Will the world still need pilots?

The aviation industry is an impressive display of human achievement that has served our need for human connection and exploration. It has 'made our world smaller', enabled us to study abroad, experience different cultures, and build relationships that span the globe and remove borders. Millions of people have devoted their careers to ensure safe and efficient tra...

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VIP Captain, Compliance Monitoring- & Safety Manager Therese Oswaldson

Therese graduated from OSM Aviation Academy in 2007, just as a severe financial crisis impacted our global economy. She has a very inspiring story of resilience, as she fought her way through the crisis and eve...
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Why you should become a Flight Instructor

The sky is clear, and the wind is calm. The sun has just set, leaving the sky burning red towards the west and pitch black in the east covered with stars. As we climb out of Västerås airport, we take a moment j...
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Advanced Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (A-UPRT)

You might already have heard of UPRT, but in case you have missed it, this article will help you understand what it's all about. We will answer some of the most common questions regarding Advanced UPRT in the n...
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APS MCC VS MCC - What is the difference?

Imagine that you have just achieved a lifelong dream; you are holding your pilot license in your hand and can officially call yourself a pilot! There's just one more thing you need to do. In order to qualify fo...
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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...