JTAC and FAC Courses, 3SDL Airborne Training Services

Training and maintaining qualified as a Forward Air Controller (FAC)/Joint Tactical Air Controller (JTAC) is an expensive, complex, and time-consuming business which requires detailed co-ordination with multiple stakeholders.

Do you need a close air support (CAS) aircraft, working targeting pods, range-space, and highly experienced CAS aircrew and FAC Instructors but don’t have a massive budget?

3SDL provides FAC/JTAC training courses and continuation training courses with a cost effective airborne platform that is equipped with an EO/IR sensor and appropriate communications and downlink systems. We operate our platform with ex-military fast jet aircrew who have a wide range of operational experience specifically in the Air-Land Integration (ALI) and Close Air Support (CAS) roles. We are accredited by the UK Ministry of Defence Joint Air land Organisation (UK MOD JALO) so you can be assured that all controls performed by FAC/JTAC will not only be of the highest standard, but they can also be counted towards the FAC/JTAC annual training and currency requirements.

Most importantly, we can fly to you, so you don’t even have to travel.


To find out how we can help you contact Andy ‘Makkers’ McAleer or call him on +44(0)1684 878 170.