Increasing use by the emergency services of aeroplanes and helicopters means improved reaction and mobility for police and ambulance services. The UK’s air ambulance services have the capability to transport medical supplies, urgently needed transplant organs and can repatriate critically ill or injured patients whose lives would be threatened but for General Aviation aircraft.
Pilot Training is perhaps the most important aspect of the entire aviation industry, be it civilian or military. More than one hundred General Aviation pilot training schools and clubs are operating in Britain, producing some 2,500 new pilots each year. Many go on to obtain commercial pilot licences, graduating from the grass roots level of club flying to the air taxi and airline industries. Several commercial pilot training schools are also in operation, attracting airline trainees from every part of the world and earning valuable foreign currencies for Britain. Thus, virtually every new professional pilot begins his or her career in a General Aviation aircraft.
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