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Aviation Academy

Queen's Anniversary Prize winning facilities, based at Newcastle International Airport.

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Watch your career take off at Newcastle College Aviation Academy.

Students studying Aviation at Newcastle College are based at our dedicated Aviation Academy, located off the runway at Newcastle International Airport. 

Winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize, this 12,000m2 aircraft hangar is the only facility of its kind in the region. Home to both aeronautical engineering and aviation operations and cabin crew, this is as close as it gets to the real thing! Over the past two years the Academy has enjoyed further investment into facilities, designed to offer higher education students access to cutting-edge technology.

You will learn and develop your skills on multiple training aircraft which include: 

  • BAE Jetstream 31

  • Piper Aztec

  • BAC 1-11

  • Jet Provosts

  • Boeing 737

  • Beechcraft Premier 1 business jet 
  • commercial aircraft for cabin crew

You will also develop your technical skills within our: 

  • avionics laboratory

  • avionics training simulators
  • electronics training suite

  • aerospace, mechanical and airframe workshop

  • dedicated classrooms

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