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This course is designed to teach commercial pilots the principles and practice of operating the systems of an airline category aeroplane. A theoretical understanding of systems of flight control, digital flight management, navigation, engine operation, hydraulics, cabin environment, electrical and electronics will be delivered. The practical training will be undertaken in a special purpose simulator operated by an appropriately qualified instructor. This course is a compulsory component of the Graduate Diploma in Advanced Flying.

Note: students are required to have a Commercial Pilot Licence, Command Instrument Rating (Multi-Engine) and passes in all theory subjects of the Air Transport Pilot Licence, and satisfactory completion of AVIF5915 to enrol in this course.  

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Summer Term, Term 1, Term 2, Term 3



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