August 2013

29 Aug

First Baltic Aviation Academy graduates to reach their dream

This September first ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot License) Integrated student group finishes studies at Baltic Aviation Academy. After almost three years of intensive studies first 7 students from Lithuania, Ukraine, Russia, Tadzhikistan and Holland have completed their studies and are ready to start their career in aviation. During graduation ceremony students will receive Baltic Aviation Academy course completion certificate, which proves that students gained all necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to operate multipilot, multiengine aircraft and are ready to apply for the CPL(A)/IR, ME license. ‘Almost three years ago our students together with our school made first big steps towards one dream...

28 Aug

Top 10 interesting facts about aviation

There are probably no people who would deny the importance of aviation in today’s fast moving world. The question is how much do we really know about aviation? Have you ever wondered of how many parts the aircraft that you are sitting in is made of? Or what do pilots eat? Undoubtedly, there are countless interesting and surprising facts about aviation which may surprise you. That is the reason why Baltic Aviation Academy has chosen to come up with the list of the most astonishing facts about aviation. Who knows, maybe after reading this article you will be able to...

23 Aug

Baltic Aviation Academy’s students started Ab Initio flight training abroad

On the 4th of August, Baltic Aviation Academy’s students have started Ab Initio flight training abroad. It is conducted as a part of Airline Transport License Program of Instrumental Flights training. The video footage from flight you can find here: http://youtu.be/huoEaenaB3k During the flights trainings pilot-in-command under supervision of instructor are piloting Cessna 172S LY-BAK. The first route has started from Aleksotas aerodrome in Kaunas (Lithuania) to Kuressaare (Estonia) and the way back. ‘Conducting flights outside the borders of Lithuania puts student in a situation that professional pilots are facing everyday: radio communication with foreigner air traffic controllers, knowledge of air laws,...

2 Aug

Baltic Aviation Academy at Aviation Day in Kaunas

Baltic Aviation Academy (Vilnius, Lithuania) participated in Aviation Day in Kaunas 2013 (Vilnius, Lithuania). The event was dedicated for Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas who became the first Lithuanian pilots to fly over the Atlantic Ocean. The flight is still being considered one of the most accurate in the entire global aviation history. The video reveals performances by the greatest pilots of acrobatic, fighter and military aircrafts. Air forces, soldiers, pilots, aviation academies and their displays, great exhibition of aircrafts and military transport, wonderful weather, music and BBQ...