Asian Aviation Training Centre (AATC)

Asian Aviation Training Center Bangkok

Large simulator training center (15 simulators) of the L-3 group


Type Rating

International Students



15 EASA qualified FSTDs including ATR42/72 Classic Full Flight Simulators, ATR42/72-200/300/500 Full Flight Simulators, ATR72-600 Full Flight Simulators, Airbus A330-200 and Airbus A320-200 Full Flight Simulators and BITD Beech King Air 200 Simulator

Airline Partnership

Bangkok Airways


European Aviation Safety Agency

Entry Requirements

Commercial Pilot and Instrument Rating

Asian Aviation Training Centre (AATC) was founded in August 1996 and grew into a world class provider of ATR, Airbus A320 and Airbus A330 pilot and maintenance training (offering both wet and dry lease training equipment). Asian Aviation Training Centre is one of Asia's leading independent approved training organisation (EASA ATO.0024) combining innovation, training and technology to ensure maximum aviation safety and regulatory compliance.

Asian Aviation Training Centre is situated at the southern end of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport, the state of the art training facility offers a modern, fully equipped training environment with EASA, Thai CAAT (and a multitude of other national aviation authority) qualified FSTDs and associated training tools covering ATR 42-300, 42-500, 72-200, 72-210E, 72-212A (-500 series) 72-212A (-600 series), A320-200 and A330-200E aircraft types.

All FSTDs are multi configurable and can be readily configured to reflect just about any airframe/engine/avionics combination to enhance the training experience.

The facility has numerous classrooms, computer-based training rooms, briefing and debriefing rooms, mock ups, administration offices, and extra amenities including an instructor’s office, customer lockers and various lounge areas.

Some specific numbers about Asian Aviation Training Centre:

  • 36,152 – Training hours achieved in 2016
  • 130+ – Customers using our facility
  • 100+ – Level D standard visual databases available
  • 51 – Dedicated permanent members of staff
  • 40+ – EASA & NAA qualifications
  • 21 – Years presence in Thailand
  • 15 – EASA qualified FSTDs
  • 7 – Our latest building

Specific pilot training solutions on offer include approved EASA Airbus courses and ATR42/72 training programs are conducted in accordance with EASA.

For those Customers not operating under EASA regulations, AATC can provide customised training programs submitted to each respective national regulatory authority for approval.

Training courses and services offered include:


  • A320 Dry Lease
  • A330 Dry Lease
  • A320 Wet Lease
  • A330 Wet Lease
  • A320 4 week Type rating
  • A330 4 week Type rating
  • A320/A330/A320 CCQ
  • A320/A330 renewals
  • A320/A330 UPRT
  • SFI Course
  • TRI Course



  • ATR Classic Dry Lease
  • ATR 72-600 Dry Lease
  • ATR Classic Wet Lease
  • ATR 72-600 Wet Lease
  • ATR 6, 5 & 4 week Type ratings – all Classic versions
  • ATR -600 5 & 6 week Type ratings
  • ATR Delta courses – all versions
  • ATR Renewals – all versions
  • SFI Course
  • TRI Course

EASA licensed ATR (All versions) SFI and TRE/TRI are available 24/7  with Airbus A320/A330 SFI and TRE/TRI being available upon request.



  • TRI/SFI Basic Refresher Course (2 days theory) meets FCL.940.
  • TRI/SFI Extended Refresher Course (2 days theory+1xFFS session) exceeds FCL.940.TRI(a) & meets FCL.940.SFI
  • Jet Bridging Course
  • CRMI Course
  • Reality 7/C95 FSTD Operators Courses

Asian Aviation Training Centre is an L-3 company, the global pilot training and simulator manufacturing group.

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