UK Flight School Partners With University to Offer Private Pilot Training

02nd Jul 2022

South England, United Kingdom based Flight School FTA Global has partnered with the University of Brighton to provide Private Pilot study options for the Universities ‘BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering’ and ‘MEng Aeronautical Engineering’ degrees.

The new flight training option module will provide students with an opportunity to obtain a Private Pilot’s Licence as part of their studies, and can be taken at any time during their degree course. Students who complete the module will graduate with a degree augmented by “with Private Pilot Studies” in its title.

Dr Anastasios Georgoulas, Principal Lecturer in the School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering, and Course Leader of Aeronautical Engineering at University of Brighton, said:

This is an incredible opportunity to merge the flying and engineering world together at University of Brighton. Being a pilot makes you a better engineer, and being an engineer makes you a better pilot. Being able to fly is a wonderful line on a CV too, as well as a wonderful passion in itself.

Sean Jacob, Managing Director of FTA Global, said:

Students will have access to fantastic facilities at University of Brighton such as their Wind Tunnel and Jet Engine, which will bring theoretical concepts taught in the classroom to life. It’s only the start of the benefits this offering will bring as we work together to maximise our combined wealth of educational, industry and practical knowledge.

Students wishing to take the pilot training module will receive a 10% discount from FTA Global on the usual cost.

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