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 and USA, our graduates are highly sought after by the most prominent airlines across the globe.

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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 all our Integrated ATPL students have access to both the L3Harris Training Assurance and Graduate Placement Pool on graduation. 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 from all our Academy locations are now flying as Captains and First Officers for major airlines such as Wizz, British Airways and Ryanair.

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Why choose us?

  • 40+ years heritage in pilot training
  • 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
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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.

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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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