Wings And Epaulettes Explained

Wings And Epaulettes Explained

You may have watched pilots walking through the airport and wondered what the stripes and badges worn on their uniforms mean. Pilot’s uniforms are usually professional suit-and-tie looks, and their badges and epaulettes reflect their rank and training. We’ve broken...
Study tips for aviation students

Study tips for aviation students

Working towards a major goal is challenging, but nothing in life worth having was ever easy. Studying the Diploma of Aviation has a particular set of challenges, especially if you are working whilst you fit in time for flight lessons, theory and home practice. In...
Solving the global pilot shortage with SAFT

Solving the global pilot shortage with SAFT

It’s no secret in the aviation industry that pilots are in short supply. It has been predicted that by 2034 the world will experience a shortage of over half a million pilots. According to news.com.au the Asia-Pacific region alone, another 245,000 pilots will be...
Visual and Instrument Flight Rules Explained

Visual and Instrument Flight Rules Explained

When it comes to flying an aircraft, there are two set rules: Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). While many factors influence the decision to follow VFR or IFR, the main one is weather conditions. So, what’s the difference? VISUAL...
Female Aviators That Changed History

Female Aviators That Changed History

Female aviators have been contributing to the industry for well over a century. In celebration of Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week (March 6th – 12th) we’re looking back through history at all the women around the world that made contributions to the aviation...
Life Lessons You’ll Learn As A Pilot – Top 5

Life Lessons You’ll Learn As A Pilot – Top 5

Life lessons make you wiser and more successful. The road to becoming a pilot is full of hard work, dedication and ultimately, success. It changes who you are as a person. You finish your course with strong knowledge in mathematics, physics, aviation and practical...