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News from 2014

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

Fixed Wing

Negotiations with bidders are in the final stages and the aim is to submit the recommended solution for Main Gate approval by the MOD and subsequently award a contract in 2015.  Successful implementation… Read more

Posted on: 16/09/14

Rotary Wing

In April Ascent successfully achieved Review Note approval for the Rotary Wing business case and has now proceeded to the assessment phase.  Ascent It has subsequently released the Request For Proposal… Read more

Posted on: 16/09/14