Our head office and UK training facility is located at Gloucestershire Airport, considered to be one of the best equipped General Aviation airports in the UK. The airport has radar, instrument departures/arrivals and both non-precision and precision approaches plus RNAV capability. Geographically, Gloucestershire Airport is perfect for navigation exercises and “land aways”.
The training centre itself boasts five large classrooms, state-of-the-art flight simulators, a maintenance facility and a bespoke selection/assessment suite, all designed to optimise learning and mirror airline operations. There are lounge facilities and open-plan work zones so you can study and train to the best of your ability in absolute comfort. Our Gloucestershire facility is also the site of our cabin crew training programme.
We have handpicked the very best team in the industry to support you. With extensive experience and recognition in the industry for their achievements and contribution, they provide best-in-class training and service delivery to help you thrive.
Your educational and pastoral needs are at the heart of every decision.
Our commitment to upholding the highest standards can be seen across the business from our safety practices to our dedicated support services.
The Skyborne family feel is noted by all who visit, making for an unrivalled learning environment.
During your time at Skyborne, you will have access to the Diamond fleet of DA-42s and the Slingsby T67, chosen for their performance, stability, handling and ease of operation optimal training aircraft. All of our aircraft are equipped with advanced avionics, G1000 flight instrumentation and Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC).
Theoretical knowledge classes take place in bright and spacious classrooms at Gloucestershire Airport, overlooking our maintenance hangar and aircraft fleet.
Our highly experienced instructors will guide you through ground school, offering friendly advice and guidance with the support of Pad Pilot.
You will participate in observation flights in the Diamond DA-42 aircraft, as well as familiarisation work in our B737 MAX simulators, bringing theory to life.
Your training is supported by the use of some of the most advanced flight training devices and equipment available, including the Boeing B737 MAX and Diamond DA-42 simulators. These impressive devices promote safety, efficiency and effectiveness as part of your flight training.
Located in central Cheltenham, Gloucestershire close to the bustling town, sits the Skyborne accommodation. Beautifully refurbished regency town houses have been renovated with you in mind. Each private room has its own en-suite bathroom facilities equipped with modern shower and an area for study. Every floor has a communal kitchen area fitted with the latest mod cons and a personal fridge. Situated a short drive from Gloucestershire airport.
Located in central Cheltenham, Gloucestershire close to the bustling town, sits the Skyborne accommodation. Beautifully refurbished regency town houses have been renovated with you in mind. Each private room has its own en-suite bathroom facilities equipped with a modern shower and an area for study. Every floor has a communal kitchen area fitted with the latest mod cons and a personal fridge for you to use. All our accommodation is only a short drive from Gloucestershire airport.