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A global force in pilot training


L3 Airline Academy is part of L3 Commercial Training Solutions. The Academy Principal, Captain Colin Rydon, is based at our Southampton Training Center (see Contacts).


Our flight academy heritage dates back to two incredibly successful organizations within the commercial aviation arena – CTC Aviation based in the South of England and Aerosim Flight Academy based at Sanford, Florida.


Today, as L3 Airline Academy, we're at the global forefront of Airline Pilot training, supplying the next generation of Captains and Co-Pilots to our many Airline Relationships.

Are you an aspiring Airline Pilot?


We offer various routes that lead to one of the most desirable careers on earth. We deliver training in purpose-built centers and in next-generation simulators and aircraft. Equally as important, we provide airline placement for our graduates with our Airline Relationships.


L3 Airline Academy provides a professional flight-training environment based on sophisticated airline standards and is dedicated to safety, quality and performance.


Based in the UK?


Our UK Career Programs range from Multi-Crew Pilot License (MPL) airline pathways to Integrated ATPL and modular routes.


Based in the US?


Our US Career Programs offer Commercial Pilot training courses approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 CFR Part 141, and general aviation training under 14 CFR Part 61.