Aviation Academy

Based at Newcastle International Airport, our £3.3million Aviation Academy lets you study in an exciting and practical environment where you get to put your skills to the test on one of our many training aircrafts.

Facilities at our Aviation Academy include:

  • our very own Boeing 737 fully functional aircraft incorporating all systems – navigation, communication, electrical and hydraulics. Students carry out standard repairs on the flying controls, engine, power supply, air conditioning and landing gear.

  • workshops kitted out with the very latest equipment, designed for the study of specific aspects of aircraft engineering. These include hydraulics, landing gear, pneumatics, structural repair, electrics and electronics workshops.

  • an IT Suite equipped with modern CBT training equipment for the Electrical and Electronic practical training.• a small library of technical publications and aircraft manuals to aid you with revision and research.

We also have superb links with employers such as Newcastle International Airport, Thomas Cook and British Airways that give you exciting employment opportunities.

What students say

"It’s extremely beneficial having these excellent facilities at the Aviation Academy and it really helps me combine both theory and knowledge."

Chris Bastin
FdA Aircraft Engineering