy Europe (AFAE), a subsidiary of Airbus, has inaugurated a new campus in Angoulême in the south-west of France. AFAE has also ordered four new Elixir aircraft for pilot training.

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