Life is Short. Get Your Pilot Licence.
At 71 years young, David Hassett has overcome some major challenges on his way to becoming a pilot, but his determination to fly is an inspiration.
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Learn to Fly at a Hong Kong Flight School
Want to fly a plane for a living? Start your pilot training in Hong Kong. Ensure your Hong Kong flight school offers experienced instructors and value for money.
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Things to know before you start flight training
So you want to be a pilot? That's awesome! You won't regret embarking on this rewarding and exciting career. Let's take a look at things to know before you start flight training.
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Tips for successful flights
What are some tips for successful flights? Our instructors are a wealth of knowledge, so we asked them!
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Learning to fly in your fifties
Kim Lye Tan is another of our mature age pilot students learning to fly. This year he flew his first solo just shy of his 54th birthday.
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Grade 1 Flight Instructor Ermin Javier joins LTF
We extend a warm LTF welcome to Ermin Javier who recently joined the team as a Grade 1 Multi-Engine IFR Flight Instructor.
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Basic pilot navigation skills. A PPL training feature.
If you have already learnt the fundamentals of flying and are hoping to obtain your Private Pilot Licence (PPL) or even a Cross Country Endorsement (for RA-Aus pilots), then learning basic pilot navigation skills is the next thing on your agenda.
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The best aviation websites for student pilots
According to studies, the average person apparently spends nearly seven hours a day on the internet in some way, shape or form. When you take away social media, endless perfectly posed selfies, cute puppies, and videos of cats doing hilarious things – there is actually an incredible amount of useful information out there on basically anything you might need to know, including aviation websites for student pilots.
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The most common student pilot mistakes
In our last blog, we asked our instructors for their top tips on how to make the most out of your time at a flying school. In this blog, we asked them what they thought were some of the most common student pilot mistakes.
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8 ways to maximise your student flight training
You’re passionate about aviation, and you’ve made the commitment to learn how to fly. Like learning anything, you can be certain that that more effort you put in, the more you will get out of it – and the more successful you will be. We asked our Senior Flight Instructors for their top flight training tips, so that you can get the most out of your time as a student pilot.
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Pilot Tips: Flying The Perfect Circuit From Start To Finish
Flying circuits makes up a huge part of flight training - but what makes up the "perfect" circuit pattern? In this blog we reveal pilot tips to flying the perfect circuit from start to finish.
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Human Factors in Aviation. Are pilotless planes the future of air travel
As technology progresses faster and faster in the modern world, there are many processes that are becoming automated, along with tasks or jobs where human involvement is gradually being replaced by computers. In this blog article, we discuss the benefits and negative impacts of human factors in aviation, and answer some of the key questions on the future of air travel in an increasingly automated world.
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Meet our newest Learn To Fly instructor David Ostler
Whilst many pilots take on the role of an instructor towards the start of their career to build hours in preparation for moving on to other commercial opportunities like joining an airline, David’s passion for flying has led him to want to teach others after having already built an incredibly impressive range of flying experiences himself.
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Inspirational Pilot Feature – NZ Pilot Aimee Burn
August 5, 2018 in ,
We came across the story of 20 year old New Zealander Aimee Burn recently, and found one of her comments in particular very inspiring: When people ask me why I wanted to become a pilot, I simply answer, “Why would you NOT want to become a pilot?”
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Flying in marginal weather. A student pilot experience.
As an aviation student, you are constantly 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 brief for all matters of flying, including flying circuits.
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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.
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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. For as a pilot you have never actually finished your training.
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