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Bristol Groundschool announces second round Winners of 2013 ATPL Scholarship Programme

BGS-ATPL-300x168Bristol Groundschool, the EASA ATPL distance learning specialist based in Cheddar, Somerset, has officially announced that the winners of the second round for this year’s ATPL Scholarship Programme. They winners are:
  • Matthew Bedford
  • Callum Collins
  • Lisa Cusack
  • George Fletcher
  • James Hooton
  • Nathaniel Rankin
  • Jonathan Savan

“We’re thrilled to have received 220 entries for this second round of the scholarship programme. Nearly all were from students who have already earned their PPLs and are ready to move on to the next stage of their training going the modular route,” said Alex Whittingham, Founder and Head of Training of Bristol Groundschool.

Bristol Groundschool extends its thanks and appreciation to the judges, many of whom came through Bristol Groundschool for their ATPL training and many of whom are now working with some of the world’s most prestigious airlines and aviation organisations.

Whittingham added, “Our judges very generously gave their time to very carefully review the applications we received and as with the first round, they had an especially tough task in coming up with the final seven winners when the calibre of all applications was so exceptional.”

The judging panel for the second round of the Bristol Groundschool ATPL Scholarship Programme 2013 included:

Dr Eleanor Ivory (Pilot with leading British airline and CAA Aviation Medical Examiner), Capt Martin Mahoney (Senior VP Flight Training for Emirates Airline), Lee Mears (former England Rugby Union star and Bristol Groudnschool student), Dorothy Pooley (Immediate Past Chairman and Founder of the Professional Flying Instructors Association, Master Elect of GAPAN), Andreas Rosboch (Current Mod 1 Bristol Groundschool ATPL student) and Graham Stokes (Head of Flight Operations Training & Standards for Virgin Atlantic Airways).

Bristol Groundschool will launch the third  round of ATPL scholarships at the Professional Flight Training Exhibition on 26 October.You can meet representatives from BGS and find out more about ground school training at the next Professional Flight Training Exhibition. The event will take place at the Sofitel Hotel, T5 London Heathrow and you can buy your tickets by clicking the button below. 

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