Pilot Training – 4 Reasons Why It`s So Expensive

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So You Want To Become A Pilot? It is no secret that getting from where you are right now, to becoming a fully qualified airline Pilot is quite costly. To get trained from zero flight experience to getting a frozen ATPL (Air Transport Pilots License) costs anything between $110 000 to $145 000. In case […]

Ethiopian Aviation Academy Does It Again!

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October 7 was a very bright and colorful day for trainees at Ethiopian Aviation Academy, Africa`s largest aviation training facility. The giant academy which belongs to Ethiopian Airlines successfully graduated 262 aviation professionals. A total of 120 cabin crew, 50 pilots, 66 aviation maintenance technicians and 26 Equipment and Facility Maintenance technicians (16 majoring in Industrial Electricity […]

Need Money To Start Your Aviation Career?

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“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” — Farrah Gray I hope I am not being forward by assuming that you are reading this particular article because the MAIN CHALLENGE that you are facing in pursuing aviation career is MONEY. If you have been following Yadley.com for a while now, […]

Airline Job Scams-8 Signs To Help You Identify Them

Scams scams scams. Why are people so heartless? Lately, we have been receiving reports of many aviation enthusiasts who have been swindled over the internet by scammers who are pretending to represent some certain airlines.The latest story about a girl called Lesedi* almost brought tears to my eyes. Out of desperation for a Flight Attendant`s […]

THE DREAM TO FLY (For those who want to become Pilots/Cabin Crew members)

Alright guys, its been weeks now since we have been motivating each other, drawing lessons from airlines and sharing on key leadership issues. The next phase of posts will be specific for those who really want to become pilots/cabin crew but are facing insurmountable difficulties in trying to be so. I am not worried about […]

Women Cannot Fly?

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“…It is a disgrace for a woman to think that she can fly a high speed aircraft when she really has not the intelligence to scrub the floor of a hospital properly….” – Dr C.G Grey What do you think of such a dubious statement?Its even more worrisome to note that it was spoken by […]