Military flying training and support by the numbers
100+years of experience in military aviation
11,000military flying training hours provided to the French Air Force every year
43,000+military flying training hours delivered last year
10aeronautical maintenance centres in 7 countries
2,400+aircraft technicians and engineers (military and civil) to deliver any service required
11year contract to support the French Air Force with training, fleet management and air station support
70%of all UK Ministry of Defence flying training hours supported
What we do
Babcock delivers fully-supported cutting-edge military aviation programs — designed by military aircrews for military aircrews to achieve world-class results.
Babcock has more than 100 years of tried and true global aviation best practices to draw on. Our forward-looking and collaborative process fuses these insights with unmatched pilot-centric thought leadership, individualized training programs, and a global network of military air power experts.
Globally recognized military flying training and support
How we do it
Babcock applies the science of learning and re-imagined student-centric training with a company-wide mission-critical operations mindset and world-leading, multinational military flying training experience. We harness aviation and military flying training best practices to deliver innovative and cost-effective military flying training programs, optimized for individual learning and outcomes.
We ensure the world’s best aircrew trainees receive the world’s best flying training
As an aviation-minded company, Canadian training and support requirements align perfectly to what we do. This is our core business, and Babcock knows how to do it better and more cost effectively than anyone else. Along with the best modern military flying training available, we can help you improve on-going operations and enhance a forward-looking environment for military aviation by creating an efficient and effective training solution.
The benefits of better training
Take advantage of training that ensures personnel and assets are mission-ready at all times.
Fully individualized training programs
Innovation for classroom, simulator and in-flight training
World-class instruction and support
The best technology solutions for the training environment
Students better prepared for operational aircraft conversions
Reduction of costly student holdovers
“It’s a positive, collaborative whole force relationship with Babcock and RAF personnel. [Babcock] has a good cultural attitude to air safety…”
Commandant No 6 Flying Training School RAF
“The outsourcing of flight hours and maintenance is a real model of performance… a major advantage for preparing our future fighter pilots”
Commanding Officer EALAT – Armée de l’Air
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Military Flying Training in the Newsroom
Ottawa, 11 August 2021 – Babcock and Leonardo, two leading international aerospace, defence and security organisations and military training providers, are pleased to announce today […]