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“To train pilots is a job and knowledge. Only a big experience and a dedication of the instructors can assure the candidates the guarantee of a method, thus a profit”.
At present, two theories oppose. The one to pass very fast on the basic training and to persuade the pupil that he is already an airline pilot before beginning.
The other which has for objective to prepare the pupil with a rigorous basic method of work to teach him(her) at first his(her) pilot’s job. The rest will be easy.
«It is of no use to propose too successful or great equipped machines: a beautiful pen has never prevented the spelling mistakes»
Airline Flight Academy Director
Missions & Strategy
Founded in 1998 on the initiative of professionals from the world of aviation, the Airline Flight Academy (AFA) provides to airlines and aerospace companies such as GITAS group the skills they need through theoretical training and practices.
It is the unique school offering as broad and comprehensive set of training and activities related to aviation and in particular the air transport industry in Africa. The Airline Flight Academy (AFA) is proud of many of its trained Line Pilots, AMT (Aircraft Maintenance Technicians) and Aircraft Flight Dispatcher who are working right now in Tunisia as well as in several other countries mainly in the Gulf region.
The training center Airline Flight Academy is accredited by the Tunisian Ministry of Transport, Civil Aviation Authority:
- Line Pilot (ATPL, CPL/IR)
- Aircraft Maintenance Technician AMT (B1/B2)
- Aircraft Flight Dispatcher
- Industries – Aerospace
Three strategic objectives stand out:
- Develop curriculums in the aviation sector toward a diploma or Certification
- Become a platform for training and development of the aviation sector in Africa.
- Develop international activities through partnership at the international level.
The opening of the first session of Pilot modular training in Tunisia for twenty years
The Airline Flight Academy has the largest fleet Tunisian including:
-03 AT-3 (Single Engine Aircraft)
-05 TECNAM P2002JF (Single Engine Aircraft)
-02 TECNAM P92JS (Single Engine Aircraft)
-03 TECNAM P2006T (Twin Engines Aircraft)
-01 DIAMOND STAR DA-42 (Twin Engines Aircraft)
Modernization of the fleet: the Airline Flight Academy has the most important Tecnam aircraft fleet in Africa. The Academy became the leader in aerospace training ab- initio on the Tunisian market.
Signature of several cooperation agreements with leading European aircraft manufacturers: mainly TECNAM and DIAMOND
First deal to train a group of student pilots on behalf of the national airline carrier Tunisair (Signature of a protocol)
Signature of a 5 years cooperation agreement with the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority
– 05 single-engine aircraft AERO AT- 3
– 01 twin-engine aircraft Diamond Star DA -42.
Acquisition of special purpose aircraft Type Arrow PA -38.
– Training of 50 AMT recruited directly by MRO (Maintenance & Repair Organizations) in Tunisia.
– Acquisition of a new Simulator FNPT2 Mechtronix for pilot trainings.
Construction of a Hangar (3000 sq) with Tunis Carthage Airport for aircraft maintenance
Acquisition of two aircrafts for the Flight school training.
The Airline Flight Academy aviation training school was established in 1998 to meet the needs of the airline in Tunisia and those of the aviation sector.