FAS Pilot Academy is a division of FENIX AERO SERVICES, formerly FANOURAKIS AVIATION SERVICES - RHODOS PILOTS ACADEMY, which is a company based in Athens Greece providing aviation services, founded by brothers Stylianos and Michael Fanourakis in December 2000. The academy was certified as a professional pilot school on October 31, 2001 under the name FANOURAKIS AVIATION SERVICES RHODOS PILOTS ACACDEMY. In October of 2004, it was re-certified as the second private school for professional pilots in Greece and the first Greek professional pilot license was obtained by a student of FAS Pilot Academy, Cptn. Ioannis Aslanis, in 2004.
Today, FAS Pilot Academy is proud to have in its history the collaboration with companies such as AEGEAN Airlines for the training of its First Officers, SEHOA (School of Professional Pilots of Olympic Aviation) and RAI (Riga Aeronautical Institute) for the training of their student pilots. More than thousand candidates from all over the world have successfully graduated from our academy and are now distinguished pilots in airlines worldwide.
In addition, FAS Pilot Academy has been awarding scholarships for two consecutive years to 24 young candidates, for their training as professional pilots without any support from the state or any other organization.
You want to be a pilot? You want to make your dream come true? You have no flying experience? Great! These aviation training courses are designed for student pilots with zero flying experience!
ATPL Integrated. Commercial Pilot Training course - CPL/ME/IR + MCC on license (ATPL Frozen)
This is a Commercial Pilot Integrated Training course (ATPL Integrated) designed for student pilots with zero flying experience. The course provides all the theoretical knowledge and flight training required, plus certification, for a successful examination and flight skill test in order to obtain an EASA Approved Commercial Pilot License (CPL) including Multi Engine (ME) and Instrument Ratings (IR), ATPL Theory Credit and MCC Completed on license (CPL/ME/IR - EASA Approved ATPL frozen).
Aviator Modular I PPL(A) - Private Pilot License (LINK)
This course is designed to train students with no previous flight experience to level of flying as private pilots in command on single engine piston aircrafts under visual flight rules.
Flight Training for CPL /ME /IR conversion from ICAO to EASA
The course objective is to provide flight training to an ICAO CPL /MEP /IR holder according to Part-FCL, for a successful examination and flight skill test in order to convert his license according to EASA regulations. The trainee must hold a relevant Theoretical Knowledge Certification.
ATPL Theoretical Training Online Sessions
Seize the opportunity and complete the theoretical part of the APTL(A) training from the comfort of your home without leaving your country!
Due to the COVID-19 disease situation, the ATPL Theoretical part of the training is performed with interactive online sessions.
After completing your registration we will send you your Apple i-Pad, which is included in the Student Kit provided to all ATPL Integrated trainnes, loaded with PAD Pilot's Complete ATPL Training Manual Package. The ATPL training manual package includes the ATPL e-books for 14 subjects and all educational material needed. We will also send you the crendentials for the 12-month subscription to Aviation Exam.
Upon receiving your Apple i-Pad you are ready to participate in the interactive online sessions while you are in constant contact with your instructors, you ask your questions live, perform exams tests etc.
The benefit of online sessions
The implementation of interactive online sessions has the benefit for the trainees the reduction of the time they have to live outside their country for almost 8 months, which in turn reduces the total cost of living abroad for completing the training.
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FAS Pilot Academy is one of the oldest EASA Approved Training Organizations (ATO) for Pilots in Greece, demonstrating for more than 20 years, vast knowledge, experience and expertise in the sector of pilot training.
EASA Approved Training Organization
FAS Pilot Academy holds the Approval Certificate EL-ATO-103 in compliance with the EASA standard and specifically Part-FCL. Our Pilot Academy operates under the EU laws and the regulations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
Two (2) Training locations in Greece
FAS Pilot Academy has premises and facilities at Attica/Megara (Pachi Airport) and Attica/Markopoulo (Ground School premises). The weather in Greece is ideal for flight training. For 320 days approximately per year, the weather conditions in all our training locations are ideal for flight training due to perfect weather conditions.
The aircraft fleet
FAS Pilot Academy owns a fleet of aircraft able to cover all needs of our trainees and in conjunction with the vast experience of our flight and theoretical instructors in the planning of the training, FAS Pilot Academy guarantees that the training of our air cadets will be conducted without any unnecessary delays due to prompt aircraft availability.
Safety is our first and most important priority. The flight safety levels are among the highest in Greece since Fanourakis Aviation Services SA holds approval certificate to act as maintenance organization (Part-145) and also holds approval certificate to act as continuing airworthiness management organization (Part-M).
Additional TUV certification
In additional to the EASA approvals and related quality systems FAS Pilot Academy applies a quality management system in line with standard EN ISO 9001:2008 for the scope of the provision of training services of professional pilots of aircrafts with reference certification number 010160158, by TUV Austria.
Globally recognized licenses / certificates
FAS Pilot Academy’s established reputation in pilot training incorporates Commercial and Air Transport Pilot Licenses, plus, Airbus A320 Type Rating. The licenses and certificates are awarded to the successful graduated students and due to the EASA Standard are globally recognized. Our graduates are able to build a successful career in the aviation industry.
TOEFA © / ICAO Examination Centre
FAS Pilot Academy also holds a certification that meets all the quality criteria of ICAO Language Proficiency requirements for TOEFA © Examination (Test Of English for Aviation), and hence is an approved ICAO / TOEFA © Examination Centre.
FAS Pilot Academy
Ground School / Administration:
Dimitriou Nikolaou Allagianni 13
Athens International Airport Area
190 03 Markopoulo, Greece
Flight Training Maintenance:
Pachi Airport (LGMG)
191 00 Megara / Attica Greece