Our high-tech modern training facility is open to schools, colleges and universities for interactive experience days. Let our friendly team help you with a number of hands-on activities to immerse students in the world of aviation.
Ideal for travel and tourism, cabin crew, aviation ops and aerospace engineering course providers to support your students learning.
We also offer aviation career taster days for secondary schools to inspire and learn more about the industry. Ask us for more details.
The available facilities that we currently have include a genuine Boeing 737-300 aircraft for cabin crew training plus a fixed base Boeing 737-800 flight simulator used for flight training. Our interactive airport comes with check in desks and baggage weigh conveyors, departure lounge, security and passport control. We also have a flight lounge and air traffic control room fully equipped with desktop simulators and virtual reality experiences based on travel and aviation.
The activities that we offer include:
- Safely operating aircraft doors – arming and disarming;
- Fire training - smoke filled cabin with smoke hoods;
- First aid training - aisle casualties – use of defibrillator - CPR;
- Pilot incapacitation training;
- Cabin safety drills, safety demonstrations and use of the PA system;
- Evacuation slide and life raft drills;
- In-flight drinks and duty free service;
- Pilot-led flight demonstrating aircraft operations;
- Check-in role play/customer service and security;
- Individual 10-15 minute flight sessions in the simulator (demonstrating take offs and landings);
- Virtual reality experiences using Microsoft Flight Simulation;
- Interactive lectures and workshops on aircraft instruments, engines and systems – Human gyroscope;
- Motivational talks;
- Hands on activities including, 'Learn to solder' - make your own model to take away.
*Optional catering provided for lunches on the day.
The equipment for all the above is provided by us and all students will receive a certificate of completion and a life jacket to inflate and take home with them as a memento of the day.
Click the 'FlyMe Engineering' tab below to learn more about our 'centre of excellence' engineering facility.
We work with many schools, colleges and universities delivering bespoke interactive training days, one of which is Sheffield Hallam University.
Below are some links to the Sheffield Hallam University online prospectus for Tourism, Hospitality, Aviation and Aerospace Engineering.
Find a course | Sheffield Hallam University (shu.ac.uk) - Tourism
Find a course | Sheffield Hallam University (shu.ac.uk) - Hospitality
Find a course | Sheffield Hallam University (shu.ac.uk) - Aviation
Find a course | Sheffield Hallam University (shu.ac.uk) - Aerospace Engineering
Please call us to discuss on 0333 5678737