Aidan and Oonagh from the #AOshow became pilots for the afternoon at the National Flight Centre. Under the watchful eye of their instructor Padraig, they learnt the basics of flying a a 737 simulator which  feels like flying the real deal!

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About The National Flight Centre

The National Flight Centre are one of Europe’s
most respected and longest established flight training
academies. Approved by the European Aviation Safety
Agency (EASA), they  have been training airline pilots at
National Flight Centre since 1977.
Their  Pilot Academy offers a wide range of flight training
courses including an Airline Transport Pilots Licence (ATPL)
integrated/full time course where students can earn ATPL
(frozen) in 18 months.
Graduate pilots enjoy successful careers as Captains,
First Officers, Training Captains and Type Rating Examiners
with world leading airlines including Aer Lingus,
British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Cityjet, Easyjet,
Emirates and Ryanair.
With a fleet of Cessna 152s, 172s, twin engine BE76s and
FNPT II flight simulators our professional and dedicated
instructors at our Pilot Academy have everything you need
to embark on a rewarding, exciting and success

Am I eligible to apply?

Be 17 years of age when the course commences
Have the right to live and study in the EU – fluent in
the English language, level 6.5 IELTS or higher
The Leaving Certificate or equivalent, with passes
in 5 subjects including Maths, English & preferably
a Science subject
Obtain a Class 1 medical
* Please note certain exemptions to the above may apply