Success stories

28 May

True Passion Leads To Success: Pranas Story

BAA Training has started their YouTube channel in the beginning of 2011. The first video is with Pranas Drulis, highschool boy who was then a student intern at BAA Training, where he got to test-drive the training software to see whether flying is his destiny. That was when Pranas has started the flight towards his seat in the cockpit. Pranas remembers himself as enthusiastic and aviation-hungry kid ever since he took his first flight in a big passenger airplane. He was mesmerized by the views in cruise, the apron action on the ground and the breathtaking panorama that opens up once...

26 Mar

Success Story: It’s a Fantastic Job. Period

Becoming and being a pilot requires a lot of concentration and dedication for the occupation and industry. Luis Carvalho has put his best foot forward and stepped out of his comfort zone for a number of times while pursuing his dream of becoming a pilot. “There is no normal schedule, yet all of it is so close and dear to my heart. The feeling is fantastic, and I have imagined myself in that seat for as long as I can remember. My dad is an old aviation enthusiast who has been flying little model airplanes for a long time now,...

25 Feb

Started From The Bottom, Now He’s Here

BAA Training is happy to be able to write about the students, who join the academy from the very first steps in the aviation world and then grows and matures into the professional pilots. Lukas Vabolis story started at BAA Training’s Ab Initio school and followed up with the type rating training and line training which was also provided by BAA Training. Lukas Vabolis started cultivating on his interest in aviation during the sophomore year in highschool. The vivid and adventurous story that his dad, who had a chance to stay in the pilot’s cockpit during the full flight, told him...

5 Feb

Success Story: From Dream To Dream Job

Baltic Aviation Academy would like to tell you a story. A story about a man who never gave up on his dream. Who went through all the ‘ups’ and ‘downs’ toward one goal – to become a professional pilot. As most true aviators, Vitas Kanaporis has developed his passion for aviation in early childhood. Living close to the airport and watching Soviet Army’s Il-76 aircraft has helped him realize, that aviation may be and should be his future. That is why immediately after graduating high school, Vitas joined military pilots’ school and from 1989 till 1991 flew the L-39. After his duty...

30 Dec

Destination – Captain

What is it like to hear airport noises even before you are born? For Neil Limbachia that gave a start for his passion and career. As Neil describes himself, he is a detail oriented person who is outgoing and enjoys meeting new people. Neil used that detail-oriented trait when spending 6 months researching type rating training schools. According to Neil, 6 months is a relatively short time to spend researching something that will eventually be shaping up your career. The top criteria that weighted Neil’s decision were how well is the training centre being valued in a region, former student reviews,...

27 Nov

Success Story

Dear Baltic Aviation Academy newsletter readers, We would like to introduce to you our new newsletter segment which will focus on the success stories of Baltic Aviation Academy’s students. We will cover the stories of those who just joined the aviation school as well as seasoned professionals. We hope you will find this segment interesting, informative and influential! Tomi – pilot’s seat for less The first student from Finland has recently joined the Ab-Initio school at Baltic Aviation Academy. Tomi Salonen took advantage of the opportunity to become a pilot in a much more economical way abroad and had his government sponsor it. Tomi...

15 Nov

Pilot’s Seat For Less

The first student from Finland has recently joined the Ab-Initio school at Baltic Aviation Academy. Tomi Salonen took advantage of the opportunity to become a pilot in a much more economical way abroad and had his government sponsor it. Scandinavian countries have been known to provide free education and in addition to that, encourage students to acquire their degrees abroad by providing government study loans with small interest rates. According to Tomi Salonen, CPL modular student at Baltic Aviation Academy, education in Finland is free, however foreign educational institutions need to meet the requirements of the Ministry of Education and Culture...