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Student Achievements (October)

31 October 2015
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One of the joys of working at 43 Air School is how many wonderful young folk we meet from all parts of the world. Denise Slade, our Training Course Coordinator, interacts very closely with the students, sometimes more often with the not so diligent students! Every now and then there is a special student. 

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43 Advanced (Lanseria) – Andrew Gerber

30 October 2015
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43 Advanced attended the 104th annual National Day Reception of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Pretoria on the 8th of October 2015. Attached photograph shows Ambassador John receiving a gift from 43 Air School. From left to right; Col. Lawrence, Ambassador John, 43 Air School.

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43 @ Play (October)

29 October 2015
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At 43 Air School our motto is ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’ and that’s exactly what we did this month with our regular Team Building event.

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Airbus launches new Ultra-Long Range version of the A350-900

27 October 2015
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Airbus launches new Ultra-Long Range version of the A350-900

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has selected Airbus’ newly launched Ultra-Long Range version of the A350-900 for non-stop flights to the US. Under an amendment to the carrier’s existing order...

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Boeing Acquires Leading Provider of Pilot Training Software

27 October 2015
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COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced it has acquired Peters Software GmbH ("Peters Software"), a market leading provider of European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) based training content for early stage...

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Solo Recognition - September

01 October 2015
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The traditional removal of a new pilot's shirt tail is a sign of the instructor's new confidence in his student.

In the days of tandem trainers, the instructor would tug at the student’s shirt tail whenever he was getting himself into trouble. After the first solo, the new pilot is competent in the air and does not need such a safety device.

This tradition has been modernised at 43 by cutting ties instead of shirt tails at our monthly Solo parties.

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