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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.


Cardiff Aviation Training Limited (CATL) were recently privileged to host aircraft from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) between their appearances at the Wales National Airshow at Swansea. Organised via our colleagues at Signature Flight Support CWL, the aircraft overnighted with us before departing around midday the following day.

Seen in the photo are Hurricane PZ865 and Spitfire PS915 in front one of our B747-400 Full Flight Simulators. Credit for the picture goes to our friend Phil at Filzproductionz.

If you would like to see these wonderful machines in action, check out the BBMF Display Schedule here.

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Congratulations Cardiff!

What a weekend we had at Cardiff Aviation Training last weekend! Not only did we have airline crew training, but we also had front row seats to see Real Madrid and Juventus arrive at Cardiff Airport for the Champions League! Iberia Airbus A340-600 landing at Cardiff Airport – Picture Credit: It was an incredible… Continue Reading


Cardiff Aviation Training Limited (CATL) have successfully completed an upgrade to the projector system on the British International Helicopters (BIH) Sikorsky S61N Full Flight Simulator based at the CATL Training Centre, Cardiff Airport. The upgrade was required due to arising obsolescence issues with the previously installed Rockwell-Collins / JVC projector system installed by Rockwell-Collins as part… Continue Reading

Flight Experience.

Here are our pilots Suzanne and Marianne from Saturday’s Flight Experience, so great to hear that such a great time was had, thank you for a lovely review. “Wow, what an amazing experience being at the controls of the Boeing 747 full motion sim !!! A day my sister and I will never forget. A… Continue Reading

A Trip Down Memory Lane…..

Here’s a Throwback to December 2011, Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport, and a B747-400 simulator is being loaded onto a truck to start making its way to the United Kingdom. Perhaps you don’t recognise it, but that simulator is now our very own Ed Force One based here at Cardiff Airport, and doing sterling work… Continue Reading

Goodbye & Good Luck To Spencer!

  Today we say goodbye and good luck to Spencer as he joins Flybe as a First Officer. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Spencer for his contribution to the business. Spencer has had a variety of tasks during his time at CAL / CATL, and has tackled them all with the… Continue Reading

Successful Completion of Second MCC Course

The second Cardiff Aviation training MCC course has been successfully completed by Pierre Charles Loyer and Kevin Thibaut from Cannes Aviation and Bevan Williams , a self sponsored student from Blaenavon in South Wales In addition to the 25 hours Theoretical Knowledge training and the 20 hours practical training in the 747 full-motion simulator, the Cannes Aviation… Continue Reading