03/12/2020 how to be a pilot
Pilot careers outside the airlines
A career as a professional pilot doesn’t have to revolve around the airlines – many other opportunities exist for flying for a living.
There are many scholarships and bursaries out there which can give recipients the opportunity to build their flying experience and kick start a pilot ...
How do I become a commercial airline pilot?
For many pilots, flying for the airlines is the ultimate dream – so if you’ve asked the question ‘How do I become a commercial pilot?’ Elinor ...
05/09/2019 how to be a pilot
Top 5 tips to become a pilot
Flying across the world at the controls of some of the most sophisticated aircraft in existence, is, for many, a dream job. But the road to a pilot ca...
08/07/2019 how to be a pilot
Diary of Modular Student Pilot Passing the ATPLs
By Helen Owton, psychologist and researcher with a PPL, a night rating and is completing an IR(R). She is a member of the Leicester Aero Club and Bri...
22/11/2018 how to be a pilot
Becoming a commercial pilot without a sack of money
Dan Binstead’s interest in flight training started in an unusual place – a car boot sale. There he stumbled across a copy of Flight Sim, a ...
11/10/2017 how to be a pilot
Cut the cost of an Integrated ATPL pilot training course – by half
The number of people choosing to enter into pilot training is at a five-year low and you can understand why – the perception that pilot training ‘...
From cabin to cockpit: Q&A with pilot Stephen Pollard
Stephen Pollard Position Cadet pilot at CTC Aviation Age 30 From Bromley, Kent First, where did you work as cabin crew? Six years with Aer Lingus and...
Personality is ‘valid predictor’ of pilot performance, says study
A study released by cut-e, an assessment specialist, has highlighted personality as a key indicator for those considering a pilot career
24/11/2016 how to be a pilot
INTERVIEW: David Montenegro, Red Arrows lead pilot
David Montenegro, the leader of the Red Arrows sat down with The Red Bulletin to talk about why, with just metres separating you in the air, faith in ...