Aviation Academy is designed to attract teenagers who have a keen interest in an aviation career and gives them a real insight into the range of careers available.
Students will have the opportunity to learn about the physics of flight and some of the engineering that makes it possible!
During the week, students get to meet real role models working as pilots, engineers and air traffic controllers. They will also learn about the Aircraft Leasing sector and the history of its beginnings right here in Shannon. There’s a vast range of careers in this area, Aercap, kind sponsors for the week, will be there to talk about their diverse roles.
The week also includes a behind the scenes tour of an aircraft engine repair facility, an maintenance training centre and a tour of a live aircraft maintenance hangar, its a real eye opener for future engineers!
Plus, everyone gets a chance to fly the B737NG flight simulator with an airline pilot, a real highlight of the week!
If you are in Transition Year, have a passion for aviation looking for Aviation work experience, complete the application and tell us why you want to attend before Tues 8th Feb!
We receive a lot of applications, but places are limited! Please ensure your application is completed by yourself, the student applying, by hand, and do give us a really great reasons why you should be selected to attend this amazing week of aviation discovery. The most enthusiastic and passionate applications get noticed!
AerCap TY Aviation Academy Spring 22
AerCap TY Academy runs
Monday 7th November – Friday 11th November 2022.
Students should complete the Aercap TY Aviation Academy Application Form 22 and have it signed by a Parent, with their contact details. Forms are to be POSTED to Shannon Aviation Museum, Link Rd, Shannon Co Clare V14PH34
Closing Date is October 31st. Students parents will be notified by email on Tuesday 1st November.
There are 16 places.
Students must be in Transition Year, and be available for the dates specified.
Students must arrange transport to Shannon Aviation Museum, Shannon Town and bring a good packed lunch and snacks for the day. Accommodation is not provided.
This course fee is kindly sponsored by AerCap.
An admin and transport contribution by students is required of €50 payable on acceptance of the offer to Shannon Aviation Museum.