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Prime Minister visits International Aviation Academy Norwich

6th December 2019 – Tags: Aviation, aviation engineering

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, visited the International Aviation Academy Norwich on Tuesday 26 November.

During the visit, Mr Johnson was given a tour of the Aviation Academy, including its Aviation Emulation Zone ™, which houses a complete, fully functional, Boeing 737-300 airliner. 

The Prime Minister saw aviation engineering degree students and apprentices working on various parts of the aircraft (including on one of its engines and on aircraft seating) and in workshops within the Academy (where there was general metalwork taking place as well as work on an aircraft door). 

Opened in 2017, the International Aviation Academy Norwich was built to train the next generation of aviation professionals. The Aviation Academy is the first of its kind in the UK. Its courses, delivered by City College Norwich, provide routes into the aviation industry.

The Academy is a unique partnership between the Aviation Skills Partnership, Norfolk County Council, the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership and Norse Group, Norwich City Council, Norwich International Airport, KLM UK Engineering, University of East Anglia and City College Norwich.

Click on the following links to find out more about the amazing opportunities we offer in aviation engineering for schools leavers and through our BSc (hons) Professional Aviation Engineering Practice.