Airline simulator and training specialists, Aviation Insider have selected Resilient Pilot to provide their free pilot mentoring service. In a new collaborative partnership established between the two organisations, Aviation Insider will also offer a 10% discount on all their online training store products for Resilient Pilot subscribers.

Resilient Pilot was launched in May of this year in response to the impact of COVID-19 on pilot jobs and, in turn, pilot wellbeing. The volunteer-run service provides free mentoring and peer support for the pilot community, hosts regular free webinars; and is soon to launch a free, comprehensive on-line resource library.

Aviation Insider has grown substantially since acquiring simulator and interview specialists, V1Aviation in 2017. The company merged all content and services and is now an established platform for information, services and products for airline pilots; most of which are free.

Resilient Pilot’s support is available to all pilots, regardless of their current situation; whether furloughed, employed, recently graduated or still in training, as well as aspiring pilots who are yet to start their journey to the flight deck.

In announcing the partnership, Karen Bath, Co-founder of Resilient Pilot said, “The recent airline redundancy announcements are unsettling for all our community. Clearly those who have been displaced have already been directly impacted. However, our concern is not just for those pilots, but also those still in employment but unsure of their future job security. The ongoing threat of redundancy and job loss is sadly very real right now. Our mentors are available to provide a listening ear and signpost resources that all pilots - including aspiring pilots - will find helpful at this time. In working with Aviation Insider, we are able to ensure that even more pilots become aware of Resilient Pilot’s free support services.”#

Resilient Pilot hosts regular free webinars for the pilot community on a variety of topics. Aviation Insider will be guest presenters on Wednesday 12 August and will be offering tips and advice on ‘Revalidating your licence for free’.