Phase 1 – Ground School (ATPL Theory)

On the 20 November 2017 I started my first full day on ATPL theory ground school. It has been 14 weeks since starting and I have sat my first three EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) exams. My first 3 months have been eventful, stressful, sometimes filled with school drama and otherwise very routine up early and studying late. My school, Airways Aviation, is based in … Continue reading Phase 1 – Ground School (ATPL Theory)

Cost Analysis of Modular Flight Training

Over the past 6 months, I’ve carried out a gradual cost analysis of 8 different modular routes comprising of 10 Air Training Organisations (ATOs). I did this to firstly understand whether or not I had the finances to execute a 2-year plan and secondly there are very few resources that show a unified picture of detailed cost to get to a Frozen ATPL. I have … Continue reading Cost Analysis of Modular Flight Training

Aviation History Through Two Airlines

The latter half of 2016 saw me see some success with aviation cadetships in two airlines that I follow and I hold in high regard. Both airlines have long standing cadet programmes that intake either PPL standard pilots or candidates with no flying experience. During this time, I did a lot of background preparation and would like to see some of it put to good … Continue reading Aviation History Through Two Airlines