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Self-Sponsored Type Rating Training

With 18 years experience and a team of dedicated instructors, Virtual Aviation Flight Training can meet your requirements for self-sponsored type rating training on the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737.

We offer an extremely comprehensive type rating course comprises 27 days training, including 48 hours simulator training, and takes approximately 6 weeks to complete. The type rating course can also be combined with an MCC+JOC if required.

Course Overview

Classroom - Ground School (15 days)
Fixed Base Simulator - Cockpit Procedures  (3 days, 12 hours)
Full Flight Simulator - Simulator Training (8 days, 32 hours)
Full Flight Simulator - Skills Test (1 day, 4 hours)

Simulator training takes place close to London Gatwick and we can assist you with accommodation arrangements.

Base training, which includes the required six landings in the real aircraft, can be arranged with our partner airlines after completion of the simulator training.

For more information, please call 01223 979737 or send us a message.

Planned Course Dates

Next scheduled course dates with places available:

Airbus A320
7 March 2016 (full)
11 April 2016 (1 place left)
9 May 2016 (3 places left)

Boeing 737NG
April/May 2016
(exact dates to be confirmed)

Call 01223 979737 to check available dates or reserve your place.


We are recruiting more instructors to provide A320 and B737 type rating training, based at London Gatwick.

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