F AIR´s Cadet Programs

Every year, we exceed our past results in the numbers not only of pilot training graduates, but also of Junior Flight Officers hired by airlines worldwide. Currently, we offer two cadet programs with Travel Service/SmartWings and F AIR. Don’t hesitate to contact us for details; we will be happy to provide further information.

F AIR Flight Instructor

This program is focused on at least PPL(A) holders with a casual background in teaching and a passion for flying. Applicants who pass our screening process gain fully covered FI(A) training against a 3-year contract requiring a minimum of 500 flight hours per year. Cadets will also have opportunity to further improve their instructor qualifications during their tenure with us. Paid work is available starting in the training phase; participation on company projects and administrative work provide further earning opportunities. Our Flight Instructor program includes type ratings for the various aircraft making up our fleet, as well as orientation in company SOP.

We offer:

  • Full-time job, 3 years minimum
  • FI(A) training for free
  • 800 flight hours per year on-the-job
  • Employment with a progressive, fast-growing company
  • Professional and friendly collective
  • Modern fleet and ground support
  • Opportunities for professional growth and qualification improvement
  • Free type rating training for Tecnam, Cessna, and Piper aircraft
  • We can arrange accommodation close to the airport

We require

  • Medical class 1
  • Radio Operator license
  • PPL(A) / CPL(A) license a plus
  • Basic English knowledge
  • Teaching skills (experience a plus)

Selection process

  • Interview in Czech and English
  • Pilot skills test

Travel Service/SmartWings
Travel Service/SmartWings
Travel Service/SmartWings Junior F/O Program

Registration for the year 2018 is closed!

The Travel Service/SmartWings Junior F/O program is unique in the Czech Republic. It is intended for rookie pilots and licensed pilots up to PPL(A) and NIGHT qualification. The selection process for the program is operated by Travel Service/SmartWings directly and consists of an interview and a test of general English skills.

Selected candidates may join either a modular or an integrated training program. Trainees will meet their future colleagues in the role of instructors, particularly in the IR(A) SEP section. They will also participate in several observer flights. All cadets must complete an upset recovery course; a full aerial acrobatics course is available as an elective. All training and courses from IR(A) SEP level are held exclusively in English. A major advantage of the program is the option to absolve the modules of the assessment of the airlines during the training; for example, the practical test is done on F AIR’s simulator after graduating the IR(A) SEP module. During the program, trainees will have the opportunity to visit Travel Service/SmartWings’ facilities and tour around the company’s various departments. In the latter phases of the program, trainees are required to attend lessons in uniform.

Entry Requirements:

Class I medical clearance. Pilot license not higher than PPL(A)/NIGHT. Applicants must pass a selection process.

Contact us for more information at: or +420 725 502 551

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F AIR, s.r.o.
Benešov Airfield
126 Nesvačily
257 51 Bystřice u Benešova
Czech Republic
Business reg. no.: 00662381, VAT no.: CZ00662381
Registered with the Municipal Court of Prague, Section C, File 455

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