Kjersti Melling

Head of Training/co-founder

Kjersti has been an instructor since 1986, and flew as an airline pilot until 2004. She has a diverse background within aviation and possesses extensive experience with regards to European regulations concerning flight schools. Highlights:

  • Head of Training, Luftfartsskolen (2000-2013)
  • Textbook author, sole author of Norway’s leading textbook for the Private Pilot Licence.
  • Published several aviation related textbooks
  • Former Commercial Pilot, Dornier 228
  • First Officer with Norving (now defunct)
  • ICAO Pans-OPS Procedure Designer
  • Designed approach procedures for Norwegian Airports. Equivalent to U.S. TERPS.

Ole Martin Walberg

CEO/Accountable Manager/co-founder

Ole Martin has more than 15 years experience from the flight school industry in the US and Norway. He has a diverse aviation background, including:

  • M. Sc. Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (2016)
  • Former Training Manager Theory, CAE Oslo Aviation Academy

As Accountable Manager, Ole Martin is responsible for promoting the highest degree of safety within Oslo Flight Academy ATO (OFA ATO) and to ensure that the ATO operates with an effective management system. 

In addition to his flight school background, he has amassed more than 6000+ flights hours including on aircraft such as Airbus A321 and A330.

Charlie Ljungström

Chief Flight Instructor FSTD + MCCI

As Chief Flight Instructor FSTD, Charlie is responsible for the structure and content of simulator training at OFA ATO. In addition, he serves as Multi Crew Course Instructor (MCCI) on the MCC-courses.

Charlie completed his flight training in Sweden and has attained more than 10 years of experience within aviation to include 3000 hours on B737 and B787.

Einar Thune Iversen

Compliance Monitoring Manager

As Compliance Monitoring Manager, Einar is responsible for ensuring that OFA ATO operates in compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements as well as the authority approved operations manuals and training manuals.

Einar completed his commercial flight training in Norway, a decade ago. He has a broad experience, including as Head of Training at Luftfartsskolen in the time period 2013-2017. He is currently an airline pilot on the Dash-8 for a Norwegian operator. 

About us

Oslo Flight Academy is an EASA Approved Training Organisation (NO.ATO.025) and Declared Training Organisation (NO.DTO.0036). We offer various theoretical knowledge courses, including PPL, CB-IR(A), ATPL(A) and ATPL(H)/IR. In addition, we offer various simulator options, including  the APS MCC-course. The PPL-related courses are in Norwegian, but the CB-IR(A) and ATPL-courses are in English. For more information, please click here. For any other inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

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