SAFA | Saudi Aviation Flight Academy

OUR COURSES

  • SAFA | Saudi Aviation Flight Academy
  • SAFA | Saudi Aviation Flight Academy
  • SAFA | Saudi Aviation Flight Academy

SAFA and its team of experts from the aviation sector will guide you through the most appropriate pilot training courses to fulfill your dreams to become a safe and competent pilot. The SAFA Teaching Philosophy provides you with the advantage of airline-style training programs that immerses you in the applicable culture and exposes you to many of the training philosophies, best practices, and procedures used by air carriers and world-class flight departments around the world today.

We will provide you with a distinct advantage over those trained at other institutions. From the first day of training, you will be exposed to an airline-style safety culture, crew and/or single-pilot resource management concepts, and aeronautical decision-making skills. Additionally, you will learn to fly as a team (crew), as applicable. This crew concept is precisely what you will find on the flight deck of all airlines in the world today. When competing for your first airline pilot, position, receiving this type and quality of training early in your aviation career gives you that distinct advantage.

The state-of-the-art technology consisting of audio/visual systems, video cameras, advanced flight training devices and aircraft will be used to assist you in achieving your goal of becoming an airline pilot as quickly as possible.

SAFA offers complete individual training courses that include ground instruction, written exams, and flight training, which utilizes industry leading training devices and aircraft. Our experienced staff of instructors will provide you with the knowledge and skills to earn your certificates and/or ratings with confidence.

These training courses are designed to provide you a solid foundation of basic flying skills and airmanship, while developing sound judgment and decision-making abilities. You will receive first class instruction that includes video assisted briefings before and after each training lesson, simulators that allow the realistic introduction and review of training material, and all-glass cockpit training aircraft that allow you to demonstrate mastery of the skills developed throughout training. Flight exams and ground exams are conducted throughout training to ensure proper understanding of material and that efficient progress is being maintained. Students will be evaluated by both SAFA check instructors and national aviation authority examiners to ensure the highest quality standards.

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned aviator, select the course that best suits your needs and let’s get started! All of our courses may also be tailored to assist you in pursuing an airline career.


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    Private Pilot

    The Private Pilot Certificate is designed to provide a solid foundation of aeronautical knowledge and flying skills. This course has the fewest limitations and allows you to enjoy flight with friends and family on beautiful clear days. The course is comprised of three stages of training.

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    Instrument Rating

    When it’s time to take the next step in your flying pursuits, obtaining your Instrument Rating will open up a new world of possibilities. In addition to improving your flying skills, you will become a safer, more aware pilot as you gain valuable knowledge about weather and the air traffic control environment. This course is comprised of three stages of training.

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    Commercial Pilot

    The Commercial Pilot Certificate (Multi-Engine) is designed for those individuals seeking to gain additional aeronautical knowledge, fly more advanced aircraft and, once certified, may even be financially compensated for flying. This course will provide you the knowledge and skills necessary to call yourself a ""professional"". Our experienced staff will prepare you, not only for your practical examination, but also your aviation career. This course is comprised of three stages of training.

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    Airline Transport Pilot

    The Airline Transport Pilot – Single Engine Land course is for pilots who currently hold a GACA issued Commercial Pilot certificate – Single Engine Land Instrument Airplane ratings and who wish to operate as a Commander for an Air Operator.

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    Additional Aircraft Rating

    The Additional Aircraft Rating – Multi Engine Land course is for pilots who already hold a GACA issued Private, Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot certificate – singleengine, and who wish to obtain a multi-engine class rating added to that certificate. At the completion of this course the individual will not obtain a multi-engine instrument airplane rating, but will have a multi-engine VFR restriction added to the certificate.

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    Certified Flight Instructor

    The Certified Flight Instructor – Airplane (CFI-A) course is for pilots who currently hold a GACA issued Commercial Pilot certificate – Single Engine Instrument Airplane rating and who wish to pursue a career as a Flight Instructor.

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    Other Courses

    The purpose of a flight review, per GACAR/FAR 61.56, is to provide for a regular assessment or evaluation of pilot skills and aeronautical knowledge. Additionally, the flight review is intended to allow a pilot to tailor the ground and flight training to areas where he would like to focus to ensure an acceptable skill level and ensure confidence, technique, and above all else, safety.

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    Fees

    All students enrolled for a course are required to pay the applicable tuition fees prior to commencement of classes. Fees can be paid by cash, cheque or through bank transfer.

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    GACA ELP TESTING

    GACA has approved the EUROCONTROL’s English Language Proficiency in Aeronautical Communication (ELPAC) Test as an approved ELP test.

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