News

20% of professional pilot students at Keilir are women

Over the past few years there has been a steady increase of women in professional pilot training at Keilir and currently one in every five pilot students at the school are female.
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New publication by Dr. Hilmarsson

Dr. Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson Professor at the University of Akureyri, School of Business and Science, and former Advisor to Keilir Academy, has published a new book. The publishing company is Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. The book is entitled: “The Economic Crisis and its Aftermath in the Nordic and Baltic Countries - Do As We Say and Not As We Do.”
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Instrument Rating Instructor (IRI) Course

Keilir will offer an Instrument Rating Instructor (IRI) Course on 1 and 2 November 2018.
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Assessment and Screening Process for applicants

Keilir Aviation Academy has implemented Assessment and Screening Process for all applicants in both ATPL and Integrated Professional Pilot Programs. Next assessment for courses starting in January 2019 will be held Friday 12 October 2018.
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Student interns from Sweden at KAA

Keilir is currently hosting two students from Lund University School of Aviation in Sweden (Trafikflygarhögskolan). As a part of their studies, Anna Palmqvist and Viktor Varhelyi, chose to do their two week internship at Keilir Aviation Academy in Iceland, staying on campus and working alongside our professional pilot students and instructors.
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Flight Instructor (FI) Courses begin in September

Keilir Aviation Academy offers Flight Instructor Course with study start 28 September 2018. The course includes both theoretical courses and flight training.
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Job opening: Aircraft Engineer at Keilir Aviation Academy

Keilir Aviation Academy is currently hiring the position of aircraft engineer to administer general maintenance of the school's training aircraft. Applicants are required to have Part 66 qualifications and relvevant job experience.
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Keilir Aviation Academy offers ATPL training in Spain

Keilir Aviation Academy is the first Icelandic aviation school to opperate ATPL training abroad, with the first pilot students arriving at the KAA training site Barcelona earlier this summer.
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INTEMIS Erasmus+ Final Conference

Keilir Academy in Iceland participates in a two year Erasmus+ project to train VET teachers and trainers in the use of the most innovative teaching strategies and to implement in VET schools and Centers the Flipped Learning Methodology.
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Preliminary University Studies at Keilir

Keilir now offers Preliminary University Studies (Háskólabrú) in English. The program offers individuals - who haven't finished college or secondary school education - access to university programs in Iceland.
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