AFTA, the Cork, Ireland-based professional pilot training organisation, today announced the placement of a dozen of its recent graduates as pilots with one of Europe’s fastest-growing airlines. Hired by OSM Aviation Group on behalf of dynamic low-cost carrier Norwegian, the 12 new commercial pilots will shortly commence type rating training, to fly in one of…Details
Some fabulous photos taken by our very own crew rostering manager Rob O’Connor on his day off from Howe strand, Ballinspittle.
Pictured is the famous EI-CMT with instructor Seb Pike and Air Astana cadet Zhan Jakupov onboard.
Some great pictures taken by AFTA senior instructor Barry Twomey during a recent survey flight.
Congratulations to Libyan cadet Taha Nafo on completing his first solo at the academy yesterday.
Taha pictured here with his instructor Sebastien Pike.
Some fabulous shots sent to us by Air Astana cadet Valeriy Dudinov.
Congratulations to Libyan cadet Ali Shaatani on completing his first solo at the academy over the weekend.
Ali pictured here with his instructor Piotr Szober.
A great video sent to us by former Air Astana cadet Chingiz Tasmukanov who now flies a Boeing 757 for the airline.
Thank you so much Chingiz!!!!
Congratulations to AFTA graduates Jack Buckley and Hussein Adem on completing their MCC/JOC course.
Pictured here with their instructor Mark Slade.
Congratulations to Richard Roche who recently passed his CPL flight test with IAA examiner Philip Smythe.
Richard pictured here with his instructor Matt O’Sullivan, who did the majority of Richard’s flying.
After completing my PPL, SE/IR in Florida and all the ATPL exams, I was searching for a good flight school in Europe in order to obtain my CPL, ME/IR and MCC/JOC and I was recommended AFTA by a past student, who is now working as a 737-800 captain. I joined AFTA in September 2015 as…Details