Frequently Asked Questions About Flight School​

Question: What is a flight school?

Answer: A flight school is an institution that provides pilot training to candidates who want to work in the aviation industry. Flight schools offer training programs for different pilot licenses.

Question: Who can apply to flight school?

Answer: To apply for flight school, you must be at least a high school graduate, obtain a medical report and submit an English proficiency certificate. In addition, candidates who will apply to flight school must choose a pilot license that suits their interests, abilities and goals.

Question: How can I apply for flight school?

Answer: To apply to the flight school, you must first fill out the application form on our website. In the application form, you are asked to specify your personal information, education level, health condition, license type and education program you are interested in. After filling out the application form, your application will be evaluated. If your application is accepted, you will be contacted and the registration process will be completed.

Question: Which pilot licenses are given at the flight school?

Answer: The following pilot licenses are given at the flight school:

      • PPL (A): Private Pilot License (A) training is a training program that allows candidates to become pilots in single-engine piston aircraft. This training program is suitable for candidates who want to fly for hobby purposes.
      • CPL (A): Commercial Pilot License (A) training is a training program that allows candidates to fly for commercial purposes. This training program is suitable for candidates who want to continue their professional pilot career.
      • ATPL Frozen: Airline Transport Pilot License (A) training is a training program that enables candidates to become airline transport pilots. This training program is suitable for candidates who want to start a professional pilot career.
      • Integrated ATPL (A): Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (A) training is a training program that allows candidates to become airline transport pilots from scratch. This training program is suitable for candidates who want to start a professional pilot career.

Question: What kind of training is received at flight school?

Answer: There are two types of training in flight school: theoretical and practical. In theoretical training, candidates are given information about aviation and flight. In practical training, candidates are provided with aircraft operating skills. The duration and content of theoretical and practical training vary depending on the chosen pilot license.

Question: What languages are taught at the flight school?

Answer: At the flight school, education is provided in two languages, Turkish and English. Students who receive education in Turkish can take the exams organized by DGCA in Turkish. Students studying in English can take the exams organized by DGCA in English. In addition, students studying in English must have English proficiency at the level determined by ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization). This level is at least level 4. To certify this level, it is necessary to take the English proficiency exam in organizations authorized by ICAO.

Question: How long does flight school training take?

Answer: Flight school training can be completed in different periods of time depending on the license type of interest. For example, it takes an average of 6 months to obtain a PPL (Private Pilot License) private pilot license; CPL (Commercial Pilot License) takes an average of 12 months to obtain a commercial pilot license; ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot License) takes an average of 24 months to obtain an airline transport pilot license; To obtain an MPL (Multi Crew Pilot License) multi-crew pilot license, an average of 18 months of training is required. These times may vary depending on the student’s performance, weather conditions and flight times.

Question: What can I do after graduating from flight school?

Answer: After graduating from flight school, you can find the opportunity to work in different areas of the aviation industry. The aviation industry covers many different areas, both civil and military. The aviation sector plays an important role in areas such as transportation, tourism, education, research, defense and exploration. As a flight school graduate, you can work in the following areas:

Airline Companies: These are organizations that operate commercial aircraft carrying passengers or cargo. You can work as a captain pilot or co-pilot in airline companies.

Private Jet Companies: These are organizations that operate private planes carrying VIP passengers or cargo. You can work as a captain pilot or co-pilot in private jet companies.

General Aviation Companies: These are organizations that operate small aircraft for purposes such as agriculture, fire fighting, photography, air taxi and ambulance. You can work as a captain pilot or co-pilot in general aviation companies.

Question: Which planes are used in flight school?

Answer: Different types of aircraft are used in flight school. These are single-engine piston aircraft, multi-engine piston aircraft and multi-engine jet aircraft. Some aircraft models used in flight school are:

      • Cessna 172 Skyhawk: Single engine piston aircraft, used in PPL (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen training.
      • Piper PA-28 Cherokee: Single engine piston aircraft, used in PPL (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen training.
      • Diamond DA40 Star: Single engine piston aircraft, used in PPL (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen training.
      • Piper PA-34 Seneca: Multi-engine piston aircraft, used in ME (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen training.
      • Beechcraft Baron: Multi-engine piston aircraft, used in ME (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen training.
      • Diamond DA42 Twin Star: Multi-engine piston aircraft, used in ME (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen training.
      • Boeing 737: Multi-engine jet aircraft, used in Integrated ATPL (A) training.
      • Airbus A320: Multi-engine jet aircraft, used in Integrated ATPL (A) training.

Question: Which flight simulators are used in flight school?

Answer: Different types of flight simulators are used in flight school. These are fixed base simulators, moving base simulators and full flight simulators. Some flight simulator models used in flight school are:

      • Alsim ALX: Fixed base simulator, used in PPL (A), IR (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen trainings.
      • Elite S812 FNPT II: Moving base simulator, used in PPL (A), IR (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen trainings.
      • Redbird FMX: Moving base simulator, used in PPL (A), IR (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen trainings.
      • Boeing 737 NG FFS: Full flight simulator, used in Integrated ATPL (A) training.
      • Airbus A320 FFS: Full flight simulator, used in Integrated ATPL (A) training.

Question: What is the price of the flight school?

Answer: The price of the flight school varies depending on the selected pilot license and the duration and content of the training received. The flight school price includes theoretical training fee, practical training fee and other expenses.

About High School Pilotage Orientation Training Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What is high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: High school pilot orientation training is a training program designed to introduce high school students to the pilot profession and to provide them with basic knowledge and skills before starting pilot training. This training program is suitable for high school students who are interested in a pilot career and want to improve themselves in this field.

Question: Who is high school pilot orientation training for?

Answer: High school pilotage orientation training is for high school students. To apply for this training program, you must be a high school student, obtain a health report, and be successful in the exams and attention and ability tests administered by the school.

Question: What kind of training is received in high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: In high school pilot orientation training, two types of training are received: theoretical and practical. In theoretical training, students are given basic information about aviation and flight. In practical training, students are provided with aircraft operating skills. The duration of theoretical education is an average of 21 weeks in one academic year and includes a total of 126 hours of lessons. The duration of practical training is an average of 8 weeks in one academic year and includes a total of 8 hours of flight training.

Question: Which aircraft are used in high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: Single engine piston aircraft are used in high school pilot orientation training. These aircraft are the aircraft used in PPL (A) training. Some aircraft models used in high school pilot orientation training are:

      • Cessna 172 Skyhawk: Single-engine piston aircraft, has a capacity of 4 people, a maximum speed of 228 km/h, a range of 1280 km and a flight time of 4 hours.
      • Piper PA-28 Cherokee: Single engine piston aircraft, has a capacity of 4 people, a maximum speed of 232 km/h, a range of 1100 km and a flight time of 5 hours.
      • Diamond DA40 Star: Single engine piston aircraft, has a capacity of 4 people, a maximum speed of 259 km/h, a range of 1480 km and a flight time of 6 hours.

Question: Which flight simulators are used in high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: Fixed base simulators are used in high school pilot orientation training. These simulators are a device that imitates a real aircraft. Some simulator models used in high school pilot orientation training are:

      • Alsim ALX: Fixed base simulator, used in PPL (A), IR (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen trainings.
      • Elite S812 FNPT II: Fixed base simulator, used in PPL (A), IR (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen training.
      • Redbird FMX: Fixed base simulator, used in PPL (A), IR (A), CPL (A) and ATPL Frozen trainings.

Question: What is the price of high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: The total price of high school pilot orientation training is 3,000 Euros + VAT. This price includes theoretical training fee, practical training fee and other expenses.

Question: How to apply for high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: To apply for high school pilot orientation training, you can fill out the online application form by clicking [here]. After your application is evaluated, you will be contacted via e-mail or phone.

Question: When does high school pilot orientation training start and end?

Answer: High school pilot orientation training begins every year at the beginning of the new academic year and lasts 29 weeks. Training dates are announced on the flight school’s website. During the training, students attend theoretical or practical training on weekends, Saturdays or Sundays.

Question: Where does high school pilot orientation training take place?

Answer: High school pilot orientation training is given at the location of the flight school. Theoretical training is done in the theoretical classrooms of the flight school. Practical training is done with the flight school’s planes and flight simulators. The address of the flight school can be found on the website.

Question: What is taken at the end of high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: At the end of high school pilot orientation training, students receive a certificate of participation. This certificate shows that students have successfully completed high school pilot orientation training. This certificate provides an advantage for students to begin pilot training in the future.

Question: Can you become a pilot after completing high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: At the end of high school pilot orientation training, students do not become pilots. This training program is designed to introduce students to the pilot profession and to provide them with basic knowledge and skills before starting pilot training. To become a pilot, it is necessary to receive training at the flight school according to different pilot licenses.

Question: Can a job be found after the high school pilot orientation training?

Answer: At the end of high school pilot orientation training, students do not find jobs. This training program is designed to give students information about the pilot profession and to equip them with the skills of flying aircraft. To find a job, it is necessary to have a pilot license to work in the aviation industry.

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