How does COVID-19 affect flight training?

The aviation industry is facing an unprecedented challenge as borders are closing, demand for airline tickets decline and precautionary measures are implemented in order to slow down the spread of the novel Corona virus known as COVID-19. This article will explore the measures taken by the aviation industry to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as how OSM A...

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Safety Manager - Niclas Eriksson

In episode 2 of “The Faces of OSM Aviation Academy”, you will be introduced to our flight academy’s Safety Manager, Niclas Eriksson, talking about the importance of having a high-quality safety culture where th...
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A Pilots Perspective - Flying the Line

It’s morning in Arlanda Airport. The fog has just lifted, traffic is picking up and a day of flying lies ahead. Inside the cockpit of our ATR 72-600 me and my captain have just finished start up and push back f...
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What is an Instrument Approach Procedure?

During pilot training extensive time and effort is spent on mastering the different types of Instrument Approach Procedures. In this article I am going to explain what the different types of IAP's are and what ...
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Pilot Interview - Staffan Eriksson

It’s incredible to see the journey from being a student pilot to becoming a flight instructor in such a short period of time. Staffan has always wanted to become a pilot and never stopped chasing his dreams. Hi...
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Knowledge is power for pilots

I am pretty sure you have heard the phrase "knowledge is power" before. If you are a Game of Thrones fan, you might even argue that "power is power" (check out this clip if you can't relate to my reference).   ...
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Ferry Flight - Part 6 Norway

Here it is! The last part of the two week long ferry flight journey across the Atlantic that takes our pilots to their final destination in Arendal, Norway. They landed at 14 different airports, overflew 6 diff...
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Ferry Flight - Part 5 Shetland Islands

Part 5 of the ferry flight journey takes our pilots to the Shetland Islands, a little detour from the originally planned route through the Faroe Island due to weather. As mentioned, this will be the pilot's lon...
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Ferry Flight - Part 4 Iceland

Part 4 of the ferry flight journey takes our pilots to Iceland where they are met by new challenges and beautiful flights through Iceland. Again, the pilots are forced to re-plan the routes due to weather, whic...
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Ferry Flight - Part 3 Greenland

In part 3 of the ferry flight journey you can follow our pilots when they do their first leg to Greenland and cross over the amazing icecap of Greenland. This is one the most challenging legs our pilots will ex...
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Ferry Flight - Part 2 Canada

Part 2 of the ferry flight journey takes our pilots on a new adventure to Canada, heading north towards Greenland and crossing the first little part of the Atlantic. You can't always predict the weather and our...
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Ferry Flight - Part 1 USA

So, there we were. Flight level 390 over the Atlantic Ocean, on-board a British Airways 747 heading westbound. Two months of preparations, planning and waiting were over. We were finally on our way.
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Ferry Flight Across the Atlantic Ocean

Read the stories from our four ferry flight pilots when they pick up our two brand new Cessna 172 in USA. The adventure takes them on a 2 weeks long journey through USA and Canada, over the Atlantic Ocean to Gr...