Still Airborne

BCFT is still airborne, making the most of the stable atmosphere giving good weather conditions for flying and the perfect conditions for Pratik to take on the NDB holds.

The picture in the background shows Dave our Ops Manager and Ellie our Customer Service Coordinator helping two ATPL students move ‘Scary Fox’ into the hangar ready for this weekends challenging conditions.

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Team Blackadder

Team Blackadder has had a very busy week, heres our Duchess Mike Whisky this afternoon resting after a series of training flights.

Mike Whisky is one of two Duchess that we operate for both CPL and IR training flights. Students can choose to complete the IR or CPL first, allowing them to train flexibly. We ensure all courses can be tailor to individuals to give a truly bespoke service.

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Good Luck Team Blackadder

Good Luck to those former students who today are in Luxembourg at the home of Jetfly attending the interview that could change their lives, the interview that gives them the chance to join the young and dynamic company that is jetfly and fly the Pilatus PC12 around Europe.

We are pleased that several students have been selected to attend the Interview with Jetfly having only recently completed their training with us.

BCFT and Jetfly work closely together with ourselves providing the selection and assessment for their U.K flight crew requirements.

Two types of Dash

Iain one of our’s and Airline Pilot Academy former students now fly’s for Flybe on the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 from his base at Edinburgh in Scotland.

Iain often finds himself flying into London Heathrow one of the worlds busiest airports in his Dash and has on occasion parked next to the slightly larger Dash… The Boeing 787.

Here he is parked next to one of Air Canada’s latest 787’s only a few weeks ago.

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Pilot Career Live 04.11.17

Its only 16 days now until the next Pilot Career News Pilot Career Live show at London Heathrow and BCFT along with Airline Pilot Academy showing you exactly why you should train with us.

They’ll be members of the Blackadder team on hand to answer all the questions you might have, whether thats about Modular or Integrated training, we have an answer for you.

You wont be able to miss us, our stand stands tall and proud.

Are you coming along to say hello? Let us know!

The photo below was taken by one of our former APA students Iain who now fly’s for Flybe as a First Officer on the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400.

Sierra Fox back online

Today we welcome back our PA28 Cadet Sierra Foxtrot or was we like to call it Scary Fox.

Our maintenance partners Airtime have been busy repainting the aircraft into our sleek corporate livery, matching the other aircraft in the fleet. Over the coming few days the last few touches will go onto the aircraft, a decal here and there showing off our logo, the Blackadder Wings.

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All in a days work

The weather this afternoon has become fairly windy for much of the U.K and Ireland. Someone who is used to flying in these challenging conditions is First Officer To, who fly’s his SAAB 340 no matter the weather!

Alex Joined Loganair the airline of Scotland summer 2016 and has been flying with them ever since. He fly’s into remote island communities creating lifeline links. He flys everything from post, parcels to people and animals.

Heres a view from the front of the SAAB as Alex was cruising to one of his remote destinations. As he’d say, its all in a days work.

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Back to BCFT

Back to BCFT for all of our hardworking students after their relaxing weekend and its time to start studying for the ATPL ground exams and continue flight training.

We have students flying all of the fleet today, from Max in the sim to Damien and co flying the Duchess with our Airline Pilot Academy students tackling the challenges of the PA28 Cadets.

Hows your Monday morning?

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Dans first Duchess flight

Heres Dan enjoying his first flight on the BE76 Duchess yesterday afternoon with our CFI Blackadder 08.

Dan recently completed his CPL on our Arrow Hotel Juliet and is now completing the transition training before commencing his IR. For his IR he will head initially into the ALSIM FNPT2 for around 30 hours, then back to the Duchess for the final 15.

Dan took to the Duchess like a pro and like all of our students came back from that first flight with a huge smile on his face.

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TRAT heads to Faro

Our Pilatus PC12 G-TRAT is currently enjoying the sun down in Portugal at Faro International Airport.

One of our former students Pat snapped the picture below of TRAT parked up during the night earlier this week. Pat currently fly’s the Boeing 737-800 for TUI as a First Officer and had a medical diversion to Faro, spotting TRAT in the process.

Several of our former students also now fly the PC12 for several different operators throughout Europe, falling in love with the aircraft during their time with us in Bournemouth.

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