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Next Starting Dates 2020: 10th February – 11th May 2020 – 14 September – 16 November
Aero Link Flight Academy is the first Complex Aviation Training Organisation in Barcelona authorized by the Aviation Safety and Security Agency – EASA with registration E-ATO-086. Our training programs are certified under European Aviation Safety Agency – EASA Part-FCL regulations, and are designed to help our student pilots to achieve the Learning Objectives to start their professional career with all the knowledge and experience required. Aero Link Flight Academy is by far the most experienced professional flight school at Sabadell Airport (Barcelona), with a long history of successfully training ab initio pilots to be the present and future captains for a wide range of airlines !
Aero Link Flight Academy is the reference in Barcelona in training ab initio professional pilots. Our commitment to students and the airlines that hire pilots is to train professionals of the flight. Our programs are focused on the needs of the Airlines for the success of our students. We got it with teachers and professional instructors in the industry, with experience and ability in teaching. Captains and First Officers with thousands of flight hours alternating his work in Airline active in the training of students. With the most complete and updated aeronautical equipment.
The result is that our graduates are well equipped to satisfy the high standards demanded by the world’s leading airlines and to meet the many challenges facing airline pilots today.
Aero Link is the flight school in Barcelona who has a networking with Air Companies for job placement of our students. In addition, for students who obtained the rating as a Flight Instructor they are offered the opportunity to work with us.
More than 60 editions of the ATPL Program. Aero Link is by far the most experienced professional flight school in training Airline Transport Pilots in the province of Barcelona. More years than any one in training ab initio professional pilots.
During all these years we have been the focus of flight crews of airlines including Vueling Airlines, Volotea, Executive Airline, Flight Line, etc… We also do the initial training of students from other national and international flight schools.
We have been the first professional flight school at Sabadell Airport (Barcelona) authorized by the State Aviation Safety and Security Agency – AESA certified as a Complex Approved Training Organisation. According to European Aviation Safety Agency – EASA Flight Crew Licence Regulation.
Ground and flight instructors with professional and academic experience characterized by its accessibility and its strong commitment to the quality of training and personal development of students.
A large traditional fleet (Piper Aircraft) and modern fleet (Diamond Aircraft) of latest generation of advanced ergonomic design that countries used for military pilot training. Diamond has the best safety record in the industry by far !
Our own Maintenance and Engineering Department so Aero Link becomes the only professional flight school at Sabadell Airport with EASA Part-145 / CAMO approved and focus exclusively on servicing our fleet.
Certified training organisation under Part-ORA, enabled training courses Part-FCL including the use of simulators FSTDs.
The course is an ab-initio course addressed to all those future pilots that wish to obtain a CPL (Commercial Pilot License) with the MEP (Multi-engine Piston) and IR (Instrument) ratings, along with the theoretical knowledge required towards an ATP Licence according to the EASA (Europen Aviation Safety Agency) rules Part-FCL (qualifications Flight Crew Licence).
Also within the course, the student will complete the MCC (Multi-Crew Cooperation) training required to act as an FO (First Officer) in multi-pilot transport category aircraft, essential in order to be employed by an Airline.
The ATPL program can be conducted INTEGRATED o MODULAR.
Aero Link, the most experienced professional flight school in Sabadell Airport (Barcelona). The integrated ab-initio training airline transport pilot comprises 1039 HOURS of ground training and 230 HOURS of flight time.
STARTING DATES: February / May / September / November
DURATION: 18 months
GROUND TRAINING: from Monday to Friday – 9:30 to 13:30
FLIGHT TRAINING: from Monday to Sunday according to the availability of the student.
Theoretical knowledge is composed of 1039 HOURS OF GROUND TRAINING and lasts approximately for 52 weeks including:
-14 ATPL THEORETICAL SUBJECTS
Once the ground school is completed and the internal mandatory validation tests of each subject are successfully met, the student will be presented to the official EASA examination tests that will credit the trainee towards the theoretical knowledge required to obtain an ATP licence.
– SEMINARS LOCAL FLIGHT RULES AND AIRCRAFTS ENGINEERING
– AVIATION ENGLISH COURSE
– MCC THEORY
– THEORY A320
– AIRLINE PREPARATION
– FLIGHT INSTRUCTION THEORY
– PROGRESSION ASSESSMENTS
– LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:
COPAC ASSESSMENT CENTER
Aero link has signed an agreement with the Official COPAC carried out in our facilities the official assessment of English language proficiency for pilots and controllers. In this way, they can prove their knowledge of English to operate safely and effectively anywhere in the world.
Flight training comprises 230 HOURS OF FLIGHT TIME and is broken down into 9 phases that go along with the student progression in their education, according the course structure. The instrument training time comprises 135 Hours of the total flight time.
Phase of Flight Time Single Engine VFR
Phase of Cross Country Flight Time Single Engine VFR
Phase of SPIC Flight Time
Phase of Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) – FNPT II
Phase of Advance Flight Time Multi-Engine – CPL
Phase of Advance Flight Time Multi-Engine – IR
Phase Night Qualification Flights
Phase MCC: MULTI-CREW COOPERATION
Phase of Flight Instructor Rating and Acrobatic Flights
Candidates who are interested in applying for the ATPL Programme should first check that they meet the minimum entry criteria below:
– Aged over 17 and a half years of age to attend Skills Assessment and aged over 18 to start training.
– Good health and able to achieve the EASA Class 1 medical examination (Aero Link arranges the medical appointment).
– Be fluent in English
– Pass the selection interview and entry assessments.
Aero Link offers several options for the payment of the studies.
Aero Link is able to assist with other financing options where required. We established the highly successful scheme available through some banks that offers our students loan finance.
Flight and Ground Instructor, Airline Transport Pilot, Type Rating Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. Thousands of hours in flight time. Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating, Pilot in Command for Catalan Traffic Service of the Regional Goverment. Aviation Management Training; Bachelor’s Degree in Economics – Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB).
Examiner by Europen Aviation Safety Agency and Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency (EASA/AESA), Flight and Ground Instructor without rectrictions (SEP ME IR CRI IRI FI PPL CPL MEP IR FI NIGHT FE IRE CRE). Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL-ME) and Instrument Rating (IR-ME), Mult-Crew Cooperation (MCC). Thousands of hours in flight time.
Flight and Ground Instructor. Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL-ME) and Instrument Rating (IR-ME), Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC), SMS Safety Management, Former Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor by the AVIATION SAFETY AND SECURITY AGENCY – AESA. Master in Management – Universidad de Barcelona (UB); Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Electronic Engineering – Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (EUPMT-UPC); Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering – Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB).
Our students come from all over the world by creating groups made up of different nationalities. Barcelona, for its excellent communications network, its cultural and leisure activities , and its excellent climate is one of the best cities to fly and live a unique experience.
Students have the opportunity to choose between the apartments exclusive for Aero Link students or stay at Vila Universitaria, a residential located on the campus of the UAB University (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) recognized as a Campus of International Excellence.
COCKPIT DIAMOND STAR DA40
COCKPIT PIPER PA34 SENECA II
KATANA DA/DV20 - START DA40
DIAMOND STAR DA40
PIPER PA34 SENECA I
DIAMOND KATANA DA20
DIAMOND STAR DA40
PIPER PA34 SENECA II
PIPER PA34 SENECA II
Safety in the flight operations is our priority, for this reason, we have our own Maintenance and Engineering Department so becoming at Aero Link the only professional flight school at Sabadell Airport with EASA Part-145 Approved (Approval Continuing Airworthiness & Maintenance Operations and Safety) and CAMO (Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation) and focus exclusively on servicing the Aero Link fleet.
Having this facility at the airport also provides students in ground training the opportunity to observe the engineering and maintenance process first hand.
We are the Official Center for Socata, Cessna, Diamond, Piper and Robinson.
Aero Link has the Maintenance Organisation Approval Certificate with the reference ES.145.198
Part-145 concerns the maintenance of EASA aircraft used for Commercial Air Transport (CAT), or aircraft classified as a “Large Aircraft”.
Definition of Large Aircraft: an Aeroplane with a Maximum Take-off mass of more than 5700kg, or a multi-engine Helicopter.
Aircraft not classified as “Large Aircraft” and not used for CAT purposes can also be maintained by an approved Part-145 Maintenance Organisation.
Aero Link has the Continued Airworthiness Management Organization Approval Certificate with the reference ES.MG.131
Part-147 Approval of training organisations Engineers Personal Licences and Training. We have agreements in place with Part 147 organisations to provide scholarships and practice for Aeronautical Maintenance students.
Aero Link, through their contacts, takes a stand and follow students for job placement world. Throughout the years we have provided hundreds of professional pilots in different airlines around the world as:
VOLOTEA, an airline with 70 destinations. Its management team is made up by professionals with an extensive experience in the aviation sector in Spain and Europe. The founders also created VUELING AIRLINES, at present the third budget airline in Europe by passenger volume.
Aero Link has also provided flight instructors at flight schools in Spain and abroad, some of them occupying positions in the flight operation. In addition, those students interested in obtain FI (A) rating will be offered a job placement as a Flight Instructor at Aero Link. A lot of former students have been hired once they finished their studies in order to work with us building flight time before jump to the airline as a First Officer.
MARC – AIRLINE PILOT IN BOEING 737-800NG
“Aero Link has fulfilled my professional expectations”
When I finished my studies, Aero Link gave me the opportunity to work with them as a flight instructor in order to continue learning and growing professionally. Today I am an Airline Pilot in the first European Airline by passenger volume.
EDUARD – AIRLINE PILOT IN AIRBUS A320
“Professionalism and commitment so students can fulfill their dream”
I had always wanted to be a pilot, it was something vocational. Why Aero Link? At that time there were only two flight schools for the training of Airline Transport Pilot: TOP FLY and AERO LINK. This school truly cared of my education. I would definitely recommend them !
ESTELA - AIRLINE PILOT IN AIRBUS A330
“I choose Aero Link and today I am sure this was the best choice I have ever made !”
As a student I really enjoyed the training, largely thanks to high quality instructor training that I had. During my time as a student and later as a Flight Instructor, I have had many experiences that I wouldn’t change this for anything, I could develop my career as a pilot through continued training and apprenticeship from my colleagues, students and all I lived in Aero Link.
ARNAU – AIRLINE PILOT IN AIRBUS A330-A350
“I recommend Aero Link without any doubt, is the safest option”
I and my classmates are an example of how a dream can come true and Aero Link has been part of this reality. Their airline agreements helped me in my job placement. Because of their instructors, fleet and maintenance facilities, but above all, because of their great human qualities, I would definitely repeat my training at this flight school.
We have trained more Airline Pilots than any other Flight School in Barcelona. Our testimonials are totally reals, all of them have been students of the ATPL program at Aero Link Flight Academy.
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