Leading Edge Aviation continue to invest in their fleet

Published on May 26, 2021

Leading Edge Aviation announce further investments in their fleet with the addition of another DA42 Simulator. The sim has been manufactured and installed by Diamond and compliments their growing fleet of Diamond Aircraft and existing DA42 and A320 simulators. The device forms an important part of their Multi-Engine phase of training and is based at their dedicated sim centre, Hangar 18, next door to their Oxford Airport base.

Leading Edge Aviation’s Chief Operating Officer, Dave Alexander: “As Leading Edge Aviation grows, we want to continue to offer our student pilots the most advanced training possible. The DA42 simulator from Diamond will enable us to support our students not only with the best technology, but also in a timely manner. As we continue to expand, it’s important that we also increase our training capacity. The simulator compliments our growing fleet of Diamond aircraft, ensuring continuity of training for our students as they begin training on the single-engine DA40 before moving to the multi-engine DA42 aircraft and simulator, all using the Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck. “

In addition to the new flight sim, Leading Edge have also expanded their aircraft fleet and now operate 9 x DA40, 4 x DA42 in addition to their Slingsby T67 Firefly, they look forward to announcing further news very soon.

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More about Leading Edge Aviation

Leading Edge Aviation is a rapidly expanding pilot training academy with a fresh approach and an emphasis on holistic training. Offering the highest standards of regulatory technical training, students also benefit from a comprehensive professional and personal development curriculum to enhance non-technical skills.  

Leading Edge delivers modular (including Ground School, MECPL, CBIR, MEIR, uMAP (university Modular Airline Preparation), A-UPRT (Advanced Upset Prevention Recovery Training), APC MCC (Airline Pilot Standards Multi Crew Co-operation), LEAP (Leading Edge Airline Preparation) course; a full-time integrated course with BSc degree and a comprehensive graduate airline selection preparation workshop.

Based at London Oxford Airport, Leading Edge students receive wellbeing support, along with the most advanced learning aids. Virtual and mixed reality tech, and neuro training techniques are used to embed and refine new knowledge and skills, creating pilots who enter the industry airline ready, with strong leadership skills. 

 

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