British Aviation Experience
about the programme
This unique course in the U.K. will give an insight into what it is like to work within the aviation industry. Students will experience many aspects of the life of an airline professional, pilot or aircraft engineer. This will include flying lessons on light aircraft, helicopter and aerobatic lessons, Boeing 747 simulator, Air Law, Aviation Communications, aircraft maintenance, safety and emergency training. There are also visits to airline headquarters, survival and self-defence training, and lectures from aviation experts.
The course is an excellent way to help young people decide whether or not they would like a career in aviation and it is a wonderful experience for the participants, who will gain flying experience, a broader outlook on life and a range of professional skills and knowledge whilst having fun.
At the end of “The British Aviation Experience”, the students will have logged their first hours of flight, improved their spoken English and gained experience and knowledge of many aspects of the aviation industry to help them decide if being a pilot is a career for them. Most importantly they will gain life skills, make friends from around the world and have two weeks of fun.