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Perth Airport Academy invests in New Tecnam Aircraft

ACS Aviation have announced a multi-million pound investment over the next three years as it moves to renew the aircraft fleet with deliveries commencing mid 2023. 

Scotland’s largest pilot training academy and aircraft maintenance organisation which currently operates 20 aircraft and employs over 40 members of staff from it ‘s main base at Perth Airport in Scotland make the announcement after the most successful period in their history where a record number of graduates have secured positions with leading UK airlines. ACS have also hired additional members of staff to deal with the demand and are subsequently forecasting record revenues for 2023/24. The company will also add significant capabilities to the aircraft maintenance department by becoming the first Tecnam aircraft service centre in Scotland offering specialist technical support to it’s customers.


ACS Aviation celebrate student and staff success

On Friday 25th November 2022,  the Perth Airport based business also celebrated the success of recent graduates and the many achievements of staff members at an Awards Dinner held at the Mercure Hotel in Perth. The evening began with a welcome by MC Brian Baxter, marking this special occasion for the organisations inaugural awards dinner. During the evening there were awards presented to students, graduates and employees recognising a broad range of areas including flight training achievements, reaching career milestones, excellence in customer service and for services to the local community.

“The awards evening allows us to take the time to recognise the extraordinary contribution our staff and students have made over the year. We would not be the business we are today without the people who work with us and it was great to see so many staff and students enjoying the evening” says Graeme Frater, ACS Aviation Managing Director. 

ACS Aviation launch 2023 flying scholarship

Following on from the successful launch of the 2020 flying scholarship, ACS Aviation has announced they will be running the scholarship for a forth year in 2023, adding to the schools well-established and highly successful Flight Instructor Sponsorship Program. As air travel and airline recruitment has returned to normal since COVID19, there is no better time to commence training towards becoming a commercial airline pilot! The scholarship is also supported by Bose Aviation!

The winners of the ACS Aviation scholarship will receive 10 hours of flight training towards a Private Pilots Licence, 12 months membership and a Bose A20 aviation headset. ACS Aviation will grant scholarships with the aim of supporting individuals who might otherwise not have the necessary resources to gain flying experience and ultimately achieve their Private Pilots Licence (PPL).
The scholarship will allow students to progress onto a variety of professional roles within the aviation industry such as commercial airline pilot.

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