L3Harris Airline Academy Expands Training Facilities in the United Kingdom

15th Jul 2022

L3Harris Technologies has unveiled its new training facilities at the Cranfield Airline Academy.

The new facilities enhance the learning experience for cadets and increase simulator capacity at Cranfield by introducing two new simulators, a Diamond DA42 Tdi and DA42NG, and classrooms for flight briefings. It allows L3Harris to meet increasing demand for simulator training for new pilots as the industry continues its recovery and establishes Cranfield as L3Harris’ UK center of excellence for Multi Engine training.

L3Harris’ flight training center is located at Cranfield University which holds a strong reputation across Europe for its research and development within Aerospace, being the UK’s top destination for aerospace engineering postgraduate students and the largest provider of accredited aerospace degree courses.

Cranfield University is the only university in Europe with its own airport and runway and as well as the training facilities, L3Harris’ students are able to immerse themselves in a university campus lifestyle with on campus accommodation surrounded by advanced Aerospace technology and innovation.

“We are delighted to launch our new training center at our Cranfield flight school to support the training needs of aspiring pilots,” said Eugene Moriarty, Director of Flight Operations at L3Harris. “This investment shows our commitment to providing the highest quality of training to our cadets, as well as our confidence in the recovery of the commercial aviation industry.”

About L3Harris Commercial Aviation Solutions
L3Harris Commercial Aviation Solutions (CAS) is a world leader in providing intelligent training solutions for pilots and trainers across a wide range of commercial platforms. The business provides a full spectrum of training solutions from its state-of-the-art training centers, including cadet pilot training, airline training, aircrew resourcing and high-fidelity simulation products. L3Harris CAS is headquartered at the London Training Center in Crawley, U.K., and delivers training, resourcing, and systems production from global centers in the U.K., U.S and Thailand.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea, and cyber domains. L3Harris has more than $17 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries. 

Source: L3Harris Press Release

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