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The Flying Pig AV-vent Calendar is back : 24 Amazing deals to get your Christmas off to a flying start

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas just around the corner so let us help you get your shopping off to a flying start with our AV-vent Calendar. This year the AV-vent Calendar is hiding another 24 unmissable deals. From discounts on trial lessons and experiences to FREE inflight footage. Ready to get…
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Capt. White hits 7000hrs : Where it all began… From falling in love to my first lesson

As far back as I can remember I've always had a passion for flying. Initially it was aeroplanes, simply because it was easy to make paper aeroplanes! As I got a little older I progressed from paper to model aeroplanes and later radio-controlled aeroplanes. I think I was 14 years old when I first took…
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Choosing your instructor – Finding your perfect flying partner

Having looked at what it takes to add it to your licence, this week I wanted to ask what is it that actually makes a good Flight Instructor? Experience? Qualifications? Knowledge? Patience? Personally I did discover that one instructor who really understood my motivation and who I learnt the most from, but I was also…
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Time flies – hour building after ppl

So far we have discussed a lot of the opportunities available after gaining your PPL, including career vs hobby, type conversions and Self Fly Hire. In this post I will be taking a look at the pathway to many of these options – hour building. Building your hours is a great way to increase your…
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Flying is not just for boys

This month saw the arrival of Capt. Naomi, our new Flying Instructor. The following blog post is Naomi's story of how she became interested in learning to fly. Flying was always in the back of my mind as a hobby but it always felt so unachievable. However when my parents relocated to the USA, it seemed…
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