L3Harris Flight Academy

Our FAA Training Fleet

The L3Harris Flight Academy fleet is impressive. Cadets have access to one of the largest fleets in Florida with more than 60 single and multi-engine aircraft many with glass cockpits and Garmin G1000 instrumentation.

Training aircraft and devices

All of our training aircraft are IFR certified and maintained and inspected to the highest safety standards by our dedicated team of FAA-certified mechanics.

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 single-engine aircraft fleet:

Cirrus SR20 - The Cirrus SR20 has an optimized workspace with more room than any other four-seater training aircraft, providing an ideal environment to learn. Uncompromising safety, the Cirrus SR20 includes innovative systems and features such as:

  • Tricycle landing gear for easier touchdown regardless of conditions
  • Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®)
  • 6-cylinder engine
  • Cuffed wing
  • Avidyne glass cockpit suite
  • Four point airbag seatbelts
  • Fuel injected engine

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Cessna 172P & 172SP - The Cessna Skyhawk is considered the most popular single-engine aircraft with simplistic flight characteristics, enhanced visibility, and increased automation and protection features to help build the next generation of world-class pilots. Features include:

  • Tricycle landing gear for easier touchdown regardless of conditions
  • Four-cylinder, fuel-injected engine
  • Garmin G1000 avionics suite (only on the 172SP)
  • High-wing design for more stable flying characteristics

Piper Archer PA28 - The Piper Archer offers durability, reliability, comfort, and technology creating the ideal training environment for cadets. Features include:

  • GFC700 Autopilot
  • Tricycle landing gear for easier touchdown regardless of conditions
  • Garmin G1000 avionics suite
  • Low-wing design
  • Four-cylinder engine

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Our multi-engine aircraft fleet:

Piper Seminole PA44 - The Piper Seminole has been built for reliability and durability; considered to be the best multi-engine trainer available today. The Piper Seminole allows students and trainers alike to perform advanced maneuvers and procedures both skilfully and safely. Features include:

  • Garmin G1000 avionics suite
  • LED wing tip recognition and tail strobe lights
  • Counter rotating propellers for increased stability during engine-out training.
  • Four-cylinder engine

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Take a trial flight

Undertaking any form of aviation training is a large personal and financial investment. If you have never had the chance to fly a plane before then booking a trial flight is a great way to see if it is the right choice for you.

During a trial flight a Certified Flight Instructor can explain what is involved in becoming a pilot and give you a flavor of life in the air. 

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Flight Training Devices (FTDs)

We provide cadets with access to Flight Training Devices (FTD) which are full-size replicas of aircraft instrument panels and controls to emulate real-life flying experiences.

Our range of FTDs include:

  • A Level 6 FAA-approved Cirrus SR20 FTD
  • A Level 4 FAA-approved Piper PA44 FTD
  • A line of AviatorTM Cirrus SR20 Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATD)
  • Two Frasca International Inc. TruFlite AATDs
  • One Piper PA44
  • One Cessna 172SP
  • A Redbird MCX AATD that can be configured as a Cessna 172SP
  • A Piper PA44 round dial with 2 Garmin 430 GPS receivers
  • A PA44 all-glass Garmin G1000
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Start your pilot training journey

Deciding to become a pilot is a life-changing step towards an exciting and rewarding career! Flying passengers around the globe in an office above the clouds with spectacular views is a job that’s hard to beat!

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