Ready for Takeoff: Aviation & Flight Academy Launches for Greek High School Students

Children aged 14-16 can have the prospect to take a seat within the pilot’s seat through the Hellenic American College Aviation & Flight Academy summer time session which runs by to July 15.

Geared to highschool college students eager on science and aviation, the summer time session gives 45 hours of instruction counting in the direction of three faculty credit, and 6 ECTS credit.

Provided by the Hellenic American Faculty in cooperation with Athens Worldwide Airport (AIA), this system covers aviation historical past, flight operations and plane upkeep, floor operations in addition to air site visitors administration and consists of enhanced commentary and experiential studying by visits to the Athens Army Museum, Aegean Airways, AIA and Megara Basic Aviation Airport. Upon completion, college students can have an opportunity to fly with a state-of-the-art flight simulator.

Skilled pilot and licensed flight and floor teacher, Dr Triant Flouris, Provost and College Professor at Hellenic American College and previously dean of the Faculty of Aviation Sciences at Daniel Webster Faculty in New Hampshire, US, can be instructing the programs.

Courses are held at Hellenic American Faculty (22 Massalias St, Athens) and embody a one-hour lunch break offered by the Academy.