WE ARE OPEN, Accepting students, and ready to safely fly with you!

Whether you fly helicopters or fixed-wing aicraft – and, no matter if you’re new to the skies or a seasoned pilot – our Simulation Center lets you hone your aviation skills with access to state-of-the-art technology.

LEA believes that a well-rounded education is more than time in the air. Simulator training time is included in the COCC Aviation curriculum. Direct Leading Edge students can rent simulator time (with a COCC flight instructor) by the hour.

R44 Helicopter Simulator

FRASCA Model R44 – Advanced Aviation Training Device

Our FAA Part 141 approved simulator is a far less expensive alternative to R44 flight hours, students can rigorously practice maneuvers in real-world applications, such as landing on offshore oil rigs, implementing IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) during low-visibility flight, emergency response plans, and more

C172 Airplane Simulator

Frasca International, C172 six-pack configuration

State-of-the-art technology, with exciting features that include Electric Control Loading to provide a realistic control feel, a TruVision Global Visual System that creates accurate positioning of 20,000 worldwide runways as well as terrain and geographic features, and an advanced sound system to reproduce accurate aircraft engine and system sounds