Course Yankee 4-06-2018

Course Yankee will be our latest intake of modular students ready to start the ATPL Ground school on the 4th of June.

The ground school is one of the biggest phases of flight training where students will have 750 hours of tuition that will prepare them for the 14 ATPL exams that they will have to pass.

Course Yankee will start off by getting them up to speed with their maths, physics and use of the CRP-5 which would all come in handy during the ground school. With the help of our instructors and our courseware provider Padpilot, our students will be well prepared to take on the challenges that the ATPL ground school brings.

If you want to find out more about flight training or the ground school courses that we offer then get in touch 
 01202 596 955
 info@bcft.aero

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Private Pilot Chris

Congratulations to Chris who passed his PPL at the beginning of the week. Not only is this a huge achievement for Chris but also for his instructor BLD28 as Chris is his first student to test, and he got through with a first-time pass.

Chris started his PPL training with us last winter with a view to continuing through to gain his fATPL. He isn’t wasting any time as he’s already signed up for our next ground school course which begins in June!

Well done again to Chris and enjoy the next few weeks before you get stuck into the ATPL exams.

If you want to find out more about the PPL training or the ground school courses that we offer then get in touch 
01202 596 955
 info@bcft.aero

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Open Days

We’re already halfway through the week and into May, where has this year gone already?

The next two days are set to be just as busy with flight training, the next ground school phase is well underway and we have lots of meetings booked with prospective students.

Did you know that we don’t run open days? We organise one to one visits to give you the chance to view the school in its day to day operations. It also gives us the chance to get to know you and talk about the best training route for you. Here at BCFT and Airline Pilot Academy, we can offer both integrated and modular pilot training from zero experience all the way through to the CPL and MEIR. The only thing we don’t do? The MCC/JOC but we have a good relationship with Simtech Flight Simulation who are one of the top providers out there.

So if you’re thinking about commercial flight training and what route would be the most suitable for you, get in touch and arrange a visit, we’d love to hear from you!
 01202 596 955
 info@bcft.aero

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IR Training – BLD01

Here are two of our students, Daniel and Ian, who both completed the ATPL exams with us and started their flight training straight away.

Ian started the ground school 2 months after Dan but as he has chosen to do the IR first the two can backseat each other. We’ve spoken about back-seating before and how invaluable an exercise it is to learn through observation. Not only that, but it allows the students to talk together about the flight afterwards and we all know how much pilots love to talk about flying.

The majority of the IR is completed in our ALSIM FNPTII, pictured below, which allows for continuous training whatever the weather, especially on days like today!

Get in contact to find out more about the training that we offer
 01202 596 955
 info@bcft.aero

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Captain Crookes

Congratulations to Daniel who passed his CPL test this morning. Despite having had to postpone the flight test 7(!) times due to the weather, Dan didn’t lose his motivation and passed today with flying colours (pun entirely intended).

As Dan already holds an MEP rating he will start the IR training straight away in our FNPTII with BLD03. Well done Dan for keeping your determination through the bad weather and for handling the 52-mile long diversion during the test today! Enjoy the rest of your day and good luck with the IR.

If you want to find out more about the training that we offer then be sure to get in touch 
 01202 596 955
 info@bcft.aero

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PPL’s and FI’s

Welcome to Mojtaba our latest PPL student! He and BLD28 went on Mojtaba’s second flight this morning and what a day it is for it. The beginning of the PPL training is always a steep learning curve with so much to take in but Mojtaba is enjoying it so far and we’re excited to see him progress.

This week has also seen two new CPL students start with BLD10 and BLD08, two FI’s begun their training with BLD26 and Ian moved from the ground school to the MEP having completed the ATPL exams first time and all within 3 sittings!

The rest of the week looks just as busy with profile flights, possible tests and making the most of this weather to ensure that our everyday schedule goes to plan…or as close to as possible. This is aviation after all.

So, happy hump day and let’s hope the sun keeps on shining!

If you want to find out more about the training that we offer then be sure to get in touch 
 01202 596 955
 info@bcft.aero

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Welcome APA 20 & X-Ray

Welcome to our newest students who have started week 0 of the ground school today! We have three Airline Pilot Academy students who have already completed a week with us getting up to speed with aviation terminology and one modular who already has his PPL and joined us today.

Next week we will be saying goodbye to our students who started with us in September but you’ll be seeing more of them on here as their flight training progresses.

Good luck with the course guys, the first day is always the hardest…

L-R Lee Manners, Tom Fullick, Jack Brown, Edward Atkinson

Get in touch if you want to find out more about the ATPL theory or any other of the courses that we offer. 01202 596 955, info@bcft.aero

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Friday Feels

It’s Friyay and the sun is still shining!

Good luck to all those doing exams next week! For some of our students these are their last ones, they should all be well-prepared thanks to our excellent instructors and courseware supplied by Padpilot. Not long until they can switch the classroom whiteboard for views like this.

If you want to find out more about how to become a pilot get in touch – 01202 596 955, info@bcft.aero

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First Officer Dan

 

We want to say a huge well done to Dan who has already received that all important first officer job after completing his training with us in February!

Dan was a dedicated student while he was with us and his hard work has certainly paid off. Congratulations from all of us at BCFT, we can’t wait to see where your career takes you. Good luck with the type rating!

Want to follow in Dan’s footsteps? Get in touch info@bcft.aero, 01202 596955

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Final Runway 26

Seeing that sunset whilst on final approach is certainly one of our favourite ways to end a busy day!

Pictured is one of Airline Pilot Academy‘s latest graduates, Benjamin, flying the Beechcraft Duchess during his MECPL training…but did you know as a modular student at BCFT you can choose to do either single or multi-engine CPL?

If you’re researching the next step after the ATPL theory or want to find out about all the flight training that we offer then get in touch – info@bcft.aero, 01202 596 955.

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