Prepare for your airline simulator assessment with confidence.

Our professional, one-to-one simulator assessment preparation sessions are designed to give you the best possible chance of passing the simulator check and getting the job. We are here to help you and give you all the support you need to prepare. Our Airline Assessment Preparation Sessions have been created to be as close to your real assessment experience as possible.

Aviation Insider Airline Assessment Simulator Preparation

We offer the following as standard:

Proven Track Record

Aviation Insider specialises in airline simulator preparation and assessments. We have helped many commercial pilots and cadets secure their first airline position in just 2 years of trading. We are re-shaping the airline preparation market and we stand out compared to our competitors.

Last Minute Bookings

We understand you may get a call from the airline you’re applying for to let you know that your simulator assessment is within a week. With a large team of instructors to call upon, we can more than likely make bookings at very short notice, sometimes within 24 hours. So please get in touch and we will do our best to fit you in.

A Choice Of Locations

Our simulator are based across the UK and Europe, giving you flexibility in your training. In the UK our simulator devices are mainly centred around the South East, (Please note, prices may vary depending on simulator location)

Our Instructors

Unlike other simulator companies we don’t put anything other than current line pilots in the simulator with you, Our pilots and instructors work for the biggest airlines across the world. They’re here to pass on their knowledge and expertise to help with your preparation.

Aircraft Types

We have access to a large fleet of full motion, level D simulators across the UK and Europe. Our fleet covers all major types of Airbus and Boeing full flight simulators. Through our partners we also offer fixed base options and part fixed base part motion simulator options.

Expert Advice

Aviation Insider is run by pilots for pilots and we know exactly what it takes to get to where you want to be. We’ve “been there and done that” and we can pass on everything we’ve learnt along the way. We’re also here to assist you on evenings and weekends, 365 days a year and we mean it.

Full Motion Airline Assessment Preparation

At Aviation Insider our prices include instructor, briefing time and Full Motion Simulator time. There is no restriction on how many hours you have to book and you may choose from 1hr upwards per session but we strongly recommended 2 hours or more to fully practice and go over anything you are unsure of. It’s favorable if you have a partner or someone you know going for the assessment and you can pair up with to practice the whole scenario. It’s not a problem if you don’t, our instructors are trained to jump in the seat next to you and run the sim whilst sitting next to you.

We have 4 different price points on all our fleets of aircraft, they are Panel Operator, Captain, TRI, TRE. Each option brings you more experience and knowledge.

Panel Operator

Panel Operators are current type rated airline pilots, usually first officers running the simulator panel and putting you through the profile for the chosen airline, They are able to offer you guidance on the aircraft but you must be aware that they are not trainers.

Captain

Captains, speak for themselves, they’ve earned the right to sit in the…left and seat through hard work, knowledge, and experience. Most of our captains are in line to become trainers for their airline or through self-funded routes because they enjoy it so much.

TRI

Our TRI’s have a huge amount of knowledge and expertise often with decades of flying experience and Tens of Thousands of hours behind them. Available on all fleets of aircraft, our TRI’s will set you at ease with your airline assessment.

TRE

We normally use TRE’s for License requirement simulator sessions and TRI’s for the majority of our Airline Preparation sessions although out TRE’s love to help anyone and the option is still there for anyone wishing to fly with them.

Full Motion Minimum Booking and Prices

a320

£540/hr – £705/hr

Minimum Booking: 2hrs

a320 FPT

£220/hr – £350/hr

Minimum Booking: 2hrs

a330

£538/hr – £775/hr

Minimum Booking: 2hrs

B737CL

£530/hr – £630/hr

Minimum Booking: 4hrs

B737NG

£555/hr – £700/hr 

Minimum Booking: 4hrs

B747

£690/hr – £750/hr

Minimum Booking: 4hrs

B757/767

£625/hr – £690/hr

Minimum Booking: 4hrs

E145/E190

£625/hr – £675/hr

Minimum Booking: 4hrs

Procedural Flat Panel Trainer

a320 Flat Panel Trainer

Training with the Flat Panel Trainer (FPT) is most effective when used for familiarisation, systems, and procedures training prior to entering the full flight simulator. Training organizations can schedule numerous hours in a FPT for the cost of just one hour in a full flight simulator. Most instructors prefer the FPT learning environment as opposed to a simulator when it comes to teaching Crew Concepts, FMC Skills, Normal Flight Procedures and System Abnormalities.

Strategic Uses

  • Incorporate into simulator briefing sessions to rehearse key maneuvers
  • Increase the amount of FPT time in order to decrease simulator time (simulator only used for training motion-based maneuvers and validating maneuvers required by regulation)
  • Aircraft Systems Integration Training
  • Practice and learn “soft skills” such as CRM and Threat & Error Management Techniques
  • Train “hot topics” year-round in base
  • Practice new procedures

Affordable Training, Location – Burgess Hill

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Fixed Base Simulator Training

Airline Simulator Assessment Preparation on fixed base simulators.

Together Aviation Insider and pmFlight have come up with a package which offers a unique opportunity to help you gain the best possible training and experience.

Get more for less! Take a look at pmFlight prices below for fixed base bases. Keep scrolling and you’ll find the packages for Fixed and Full Flight simulators sessions, And if you’re interested in just Full Flight sims we’d be happy to help.

Together we have helped 100’s of candidates achieve employment or promotion. Contact us with confidence that we will help you achieve success. Our knowledgable instructors have a huge wealth of experience to help you!

Don’t break the bank, PM Flight operate on a 737 flight simulator and an a320 airbus fixed base flight simulator, both of which are high fidelity devices at a price point that allows realistic extended learning. 

PmFlight helps you to gain confidence and prepare for your airline simulator assessment in the 737 Flight Simulator and Airbus Flight simulator at their training site near Gatwick, London.

Why PM Flight?

As mentioned the cost using fixed base to practice and go over procedures is a great benefit. pmFlight have been running simulator assessment sessions for the past 7 years in the UK and for many years prior to this. All instructors have a vast wealth of knowledge and experience.

We cover a range of bespoke and targeted professional flight training in the UK for pilots. From airline simulator assessment preparation in both the Airbus flight simulator and 737 simulators with detailed full briefings lead by professional pilots/instructors.

Please feel free to browse our Website for more details.

Simulators Contact

+44 (0)20 3287 1013 

This number is for simulator bookings only.

All Airline Preparation sims provided come with:

  • Airline specific briefing material
  • 1-hour briefing
  • Comprehensive debrief
  • Free access to online assessment guides
  • 50% off type rating question banks – Please let us know and we will send you a voucher code.

Purchase an Airline simulator preparation session with Aviation Insider and we’ll give you 6 months free subscription to Log Ten Pro! Get in touch!

Your session will be conducted, where possible, using a genuine assessment profile specific to your future airline. Our profiles are created based on our recruitment experience, backed up by recent feedback from pilots who have been through the process themselves. If you’re looking for more generic preparation, we can offer introductions to the aircraft’s handling characteristics, systems operation and operational procedures. If you’re new to the aircraft type, we’d recommend you couple one of these sessions with your airline specific assessment profile to ensure you’ll feel comfortable and prepared when entering the sim for your sim check.