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National Flight Centre, based at Weston Airport, Dublin has launched a new pilot academy.

Based in a newly renovated, dedicated college building the academy offers a wide range of flight training and conversion courses including an integrated/full time course where students can earn an Airline Transport Pilots Licence (ATPL frozen) in 16 months. The first ATPL class at National Flight Centre’s new academy will start training this month.

Declan O’Shea, director of National Flight Centre, said, “Our new pilot academy is designed for students who wish to complete an integrated or full time pilot training course as quickly as possible.

“Our academy boasts a fleet of Cessna 152s, 172s and twin engine BE76s as well as two FNPT II flight simulators and a crew of professional and dedicated instructors.”

The new academy is located in a facility at Weston Airport that has been extensively refurbished featuring four state of the art classrooms, briefing rooms and simulators all under one roof. The academy offers a wide range of full time and part time flight training courses including:

  • Light Aircraft Pilots Licence (LAPL)
  • Private Pilots Licence (PPL)
  • Night Rating
  • Multi Engine Class Rating
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL)
  • Airline Transport Pilots Licence (ATPL).

The Academy also offers a range of conversion courses for pilots to gain European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) accreditation.

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