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Choosing the right Flight School
The choice of the right training school is the first step on your way to become a competent Private or Professional Pilot and the most important decision you will make.
There is no casual approach on learning to fly. A successful flying career is only possible by obtaining the best training during the formative hours of aviation training. The core objective of Olympus Aviation (OA) is to provide solid foundation for student pilots, from day one. We make no shortcuts leaving nothing to chance.
“Flying is an art and the art of flying is being taught and learned by the right staff”
Great Instructional Experience
Highlights of Captain Stavros Anastasiadis, Head of Training and Flight Examiner of Olympus Aviation :
With over 40 years of experience as an Air Force pilot, civilian pilot, Flight Instructor, Flight Instructor’s Instructor, Flight Examiner, with a total of 23,000 hrs flight time, consisting of 4,800 Air Force hrs, 17,950 civilian hrs and 250 sea plane hrs, is considered as one of the best Flight Instructors in Greece.
Exemplified solid teaching and instructional abilities in a highly demanding Air Force and commercial environment, through execution of syllabus design, management, and revision for entry level pilots, while providing effectual training courses PPL, ATPL (Air Transport Pilot Licence), MCC, APS-MCC, supervision and assessment in many Flight Training Organizations (FTOs/ATOs) according to Part FCL/EASA regulations.
Successfully trained more than 380 private and professional pilots.
Author of the book The art and technique of flying.
OA’s main goal is to provide Professional Training according to Part FCL/EASA regulations of flight safety and standards of maintenance. OA utilizes only fully certified by EASA and HCAA of Greece, aircrafts. For more information about the operating airport operate click here.
Olympus Aviation with EL ATO 134 Horizon Aviation Academy is an Approved EASA Training Organization, in Thessaloniki/Greece, under the authorization of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA). Olympus Aviation is established by Professional pilots from the Air Force and Civil Aviation industry with thousands flying hours and great experience in training process. Ground Instructors have proven specialized skills and long time experience in aviation.
The excellent weather conditions in Alexandroupolis Airport (sea level) enable us to deliver uninterrupted training all year long, without wasting precious time and money.
In summer, high temperatures are usually between 27 and 33 degrees Celsius, although they sometimes climb higher.
In the fall and winter months, nights are significantly cooler, and normal daytime high temperatures are between 21 and 25 degrees Celsius.
More than 50 airports (International Build Up)
For advanced training student pilots and Hour Builders have the opportunity to visit and be trained in more than 50 airports and airfields around the Greek mainland and islands (eg. Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Kos, Zakynthos, Skiathos, Mytilini).
During Hour Building (HB) time, students have the option to commence international Training flights in European countries (eg. Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Cyprus) with our Flight Instructors*, on VFR and IFR procedures (SID, STAR, VOR/DME/ILS/PBN/Radar Vectoring) and get great experience before entering to CPL/SE-ME/IR/PBN/AUPRT/MCC Training.
*FIs fees are free of charge
In only 12 months
In Olympus Aviation the average time required to complete Zero to ATPL course is 12 – 14 months, including Exams.
At Olympus Aviation you will be personally guided through each stage of your training program, in a hospitable environment from the first introductory flight to all the way through to the day you receive your completion Certificate on relative licence.
Olympus Aviation Academy is founded and operated by veteran air force and civil aviation Flight Instructors, following the highest of EUROPEAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY/EASA standards.
Olympus Aviation Academy provides professional pilot training, at all levels, from 0 to ATPL (Air Transport Pilot Licence).
The academy maintains a high degree of discipline, necessary for building a future aviators’ skills and character.
All training flights are personally supervised by the Head of Training in order to ensure high-quality training.
On-line question bank for both residential and distance learning students. You may study from home, even before your arrival!
You’re operating in Greece’s second largest airport, the International Airport of Thessaloniki.As a student of Olympus Aviation Academy, you are trained in the second biggest airport of Greece (not in small or military airports, with many restrictions, which may result in delayed training).
Your time is valuable, so don’t waste it in flight schools with slow training.
Advanced training student pilots and Hour Builders have the opportunity to visit and be trained in more than 50 airports and airfields around the Greek mainland and islands (eg. Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Kos, Zakynthos(Zante), Skiathos, Mytilene and in many other European airports, either for VFR or IFR approaches.
You are taught by highly qualified tutors with many years of flight and training experience, (air force and airlines) to make your course enjoyable and rewarding.
In Olympus Aviation Academy we understand that pilot training is expensive. Hidden fees will result in a student out of his budget. We guarantee that there are no hidden fees.
Alazzawi Osama Saif Raheem
I am Osama from Iraq, 26 years old.
Become a pilot was my dream since childhood.
I completed my ATPL Modular course with Olympus Aviation, the Instructors -both from military Air Force and civilian pilots- were really good with me and my Training was performed smoothly.
The staff is kind and helpful, so I really recommend joining them.
Sharba Sajjad Hazim Muhi
My name is Sajjad, I come from Iraq.
I graduated as ATPL Integrated pilot from Olympus Aviation, in Greece.
Flight Instructors, pilots from Air Force an/ or commercial pilots, are really experienced, helpful and reliable.
Training supplies provided by the Academy are very useful.
Theoretical and practical Training can be completed successfully, by having a deep-rooted Aviation passion, being focused and working hard.
I’m Marios, from Cyprus.
Olympus Aviation is a highly recommended Training organisation. Its highly experienced Flight Instructors, with both commercial and military backgrounds provide a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to every student pilot. Moreover, the"strategic'' location of the Academy's base , the airport of Alexandroupolis , gives the opportunity to every aspiring student pilot to experience the nearby challenging airports at various Greek islands , making him/her a well-rounded pilot at the end of the course!
Al Ameri Taher Amer Jawad
I’m Taher, from Iraq. I would like to extend my full greetings and appreciation to all the staff of Olympus Academy. Its professional staff enjoys dealing with the student from the Course beginning until graduation. My experience was great, my choice was the right. Thank you for providing high level education and professional Training. Thanks and respect to Captain Stavros Anastasiadis, Head of Training, for his professionalism, eagerness, continuous support and high efficiency.
Shah Emran Alexander
I’ m Emran, from Norway. In the pursuit of my childhood dream to become a commercial pilot, I came in contact with Olympus Aviation. After a long time of searching for an EASA certified ATO, within economical spectrum and reasonable Training time, I achieved my dream.
Captain Stavros Anastasiadis, Head of Training, was very helpful, experienced and expertised, since the very first initial contact. Flight Instructors were competent and positively minded, as well. We flew every day, to different destinations and the scenery around was mesmerising.
Today I am a CPL/ ME / IR/ PBN/ MCC/ AUPRT/ ATPL Theory holder. Thanks to Olympus Aviation and its entire staff!
I will really miss you and look forward to seeing you in the skies! Keep the blue side up, and fly high! I would recommend everyone who is dreaming of becoming a pilot to study hard and choose Olympus Aviation!
Al Mashhadani Ahmed Khaleel Hussein
I’ m Ahmed, from Iraq. I joined Olympus Aviation for ATPL Integrated Course. I got everything I wanted from Flight Training and Theoretical lessons. It was an excellent Academy according to my personal opinion. I learned a lot. In addition, Captain Stavros Anastasiadis, Head of Training, was the father of all students. Possessing the ability to gain the love of all students, wish him and Olympus Aviation all the best.
Al Rubaye Fadhil Shawket Fadhil
I'm Fadhil, from Iraq. Since childhood I had passion for Aviation field, that’s why I decided to join Olympus Aviation, the best Aviation Academy in Greece. Cooperating with Captain Stavros Anastasiadis, Head of Training, means that you are in 'safe hands'. I would also like to greet all my Flight Instructors for providing me training experience especially on IR, flying across all Greek Airports and neighbouring countries of Greece. As conclusion, I wish all the best to Olympus family.
Alfarttoosi Abdulraoof Abdulelah Abed
I am Abdulraoof and I would like to express my appreciation to Olympus Aviation family. Head of Training, Instructors and Administration Team were the changing point of my life and they flew me to the sky, as my dream became my profession. I finished ATPL Integrated Course with happy smile and gratitude. Thank you for everything.
Al Okaidat Ali Muayad Zaidan
Olympus Aviation is always by the student through his hardships and helps him solve his struggles inside or outside the Academy. The Instructors that I flew with were perfect, had the will of teaching me in order to become professional pilot. The schedule is flexible, I was able to fly and study on personal level and pass all subjects during Exam sittings. Theoretical Instructors were over rated, professionals and helpful.