Loss of Control In flight – Inside pilot training

A report of a day spent with us by Louise Rose Jones. Loss of Control In flight (LOC-I) is the biggest single cause of air accidents, yet in 80% of cases the aircraft was still flyable. What’s being done to address this? It’s widely known that flying is the safest way to travel. Safety is…

Covid-19 Extension of Privileges

The UK CAA have now released guidance for the extension of validity and other time periods for EASA licences, ratings, privileges, endorsements and certificates of aeroplane and helicopter pilots, instructors and examiners conducting flying operations other than within an organisation holding a National Air Operator’s Certificate, Police Air Operator’s Certificate or required to comply with…

Brexit update

The UK government has been clear that as the UK exits the EU, its aim is to ensure continued transport connectivity in support of successful economic and social ties and as part of a deep and special future relationship. The government continues to pursue an agreed Brexit by 31 January 2020 but different scenarios are…

Flying instructor, IRI seminars

Flight Performance Training are pleased to announce that we have gained approval for the CAA to deliverFI and IRI seminars from our facility at Brighton City airport. The seminars will be run in association with Dorothy Saul-Pooley, with the next seminar scheduled for the 2nd-3rd April 2020.

Jet Masterclass elite programme

Flight Performance Training are pleased to introduce the elitePILOT ™ training program delivered by our training partners Jet MASTERCLASS. The newly certified elitePILOT ™ Airline Readiness Programme is enhanced Multi Crew Co-operation training to Airline Pilot Standards (APS MCC). It is designed to ‘bridge’ pilots from fATPL to first multi-pilot jet type rating and incorporates advanced swept-wing…

CAA oversight statement

Flight Performance Training Ltd (GBR.ATO.0491) has submitted to the UK CAA a Training Manual, Issue 2.0 Revision 1, dated 8th May 2019, in support of its application for Advanced UPRT course approval. Although, under EU regulation, the requirement for FCL.745.A Advanced UPRT course – aeroplanes does not come into effect until 20th December 2019, it…