14-year-old aviation students from Bristol Met celebrated by Bristol-born test pilot

Students from Bristol Metropolitan Academy have been celebrated for successfully completing an aviation-focused skills and mentorship programme. The students, aged between 13 and 14, have been working alongside Airbus mentors learning about aviation and gaining first-hand experience of the aerospace industry through the Airbus Foundation’s Flying Challenge Programme. Last week they each took to the…

Bristol pupils take to the skies with flying colours

A group of 20 pupils from Bristol Metropolitan Academy took turns at the controls of a light aircraft during a special day of flying lessons at Gloucestershire Airport on Thursday 11 July. The Bristol Met pupils were being rewarded after successfully completing the Airbus Foundation’s Flying Challenge programme, a youth mentoring scheme that has seen…

Airbus Workshops off to a Flying Start

The first Airbus Flying Challenge workshop of 2018/19 was a great success! Year 9 students from Bristol Metropolitan Academy really enjoyed their first visit to Airbus on the 19th September. Students were introduced to the year-long programme and given an insight into what they can expect over the next 10 months. 20 lucky students from…