Archive for March 2015
43 Basketball Team
Introducing our first Basketball team! We played our first ever match against Stenden University on Friday the 13th and it was anything but unlucky for us! We beat Stenden 29; 25 in a very tight game. Our Basketball players did us proud, well done!
Students Out And About
Space Station Training: Coleman acted as the backup U.S. crewmember for Expeditions 19, 20 and 21 and served as a backup crewmember for Expeditions 24 and 25 as part of her training for Expeditions 26 and 27.
43 @ Play (March)
At 43 Air School our motto is ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’ and that’s exactly what we did this month with a St Patrick’s Day celebration at our Wright Place, another Graduation Ceremony, International Lunch, our monthly Solo Party to celebrate those...
43 Student Achievements
Our newest AFIS member, Liam Goldie receives his Course Completion Certificate from Vincent Lessing- ATS College Manager. Congratulations Liam! The Zambian Air Force pilots who have been on Instructor's Course at 43 Air School have completed their training and are due to return home. Well done, gentlemen!
Solo Recognition - March
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.
Director Of Flight Training - Des Lynch (March)
The training team at 43 Air School are obviously close to the students; their progress, setbacks and successes are shared experiences. Now and again we get feedback from another source; in this case the father of one of our recent graduates. It was terrific feedback and deeply appreciated. I decided to share it!
43 Air School History and Facts
43 Air School will start the testing of SEAMS (Smart Electronic Aircraft Management System)a system that will greatly enhance the efficiency and programming of the busy 43 flight line and scheduling.
We thought it would be a good time to share some interesting milestones, history, facts and figures on 43 Airschool with our 43 e-drogue readers.
Front row L-R: Ryan West, Kershen Reddy, Mbali Macu, Des Lynch( Director of Training), Marisa Naude, Michael Frade, Abraham Wathome.
Back row L-R: Linias Mtimba, Arnold Jillani, Ted Abonyo, Tobias Meyer, Johannes Erasmus, Tristan Slabbert, Leshay Sewpersad, Kevin Mackintosh, Seok Young Jeong, Garreth McAlpine, Graeme Page
High level delegation from Etihad Airlines visit 43
A Word From Our CEO - Attie Niemann.
This month a high level delegation from Etihad Airlines visited 43 Airschool with a specific view to see the new 43 Airline Pilot Training offering, program and facilities. 43 was thrilled to have one of the top Airlines in the world visit them so soon after the final accreditations and programs were launched.