TRAINING FACILITIES and EQUIPMENT
AMT Workshop Laboratory
SAPPHIRE AVIATION's Aircraft Maintenance Training Laboratory and Workshop boasts of modern aviation tools and equipment aimed at providing AMT students ample hands-on exposure to real aviation environments to better familiarize themselves and thereby maximize their learning to become skilled aircraft mechanics later.
The Workshop features a real CESSNA 150 Airframe that students can tear down and re-assemble, as well as a cut-away engine and landing gear system that shows the students how such aircraft engines and landing gear systems work and how to service, maintain and repair them if and when necessary. Training facilities include a complete Lear Jet, reciprocating engines and landing gear systems.
CESSNA 150 Airframe
Landing Gear System
Students at Work on CESSNA 150 Airframe
BOEING 737 and LEARJET
To strengthen the training of its aviation technical students, Sapphire Aviation has acquired its own BOEING 737-200 Aircraft. This will be used by AMT and Avionics students as well as Cabin Mechanic Course and Flight Attendant Training Course students. This can be used for orientation and familiarization classes of students with on-board aircraft systems to enhance their knowledge in their respective courses.
In addition, the Academy also acquired a Lear Jet as part of its training facilities. Similarly, this will be used for the sheet-metal training, as well as familiarization and orientation of students with aircraft systems.
WIDE-BODIED AIRCRAFT FOR TRAINING PURPOSES FOR
STUDENTS IN AVIATION TECHNICAL COURSES.
FLIGHT TRAINING FLEET
SAPPHIRE AVIATION’s training fleet includes two (2) CESSNA 152s, a twin-engine BEECHCRAFT TravelAire, a CESSNA 172, a CESSNA 150. Each of these trainer aircraft is comprehensively insured, well-maintained, and properly hangared to protect them from adverse weather conditions. As part of SIAA’s standard operating procedures, pre-flight and post-flight checks are conducted regularly whenever a school aircraft is flown for flight training or flight testing.
Beechcraft Travelair, Twin-Engine, 4-Seater
CAAP Approved ELITE P-135 Flight Simulator Trainer
To support the flight training of its student pilots, Sapphire Aviation operates an ELITE P-135 Flight Simulator Trainer with multi-engine capability and 180° visuals.
FLIGHT TRAINING OPERATIONS
Flight training operations for SAPPHIRE AVIATION’s pilot training courses are held at its flight operations center located at Calapan City Airport in Mindoro, where it has its flight operations offices, a pilots’ briefing room, classrooms, and dorm for student pilots. Student pilots can perform their flight training maneuvers in open air spaces all over Southern Luzon as far as north as La Union, Pangasinan, Bulacan and the western shoreline of Luzon.
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE FACILITIES
SAPPHIRE AVIATION’s Aircraft Maintenance Facility is located at its hangar at Brgy. Santor, Tanauan City in Batangas, Philippines. The facility includes ample space for aircraft parking, pilot briefing rooms, training rooms, aircraft spare parts room, tools and equipment room, and sleeping quarters for flight instructors, aircraft mechanics, student pilots, support staff, and other personnel.
FLIGHT ATTENDANT MOCK-UP CABIN TRAINER
SAPPHIRE AVIATION’s Flight Attendant Mock-up Cabin Trainer is a state-of-the-art simulation of an airline cabin that afford Flight Attendant Training Students a real environment where they can learn about passenger service, emergency procedures, pre-flight routines, and passenger courtesies.
TOURISM and HRS FACILITIES