“I used Padpilot manuals while studying with ProPilot in Coventry a few years ago – they’re now part of L3 Harris.
I was slightly unusual among the ATPL ground school distance learners, as I was a serving RAF Engineer Officer with a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and was already a Flight Examiner,” says Matt Lane, RAF Tutor Pilot, CFI and Examiner. Read more “From CPL to fATPL”
I had wanted to fly from a young age, but was told by a careers advisor that because I had history of asthma as a child I wouldn’t be able to be a pilot.
I became a teacher, but had wanted to fly from as early as I can remember.
I didn’t have the confidence to pursue my dream at first; not being the most academic, struggling with mathematics, and lacking finances. Becoming a pilot felt like an unattainable goal.