Kirovograd Flight Academy of the National Aviation University

Kirovograd Flight Academy of the National Aviation University

The Kirovograd Flight Academy of the National Aviation University is a unique educational institution, which has been training pilots and other specialists for civil aviation for more than 60 years. Unique aviation infrastructure of the educational institution, corresponding to the European requirements.

About Academy

More than 60 years we teach people to fly! “- this is how the Kirovograd Flight Academy of the National Aviation University positions itself. Indeed, the educational institution founded in 1951, having passed a worthy path of development and reform, has made a significant contribution to the training of national and international aviation personnel and continues to form a highly qualified potential for the progress of world aviation.

The beginning of this glorious path was the creation of the Kirovograd Military Aviation School for long-range aviation pilots, later renamed the 60th Higher Aviation School for Air Force Pilots.

Personnel training for work in aviation is a very complicated and important task. Air techniques are being improved, tasks that aviators must solve are changing – the forms and approaches of their training are changing. Its essence remains unchanged – to ensure the professional reliability of the human factor. Therefore, our educational institution at various stages of its history was reformed and restructured in order to meet the progressive and progressive trends of the time, and at the same time keeping the accumulated experience and traditions from one transition stage to the other, maintaining high quality positions.

Today the Academy trains specialists in 10 specialties and specializations. Representatives of more than 30 foreign countries are trained at all faculties of the CLA NAU. Our graduates are in demand on the labor market and continue to multiply the glory of their “alma mater” with selfless labor for the sake of heaven and aviation. It is safe to say that the Kirovograd Flight Academy of the National Aviation University today is the pride of the Kirovohrad region, a unique component of the national education of Ukraine and an important component of the international educational space.

Flying Academy creates a multicultural learning environment. with students from countries all around the world such as Colombia, El Salvador, Brazil, Romania, Saudi Arabia, India, the Maldives, and many more. This intercultural competency will help students feel comfortable working in different countries throughout their career or sharing the cockpit of an airline with a pilot from another culture.

All in all, Flying Academy has a huge package of opportunities to offer and will give their students the required support needed to fulfill their dreams of becoming successful professional pilots.

The academy’s goal is to create an interactive and diverse learning environment. We focus strongly on innovations therefore our students have the availibility of using the latest state of the art equipment for studying: the ATPL question bank, Wifi-equipped classrooms, video materials and even the free iPad for students participating in the programs ATPL modular, 0-CPL, as well as 0-ATPL. Changes in the industry are immediately reflected on the curricula to ensure that all learning materials stay current and Flying Academy continues to provide the best training opportunities to its customers.

Flying Academy is led by Airline Pilots. They have developed a broad range of courses that lead the students all the way to their goal. Students at Flying Academy have the opportunity to join programs to gain their Private Pilot License, add their Instrument Rating as well as obtaining the Commercial Pilot License leading up to the Airline Transport Pilot License.

Why Choose Flying Academy

  • EASA Approved Training Organization (CZ/ATO-014)
  • FAA Approved 141 & 61 Flight School
  • Flight training base in Miami, Florida offers over 360 flying days
  • You can combine flight training in Europe and in the US
  • 12 years of experience with pilot training in Europe and 30 years in USA
  • Flight school is led by airline pilots – you will get real pilot experience
  • Students from countries all around the world

About Kirovograd

Kirovograd (officially Kropyvnytskyi), located in the heart of Ukraine, is an important industrial and cultural center of the country. This calm and comfortable city, where significant historical events used to happen daily, attracts with a unique charm, distinctive architecture and wonderful natural landscapes.

By historic standards, Kirovograd is a young city. Its birth year is considered to be 1754, when on Inhul River valley – near a Cossacks’ settlements – the Fort of St. Elizabeth was founded. From there, the Russian empress Catherine the Great planned to expand into the Northern Greater Black Sea area. The fortress expanded rapidly, attracting numerous migrants, and soon a fully-functional town grew around it. It was originally named Yelisavetgrad, and this name remained untill 1939, when it was renamed Kirovograd, honoring Kirov, a Soviet official.

Kirovograd’s outskirts also enjoy the company of unique landmarks. One of them is the Strategic Missile Forces Museum, located on the territory of former highly secretive missile base, not far from the town of Pervomaysk. The visitors can enjoy a fantastic collection of rocket engines, assisting automotive equipment, models of nuclear warheads, and missile complex R-12 (which was the “lead character” of the Cuban missile crisis in 1962). But the most captivating part of excursion around the museum is visiting the underground command post, from where missiles are fired.

Though Kirovograd does not have a rich historic and cultural heritage, it attracts visitors with its uncommon and diverse sights. It also gives you the possibility to “touch” the country’s past and to feel the amazing atmosphere it carries into the future!


Student life is a constant source of fun moments, knowledge of the world, exploring each of its particles. Education abroad opens up not only a quality education in a selected country for you, but also the opportunity to make friends from every corner of the world. For students of European universities is open the whole of Europe, this old lady with her unique combination of skyscrapers, provincial colored houses, gothic and romantic architecture.


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