Budding north-of-England-based pilots set to attend Leeds aviation careers event

The UK’s leading airlines, pilot training academies and aviation industry experts are coming together to showcase the different training routes for those considering a career in the sky.

Europe’s largest aviation careers expo, Pilot Careers Live, will be coming in to land at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds on Saturday 9 th July from 10am – 4.30pm. The one-day exhibition is the only one of its kind and provides a one stop shop for anyone considering a career as a professional pilot.

Exhibitors present at the event will include leading airlines such as British Airways and Jet2, the Royal Air Force, aviation course providers from Leeds University and Bucks New University, and flight training academies from across the UK including Leeds-based PTT Aviation. There will also be a series of informative presentations by industry experts throughout the day including talks from BA and Jet2.

A member of the Wings Alliance (the trade association of leading modular commercial flight training schools), PTT Aviation offers flight training and testing for all levels, from those starting from scratch looking to achieve their private or commercial pilot licences in aircraft or helicopters, including MCC courses, career advice and airline interview preparation, through to existing professional pilots looking to maintain or upgrade their qualifications right here in the North of England.

Visitors to the PTT exhibition stand could be in with a chance of kick-starting their flying career with the opportunity to win a free flying lesson. The winner will also receive a tour of PTT’s facility and meet with a pilot from parent company Naljets, an international aircraft management and charter company.

Darren Ward, exhibition manager at Seager Publishing Ltd., commented, “The exhibition aims to assist budding pilots from across the North of England to help make informed decisions about their future career. Pilot Careers Live is the place to find out all you need to know before embarking on your journey as a pilot, from different training options including apprenticeships and scholarships, relevant qualifications and job prospects.”

Pilot Careers Live is intended for anyone with an ambition to be a commercial airline or helicopter pilot. Whether you are currently in education, looking to take your hobby one step further, a military pilot leaving the service, a school or college career advisor, or you are just looking for a completely new challenge – Pilot Careers Live is for you.

Eventbrite - Pilot Careers Live Leeds 2016