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How to become a Commercial Drone Pilot

How to become a Commercial Drone Pilot

All airspace in the UK is controlled by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The use of drones is regulated by the CAA and enforced by the police. To fly a drone commercially, you will need to seek permission from the CAA. This permission is known as a ‘Permission for...

How to get a private pilot licence

How to get a private pilot licence

To acquire a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) in the UK, you must be over the age of 17, hold a Part MED Class 2 Medical Certificate, and completed a training course at an approved training organisation (ATO) or declared training organisation (DTO). A PPL will allow you to...

How to become a Commercial Pilot

How to become a Commercial Pilot

The route to becoming a commercial airline pilot will slightly vary depending on where you are in the world. Despite the slight variations, all airline pilots will go through the same rigorous training, and be held to the same training standards. To gain a Commercial...

A career as Pilot: Turning dreams into reality

A career as Pilot: Turning dreams into reality

We recently caught up with First Officer, Dr John Kenning, to discover more about his flying career, the process of turning the dream of being a pilot into a reality, and he also shares advice on how to tackle the airline interview process.     How long have...

What will the future of aviation look like after Covid-19?

What will the future of aviation look like after Covid-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the aviation industry. With losses of £269billion and 37,104 job losses, the industry is facing its worst financial crisis since the 9/11 attacks. Aviation professionals, travellers, and entrepreneurs alike are...

What does SEO mean for an aviation company?

What does SEO mean for an aviation company?

Even being a strictly regulated structure, aviation still needs marketing approaches to promote its transportation services. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is only one of the possible strategies to encourage an aviation company online; however, a well-developed SEO...

The journey from the right to left hand seat

The journey from the right to left hand seat

We recently caught up with ex-Flybe Captain, Ian Robinson, to discover more about his journey into the left hand seat, the challenges he has faced along the way, and how he has coped during one of the worst crises the aviation industry has ever experienced.  ...

Inside the Life of a Pilot in 2021

Inside the Life of a Pilot in 2021

  We recently caught up with pilot, Alejandro Sarta Barba, to discover his passion for aviation, the pros and cons of the job, and his thoughts about the future of aviation. Alejandro is a former DHC8-Q400 First Officer for Flybe, a Pilot Recruiter and FTE...

What can I expect from the pilot recruitment process?

What can I expect from the pilot recruitment process?

  We recently caught up with Senior First Officer for Emirates Airline, Patrick van Rutten, to discover what the recruitment process at an airline is really like and the challenges you can expect to face along the way.   Did you always want to be a pilot,...

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