AFTA at Waterford

As the calibrator aircraft was in Cork yesterday, we decided to move some of our aircraft to Waterford airport and operate out of there for the day. Looks like everyone had a great time and a big thank you to Waterford ATC for being so accommodating and helpful. We’ll be back soon!!       […]

Marc O Gorman December blog

Considering the recent run of weather we’ve had in Ireland, I thought it might be a good topic to mention. One of the key issues I had considered when deciding where to undertake my training was the whole question around the role the weather would play while training in Ireland. Before I committed to anything […]


Aerobatics Flight Competition!

Aerobatics Flight Competition! Just like and share on our fb page! This Wednesday 30th September we are travelling up North, to Belfast as part of our nationwide roadshow of FREE Information evenings on our Fully Integrated Pilot Training Programme. Meet the team at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Belfast, 19.30pm. See you there! As part of this promotion, TEAM AFTA has […]

EI-CMT with new avionics - first start-up and some familiarisation

Glass Cockpit Refit For CMT

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Atlantic Flight Training Academy’s ‘senior’ twin training aircraft, Piper Seneca EI CMT, recently had a nice new paint-job and a glass panel fitted. EI-CMT is one of AFTA’s four Piper Seneca twin training aircraft. The upgraded panel is an ASPEN Evolution 1500 display system. Two screens provide primary flight instruments one side with maps and […]

Congratulations to AFTA student Darragh McCarthy who is now starting as a first officer with Ryanair

Congratulations to Ryanair First Officer Darragh McCarthy

Congratulations to Darragh McCarthy who was recently accepted by Ryanair for a position as a first officer having recently completed his training at Atlantic Flight Training Academy. Well done from everyone at AFTA and best of luck with your career in Ryanair!