Avion Express cadet programme pathway

Avion Express Cadet Programme is designed for aviation enthusiasts and pilot wanna-bes, who dream about flying but have no experience.

Selected cadets will complete an Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) training course at BAA Training and will proceed with type rating course with Avion Express – the company working with clients in Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific and the Caribbean regions.

Avion Express Cadet programme – EASA Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) training course at BAA Training 72,000.00€. More about investment and funding.

Avion Express cadet programme pathway

Avion Express Cadet Programme is designed for aviation enthusiasts and pilot wanna-bes, who dream about flying but have no experience.

Selected cadets will complete an Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) training course at BAA Training and will proceed with type rating course with Avion Express – the company working with clients in Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific and the Caribbean regions.

Avion Express Cadet programme – EASA Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) training course at BAA Training 72,000.00€. More about investment and funding.

About Avion Express

Avion Express is the largest narrow-body ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance, insurance) operator in the world and the largest airline in Lithuania. As an ACMI operator, it steps in when charter airlines can’t cope with huge air passenger traffic and need additional fleet and crew to operate on their behalf. Get to know Avion Express better!

Fleet of 18 Airbus A320 family aircraft

Over 10 years of experience

Operations in Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific and the Caribbean regions

About Avion Express

Avion Express is the largest narrow-body ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance, insurance) operator in the world and the largest airline in Lithuania. As an ACMI operator, it steps in when charter airlines can’t cope with huge air passenger traffic and need additional fleet and crew to operate on their behalf. Get to know Avion Express better!

Fleet of 18 Airbus A320 family aircraft

Over 10 years of experience

Operations in Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific and the Caribbean regions

Minimum entry requirements

Age

Over 18 years old

Residency

Unrestricted right to live and work in the European Union

Theoretical preparation

Knowledge of Mathematics, Physics, and English is of key importance. During the assessment, the school and exam grades of these disciplines are evaluated additionally. A special skill assessment can be organised by the academy for those having low or no grades from their secondary school

Physical status

Valid EASA 1st Class Medical Certificate

Education

Secondary or higher

Personal competence and aptitude

All candidates must go through special tests and interviews developed by the selection commission of the BAA Training and Avion Express for social competence and aptitude assessment

Steps of the preselection process:

1. Contact us

Please fill out the form below in order to get your personal manager at BAA Training who will guide you through the whole preselection process.

2. Initial discussion on terms, conditions and answers to possible Qs

You will be reached by email or phone to discuss your needs and terms of application. At this stage, the personal manager will answer all of your questions.

3. Document screening and schedule of the assessment date

After you provide a scanned copy of your passport valid to travel abroad and educational documents you are ready to set the date of the assessment.

4. Personality assessment (Profile XT)

The test examines three key personality areas and evaluates individual fit for the position you are applying for in accordance with them.

5. Aptitude assessment (Compass)

Compass includes: hand-eye-foot coordination, eye-hand coordination, spatial orientation, multi-task management, mental calculations, short term memory, and tech-test.

6. English test

Your English knowledge is tested as all of your training will be conducted in the aviation language – English.

7. Structural Interview

A structural interview is conducted face to face and compared with the results from the previously mentioned tests.

8. Suitable candidate is presented to the airline

If a student‘s profile match with airline‘s requirements, he is presented to the airline for the final decision.

9. Candidate‘s final interview with the airline

The airline invites suitable candidates for the final interview. It involves group tasks and a personal interview.

Cadet Pilot Assessment Process

What to expect during the Cadet Pilot assessment process? BAA Training student Dusan Pavlovic will tell you all about it: preselection process, Profile XT and Compass tests, interview and much more.

Minimum entry requirements

Age

Over 18 years old

Residency

Unrestricted right to live and work in the European Union

Theoretical preparation

Knowledge of Mathematics, Physics, and English is of key importance. During the assessment, the school and exam grades of these disciplines are evaluated additionally. A special skill assessment can be organised by the academy for those having low or no grades from their secondary school

Physical status

Valid EASA 1st Class Medical Certificate

Education

Secondary or higher

Personal competence and aptitude

All candidates must go through special tests and interviews developed by the selection commission of the BAA Training and Avion Express for social competence and aptitude assessment

Steps of the preselection process:

1. Contact us

Please fill out the form below in order to get your personal manager at BAA Training who will guide you through the whole preselection process.

2. Initial discussion on terms, conditions and answers to possible Qs

You will be reached by email or phone to discuss your needs and terms of application. At this stage, the personal manager will answer all of your questions.

3. Document screening and schedule of the assessment date

After you provide a scanned copy of your passport valid to travel abroad and educational documents you are ready to set the date of the assessment.

4. Personality assessment (Profile XT)

The test examines three key personality areas and evaluates individual fit for the position you are applying for in accordance with them.

5. Aptitude assessment (Compass)

Compass includes: hand-eye-foot coordination, eye-hand coordination, spatial orientation, multi-task management, mental calculations, short term memory, and tech-test.

6. English test

Your English knowledge is tested as all of your training will be conducted in the aviation language – English.

7. Structural Interview

A structural interview is conducted face to face and compared with the results from the previously mentioned tests.

8. Suitable candidate is presented to the airline

If a student‘s profile match with airline‘s requirements, he is presented to the airline for the final decision.

9. Candidate‘s final interview with the airline

The airline invites suitable candidates for the final interview. It involves group tasks and a personal interview.

Cadet Pilot Assessment Process

What to expect during the Cadet Pilot assessment process? BAA Training student Dusan Pavlovic will tell you all about it: preselection process, Profile XT and Compass tests, interview and much more.

Course content

Course content

THEORETICAL TRAINING

Theoretical part consists of 14 subjects (790 hours) to be completed in 6-8 months.

  • Air law
  • Communication
  • Operating procedures
  • Mass and balance
  • Instrumentation
  • Meteorology
  • Aircraft general knowledge
  • Flight planning
  • Performance
  • General navigation
  • Radio navigation
  • Human performance
  • Principles of flight
  • Aircraft operation manual
  • MCC
FLIGHT TRAINING

Flight training consists of 215 hours including Flight Navigation Procedure Trainer, single-engine, multi-engine aircraft, and a Full Flight Simulator.

  • 150 hours – single-engine aircraft
  • 13 hours – multi-engine aircraft
  • 37 hours – FNPT II (Flight Navigation Procedure Trainer)
  • 15 hours FFS (Full Flight Simulator)

*Flight training sessions lasts from April till October.

 

 BAA Training fleet consists of Cesna 172S, nine Tecnam P2002JF and two Tecnam P2006T. Find out more about our fleet

CAA EXAMINATION
  • Air law
  • Communication
  • Operating procedures
  • Mass and balance
  • Instrumentation
  • Meteorology
  • Aircraft general knowledge
  • Flight planning
  • Performance
  • General navigation
  • Radio navigation
  • Human performance
  • Principles of flight
  • Aircraft operation manual
INVESTMENT & FUNDING

Avion Express Cadet programme – EASA Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) training course at BAA Training 72,000.00€*

 

* The price applies for the current offer. BAA Training reserves the right to change it in the future.

 

Included:

  • All the material needed for your successful training
  • Flight training and airport fees
  • Tailor-made uniform and polo shirts for the flight season

 

Not included:

  • Assessment procedure
  • Medical examination for EASA Class 1 Medical. More about the procedure. Please note, that it may be cheaper to have your medical examination in Lithuania as a fee for it is 309 € (just for you to compare the same procedure in UK would cost approximately 630 €.
  • Living expenses and accommodation (you can compare prices in Vilnius and your own city here.
  • CAA exams (a fee for one exam at Lithuanian CAA is 5,7 €. It means that if you manage to pass all of your ATPL exams at the first attempt, you will pay 79,8 € in total in comparison 80 € per one exam in the UK).
  • Issue of professional licence at Lithuanian CAA which is 144 € (while it costs 285 € in the UK).

 

Funding

There are several options for students to get a partial or full funding for flight training. It is either a bank loan or different funding institutions in various countries. Find out more.

 

Please note that BAA Training does not provide financial support itself.

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