AAL operates a technologically advanced and certified helicopter flight and maintenance training center, AVIA LUX, in Sharjah, UAE.
AVIA LUX, certified by numerous authorities, provides a variety of training services for flight and ground personnel on the operation and maintenance of Mi-8/17/171 helicopter types. AVIA LUX Training Centre has a fully computerized and visual-display lecture facility that allows students the opportunity to obtain unique insights into the aircraft and its systems.
AVIA LUX’s Mi-8MTV-1 (Mi-17) and Mi-171 flight simulators are custom-built from actual helicopter cockpits and are fully equipped to provide hands-on flight, equipment, and instrument training. Additionally, our Mi-171 simulator is NVIS compatible and is capable of providing training with night vision goggles.


For flight personnel

  • Conversion
  • Refresher
  • Recurrent

AVIA LUX provides flight conversion, refresher, and recurrent type training using both normal flight condition modules, and VFR/IFR along with specialized training on emergency procedures, as well as NVG operations.

For maintenance personnel

  • Conversion
  • Refresher

For maintenance staff, AVIA LUX provides conversion and refresher type training in both the classroom and through unrivaled comprehensive practical training at the AAL MRO.

All AVIA LUX training packages can be individually tailored to meet our Customers’ specific requirements.

AAL’s training center offers all-inclusive packages with visa support, lodging, meals, daily transportation, airport pick up / drop off, and any other amenities which may be required to facilitate training events.

AVIA LUX instructors conduct continuous reviews of the training programs and course materials to improve and optimize schedules, as well as extend training capabilities. AVIA LUX provides our students with modern academic equipment and all of the necessary informational materials required to become successful aircrew and maintenance personnel.

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