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Come along to our Professional Helicopter Pilot Career Seminar to find out all the information you need to get your pilot career off to a flying start! This free event is a chance for you to get information on training, jobs, cost, facilities and what route you could best take to make a dream a reality. You will have the chance to look around the aircraft, meet some of the instructors and staff at Helicentre, and even book a…
Whether you're applying for the CPL(H) or FI(H) scholarship, time is your worst enemy when it comes to making sure you have completed all the application requirements. Remember that for the CPL(H) scholarship, you must have completed your PPL(H) with Helicentre Aviation before the 30th of September 2017. Starting now will ensure you have plenty of time to complete it in time. We always have a rush of students in August and September looking to get their tests done.…
Welcome to 2017! A new year brings new challenges and new opporunities with a chance to do something different or take the leap and your chance to begin training as a helicopter pilot. This year marks the 5th consecutive year of the Professional Helicopter Pilot Scholarships program over the course of which we've already awarded over £250,000 worth of training to those selected. The program has been a great success over the years and you can follow the progress…
Helicentre Aviation Academy is once again offering around £70,000 worth of professional pilot training in 2017! The next dealine for applications is the 30th of September 2017, by which time you need to have completed your PPL(H) at Helicentre, hold a Class 1 medical, have sat and passed an aptitude test, and have handed in your completed application form. This year, we found that several students struggled to finish their PPL(H) in time for the deadline. As a result,…
The CPL(H) Scholarship selection process can feel unforgiving and exhausting to the applicants. When the final round comes along, it gets even tougher and reveals almost everything the panel need to know to decide on a winner. All applicants did very well this year and the standards were extremely high making for some tough decision making at the end. A week since the winner was announced, Luke tells us what it felt like to receive the news and what…
Today marked the first day of the 2016 CPL(H) Scholarship interviews with the first eleven applicants arriving for the first round of the selection process. Well done to everyone who attended, the quality of the candidates was very high, as expected. More interviews will be held over the coming weeks so good luck to all those who are still to attend their first round interview.…
If you're planning to apply for this year's CPL(H) Scholarship you have until close of play Friday to get your application form in! We will start allocating interview dates to those who have completed their PPL from next Monday so even if you haven't finished your training yet, make sure your application form get to us by the end of this week. All pilots who successfully pass their skill test before the interview dates will be allocated a place…
We are pleased to announce our 2016 CPL(H) Scholarship selection dates! If you are planning to apply for our 2016 Scholarship please ensure your application form reaches us by the 30th September 2016. Once we have recieved your application you will be allocated one of three initial interview dates. You can continue your PPL(H) training into October provided you pass your skill test before your interview date. Initial Interviews: Friday 21st October 2016 Tuesday 25th October 2016 Friday 28th October…
There are just over three months left to apply for our 2016 Commercial Pilot Scholarship which is worth in the region of £50,000! Despite the deadline fast approaching, we have not yet recieved a single application so please make sure you remember to download the form, fill it out and submit it to us before the 30th September 2016. In order to apply you need to have completed your private pilot's licence – PPL(H) before the deadline, so if you…
The winners gallery has been updated! Check it out and read about the winner of our 2015 CPL(H)/FI(H) Sponsorship, Callum Tinnion, who has recieved the biggest award given out so far, and the 2015 CPL(H) Scholarship winner Joe Hynes. Well done both of you!…