Airline Pilot Program

Flight training in the US

Oslo Flight Academy, in cooperation with our partner school Pacific States Aviation, offers full commercial pilot training through the FAA & EASA Airline Pilot Program (APP).

From zero hours to airline pilot

The APP requires no previous flight experience and will give you all required licences to work as a First Officer for European airlines in 18-20 months.

Course price

NOK 877.500*

What's included in the price?

  • Pre-departure course: preporatory course performed online
  • FAA Commercial Pilot training. Total of 227 flight hours
  • EASA ATPL-theory 
  • EASA CPL/IR conversion in PA34 (Location Oslo, Norway)
  • APS MCC-course (40 hours B737NG sim)

Prerequisites for admission

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have completed 13 years of basic education or equivalent knowledge satisfying the university admission certification (generell/realkompetanse)
  • Pass a pre-entry assessment (SIAP-test)

*Price will vary depending on hours required to complete the training as well as currency variations Quoted price is based on currency USD/NOK 10,0

Pacific States Aviation

OFAs partner school in the US

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California

Pacific States Aviation (PSA) is located at Buchanan Field Airport (KCCR), also referred to as Concord Airport, in the San Francisco East Bay city of Concord, California. PSA's convenient location is close to San Francisco, Oakland, Silicon Valley, and the famous wine district Napa Valley. One of the most important elements of successful professional pilot training program relates to location. PSA's location has many important advantages including ATC facilities, and an excellent instrument training environment. Concord airport has more than 55 airports within 50 miles, a complex airspace, and all year flying weather. Plus nothing can beat the beauty of the San Francisco Bay Area!

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    Experience California

    Enjoy your spare time

    Visit world famous tourist destinations

    Spend your free time exploring scenic destinations such as San Francisco, Napa Valley, Yosemite and Lake Tahoe!

    Housing options available

    Student housing is available close to PSA flight academy. The housing is located within a gated community with a common recreational area, gym, and pool. The subway train (BART) station is within walking distance from the housing. BART takes you conveniently around the Bay Area, including to downtown San Francisco. Shopping areas and downtown Concord are within walking distance. PSA provides a free shuttle bus three times daily to and from the student housing facilities. 


      Do I need a student visa in order to study in the US? 

      Yes. Pacific States Aviation can issue I-20 forms for the M1 student visa

      Are visas currently attainable? (Covid-19)

      Yes, for more info visit the US embassy website

      Do I need any previous flight experience? 

      No, the program is designed to take you from zero experience to airline-ready

      I already have my EASA Private Pilot Licence. May I still enter the program? 

      Yes, the Airline Pilot Program is a modular program. As such you can enter the program at any experience level

      What is the Pre-Departure Course?

      The Pre-Departure Course is a brief distance learning course that is completed prior to departure to the US. It prepares you for the upcoming private pilot training.

      Do I have to complete any tests in order to apply?

      Before enrolling to the program you will need to pass a pre-entry asssessment. Read more.

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