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At National Flight Centre Pilot Academy our unrivalled aviation expertise is built on decades of experience. We are one of Europe’s most respected and longest established flight training academies. Approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), we have been training airline pilots at National Flight Centre since 1977.

Our 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 as little as 16 months.

Our 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.

OUR COURSES

The National Flight Centre Pilot Academy offers approved courses ranging from Private Pilot Licence (PPL) all the way through to Airline Pilot courses.

OUR FLEET

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 successful career in aviation.

SIMULATORS

Climb into the Captain’s seat of a Boeing 737 NG Simulator and take control of this high tech modern passenger jet.

Our Boeing 737 flight simulator in Dublin is a fixed based procedures trainer with 220-degree wrap-around photo-realistic visuals, fully functioning MCP, Master Caution and Fire Warning system. The flight model installed is Boeing approved so all pitch/power settings are an accurate representation of the real aircraft. We have a database of over 20.000 airports and a wide variety of weather scenarios available.

AVAILABLE TRAININGS

Courses are originally priced in EUR

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ATPL (A) Integrated Pilot Programme

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland

Time to complete: 18 months18 months
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Aircraft Types: Cessna 152s, 172s, BE76s
Accommodation:
  • 220 hours of flight instruction in aircraft and simulators 
  • 800 hours theoretical knowledge instruction
  • Airline Pilot Standard Multi Crew Co-operation Course 
  • EASA ATPL theoretical knowledge material
  • Ground pre-flight briefings
  • Required charts
  • Flight bag and uniform
  • Complimentary Instrument Rating Revalidation
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€82 000

MEIR

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland

Time to complete: 55 hours55 hours
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The FNPT II operated by National Flight Centre Pilot Academy at Weston Airport is a synthetic training device approved by the Irish Aviation Authority for PPL˼PL Multi-Engine Instrument flight training.

Under EASA regulations minimum flight training for the issue of a Multi-Engine Instrument Rating is 55 hours instruction of which 30 hours may be completed in the FNPT II. Priced at €170 per hour.
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€14 395

PPL

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland


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Aircraft Types: Cessna 152
Accommodation:
  • 45 hours of Flight Training, of which 13 hours are solo flights.
  • 18 hours of pre-flight briefings
  • 100 hours of theoretical knowledge training in preparation for 9 exams
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€12 642

PPL Ground School Course

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland

Time to complete: 100 hours100 hours
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Course fee includes 100 hours of instruction. This includes 65 hours of classroom lectures, 35 hours of Computer Based Training (Moodle), mock PPL(A) exams and admin fees.
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€928

Introductory Flight

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland

Time to complete: 50 minutes50 minutes
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Aircraft Types: Cessna 152s, 172s, BE76s
An Introductory Flight is the first step for anyone wondering what it feels like to fly an aeroplane and will count towards your Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) if you decide to continue your flight training. 
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€215
50 Minute First Flight

CPL

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland

Time to complete: 25 hours25 hours
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The NFC Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) Course is highly regarded throughout the Aviation Industry. Our quality instruction ensures that our first-time pass rates are acknowledged industry-wide. Our graduates are currently flying as Type Rating Examiners, Training Captains and First Officers at some of the worlds most prestigious airlines.
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€7 320

ATPL (A) Theoretical Knowledge Course

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland

Time to complete: 675 hours675 hours
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Course includes:
  • Jeppesen General Student Pilot Route Manual.
  • Pooleys CRP-5
  • 12 months access to the ‘Padpilot’ Online Computer Learning Management System providing a learning structure and objectives for each subject.
  • 12 months access to the ‘ATPL Online’ Question Bank.
  • Mock examinations in preparation for the sitting of each ATPL subject.
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€2 350

Tailwheel Training

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland


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The course requires the pilot to complete general handling and upper air work, as well as concentrating on circuits and taxiing.
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€238
per hour

Multi Engine Class Rating

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland


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The course consists of a minimum of 8 hours intensive ground school, mainly focussed on Aircraft Systems, Asymmetric Flight Characteristics and Emergencies. 6 Hours of flight time complete the Training. There is a written theory paper and a flight test to be successfully completed.
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€3 945

ATPL Distance Learning

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland


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€2 450

APS MCC

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland


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€6 500
* estimated based on todays currency, this could change and you should contact the flight school directly to confirm