CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Pilot Magazine today CLICK HERE


PUBLISHED: 17:48 01 September 2008 | UPDATED: 13:55 10 October 2012

Aviation Engineering students pass with flying colours as new intake arrives

THE first intake of students from Brunel University have completed the flying component of their Aviation Engineering with Pilot Studies course. Flying from Wycombe Air Centre, the group of 22 students have completed the theory element of the NPPL syllabus as well as a minimum of 15 hours of flight instruction.Some of the students have continued further and gained the full pilot's licence with several others expressing an interest in learning to fly. FI Katherine Nicholson is in charge of the organisation of the course at Wycombe. She said, "Weather has definitely been on our side since September. We've only had two days when flying was cancelled and this has helped amazingly towards the students' progression." The new intake for 2008/09 is due this month.

More from Gear

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying! Compiled by James Allan

Read more
Monday, September 17, 2018

I see you… But do you see me? Part two of our series on electronic conspicuity focuses on the capabilities – and compatibility – of the existing technology

Read more
Thursday, September 13, 2018

What is electronic conspicuity, how does it work and what aircraft equipment is available? – Part one in a new series | By Philip Whiteman

Read more
Monday, July 30, 2018

We’re offering one lucky pilot the chance to win a Yaesu FTA-750 Spirit air band transceiver worth £380

Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018

The online user portal launched in January by NATS promises to make it easier to cross controlled airspace. We put it to the test. Words by Colin Goodwin, photos by Philip Whiteman

Read more
Monday, April 23, 2018

The IC-A25NE is the latest 8.33 handheld from leading manufacturer Icom. Stylish and packed with features including Bluetooth connectivity and the ability to display navigational information from flight plans uploaded from Andriod or iOS devices, it is designed to ‘change the way pilots fly’

Read more
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Bose has introduced its new active noise cancelling headset for the flight deck, the Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset, a headset described as lightweight and comfortable with three levels of user selectable active noise cancellation

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Pilot weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most Read

Subscribe or buy Pilot Magazine