AIRCRAFT FLEET

Cessna - 172S NAVIII (12 pcs), Diamond DA – 40 (6 pcs), Diamond DA – 42 (7 pcs); Totally 25 Aircrafts With 18 Single-Engine Aircrafts and 7 Multi-Engine Aircrafts are available in within the fleet of Turkish Airlines Flight Academy.

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SIMULATORS

As in all stages of TAFA trainings, modern pilot trainings are provided via simulators. With the new generation FNPT II simulators equipped with advanced systems, the most realistic training conditions are provided. In the simulator trainings, students gain maximum flight knowledge and experience under the conditions of VFR (Visual Flight Rules) and IFR (Instrument Flight Rules), and trainings are provided on the basis of realistic scenario for emergency situations that can be experienced during any stage of flight.

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AIRPORT

Aydın Çıldır Airport is only used by Turkish Airlines Flight Academy for training purposes. Airport features are as follows. Runway direction is 09/27 with east-west heading Runway length: 1435 m Runway width: 30 m Apron-1: 39 aircraft stands (Cessna 172, Da-40, Da-42), Apron-3: 2 aircraft stands Runway Strength Values: Concrete, Strength: PCN 46 R/C/X/T Navigation Equipment a) VOR/DME: 113.85 MHZ CH85Y

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TRAINING FIELDS

Pilot candidates receive trainings in 6 classrooms located in training building and called Cumulus, Nimbus,Cirrus, Stratus, Radiatrus, and Alto.

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INSTRUCTORS

Turkish Airlines Flight Academy Flight Teaching Staff

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LIFE OF TRAINEES

Trainees at TAFA are accommodated at two different hotels, one in Kuşadası and the other in central Aydın. Transportation service is provided by the Academy for the trainees arriving from Kuşadası.

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ACCOMMODATION AND FACILITIES

Premises of Turkish Airlines Flight Academy consist of two buildings: terminal and classroom campuses.

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RESTING AREAS

Terminal building features a private resting lounge for students and two resting halls. In addition to these, there are 2 gazebos in front of the classroom building as well as privately run Academix café for trainees to use.

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AYDIN

Aydın province is located in Aegean Region in western Turkey. Set along the coast of Aegean Sea, Aydın is an important city and one of the major tourism hubs in Turkey with its towns of Didim and Kuşadası as well as Greater Menderes River.

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