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Electric flight hours in Integrated Programme

2023-02-19

Flight training in electric aircraft – the future is already here Many people think that electric planes belong to the future, but in Skellefteå, northern Sweden, it is a reality. Here, flight training for commercial pilots is carried out with fully electric aircraft – both in winter and summer. Training to become a pilot requires […]

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Expanding fleet

2023-02-09

New aeroplane! GFA has ordered two brand new Tecnam P2010 TDI and has an option for three more for 2024. The P2010 TDI is a modern, high-wing, fuel-efficient aircraft equipped with Continental CD170 (170 hp) and Garmin G1000Nxi with integrated autopilot GFC700. The P2010 TDI has the longest range and lowest fuel consumption of the […]

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GFA on Flightradar24 youtube channel

2023-01-25

GFA on Flightradar24 youtube channel Awesome video from Flightradar24 AB where Gabriel Leigh get a flight lesson in our electric Pipistrel Velis Electro. Instructed by our calm Head Of Training Johan Norberg. That was a fun day and a great flight You might also like

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Company culture impact on employee decisions

2023-01-16

Company culture impact on employee decisions A few weeks ago we had a very interesting meeting with Easyjets Training Manager Ash Beardmore who works on sustainability and innovation within the company. We talked a lot about our sustainability work, our unique set up here in Skellefteå and how we can learn from each other to become […]

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We leave an incredible 2022 behind us

2022-12-31

We leave an incredible 2022 behind us. So what have we achieved? We’ve started up the world’s first ATPL training course with a full focus on sustainability. We’ve done this by: Allocating up to 30% of flight training to all-electric aircraft. Flying the rest of the training in new, fuel-efficient aircraft.  Using simulators to the […]

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An amazing (and challenging) “start up year” has soon passed

2022-12-23

An amazing (and challenging) “start up year” has soon passed. I am so happy and proud of our students who believe in us as much as we believe in them! Early on we decided to implement a feedback culture in the school where everyone participates, students and staff alike. This is to continually improve, be […]

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Safety culture and transparency

2022-12-08

Safety culture and transparency Today our Head of Training Johan Norberg talked to the class about safety culture and transparency. We have talked about how we deal with reports coming in and about root causes, actions and prevention. Early on we also want to establish a mindset and transparency around deviations to support our safety culture. We […]

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We welcomed new students

2022-12-01

Cooking night This week we welcomed new students with a cooking night. At the same time we also celebrated the first class who did an outstanding job with their final PPL CAA theoretical exams which they all passed. This is part of our soft values work that strengthens the person behind the pilot. Being able […]

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We have invested in a brand new DA42-VI

2022-11-29

Good news! We have invested in a brand new DA42-VI (2023) New Generation! Its impressive fuel efficiency and TKS de-icing system makes it an ideal advanced trainer at Green Flight Academy. The DA42 has 4 seats, convenient access, panoramic canopy and a G1000 NXi glass cockpit with an integrated 3-axis GFC700 autopilot and yaw damper […]

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