Aviation Technology

Get your aviation career off to a flying start by learning about everything from aerodynamics and control systems to aviation meteorology and air traffic control. Proudly sponsored by The University of Leeds.


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Get a taste of what it’s like working in the exciting world of aviation. Fly a commercial airliner in the University’s Airbus A320 simulator and Piper Seneca simulators. Learn about everything from how a plane flies and aviation meteorology, to how flight crews interact, Air Traffic Control procedures and aviation health and safety. All from academics as well as commercial airline pilots, who can give you a first-hand insight into a range of exciting careers that could take you places.


Take part in a range of lectures, interactive group projects and laboratory workshops.

Get a real understanding of how important aviation is to the global economy.

Have a go at flying the University’s flight simulators.

Learn about the highs and lows of engineering in aviation, a truly high-tech sector.

Work with aviation industry engineers, university academics, current students and commercial airline pilots, getting valuable careers advice.

Get exclusive access to the University’s modern testing equipment.

Have fun working as a team, sharpening your communication, time management, planning, and presentation skills.

Build your CV and make your UCAS application stand out.


University of Leeds


15th July - 18th July 2018
4 days, 3 nights, full board residential
Start time: 17.00 pm
Finish time: 16.00 pm

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