Is Integrated flight training overpriced?

Is integrated flight training overpriced? I think you will be hard pressed to find anyone bar the schools selling it that would answer you anything but yes. However this does not mean that integrated training isn’t any good, because the standards at the big schools is good, very good in fact. However with integrated FAPTL … Read moreIs Integrated flight training overpriced?

Why spreading lessons out isn’t the best idea

We all know that with modular training that you can train at our own pace. I personally do not think training over a long period of time is the best idea so I will tell you why spreading lessons out isn’t the best idea. Don’t get me wrong if you need to take a break … Read moreWhy spreading lessons out isn’t the best idea

How to pay for modular flight training

When we decide to commit to flight training the big sticking point  is how should we fund it. The integrated training is easy to answer, you need to have all the money up front, it’s that simple. Modular flight training poses a different question of how to pay for modular flight training Well the answer … Read moreHow to pay for modular flight training

Do not take a loan to fund integrated flight training

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Integrated flight training costs anything from £100,000 – £120,000 a figure that most people understandably do not have. The two big major schools offer a loan through a bank called BBVA. This is a terrible idea! Do not take a loan to fund integrated flight training (unless it’s a small affordable amount). Let me explain … Read moreDo not take a loan to fund integrated flight training

Is MPL flight training worth it?

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With all the options for flight training, Is MPL flight training worth it? After looking at the options available I would have to say that yes it is. Now I am not going to get into the cost of such training, as I have covered the cost of flight training already. This is purely a … Read moreIs MPL flight training worth it?

Is Integrated flight training worth over £100,000?

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With the spiraling costs of integrated flight training you have to ask yourself, is Is Integrated flight training worth over £100,000? Good question, and a very subjective one. As a business which all FTO (Flight Training Organisations) are, a product is worth whatever people are prepared to pay for it. If we look at the … Read moreIs Integrated flight training worth over £100,000?

Pilot Shortage

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Anyone who has looked into flight training will have heard about the pilot shortage. In my opinion (and many others) this quite simply does not exist. How can it? Here in the UK the big schools are churning out qualified pilots at a very steady rate, not to mention the modular guys who are also … Read morePilot Shortage

Use the RAF to learn how to fly

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This is something I hear a lot and many people also say to me “Why don’t you use the RAF to learn to fly for free.” I don’t know why there is this misconception out there that the RAF is in the business of training pilots to then leave and join commercial aviation. The RAF … Read moreUse the RAF to learn how to fly