The training centre includes 13 air-conditioned multimedia equipped classrooms including two specialist Computer Based Training (CBT) classrooms; there are also the following full flight simulators: A320, BAe 146-200/300, B737-300 and B757/767.
All of our training can be delivered either here at Manchester, any other OAA location or at our customer locations subject to local aviation authority approval. The UK CAA has approved the training centre under JAR-FCL as a Type Rating Training Organisation (TRTO) across all types (our training centre is part of TRTO 25 which is based in Gatwick.); view our Pilot training fact sheet to find out more information. In addition, maintenance training is completed in accordance with EASA and CASA Part 147 and, if required, in accordance with BCAR section L; view our Engineering Course fact sheet to find out more information.
We are proud of our in-house Product Support team who have developed a number of training systems and applications to support the wider business.
The team provide design and creative input into the training centre and company marketing activities.
In summary, the team provide:
Our in-house modelling and ESIG Worldfile generation capability allows us to keep our airfield database continuously up to date. Based on our customer's specific requirements we are also able build new airfield models for the SPX and ESIG series of visual systems.