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L3Harris Technologies

Government / Defence / Aerospace

United Kingdom flagUnited Kingdom | Europe

Synthetic Flight Instructor - Various Aircraft




Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Type rating
Not required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • Minimum UKCAA STI - essential
  • Flight instructional experience at ab-initio level:
  • Experienced in delivering VFR and/or IFR training on the SEP / MEP aircraft
  • If an applicant can provide evidence of the following: Hold, or have held within the 3 years prior to the application, a pilot licence and instructional privileges appropriate to the courses on which instruction is intended. Have completed in an FNPT the relevant proficiency check for the class or type rating, within a period of 12 months preceding the application. L3Harris may consider appropriate training for a suitable candidate.
Last flight
Have completed in an FNPT the relevant proficiency check for the class (MEP) or type rating, within a period of 12 months preceding the application.
Lic. Authority
Class 2
ICAO ELP level
Covid-19 vaccination
Not specified

Additional requirements

  • Maintain an effective level of professional instructional skills
  • Flexibility to adapt learning/teaching styles and to differentiate between trainees
  • Strong customer care skills
  • Knowledge of EASA / UKCAA regulations
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deal comfortably with diverse cultures

Compensation and benefits

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Income protection insurance
Insurance - Dental
Insurance - Disability
Insurance - Life
Insurance - Medical
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Pension Fund


  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Private medical insurance with optional family cover
  • Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance 4x salary (flexible up to 10x)
  • Group income protection
  • Flexible opt-in extras such as a health care cash plan, dental insurance, gym membership, critical illness cover and cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program providing mental health and wellbeing support
  • Professional registration with the IET
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Equal opportunity employer

L3Harris Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Base location

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Base location icon N - Cranfield
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Synthetic Flight Instructor - Various Aircraft
L3Harris Technologies | Government / Defence / Aerospace |United Kingdom flagUnited Kingdom | Europe