Digital flight logging is on the rise and for many commercial pilots it’s the answer to keeping on track of your admin, especially with apps that can now connect and integrate directly with your roster.
Flight logging remains a legal requirement for pilots and with all of your flight log often stored on the cloud, we look at the importance of printing those digital hours too.
Professional pilots using LogTen Pro to digitally record their flight hours are now able to create a physical and personalised Log Book with luxury aviation retailer Aileron.
If you’re looking to pursue a life-long dream of becoming a professional airline pilot, then you’ll be faced with finding the right flight school to take you through to the right-hand seat of a commercial airliner. But with so many routes and schools across Europe, where do you start?
It’s no wonder people choose flying as a career, seeing the world from above is quite unlike anything else. When pilots aren’t flying, they're usually thinking about it.
We’ve scoured the globe to bring you some of the most jaw-dropping pilot holiday destinations.
Add them to your pilot bucket list, and forget the fly-drive holiday and think fly-fly holiday.
Internships are key to building and gaining valuable work experience as a student and can help set a strong foundation for future careers.
The fun and games of the 2018 football World Cup are coming to an end this weekend. By this evening we'll know who's in the final. If you have a holiday booked this weekend, you may be worried you'll miss the final, but fear not...
Making it through pilot training may seem like the hard part is finally over, but now it’s time to find a job and in the world of aviation that’s not always as easy as it sounds.
To celebrate its first birthday Aileron is offering an exclusive discount throughout June and a new limited edition leather, Borealis Blue.
A career as a pilot is an esteemed profession, hidden behind a closed flight deck door that attracts plenty of curiosity.
Even for the most seasoned traveller, packing can be problematic – too much or too little, there is always the one thing that gets away (hopefully not your passport).
It would be hard to imagine a world without air travel, the industry alone is a huge global driver of economic, social and cultural development but at what environmental cost?
We're giving all visitors to Aileron at AeroExpo a special discount and donating a percentage of proceeds from all Personalised Pilot Log Books to our charity partner Aerobility.
We've launched our corporate aviation community, now offering personalisation and wholesale services for aviation organisations including flight schools and clubs, as well as training and regulation bodies. Aileron is used by aviation organisations for personalised awards, training issue and graduations.
Be our new CEO!
Aileron is looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit - a self-motivated and organised candidate looking to take the controls of an aviation retail start up business as part of our International Business Development Internship.
The mass of an aircraft and the location of its centre of gravity are vital information required before any flight takes place – this forms the basis of the Mass and Balance module in ATPL Theoretical Knowledge training.
For the fortunate,Christmas is a time spent at home surrounded by friends and families – but the travel industry never stops, so what does Christmas day look like for a long haul pilot?
Pilot rostering has been a hot topic this year, even in national media, thanks to the Ryanair issues in September, and now to American Airlines which, thanks to a scheduling glitch, allowed all pilots to take holidays at the same time and has left thousands of flights during the busy holiday travel period without pilots assigned to them.
An aircraft livery- the colourful graphic insignia painted on an aircraft - is a tradition in commercial aviation and to this day is perhaps the most distinctive and significant characteristic of an airline.
The festive season is upon us and it’s a time when many airlines will take the opportunity to pull a clever seasonal stunt or two.
Here’s Aileron’s roundup of the top most noteworthy holiday efforts from Airlines over the past few years. In no particular order, we give you:
What does a commercial pilot need to consider when planning their flight? We give you an insight from Aileron’s very own line flying pilots, in nine simple steps.
At Aileron, we’re all about aviation essentials with personality, and what could be more personal to a pilot than a Log Book? First flights, milestones and achievements - all in one hand-written record. In this guide, we show you how the humble Log Book can be transformed from the everyday essential, into the perfect pilot present this Christmas.
Inspired by the extreme weather patterns around the globe that have been seen this week, we take a look at how a storm actually becomes a storm – with the help of some stunning weather patterns seen first- hand from flight deck.
Thunderstorms are formed from damp, warm air rising within an unstable air mass. Some find them exciting and some find them terrifying. But there is no doubt that if you are in an aircraft, you will want to avoid them.
The UK Aviation industry is the largest in Europe and one of the largest in the world. It’s worth £60bn – that’s mostly through air traffic with continental Europe.
In a mini-series, we’re looking the most talked about Brexit aviation predictions and predications.
We all know one – a self-proclaimed #avgeek, or someone who seems to be on a permanent holiday… there is no doubt that Instagram is a playground for av braggers… #sorrynotsorry. But among the millions of grainy porthole shots, there are some top notch accounts that we at Aileron believe are well worth a follow – for fantastic photography, plane pornography and even training inspiration for aspiring aviators.
If you want to become a Pilot, deciding where to train, which course to take and securing a place on a programme can be more daunting than the training itself. Many Approved Training Organisations will require you to pass a rigorous assessment process.
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