L3Harris Airline Academy

Using flight simulators for pilot training

L3Harris Airline Academy offers a range of pilot training courses, which are regulated by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Each year, the company takes on hundreds of cadets with little or no previous flying experience and trains them to become commercial airline pilots. We sat down with Dave Coward, Vice President and General Manager, to learn about its training programme and how the company uses flight simulators to enhance pilot training.

L3Harris' training fleet consists of the singleengine Diamond DA40 and multi-engine Diamond DA42. All images: L3Harris
L3Harris' training fleet consists of the single-engine Diamond DA40 and multi-engine Diamond DA42. All images: L3Harris

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