L3Harris Airline Academy

Why L3Harris
Airline Academy?

We are one of the world’s leading Airline Academies, part of the global L3Harris Technologies group. From our world-class facilities to our experienced Instructors, we train you to become a fully qualified airline pilot. 

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Proven Experience

Our heritage in the aviation industry has allowed us to develop long-standing relationships with airlines across the globe, enabling solutions for airlines and excellent opportunities for graduates of our pilot training programmes.

Our Training Assurance provides access to additional training above and beyond the course syllabus. Access to our Graduate Placement Pool means, upon graduation, our experienced team will help to place you with an airline that suits your skills, ambitions, and values - giving you the best chance to land your dream job.

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At L3Harris, we have purpose-built flight schools & training centres in Cranfield and Crawley in the UK and Sanford, Orlando in the USA.

Our locations have state-of-the-art facilities including RealitySeven Full Flight Simulators, digital ATC tower, modern single-and-multi-engine aircraft, as well as classroom, study zones, restaurants and sports & fitness facilities.

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Our state-of-the-art London Training Centre


You will have access to over 100 single-and-multi engine aircraft, most equipped with Garmin G1000 Electronic Flight Instruments (EFIC) and the latest version of the airline-style Traffic Advisory System (TAS). This technology is similar to that found on a commercial jet flight deck.

Our aircraft fleet is designed to give you the optimal training experience so you can excel in your foundation and advanced flight training.

Aircraft training fleet includes: Diamond DA-40, Diamond DA42, Piper PA28 and Cirrus SR20.

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One of our Diamond DA42s


We have L3Harris' Flight Data Monitoring technology implemented within our training fleet. This resulted in us being presented with the Aviation Technology Achievement award by Air Transport World in 2022.

The technology is utilised by L3Harris' airline customers across the globe. You’ll be using the same technology that airlines use and receiving the same feedback as experienced pilots. 

Pilot training programmes

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Flight Data Monitoring

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