Airbus Pilot Cadet Training Programme

EASA approved course


  • CATS is an Airbus subsidiary and partner of the Airbus Pilot Cadet Training Programme
  • We deliver the initial phase of the EASA approved Airbus Pilot Cadet Training programme
  • Our modern aircraft fleet comprises both single (Cirrus SR20) and multi-engine aircraft (Diamond DA42 VI) with the latest full glass cockpit technology (G1000)
  • Our instructors are training experts, selected among the best and standardized to Airbus training method
  • The Angoulême flight school benefits from a large airspace whilst having the benefit of being located near to other airports to enhance your training experience diversity
  • CATS has partnership with banks to facilitate your course financing with a delayed refunding plan
  • Angoulême is a charming city, close to Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Atlantic Ocean and 1h50 minutes to Paris by high speed train. Cost of living is moderate and you will enjoy Charente and Aquitaine Region.


Customer benefits :

  • The Airbus flight training programme focuses on key points:
  • Competency-based training & assessment programme: prioritises the development & assessment of the fundamental pilot competencies
  • Course designed to produce operationally-ready pilots: for smooth integration from the training environment to the operational environment
  • Optimised training curriculum to provide progressive cost-effective training for the individual
  • Early access to Airbus training philosophy, standards & programmes
  • Grading following a structured competency based assessment system
  • UPRT training is fully integrated into the full training curriculum
  • Airbus up-to-date programmes to latest fleet & regulatory standards
  • Optional licence conversion course

Project founded by the New Aquitaine Region



Please find below the link for the online assessment. You will be able to create your account directly on the website and to pay the assessment fee with a debit or credit card in order to start the test. This test will take approximately 20 minutes.

Please note that this on-line Airbus & Symbiotics screening assessment is open worldwide via the below link, with Google Chrome:

Apply now : click here

Should you have further questions about the programme, please contact us or visit Initio

 Hope to welcome you on board soon!