May 27, 2021

West Oxfordshire MP, Robert Courts visits Leading Edge Aviation

West Oxfordshire MP, Robert Courts visits Leading Edge Aviation

Leading Edge Aviation were delighted to host a visit today from Robert Courts , MP for Witney & West Oxfordshire.

The rapidly expanding ATO (Approved Training Organisation) based at Oxford Airport were delighted to be able to show Mr Courts their expanding academy including their fleet of flight simulators, based at their new Sim Centre less than a mile from the heart of the Airport.

Chief Executive Officer, Andy McFarlane commented “we are delighted to host the visit today, to share our expanding academy and demonstrate some of our newest facilities. As an employer in the local area, we are keen to build relationships with our local MPs and to demonstrate the growth we are bringing to the local economy.”

As an employer with growing numbers of staff and students, Leading Edge continue to thrive despite the challenges that face the aviation industry through the Covid-19 pandemic. By continuing to invest in technology and new learning platforms, they’ve been able to continue training whilst many other organisations have struggled. Looking to the future, they look forward to introducing further new facilities over the coming months.


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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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