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Fujairah Aviation Academy

College name Fujairah Aviation Academy
Director's name
Executive body or owner Fujairah National Group
Date founded 1986
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
Type of institute private college
College location / area Fujairah International Airport, Al Sharqi Rd - location map
Postal address PO Box 777, Fujairah, UAE
Telephone +971-9-2224747
Fax +971-9-2226318
Email faainfo2@fng.ae
Website www.fujairahaviationacademy.com
College fees
Instructor salary range
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 17 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
Not Rated from 0 votes.    
Instructor job satisfaction rating
(by instructors, not about instructors)
2.5 stars from 6 votes.    

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Fujairah Aviation Academy (FAA/FUJAA) courses and training programs
Course Duration Cost (AED) Prerequisites Comments
Private Pilot Licence (PPL) 6 months 46,000    
Instrument Rating (IR) 6 months 46,000 PPL  
Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) 3 months 38,800 PPL+IR  
Commercial Pilot Licence (PPL+IR+CPL) 18 months 222,000    
Flight Instructor Rating (FIR) 4 months 44,000 CPL  
Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII) 2 months 18,400 CPL+IR+FIR  
Certified Flight Instructor Multi-Engine (MEI) 2 months 27,000 CPL+IR+FIR  
Multi-Engine Rating 1½ months 25,600 PPL or CPL  
  • Course fees are approximate and might be higher. Valid for 2008-2009?
  • Additional prerequisites might include medical certificate, security check, interview, academic proficiency especially in Maths, Physics, English.
29 July 2010
  • Fujairah Aviation Academy (FAA) courses are approved by the UAE GCAA and students receive a licence valid in the UAE on successful completion.
  • UAE licenses can be converted to licences of other International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) member countries.
  • Aircraft and facilities used for flight and pilot training include
    • Diamond DA40 single engine for flight training
    • Cessna 172 single engine for flight training
    • Diamond DA42 multi engine aircraft for advanced training
    • Diamond DA40 / 42 FNPT Part 2 IFR Flight Simulator
  • Student accommodation in Fujairah is available.
  • FAA previously known as the Fujairah Aviation Centre or College (FAC).
  • FAA website also at www.fujaa.ae? Domain www.fujairahaviation.ae was in use but no longer has anything.
  • Additional email addresses might be fujavctr@emirates.net.ae and/or infofac@fng.ae.
  • FAA flight training programs run in conjunction with Cabair College of Air Training in Cranfield, UK.
  • According to Graham Austin, chief executive of Cabair College of Air Training, the FAA ATPL course is "... a mirror image of what we offer in Cranfield and Valencia in Spain, ... It's not an economy programme. It's aimed at those who want a JAA [Joint Aviation Authorities] qualification, but at a more convenient location." Reported by Flightglobal 06-03-2007.
16 March 2008
  • The Royal Jordanian Air Academy (RJAA) bought a 49% stake in the Fujairah Aviation Academy worth about JD 10 million (Jordan Times and/or press release).
UAE pilot training flight schools and aviation industry colleges
Last update 29 July 2010
General comments - might not apply to Fujairah Aviation Academy
  • Fees, facilities, education quality varies widely. Allow extra fees for visa, transport, accommodation.
  • Salaries, accommodation, other benefits for lecturer jobs vary substantially. Check contracts carefully for medical, housing, flight allowances, etc.
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