Irish pilots graduate in Portugal

gestairGestair Group is a company specialised in executive aviation with an Aviation Training Unit based in Spain and Portugal, and is considered to be one of the largest pilot training organisations in Europe.  One of the pilot training unites is based in the Estoril, Tires airport, and is graduating 25 young Irish pilots this year, among them their first female helicopter pilot. The Aviation Training Unit is composed by two divisions:

  • Gestair Flying Academy, recognised by the aviation authorities in Spain and Portugal as FTO to offer integrated courses toward obtaining the Airline Transport Pilot License  (ATPL). The School has bases in three European countries: Madrid/Spain, Cascais/Portugal and Milan/Italy.
  • Gestair Airline TrainingTRTO licensed center, recognised by the Spanish Civil Aviation Authorities to offer the courses necessary to obtain the type ratings for the different models of aircraft available in the market.

See more information on Gestair Website.