Welcome to Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA). Our interactive website is designed to give you detailed information about our pilot courses, facilities, our staff, and information on admissions.
SAFA is an approved GACA Ppart 141 pilot training academy with ultra modern facilities contained in a purpose built university style campus. At SAFA, we use state of the art training aircraft and flight training devices (aircraft simulators). Our training philosophy is unparalleled in the Kingdom and we are pleased to announce 100% placement of SAFA graduates in the commercial and private aviation sectors.
At SAFA, we have combined the culture, energy and excitement of aviation to ensure that each student experiences a dynamic and rewarding environment from the first day of class. SAFA’s training will set you apart from others trained under traditional flight training principles. We provide each student with not just the “stick and rudder” skills of an airman, but with the ability to make complex decisions. We ask our students to be personally responsible and, above all else, well disciplined in , preparation ing them for commercial employment as professional pilots, or if they wish, merely as privaterecreational pilots flying for the pure enjoyment of flight or to further business objectives.
Our newest program; the Upset Prevention and Recovery Training Program (UPRT) is the only one of its kind in the GCCKingdom. SAFA has partnered with Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) out of Phoenix, Arizona, the global leader in UPRT, to provide you the best on-airplane program available todayupset recovery training. SAFA has taken delivery of an new Extra 330LX aerobatic aircraft, our highly trained and standardized UPRT newest instructor is now on board, and classes have commenced.
I personally invite you to explore our website, to consider the challenge of learning to fly. That you may, through hard work and personal commitment earn the title of “Captain”; the accomplishment of a lifetime that will allow you to engage in an exciting career in the lucrative and thrilling field of aviation.
Wishing you the best,
Captain William Roe
SAFA, Managing Director