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Ascent welcomes new Managing Director

After three successful years as Managing Director of Ascent Flight Training, Paul Livingston is now embarking on his next role with Lockheed Martin UK Integrated Systems as Vice President & Group Managing… Read more

Posted on: 06/01/17

Rotary Wing contracts secure the next major milestone for the UK Military Flying Training System

Contracts announced today worth £1.1 billion pounds have secured the future of the UK military’s rotary wing training. The £1.1 billion deed of amendment to the over arching UKMFTS contract… Read more

Posted on: 16/05/16

Contracts Secure Future Flying Training Assets For UK Military

Contracts announced today worth more than a billion pounds have secured the future of the UK military’s fixed wing flying training. Ascent, in partnership with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) will… Read more

Posted on: 01/02/16


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Posted on: 01/02/16

Working with the Jon Egging Trust to inspire students at RAF Valley!

RAF Valley hosted an interactive educational workshop for 9 lucky students with our team of experts... On 29th June 2015 Ascent and IV(R) Sqn joined forces to deliver a ‘CV Writing and Interview… Read more

Posted on: 02/07/15

Rotary Wing

In April Ascent successfully achieved Review Note approval for the Rotary Wing business case and proceeded to the assessment phase.  Ascent released the Request For Proposal to Industry and is currently… Read more

Posted on: 19/11/14

UK MFTS Fixed Wing Programme

October 24th, 2014; 09:00; Bristol UK Ascent Flight Training, the Training System Partner to the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence for UK Military Flying Training System (UK MFTS) programme today announced… Read more

Posted on: 24/10/14

UKMFTS Roadshow

A joint team from the UKMFTS is set to conduct a series of presentations to UKMFTS Stakeholders throughout September and October 2014.  The aim of the Roadshow is to give the audience an update on… Read more

Posted on: 16/09/14

Rear Crew Stage 1

UKMFTS became responsible for Royal Navy Observer training in 2011 and has graduated 26 ab-initio students to the Royal Navy Lynx, Sea King and Merlin helicopter squadrons in addition to 29 instructors… Read more

Posted on: 16/09/14

Fast Jet Phase IV

The UKMFTS Fast Jet training service at RAF Valley has been training ab-initio and instructor students for 2½ years and is regarded as being at the forefront of global fast jet training.  Utilising… Read more

Posted on: 16/09/14

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