News & Press

News from 2012

Ascent seeks fixed wing assets for the UK Military Flying Training System

Ascent Flight Training, the Ministry of Defence’s training service partner, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for fixed wing training platforms to support the latest stage in delivering the… Read more

Posted on: 10/12/12

Team Commendation for Ascent’s Advanced Jet Training team

Ascent’s Advanced Jet Training team at RAF Valley are delighted to have been awarded a Team Commendation from the Air Officer commanding no. 22 (Training) Group in conjunction with her Majesty the… Read more

Posted on: 20/06/12

Avenger operations have commenced

I am very pleased to announce that following the signing of a limited Release to Service yesterday and approval by the Royal Navy Delivery Duty Holder chain today, the first UKMFTS Avenger operations have… Read more

Posted on: 11/04/12

The UK’s next generation of combat pilots begins instruction under new training programme

Ascent are proud to announce that on the 2nd April the first UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) advanced jet ab-initio student course commenced training at RAF Valley.  This is the first… Read more

Posted on: 05/04/12

New Timeline Poster Available

You can download the new timeline poster using the link below. If you require a large format print of this poster please contact us. Read more

Posted on: 12/03/12

Ascent and Hawk – Ready to Meet the Challenge of Future Fast Jet Training: H Wheeldon, BGC Partners

With the first Qualified Flying Instructor Course now commenced Ascent (a 50/50 joint venture partnership between Lockheed Martin and Babcock International) has taken a formidable step forward toward achieving… Read more

Posted on: 18/01/12