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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                       12 September 2018   The Red Arrows among those recognised for excellence as the Honourable Company of Air Pilots celebrates the best of military and civilian aviation with 2018 awards The world famous Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – better known as the Red Arrows – is to be...


  PRESS RELEASE Historic Livery Companies of the City of London Mark Royal Air Force Centenary with Guildhall Banquet and Exhibition of British Aircraft and Engines 20th April 2018 By the 1st April 2018, the first independent air force in the world, The Royal Air Force, had given the United Kingdom and the free world 100 years of Service. To mark this anniversary, the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers, the Honourable Company of Air Pilots and the...


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   24 September 2017   Most professional pilots will have read Mr O’Leary’s comments on pilot fatigue and the skills required to fly an aeroplane with disbelief.    The European Air Safety Authority (EASA) has set the limits on the hours pilots are allowed to fly, superseding the member states’ own regulations.  These new regulations were intended to be the absolute maximum to which pilots could be rostered,...


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1 September 2017 British space pioneer and former Gulf War RAF commander recognised by Honourable Company of Air Pilots’ 2017 awards UNSUNG heroes of flight have been recognized alongside military and commercial aviators – as well as two prominent overseas female flyers – among the annual Trophies and Awards awarded by the Honourable Company of Air Pilots. This year the leading Award of Honour, which recognises a lifetime’s...


August 2017 THE HONOURABLE COMPANY OF AIR PILOTS FLYING SCHOLARSHIPS 2017 After a thorough selection process, including interviews during April 2017, the Honourable Company of Air Pilots are pleased to announce the names of its 2017 Flying Scholarships recipients. Thanks to the generosity of sponsors, benefactors and charitable trusts, a total of eight Private Pilot Licence Scholarships and three Instructor Scholarship have been funded. The company have also awarded eighteen Gliding...


  The Honourable Company of Air Pilots is pleased to announce that it is now seeking applications for the 2017 Scholarships programme   Scholarships are available as follows: FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE Several Fixed Wing Insturctor scholarships sponsored by the Swire Charitable Trust, the Air Safety Trust and the Air Pilots Trust. Closing date for Applications 22 March 2017 PRIVATE PILOTS LICENCE Several full scholarships are available to take the successful...


TWO GENERATIONS of astronauts have been recognised alongside military and commercial aviators by the Honourable Company of Air Pilots in their annual Trophies and Awards.   Captain Robert Lee ‘Hoot’ Gibson ’s outstanding and enduring contribution to aviation has been marked by the Award of Honour from the Honourable Company of Air Pilots – which recognises courage and the highest standards of airmanship. Gibson is joined by fellow astronaut...


  The Master’s Medal 2016   Major Tim Peake’s return from the International Space Station marks the conclusion of a voyage into space shared with over a million UK schoolchildren and young people. A series of outreach programs across the country co-ordinated by the UK Space Agency have had a massive, inspirational effect in engaging them with the so-called STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and mathematics, all of which are crucial to our...


  New funding initiative for Air Cadet aircraft needed     The UK Air Cadet organization has given young people initial flight training in gliders and motor gliders for decades, taking many to solo standard thanks to the work of hundreds of volunteer instructors. The last two years has seen a suspension of flying activity due to problems in the management of a maintenance contract. New proposals have been put forward which mean a significant reduction in...


The Company's response to Andrew Haines' letter of 7 March to the Master: Air Pilots Reply To Andrew Haines Letter Of 7 March Copy of Andrew Haines' letter which is also on the CAA website: Andrew Haines Letter To Air Pilots And BADA  


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