News & Press

November 2, 2017

Ascent General Manager at RAF Shawbury, Harry Palmer, Awarded the Central Flying School Trophy

We are proud to announce that Harry Palmer our Ascent General Manager at RAF Shawbury has been awarded the Central Flying School Trophy. Harry was recognised […]
September 17, 2017

Bristol Half Marathon

Today was a very successful day for our participants of the Bristol Half Marathon. Ascent would like to congratulate our staff and those within our partnering […]
September 5, 2017

Ascent have completed the certification of RFTU at Barkston Heath

Ascent are pleased to announce that we have now completed the certification of Ready For Training Use (RFTU) of EFT RFTU 1 at Barkston Heath. This […]
August 15, 2017

Second Embraer Phenom arrived at RAF Cranwell today!

The second Embraer Phenom arrived at RAF Cranwell today! These aircraft will be used to deliver multi-engine pilot training as part of the UK’s world-class military […]
July 20, 2017

All UKMFTS aircraft types assemble at RAF Cranwell.

All UKMFTS aircraft types assemble at RAF Cranwell on their way back from RIAT.
June 29, 2017

7 Prefect Aircraft (Grob 120TP) delivered.

7 Prefect Aircraft (Grob 120TP) now delivered under the Fixed Wing Programme.
January 6, 2017

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 […]
May 16, 2016

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 […]
February 1, 2016

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 […]
July 2, 2015

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 […]