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AFTA chosen as SPO Operator for large scale aerial ecology surveys of Irish costal waters undertaken by Green Rebel Group

AFTA CHOSEN AS EASA SPO OPERATOR FOR SPECIALIST AERIAL ECOLOGY SURVEYS OF IRISH COASTAL WATERS Green Rebel Group partners with AFTA The first digital aerial ecology surveys of Irish coastal waters to be undertaken by a domestic company are about to begin following the arrival of a new special mission aircraft owned by Green Rebel Group into Cork Airport. The company […]

RYANAIR CADET BLOG: Hugh Maguire

Hi All, my name is Hugh Maguire, and I’m a cadet on the Ryanair Mentored Programme at AFTA. I’m progressing nicely through my training at the moment, so let’s get up to speed about who I am and what stage I’m at. After leaving school, I studied Mechanical Engineering, and got my Master’s Degree. Through […]

Milestone for AFTA Engineering Apprentices

Congratulations to AFTA Aircraft Apprentice Engineers Alex Nolan and Dominic Daly on receiving their Certificate of Recognition for successful completion of their EASA CAT A2 Part 66 basic training examinations. The AFTA Engineering apprentices were presented with their certs by Michael Hayes Training Manager at Shannon Aviation Maintenance School at the main AFTA Engineering hangar […]

A WINGTIP TO COBH AND FRONTLINE WORKERS, AFTA & SAFEHAVEN MARINE COME TOGETHER TO RAISE SPIRITS IN A SAIL/FLYBY

AFTA was delighted to take part in a voluntary special sail/fly past in Cork Harbour with Safehaven Marine to lift spirits in Cobh and to show solidarity with frontline workers. The sail/fly past featured AFTA’s Slingsby T-67 Firefly aerobatic aircraft and Safehaven Marine’s Thunderchild II, one of the world’s fastest boats. In AFTA the Slingsby […]

Part-time PPL Theory Ground-School

We are pleased to announce we will be running a part-time PPL theory ground-school over 5 weekends starting on Saturday 27th February. This is ideally suited for anyone who is currently training for their PPL and hasn’t completed the PPL theory ground-school yet. The course will be delivered completely online through Zoom. We are offering […]

The Airline Pilot Club (APC) announces partnership with Atlantic Flight Training Academy

Airline Pilot Club and AFTA create a new pathway to becoming an Airline Pilot APC and AFTA have today announced the launch of a partnership that is aimed at providing aspirant airline pilots with professional guidance and high-quality training as they move along their route to an airline pilot career. APC has established an 8-step […]

AFTA Celebrates Girls in Aviation Day

Happy Girls in Aviation Day to all our female students past, present and future.  Girls in Aviation Day was established to encourage girls aged between 8-17 to participate in aviation. Just over 5% of airline pilots worldwide are female, according to the International Society of Women Airline Pilots. At AFTA we are dedicated to training […]