News & Press

January 16, 2018

The Esmonde Building at Barkston Heath is formally opened

On Tuesday 16th January Rear Admiral Keith Blount, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff formally opened our Operational Support Building at RAF Barkston Heath. The ‘Esmonde Building’ […]
January 16, 2018

The Sykes Building Formally Opens at RAF Cranwell

On Tuesday 16th January a ceremony was held to formally mark the opening of our state of the art infrastructure including an Operational Support Building and […]
November 11, 2017

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier visits RAF Shawbury

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier visited RAF Shawbury today and we were very pleased to welcome him to our […]
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 […]