A lovely article from Flying in Ireland magazine.
Congratulations to Libyan cadet Abdelwahab Gadalla on completing his MCC/JOC at the academy today. Abdel was a dentist in Libya before deciding to pursue his dream career and become a pilot. Abdel has a great future ahead in Libyan Airlines and we wish him all the best. Abdel pictured here with MCC instructor Hans Sypkens.
Congratulations to all the AFTA students who went solo at the academy over the weekend. An unforgettable experience!!! Well done one and all!!!
Six months later and we have made it through ATPL ground school. Definitely a massive challenge, without doubt one of the hardest tasks I’ve set myself in my life. They require a lot of determination, a huge amount of self-control and above all a high workload. After sitting in the classroom all that time, knowing […]
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 […]
Very unstable weather the last few days led to some great formations around Cork airport. Some great shots here taken by AFTA deputy CFI Seb Pike in PA34 G-BOFE with integrated student Seamus Scholand.
Continuing the ATPLs, the months roll on we keep hacking away with the study. We have just completed our second module and we have only just received our results. Like any exams, it’s the not knowing that’s sometimes the hardest part. Up until receiving them, every time I got an email notification there’s that split […]
A big thank you to everyone who visited us at the Dublin Flyer Exhibition today. The show was a huge success and its was a pleasure to meet so many enthusiastic visitors. Don’t forget to contact us on 021-4888737 or via Facebook if anyone has any further queries.
AFTA senior instructor Gerry Humphreys pictured here with FIC student Paul Harris on a day trip to Sligo. Paul is nearly finished his FIC course with us here in AFTA and will be starting on the line soon. Thanks for the picture guys!!!!
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]ATPLs. The dreaded time which I can imagine any qualified pilot still remembers as part of their training with warm happy feelings. It’s definitely one of the more difficult parts of training as it means flying is essentially put on the back burner while you focus heavily on study. The layout is 14 exams encompassing […]