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06/10/2020

COMPETITION: Win a David Clark Headset and be on the cover of our next Pilot Catalogue

Have you ever taken a photograph from the sky which you think is front cover material? Well, now it can be! Here at Flightstore, we are giving you the opportunity to have your photograph published on the cover of our next Pilot Catalogue.  The prizes don’t stop there! We will also be gifting one of our amazing David Clark Headsets, which is worth a whopping £349. The headset also comes with a free headset case to keep it secure and will allow you to take your set with you with... Read More

04/04/2016
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Debunking three of the most common myths about commercial flight

Whether clickbait articles, scaremongers or well-meaning, but ill-informed frequent flyers; there exists a seemingly endless list of rumours, myths, conspiracies, half-truths and outright lies about what happens, and what can happen during a commercial flight. Unfortunately, many of these myths and rumours are now commonplace and taken at face value, leading to unnecessary fear and apprehension about stepping on a plane. You can NOT open the emergency exit door during flight You’ve surely heard this one a number of times before, that the emergency exit doors on commercial flights can... Read More

Fit to Fly Part 3: Do Your Homework

With 7 exams to prepare for, it is important that you have all of your bases covered when it comes to studying for your Private Pilot’s License. The 7 exams cover a range of aviation topics, from general principles of flight to communications. Once the first exam in the series is successfully completed, the following 6 exams must be taken within 18 months. After they are all completed they remain valid for two years, if a pilot licence is not issued within this time then the exams must be retaken.... Read More

Fit to Fly Part 2: Practice Makes Perfect

If you have decided to take advantage of one of the many Civil Aviation Authority approved PPL Training course in the UK, you may be wondering exactly what you have let yourself in for. Forget memories of Top Gun, the only 80’s motivational music you will be hearing is from your iPod as you sit studying for one of your 7 written exams. A professional PPL Training course is not all study; many of the top organisations combine practical and theoretical lessons to ensure that when the time comes, you... Read More

Fit to Fly: Are you ready for PPL Training?

Have you ever sat on a plane and imagined what it would be like to actually sit at the controls? For many people the thought of taking to the skies in their own plane is the ultimate goal, however the closest many people get to an actual cockpit is requesting seats in row A during a flight. If you are serious about sitting in the pilot’s seat and flying your own plane, you can acquire your Private Pilot’s Licence in the UK. In our new blog series we look at... Read More