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Taking a step forward in Bad Vöslau
As of 2021, we have decided to bring our pilot training to the vibrant Bad Vöslau! The airport of Bad Vöslau is a popular General Aviation Airport, however, they offer professional services as they are managed by the Vienna Airport. We are currently located in state-of-the-art facilities in the Bad Vöslau airfield (LOAV), equipped with our finest fleet. We are located on the outskirts of Vienna which is a thirty-minute drive from our base. Our offices and classrooms are in a new and modern building, well equipped with extensive briefing and debriefing areas, and improved and advanced technology to ensure that we reach the full measure to provide quality pilot training for aspiring pilots.
Overcoming the Pandemic
Furthermore, considering ongoing global circumstances with relation to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have made sure that our students receive the utmost professional pilot training. We have shifted our theoretical portion of the training to our virtual classrooms in order to accommodate our students from all over the world with no delay in their aviation education, in order for them to join the class remotely.
As for the flight training portion, our new Austrian base is very versatile and used to accommodate all types of pilots, from zero experience to accomplished pilots. The runways used at our base are asphalt which gives you a smooth transition from the ground to the sky. With our brilliant and talented pilot instructors ready and eager to teach and guide you through the sky, you are guaranteed to experience the thrill of flying over one of the most beautiful locations in Europe which makes it a fun and memorable adventure!
Where can you find us?
Bad Vöslau, Austria
Flugplatz 1, 2540 Bad Vöslau
+43 676 554 2041
With Flying Academy launching its new base in Van Nuys, it will get busier than ever! Our aim is to give the unique opportunity for future pilots in the US and internationally to train with the best pilots. We have bases around the globe which will give the advantage and the opportunity to train at either. We have three bases that are in the United States of America and three others in Europe. As for the local community in California and the neighboring states, there is no halt to starting your career as a professional pilot. Considering the global circumstances, becoming a pilot sets you free from the ground and gives you the chance to explore the sky.
Our theoretical training is offered both remotely and on base, for those of you who wish to have individual training, this is your opportunity to successfully complete your training expeditiously. The practical/flight training is the most exciting part of the pilot training program! With the exceptional weather conditions and picturesque views, your flight training is guaranteed to be fun and memorable. The wide variety of fleet and instructors on standby takes you closer to your dreams of becoming a pilot closer than you might think.
Van Nuys is one of the busiest general aviation airports in the world. With two parallel runways, it averages over 230,000 takeoffs and landings annually. Many news, medical transport, and tour helicopters from the Los Angeles area are based at Van Nuys Airport. The Los Angeles City Fire Department operates its Air Operations Unit here. Located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, Van Nuys Airport (VNY) ranks as one of the world’s most engaged general aviation airports and is exclusive to non-commercial air travel. In addition, Van Nuys is popular for some of the most iconic views from the cockpit perspective.
Initially, after the Van Nuys Airport was built, it was primarily used for army, airforce, and military purposes. Soon after, the airport received recognition through various movies, television shows, and music videos that were shot there. This began in the 1940s, and through the years, Van Nuys Airport has become one of the busiest airports in the world with considerable recognition.
Even though the airport is busy and used for government purposes, as there are no major airlines flying into the Van Nuys Airport, the students have the advantage and opportunity to expedite their flight training and become professional pilots in very little time. We have the most talented and brilliant Pilot instructors who are ready and eager to teach students to take control of their dreams. We are with you every step of the way to help you unlock your maximum potential and soar the sky as you are meant to!
Our “virtual classroom” platform has helped us to reach out and instruct our students from all corners of the world while continuing to provide top-quality pilot training without any delay. We have successfully taught thousands of students with this modern method of teaching. Our mission is to assist and encourage our students to achieve their dreams and goals, this method of teaching has given us the opportunity to do so with no hindrance. Our dedicated instructors have helped students pass all their aviation exams, guiding them in their professional careers as pilots. All our classes are LIVE, therefore, no boring pre-recorded lectures! Students are able to fully engage and participate in classes with their instructors just as they would in person!
- Enroll in your chosen course/program
From the wide variety of courses and programs offered and Flying Academy, choose the course program that is best suited for your pilot training and begin enrollment processes.
- Gain access to the LMS
Once you are enrolled and validated as a student at Flying Academy, you will gain full access to our eLearning platform; LMS – where you can access all your study materials, training progress, attendance, educational tools, testing portals, and all the homework and classwork assignments required for your pilot training.
- Check the Calendar for schedules
The calendar available on LMS will provide you with important dates of when your classes are scheduled and the dates of stage-check examinations.
- Use the link to attend the LIVE online lecture
Links for each class are scheduled to be sent via email and it is also available on LMS under the respective class. Attendance is mandatory.
- Read all related study materials for the class
Self-study is an integral portion of your theoretical training. Therefore, all the reading material and study tools available on LMS are for students to thoroughly study the material and be fully prepared for upcoming classes.
- Complete the Classwork and Homework Assignments
Worksheets are presented during the live online class to interact with the other students and instructors. Homework assignments are given by appointed instructors which are to be completed after class and before the next class. This way, instructors can check your knowledge and progress thus far.
- Go through the Testing Portal
After your self-study and you feel prepared, you will be able to find the testing portal on LMS which consists of mock exams, study tests, and a question bank with more than 30,000 questions!
- Finish your Progress Test
Within each block, there are a series of mandatory progress tests that must be completed in order to proceed to the stage-check examination.
- Stage-Check Examination
At the end of a block, once attendance requirements are met and progress tests have been completed, you will be eligible to attend the stage-check examination. There are two parts to this examination; written and oral. Only after successfully completing the written part of the examination will you be allowed to perform the oral examination.
ORAL EXAMINATION: The oral examination will be conducted through an online video recording platform. Students will receive a link in their respective email via firstname.lastname@example.org, in which then they will receive a unique one-time accessible link. The link will take you to the platform with the questions which are under a time limit. The entire exam will take up to 60 minutes with each question up to 3 minutes. The platform is fully modernized and monitored which gives instructors the possibility of being informed whether you are switching between platforms or tabs on your browser. It is extremely important that you do not leave the platform prior to the completion of your examination, as mentioned, your access will be revoked as it is a one-time access link. Each question will require you to be present yourself on the camera and record yourself, so please ensure that your internet and microphones are connected and functioning properly. Once the exam is complete, you may leave the platform and your profile will automatically be updated and transferred for evaluation.
- 4 Blocks of Ground Training
The theoretical training is divided into 4 blocks. Each block ends with a stage-check examination, until stage-check 4.
In order to successfully complete all 4 blocks of theoretical training, students are required to follow the same procedure as for Block 1. Attend classes, improve your knowledge and understanding of the given study material, finish homework and classwork assignments, refresh your memory by attempting the questions through our testing portal, successfully complete your progress tests, and finally attend your final stage-check!
- Final stage check at Flying Academy
The final stage check will be conducted at Flying Academy. Once all requirements have been met and all tests have been successfully completed, you will be eligible to attend the final examination at the aviation authority. Flying Academy can only provide you the certificate to attend the aviation final examination once all the academy requirements are met.
- Final examination at the Aviation Authority
Flying Academy will provide you with the certification that allows you to complete your final examination at the local aviation authority. According to your license, whether EASA or FAA, you will complete your final examination at one of the respective authorities. The EASA license is for Europe and the FAA license is for the US.