Pilot Training News

Instructors webpage

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The BGA’s Instructors webpage has been updated to include links to Instructor Resources and other useful information. You can view the Instructors webpage here.

BGA Ground Training Progress Card

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We have written to club CFI’s and Club Safety Officers noting that a generic BGA Ground Training Progress Card has been developed to help to ensure that pilots are provided with the information and training they need on the airfield in addition to that received during flying training. The document,…

UK SLMG FI Theoretical Knowledge Ground School Course

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An UK SLMG FI theoretical knowledge ground school course has been arranged with On-Track Aviation for the week starting 10th July. There may be spare places available. The course is suitable for experienced gliding instructors with an NPPL SLMG or UK PPL SLMG class rating. There is a fee involved….

Adding a Privilege to an Existing Part-FCL Licence

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Pilots who hold a UK CAA-issued EASA SPL or LAPL(S) may now apply to add additional privileges to their licence based on BGA training and experience. For details, guidance and the application form see the Pilot Licence Conversion page.

Funding for Young Instructors - Reminder

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The Honourable Company of Air Pilots and the BGA are working together to provide funding for a number of young gliding instructor training bursaries. Funding for 2016 is available now. We welcome applications from glider pilots under the age of 25 on application who wish to qualify as either a…

Passenger carrying

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Information for pilots regarding passenger carrying has been added in a new webpage. View the page here.