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Pilot Training in Australia Beyond 1 September 2018

Pilot Training in Australia Beyond 1 September 2018

Changes are afoot for pilot training in Australia. From 1 September 2018,  flying schools in Australia will be divided into 3 main types: CASA Part 141 flying schools CASA Part 142 flying schools RAAus flying schools Learn to Fly is a RAAus (Recreational Aviation Australia) flying school. Combined with our APTA (the Australian Pilot Training …

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6 STEPS TO BECOMING AN AIRLINE FIRST OFFICER

6 STEPS TO BECOMING AN AIRLINE FIRST OFFICER

Becoming an airline first officer is a long-haul flight The path to reaching your goal of becoming an airline first officer will be full of turns and challenges. 1) THERE ARE EXCITING JOB PROSPECTS IN AVIATION HAPPENING RIGHT NOW! Boeing estimates demand for 34,900 new aircraft by 2036: 34,170 passenger aircraft and 730 freighters, with …

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HANDY PHRASES EVERY PILOT SHOULD KNOW

HANDY PHRASES EVERY PILOT SHOULD KNOW

Pilot chat – Are you onboard the conversation? Aviation English is the chosen language – or listening and radiotelephony speak – for pilots, Air Traffic Control Officers (ATCO), aircraft maintenance engineers, technicians, airport crew, and airline and cabin staff. Are you across some of the handy phrases every pilot should know? Have you listened to …

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FINDING A GREAT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR MAKES FOR A SUCCESSFUL AVIATION CAREER

FINDING A GREAT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR MAKES FOR A SUCCESSFUL AVIATION CAREER

Flight instructors are the backbone of all successful aviation careers. Finding a great flight instructor should form your considerations when choosing a flight school. At Learn to Fly, the finest flight instructors are training some of the brightest future pilots in Melbourne. Our students are assigned their primary and secondary flight instructors. However, like anything flight-related, it is …

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POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS FOR PILOTS. FLY NOW, DECIDE LATER.

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS FOR PILOTS. FLY NOW, DECIDE LATER.

Focus on the flying and choose a pathway later. Thinking about obtaining your pilot licence but are unsure what you want to do with it once you have attained it? There’s a number of career paths for pilots, and you don’t have to decide right away. Are learning to fly to pursue a professional career …

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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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HOW TO EXECUTE A FORCED LANDING: A STUDENT PILOT EXPERIENCE (PART 1)

HOW TO EXECUTE A FORCED LANDING: A STUDENT PILOT EXPERIENCE (PART 1)

Contributed by Learn to Fly student Howard Lau. The man who sent me on my first solo flight in Hong Kong is full of wisdom and has a sense of humour in the cockpit. He shared the following flying experience on Cessna 152 with me, which I wanted to share with you now as a …

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR TRIAL INTRODUCTORY FLIGHT

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR TRIAL INTRODUCTORY FLIGHT

Take a look at what you can expect from your first Trial Introductory Flight with Learn To Fly. Strap in everyone, we’re ready to go! For many professional pilots, recounting their first flight was always most memorable. All it took was one flight see the world differently. Who says you can’t do the same? Learn To Fly …

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