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Become a world-class pilot

Scandinavian Aviation Academy is one of the largest Approved Training Organizations (ATO) in Europe and has provided professional flight training for both airlines and individuals since 1963. We conduct flight and theory training in San Diego (USA) and Västerås (Sweden) with a main focus on integrated commercial pilot programs.

At SAA we view every student as a future colleague - Ensuring that you are given the tools needed to continue developing beyond the threshold of graduation. 

Can I become a pilot?


Let your career take flight with SAA

Would you like an office view overlooking the west coast of the United States? Our Professional Pilot Program takes you "from zero to hero" in 18 months. No former experience required!

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Is a pilot career right for you? 

We understand that it can be hard to find your way in a jungle of information and abbreviations. Come visit us at a Pilot Open Day and learn more about life as a pilot and the education you need to get there.

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Will I get a job as a pilot?

Many people wonder what the job market looks like for pilots today. It has never looked better. Don't believe us? Check out our Market Outlook overview with data from Boeing, Airbus and ICAO.

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Take our test and see if you have what it takes to become a pilot.
Can I become a pilot?

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Can you nail this airline logo quiz?

Have you done your fair share of traveling? Spent an obscene amount of hours trapped in airports? Or are you simply an avid planespotter? 

See if you can identify the airlines based on their logos and challenge your friends - who is the greatest aviation expert?


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Interested in becoming a pilot, but not sure if it is right for you? Fill in the form below and receive information about the fascinating pilot profession over the next five days. Amongst other things you will: 

  • Learn more about the Pilot Aptitude Test and what you can do to prepare for it

  • Find out what a day in the life of a pilot looks like and gain a better understanding for the fascinating pilot profession

  • Get a free e-book that gives you in depth information about the aviation industry and the different career opportunities in aviation