PASSION AND CAREER
watch the world from a new point of view…
Aero Club Catania: fly 300 days a year!
Since 1934 Aero Club Catania, A.S.D. with Legal Personality, trains aspiring pilots: flight is an exciting experience, within everyone’s means, which could turn into your profession. In Catania is easier! its favorable weather conditions (visual flight conditions are available about 300 days/year) allow full operations even in winter. Furthermore, being located at an international airport makes our flight training extremely valuable for everyone is serious about flight and intends to obtain a professional flight license. On average, during the last years our powered flight operations reached 4000 hours. In the last decade, the flight licenses obtained by our members were more than 500.
PASSION: PRIVATE PILOT
At Aero Club Catania you will learn how to safely pilot an aircraft and you will obtain the private pilot license. The course has a duration of 6 to 10 months and it may be paid by instalments.
You can lease one of our aircrafts (our prices are better than those of our competitors) to make your passion for flight grow and share it with your friends, enjoying travelling by air and watching the world from a different perspective.
CAREER: AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT
Aero Club of Catania can turn your passion into your profession. Our Flight School, the only one in southern Italy, holds the approval from the Civil Aviation Authority to provide the training courses required to obtain the Airline Transport Pilot License. The course has a duration of approximately 18 months.
After having obtained the Private Pilot License, you can subscribe to the Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) training course and then proceed further participating to the Commercial Pilot License (CPL) course, the Instrumental Rating (IR) course and the Multi-engine piston rating (MEP) course.
The courses are held at Catania International Airport. Flight training can be provided either on our modern fleet or in the Flight Simulator at the prestigious Alitalia Training Centre, in Rome Fiumicino, which has an agreement with our Flight School.