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Understanding Aviation Medicals – Often pilots are thought of being in a different class but when it comes to a medical, which class is right for you?

The purpose of an Aviation Medical is to protect the life and health of pilots and passengers by making reasonable medical assurance that an individual is fit to fly. Pilots, air traffic controllers and cabin crew are all required to have a current aviation medical. Along with completing the Air Law and Human Performance exams,…
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Live the Dream, Fly Helicopters – PPL Open Day 24th March 2018

Last week I spoke about introducing your Mum to helicopter flying, but what if it’s you that is serious about learning to fly? Let’s assume that you have already weighed up your options and pretty much decided that you do want to go ahead and start, but now you are hit with lots of decisions…
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We’re making a list and checking it twice – The importance of check lists when using aircraft

With Christmas over and the beginning of a fresh year, everyone is making lists – New Year’s resolutions list’s, updated bucket lists or a page of yearly to do’s. We thought why not start off 2018 by talking about a different type of list – a checklist! There are lots of things for us to…
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Getting it right if things go wrong – Learning emergency procedures

As I talked about last week in my post about QXC, it is important to have a good knowledge of emergency procedures. As pilots we spend lots of our time practicing these, so I wanted therefore to dedicate a whole post to them and review some of the key points - starting with where they…
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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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