Newcastle Aviation Academy

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Newcastle Aviation Academy is an off-site university campus located at Newcastle International Airport. It was officially opened in March 2009 by Alan Johnson MP.[1] The main aim of the Academy is to supply the aircraft industry with more trained engineers.

Facilities include a working Boeing 737-200, Piper Aztec, 2 Jet Provosts, Jetstream, workshops, classrooms, a computer lab and staff with experience in the aviation industry.[2][3]

The academy is operated by Newcastle College, and offers courses validated by Kingston University.[2]


  1. ^ "Royal opening for college's new aviation academy". News Post Leader. 29 March 2009. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Kingston University - Newcastle Aviation Academy". Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  3. ^ "Funds for Newcastle Aviation Academy". The Engineer. 2007-11-15. Retrieved 2010-01-16.