4th Aviation and Flight Academy at Athens International Airport

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4th Aviation and Flight Academy at Athens International AirportAviation courses for students 14-17 years old offered by Hellenic American University between June 24th - July 12th, 2019

Hellenic American University and Athens International Airport are pleased to announce the launch of the 4th annual summer Aviation and Flight Academy for high-school students. The Academy is geared to students 14 to 17 years old who are eager to learn about the principles of aviation, both in theory and in practice.

From Monday, June 24th to Friday, July 12th, 2019, the Academy’s students will follow an exciting programme that combines in-class sessions and hands-on learning at the Athens, Megara and Tanagra airports. Those who attend the course “Fundamentals of Aviation & Flight” will also take flight lessons in a state-of-the-art flight simulator.

The Academy offers both introductory and advanced-level courses, all of which are conducted in English:

  • Level 1: Fundamentals of Aviation & Flight
  • Level 2: Global Aviation Management & Operations and Flight Operations
  • Level 3: Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems

With the start of the 4th Aviation and Flight Academy, AIA’s Communications and Marketing Director Ioanna Papadopoulou noted:

“The Aviation and Flight Academy is a unique and innovative educational initiative that we are continuing this summer for the fourth consecutive year, in cooperation with the Hellenic American University. For one month, our students will be learning every day about the principles of aviation from distinguished, experienced instructors from the aviation and academic community. It is an exciting programme that will provide first-hand observation and practical learning, offering, at the same time, a first glimpse of the exciting and professionally promising aviation sector!” 

According to Dr. Triant Flouris, Provost of Hellenic American University and creator of the programme, 

“Our Aviation and Flight Academy is moving ahead, having established itself as a unique and essential model of cooperation between Athens International Airport and the Hellenic American University. The programme aims to provide the next generation of aviation professionals with an academic background in aviation they can build on the future. We look forward to continuing and expanding the programme geographically in other areas of Greece, and academically as well, with the addition of new courses.” 

Each course provides 45 hours of instruction and 3 college credits (6 ECTS credits).
For more information on the 4th Academy, click here

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Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons License: CC-BY-SA Copyright: Leonid Mamchenkov


 

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