Robbie discusses the progression of skills, certificates and awards that follow once you are a proficient solo glider pilot.
You want to fly for the airlines, and you’re considering paying out for a course that will make you stand out from the crowd and help you on your way. Here’s the low-down on some of what’s out there.
Tens of thousands of people apply to fly for the British military every year, around 150 make it; less than 1%. Military aviator and Get Into Flying founder Jonathan Duke gives his thoughts on what you can do to improve your chances of being successful in the critical early stages of selection for flying training with the UK military.
So you've finished your commercial training and you're in the jobs market. What can you do to boost your chances?
So a search for ATPL training has given you a long list of options, but what should you be thinking about before you spend your hard-earned cash and effort studying for the exams?
Jasmine Clarke debunks some of the mythology surrounding aircraft of a rotary-wing variety. If you've been putting off trying helicopter flying because of the things you've heard about it, this will hopefully change your mind!
The British Glider Aerobatics Team have been doing tremendous work with little recognition this year. They have the world's youngest aerobatic pilot and came 4th in the world championships. Now they've teamed up with Get Into Flying.
Jon Duke discusses GPS Nav Applications for tablet computers and the wider implications of relying on them too much, with some tips from his own experience using them on Search And Rescue missions.
You fly a Cessna 172, so why spend your hard-earned cash learning how to fly upside down?
A roundup of our formative year, with a few little hints at what is to come in 2013 and beyond...
Part 2 of the Flying Start series explores instructors and aircraft, and how to get the best out of both.
One of the few ways of being paid to learn in aviation - but you had better be prepared to do more than just fly. You can't buy the training yourself and neither can you build hours towards it.
So you’ve decided that you want to learn to fly, but you’re not sure where to start? This series of articles will focus on how to choose a flying training organisation that best suits your needs, that will deliver the training you require, to do the kind of flying that you want to do.
Ben Griffiths talks about the benefits of trying different aircraft types, once you've gained your coveted license.
How to gain a license if you're not already qualified
Legacy licenses and the transition to EASA.
What you need to know about the 'big move' from CAA JAR-FCL licenses to EASA's Part-FCL. This three part series examines the differences and the foibles of the new system.
Jonathan Moore discusses options that could open the door to a very early start in aviation, for next to no cost.