Technical Training

The Flybe Training Academy offers a wide choice of maintenance training packages, designed to enable delegates to carry out effective line and base maintenance tasks. We are an EASA Part 147 training organisation and our training meets federal regulatory requirements. We offer aircraft type training and all of our courses are examined in-house for your convenience.


Training is delivered by our dedicated and highly experienced team of instructors, who are able to deliver courses either at our Training Academy in the UK or at a suitable customer location.



Course Delivery Locations

All courses can be delivered at our Training Academy in Exeter or at suitable customer facilities worldwide.

Our highly trained instructors are flexible and capable of travelling anywhere in the world - please contact us for more information. 

Download our Aviation Training Brochure here.


Technical Type Courses

Our courses are well structured and delivered in a accordance with EASA regulations under Part 147 approval. Type Courses are available for B1 and B2 licence holders and we also offer combined B1 and B2 courses. Courses are available for the following aircraft types; 

  • Embraer 135/145 and 170/190
  • Bombardier Dash-8 Q400
  • Bombardier Dash-8 100/200/300 series
  • Bombardier CRJ 100/200 and 700/900/1000
  • BAe 146/Avro RJ 
  • ATR 42/72

For a full list of up and coming courses, please click here.


Structured Practical Training

We offer EASA- approved (EU) 1149/2011 compliant structured practical training packages, designed for licenced engineers who have completed an approved type rating course. The training is delivered by experienced certified licenced engineers from our on-site Maintenance and Repair Hangars and is available on both Embraer 170/190 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft. Each package is delivered over a 10 day period (and includes overnight stays). 


EASA Part 66  Self-Study Programme 

Flybe Training Academy offers a self-study EASA Part 66 B1.1 Licence which permits Licenced Engineers to issue certifications of Release to Service following maintenance, including aircraft structure, powerplant and mechanical and electrical systems.
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Troubleshooting, Common Defects and Reset Procedures Training

Operating as part of Flybe - the World's largest operator of the Dash-8 Q400, the Flybe Training Academy is pleased to now offer a one day course covering common defects and reset procedures for new and existing Q400 operators - providing the essential knowledge to minimise aircraft downtime.  

The course has been designed by and will be delivered by highly experienced Q400 licenced engineers with both base and line maintenance experience and the content can even be tailored towards specific aircraft operations. Courses are available on request and can be delivered either at customer facilities or at the Flybe Training Academy.

Additional Courses

We are also able to offer the following range of courses;

  • Aircraft Familiarisation
  • Fuel Tank Safety
  • Aircraft De-icing
  • Human Factors

To discuss your training requirements, call us on +44 1 392 880 800 or email