Scandinavian Aviation Academy Scandinavian Aviation Academy (SAA) is the largest FTO (Flight Training Organisation) in Scandinavia and has delivered professional flight training towards individuals and airlines since 1963. We provide professional flight training for airplanes and helicopters.
Together with our partners and subsidiaries we offer a wide span of training to individuals and airlines. With high quality training and cost efficiency we have created a reputation as one of the large, professional and competent flight training providers in the aviation world. With a fleet of 7 Cessna 172 G1000 aircraft, 1 Diamond Twinstar DA42 G1000 and a Boeing 737 Next Generation simulator, SAA can provide training in a modern cockpit environment that will ease the transition to larger aircraft.
Scandinavian Aviation Academy provides flight training in San Diego, California, USA, in cooperation with SAA Inc (SAA Flight Training). SAA Inc is fully owned by Scandinavian Aviation Academy and functions as a training satellite providing both FAA and JAA training. The tower controlled Gillespie Field Airport has a very busy airspace with 300 000 movements/year which gives a great start in the aviation career. The airport has three Runways with LOC and GPS Approaches.
Professional Pilot Program Scandinavian Aviation Academy offers a comprehensive training program that takes you from your first hour of flight to first officer competence. The Professional Pilot Program is the perfect way to start your career as a commercial pilot. The course has an expected completion time of 18 months, of which 1 month consists of home studies and 12 months of flight and theory practice in San Diego, USA.
The final 5 months consists of multi engine and instrument training as well as a MCC-course in Sweden. Afterwards you will be the holder of a JAA frozen ATPL with an MCC endorsement.
Busy airspace, 200 hours of actual flight time, international exposure, 6 hours of aerobatics, MCC/JOC course with airline standard operating proceduresand a competitive price, provides the foundation for a great start in your aviation career!