Keilir Aviation Academy – Islands førende flyveskole

Pilotuddannelsen

Vores Integrated Professional Pilot Program kræver ingen tidligere flyveerfaring. Uddannelsen tager 20 måneder og alt undervisning er på engelsk.

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Flymekanikeruddannelsen

Bliv certificeret flymekaniker i henhold til “IR Part 66 Category B”. Hele uddannelsen gennemføres på engelsk.

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Overvejer du at uddanne dig til kommerciel pilot på Island?

Island tilbyder et helt unikt, udfordrende og varierende flyvemiljø. Lær at flyve mellem vulkaner og gletsjere.
Dette kan blive dit fremtidige klasseværelse

Professionel flyveundersvisning som du ikke finder den andre steder. Kombinationen af erfarent personale, inspirerende natur samt vores moderne fly, giver vores elever den perfekte platform til at uddanne sig til professionelle piloter. Se bare videoen ovenfor.

Nye og moderne fly

Vi råder over en af de mest moderne flyflåder i branchen og forsætter med at udvikle og udvide flåden. Vores nye Diamond DA42 simulator fra 2018 bringer et helt nyt og spændende aspekt ind i vores undervisning.

  • Antal fly
    16
    State-of-the-art Diamond fly (inkl. 2 simulatorer)
  • Internationale studenter
    43 %
    Studenter fra 3 kontinenter & 16 lande
  • Jobstatistik
    90 %
    Af vores studenter finder job indenfor 12 måneder
19 oktober, 2018
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We are hiring Flight Instructors!

We´re hiring! Whether you are in the very beginning, middle or end of your aviation career we are looking for highly skilled individuals with a passion for flying, instruction and teamwork. Submit your application online today and become a part of a team of higly skilled professionals - together we train tomorrows airline pilots.
27 september, 2018
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Assessment and Screening Process for applicants

Keilir Aviation Academy has implemented Assessment and Screening Process for all applicants in both ATPL and Integrated Professional Pilot Programs. Next assessment for courses starting in January 2019 will be held Friday 12 October 2018. Applicants for the IPPP course in January will receive all relevant information by email.
11 juni, 2018
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Keilir Aviation Academy Commencement Speech

Keilir Aviation Academy graduated fourteen ATPL students from ATPL on 8 June at Andrews Theater in Reykjanesbær, bringing the number of graduates in 2018 to a total of 42 students. Telma Rut Frímannsdóttir gave commencement speech on behalf of the class of professional pilot students.

I started the Advanced Training Program at Keilir Aviation Academy in the autumn of 2013 and finished summer 2014. A few weeks later I had the first airline interview and after half a year I flew the Boeing 737 for the first time and this is now what I do daily. I am very happy about my time at Keilir and Iceland.

Keilir Aviation Academy offered flexible training, good prices, motivated instructors, good resources and modern visions. In Iceland, you get exposed to all kinds of weather conditions and challenging environments that makes it perfect for training. Just the option of flight school I was looking for.

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Ninni Thisner
SAS

2013 I started at Keilir Aviation Academy and in the summer of 2015 I got my commercial license. After finishing at Keilir I felt very well prepared and motivated for my first job. Now I fly the ATR 72-600 as first officer and the feeling of working with my greatest hobby is amazing.
The professional staff, challenging environmental conditions along with flying the brand new fleet at a lower price than other flight schools made the choice easy for me. Since my first visit to the school I felt like it matched my ambitions and I don’t regret going to Iceland

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Mads Bech
DAT

I started my training with Keilir Aviation Academy in the winter of 2013, the Icelandic winter really tested my pilot skills but at the end of my training, I felt confident and fully prepared for my skills tests. My instructors were both airline pilots, flying the B747 and A320 so their training was impeccable when I went on to do my Instrument Rating. Overall, I had an awesome time in Iceland, from start to finish the service from the school, instructors and examiners was outstanding.

I am now flying for a corporate operator on the Citation Mustang based in Europe, to be honest, the cockpit of the Mustang is not that much different to Keilir’s training aircraft!

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Ryan Dack
Wijet

I started the professional pilot program at Keilir Aviation Academy in the spring 2013 and finished the program in summer 2015. The landscape in Iceland is amazing and it was fantastic to get an opportunity to explore it from above. Offering training in a challenging and beautiful environment with experienced and motivated instructors made the choice easy for me. Keilir Aviation Academy was just the place I was looking for. I’ve made friends for life and I highly recommend Keilir Aviation Academy to anyone looking to pursue a career as a commercial pilot.

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Sebastian Larsson
TUI

I was 24 years old when I started at Keilir Aviation Academy in 2012. Moving to a new country and starting a new education took me out of my comfort zone. However, this was also one of the main reasons why I initially decided to go. To have a chance in the aviation industry you must be ready to move and adapt to new cultures.

My time in Iceland helped me achieve that and I think that was a huge advantage when I did my first job interview. I do not regret one second that I chose Keilir Aviation Academy.  I met some fantastic people that are now among my best friends.

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Michael Lauritzen
Ryanair

I was one of the first to graduate as a commercial pilot from Keilir Aviation Academy.  My experience with Keilir Aviation Academy was outstanding and I can highly recommend it. The modern fleet, experienced instructors and motivated atmosphere are only a few examples of the many benefits which have helped me in my career.

After graduation, I flew the Boeing 737 for a few years and today I fly the Boeing 757 and 767 for Icelandair.

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Ragnar Magnusson
Icelandair

I was one of the first Scandinavian students doing the flight training in Iceland. Moving to a new country was a big step, but the Icelandic citizens are very friendly and the society is similar to what I was used to in Sweden. After completion of the pilot training, I worked as a flight instructor before I started flying the Boeing 737-800.

Iceland constantly delivers challenges, both weather-related and personal but looking back I enjoyed every second of it.

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Robin Farago
Ryanair

Getting your medical class 1 certificate

This will ensure that either you are fit to complete the training and pursue the career or identify that you have underlying medical issues that could prevent you from achieving your goals. The initial medical must be obtained from an Aeromedical Centre (AeMC), and once this has been done the yearly revalidations can be performed by a number of aviation medical examiners around Europe.

All you need to know about the pilot screening

Our screening and assessment have been introduced to benefit both our future pilot cadets and the airlines. It ensures the airline is getting a pilot who fits their organization and furthermore that the future student has the motivation and skills required to complete the training and get an airline job afterward.

5 Steps to Become an Airline Pilot

Even though piloting being the dream career for most, they tend to show some uncertainty when perusing their career in piloting. Challenging nature of the course, higher competition for the jobs and higher costs incurred with the training being the key downsides that refrain students from choosing their dream job. It should be admitted that being an airline pilot is never an easy task. Students have to go through myriad of challenges during the training to make him/her a perfect fit for impeccable tasks.

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