The newly merged Icelandic Flight School and Keilir Aviation Academy have jointly graduated close to 1,200 professional pilots during the past two decades. Keeping in mind that the aviation industry predicts that 800,000 pilots are needed over the next twenty years, pilot training in Icelandic is going to play an important part for the future of aviation both in Iceland and abroad.
Two former Keilir Aviation Academy students together on the flight deck of a Boeing 737. Michael from Denmark and Martin from Sweden were randomly scheduled to fly together on a flight from Malta to Belfast for one of the biggest airlines in Europe.
Sandra Kristjansdottir graduated from the first Integrated Professional Pilot Program class at Keilir in 2016. She started her training at WOW air immediately afterward and completed her second training flight to Copenhagen last week. The captain of the flight was Snorri Pall Snorrason, Head of Training at Keilir Aviation Academy.
The Keilir Aviation Academy - Integrated Professional Pilot Program starts on Friday 26 August with an orientation day for new students. As with previous years, the program is fully booked. The orientation day will include an introduction to the staff and teachers at Keilir, training systems, facilities and our fleet of training aircraft. We look forward to seeing you at Keilir.
"The simulator at TRU is truly an amazing instruction tool," says Kári Kárason, type rating instructor in the MCC Program. Kári said that although the main goal of the MCC Program is to prepare and familiarize students with the multi-crew environment, an added bonus is the high-speed jet orientation that you get with the Boeing 757 simulator. "This simulator is not some old crap that the airlines have scrapped, this simulator is top of the line, full-motion simulator that represents the best in simulation technology today now available to Keilir Aviation Academys students".
Keilir Aviation Academy has signed an agreement with TRU Flight Training Iceland securing access to the most advanced flight simulator in Iceland for Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) training. The practical training will take place in the brand new TRU facilities in Hafnarfjordur, just 20 minutes from KAA campus at Keflavik International Airport. The theoretical part of … Continued
Attention Swedes! We are happy to inform you that the rates and regulations for student financial support in Sweden has changed and it has never before been as favorable for Swedish students to do their pilot training abroad.
There is a rapid increase in the number of pilot students at Keilir Aviation Academy in Iceland. Both Integrated Professional Pilot Program courses, with starts on 14 September and 26 October 2015, are now full and with a waiting list. Next integrated course starts 8 January 2016.
Keilir Aviation Academy has purchased Helgi Jónsson Flight School, the longest running flight school in Iceland. Subsequently, KAA has established the Helgi Jonsson Flying Club which will be operated at the premises of the former school at Reykjavik Airport.
Keilir Aviation Academy organizes an annual camp for young aviation enthusiasts in June. The camp takes place 15 - 19 June at Keilir Main Building and includes field trips to Keflavik International Airport and Keilir Aviation Flight Operations. The course is only offered in Icelandic.
Keilir Aviation Academy organizes an annual camp for young aviation enthusiasts in June. The camp takes place 22 - 25 June at Keilir Main Building and includes field trips to Keflavik International Airport and Keilir Aviation Flight Operations. The course is only offered in Icelandic.