Pilot training

SWIFTAIR HELLAS ATO is a Training Organization approved by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) and complies fully with EASA regulations. 

Located at Markopoulo-Athens  in Greece, offering airline training programs. 

It covers SA226/227 Type Raiting Training for Aircraft Pilots. Upon successful completion of the course, the license granted is recognized by all European and International Airline Operators.

SWIFTAIR HELLAS’s Instructors team is comprised highly experienced SA 226/227 pilots who have many hours both flying and teaching these aircrafts. Courses are fully approved according to the EASA Regulations.

Theoretical training is conducted in our facilities in Athens and the practical (Flight) training is conducted with our Airplanes.


Type Rating Courses

-Course duration approximately 3 weeks.

-Course Requirements

 The minimum requirements are:

  • At least 70 hours as Pilot in Command on aeroplanes
  • Valid EASA ATPL or CPL with ATPL theory credit 
  • Valid Multi Engine IR (A) 
  • Valid Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • ICAO Language Proficiency min. Level 4
  • Certificate of satisfactory completion of an MCC course


Course Language



Theoretical Training

Type Rating Theoretical Knowledge Instruction – 40 hours 

3 Cockpit Procedure Training (CPT) on A/C -6 hours

Airplane Training

  • 5 Flight Sessions (Normal and Abnormal Procedures)  - 8 hours:
  • 1 Flight Session - Licence Skill Test
  • min. 12 hours Briefing and Debriefing


Course Package includes

  • Training QRH (Quick Reference Handbook)
  • Flight Crew Training Manual
  • AFM (Airplane Flight Manuals)

Contact Information

ipetridis@swiftair.com, gpantelios@swiftair.com