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About Ostend Air College

State-of-the art training for pilots

Ostend Air College was founded on the 12th of April 1996 and is the first Approved Training Organisation of Belgium according to the European Aviation Safety Agency regulation. By the time of writing this article (April 2022) we made 500+ true aviation professionals.  Between 1996 and 2004 OAC  made use of a variety of aircraft such as Robin HR200, Grob115, Piper 28, Piper 34.


In recent history our OAC transformed towards a unique, modern and streamlined training centre where we train to excel. The current fleet of aircraft consists of Diamond DA40 and DA42 aircraft’s which are housed in our brand new hangar’s located on the international airport of Ostend-Bruges. All aircraft have some of the latest avionics technology on board which allows us to train future proof pilots.


Ostend Air College is offering ground and flight training for recreative, professional and instructor-pilots. Our instructors are keen on a personalised training approach, they spark the drive to excel with our students. Some of our graduates are to date not only pilots but have taken-up some major management function within airlines worldwide. This proves that the our Core values and DNA was transferred perfectly by our highly professional instructors. We do not only train skilled pilots but we give all student the necessary knowledge, skill’s and attitudes to be ready for their future aviation career.

Through a multidisciplinary approach to education that combines technical and competency based training, our students consistently succeed in the real world. Since we opened our doors, we’ve helped countless individuals achieve their career and life dreams. A student centered approach allowing room to develop the Knowledge, Skill's and pilot Attitudes all contribute to the succes of our competency based training philosophy.


We strive to excel as an organisation and are ready to tackle future innovations. We are working on quality, compliance and safety on a daily basis. This allows us to maintain our proven history record in successfully training the next generation of truly skilled aviation professionals!

We are committed to providing excellent education, training and resources so that our students will succeed in today’s competitive world. With our great team, we’re sure you’ll be satisfied with your training. Get in touch to learn more.

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Diamond Aircraft DA40


Learn to fly in advanced aircraft that are efficient and equipped with some of the latest flight deck technology.

Garmin G1000


Training pilots of the future with the ground-breaking technology of today.

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Highly trained Subject Matter Experts sparkling students to develop into true aviators!

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