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Read about my time at selection for L3 Airline Academy (formerly CTC Aviation) and view tips to help you in preparing for own assessments.
Blogs about my the topics covered throughout my time at Ground School in Southampton.
Blogs & Vlogs about all things to do with training out in New Zealand and Visas, Transport, Phone Networks etc.
Content from my time working towards my Instrument Rating at the Bournemouth training centre.
Learn more about the Upset Prevention & Recovery flights we complete in the Slingsby Firefly and Diamond fleet.
Read blogs about the post CPL/ME/IR training a prospective airline pilot must complete.
Finding that first job is perhaps the hardest part of the entire process. In this category you can read updates as I look for my first employer.
Have a tour around my accommodation at the various stages of training.
Having part-funded my course with a mortgage, I explain the application process, requirements and more in this section.
Food, drink, bills, travelling etc, you can find posts related to the money side of flight training in this category.
Learn about the various insurance policies and performance protection trainees are required to have or are provided with.
Being a cadet isn't all about studying. We have fun too - honest!! Take a look at what we get up to when we don't have our heads in books.
Blogs & Vlogs about all things Arizona including FAA medicals and U.S. visas before I was switched to New Zealand.
All of the posts that don't fit anywhere else :-)