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Should I Start My Pilot Training Now?

The COVID19 pandemic has had an enormous negative impact on the aviation industry. While right now might not be the best time for current pilots, it might actually be a great time to start your pilot training. Read on to find out why! There is no doubt that COVID19 has made a mess of the …

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Meet LTF Flight Instructor Rating Graduate David Marien

In our last blog, we outlined how the Flight Instructor Rating course can get your pilot career off to a flying start. Grade 2 Learn To Fly Flight Instructor David Marien completed the Flight Instructor Rating (FIR) course with us, and immediately joined our team. In less than 12 months he has now progressed to …

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Meet Our Newest Learn To Fly Instructor David Ostler

Meet Our Newest Learn To Fly Instructor David Ostler

It’s not everyday we have such a highly experienced pilot joining our ranks. We recently welcomed David Ostler to the Learn To Fly team as a Grade 3 Junior Flight Instructor. Whilst many pilots take on the role of an instructor towards the start of their career to build hours in preparation for moving on …

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FLYING IN MARGINAL WEATHER. A STUDENT PILOT EXPERIENCE.

FLYING IN MARGINAL WEATHER. A STUDENT PILOT EXPERIENCE.

As an aviation student, you will regularly be placed in unfamiliar situations that test your skill, airmanship and decision making. These judgements could even determine the entire outcome of a flight. It is paramount for all pilots to attain a weather briefing for all matters of flying, including flying circuits. The 24th of September, 2017, …

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AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY AT LEARN TO FLY

At Learn to Fly, aircraft maintenance and safety is our number one priority. Our chief engineer and maintenance wizard, Scott Sutcliffe, maintains of all our aeroplanes. Scott has over 20 years experience taking good care of than 20 different aircraft types. To give you a better insight into what takes place, we thought we’d take a …

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TRAINING BEYOND THE PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE (PPL)

TRAINING BEYOND THE PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE (PPL)

After completing your Private Pilot License you might wonder, “what’s next?” As strange as it may sound, you may in fact wish to do more training. Realistically, if you want to fly regularly or as a job, learning is ongoing. Freedom of flight Additional training after you receive your PPL will help you to fly different types …

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RA AND GA FLIGHT TRAINING

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RA AND GA FLIGHT TRAINING

Although many people focus on comparing the differences between Recreational Aviation (RA) and General Aviation (GA) training, in reality, there is not much of a difference at all. Let me explain what I mean, as I fly through common misconceptions about both flight schools. Superior aircraft As a current flying instructor, I completed my Recreational Pilot Licence …

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