L3Harris Airline Academy

About us and our
pilot training

At L3Harris, we are a global leader in airline pilot training. Thanks to our experienced instructors and our state-of-the-art facilities in the UK, USA and Portugal, our graduates are highly sought after by the most prominent airlines across the globe.

You're in good hands

Our pilot training courses are designed to take you from little or no experience and give you the theoretical knowledge and flying hours to start your journey as a Co-Pilot. From there you will work your way up to the job of your dreams; a Captain or pilot.

We can also help if you’re looking to retrain to change your career, or if you are an existing pilot who is hoping to change where you live and work.

We know how important landing your job role is for you. That’s why we offer you the opportunity to opt-in to the Airline Standards Assurance Pathway (ASAP) which gives you access to the Graduate Placement Pool on graduation. That means our experienced team of graduate placement consultants will work to place you with an airline giving you the best chance of landing your dream job.

We’re proud to say that thousands of our graduates are now flying as Captains and First Officers for major airlines such as easyJet, British Airways and Ryanair.

Pilot training courses

Why choose us?

  • 40+ years heritage in pilot training
  • 5 global academy locations
  • 20+ modular and integrated courses
  • 100+ aircraft equipped with the latest technology
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Training for different stages of your career

Our Airline Academy is equipped to start your career as a pilot, whether you’re just leaving school or later in life. L3Harris help people reach their dreams in all of the following situations:

  • School leavers pursuing a career in aviation
  • Individuals looking to change careers to become a pilot
  • Established pilots moving from one location to another - such as the EU to the UK
  • International cadets
Your journey to becoming a pilot

Get in touch today and start your journey!

Do you have any questions about starting your pilot training journey at L3Harris Airline Academy? Please send us a message and our Airline Pilot Careers Advice Team will be happy to assist.

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Our aircraft fleet

The L3Harris Airline Academy fleet is impressive. As part of L3Harris Commercial Aviation, a global leader in aviation technology, our cadets have access to the very latest training systems from across the business when learning how to become a pilot.

Our fleet
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What qualifications do I need to become a pilot?

You may think that you need a PHD or degree to become a pilot. The truth might surprise you.

Read our guide on the qualifications you need to start your pilot training.

Qualifications needed to become a pilot

Why L3Harris Airline Academy?

Our Airline Academy is equipped to start your career as a pilot, whether you’re just leaving school or later in life. L3Harris help people reach their dreams.

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