Pilot and Simulator Training

Flybe is an approved ATO for the Dash-8 Q400 and Embraer 170/190 series. Our courses are delivered by highly skilled flight deck instructors who have a wealth of knowledge and experience. We offer aircraft conversion courses in addition to recurrent training and checking.
 
Tailor-made training to suit your requirements
We would be more than happy to discuss any specific requirements that you have around training.
Please contact us with your requests.

Course Delivery Location

All ground school training is completed at our Training Academy located at Exeter International Airport, UK.

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Pilot training

Flight Simulator Hire

Our Embraer 170/190 and Bombardier Q400 Level-D full flight simulators are avaible for wet or dry lease. We can adapt our simulators to meet your fleet's system environment and cockpit layouts as well as your airline procedures. Both simulators are regulated and approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority.

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Type Rating

Flybe Training Academy offers a comprehensive Pilot Ground School delivered by our regulatory ATO. The Type-Rating courses cover aircraft systems and procedures including; performance, loading and lo-vis operations and 10 four hour full flight simulator sessions incorporating the Licence Skills Test and Lo-Vis Ops.

Our training packages are available to airline operators with qualified, professional pilots who have JAA (or equivalent) ATPL, including MCC and JOC.


Aircraft Base (Circuit) Training

Aircraft Base (Circuit) Training is available on both the Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 and Embraer E-Jet aircraft and covers take-off and landing training in real aircraft as required - usually 4/6 landings - for completion of the Type Rating.

Please note: This training is available to qualified, professional pilots with JAA (or equivalent) ATPL including MCC and JOC, flying on behalf of airline operators only.


Line Training (Line Experience Flying)

Line Training (Line Experience Flying) is available on both the Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 and Embraer E-Jet aircraft following the issue of an aircraft Type Rating. Training takes place on the Flybe route network under the supervision of a Flybe Training Captain and the number/type of sectors flown are as per customer requirements.
 
Please note: This training is available to qualified, professional pilots with JAA (or equivalent) ATPL including MCC and JOC, flying on behalf of airline operators only.


Additional Training

The following additional training is available:
  • Slide Descent
  • Doors and Exits
  • Emergencies and Evacuation
  • Wet Drills
  • Health and Safety
  • Fire Training
  • First Aid
  • Dangerous Goods
  • CRM
  • Safety/Emergency Equipment
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Aviation Security

Please note that the above courses are available to operators only. For Pilot careers please visit www.flybe.com/careers.