AKAD - KAC Aviation Mentorship

Pilot Engineer Professional Mentorship


Aim: School Holidays Aviation Mentorship

Target: Upper Primary & High School Youth

Duration: 5 Days in a Week: Monday to Friday

Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm daily (Day Programme)

Dates: November & December 2018 School holidays 

  1. Monday 19th November 2018
  2. Monday 26th November 2018
  3. Monday 3rd December 2018
  4. Monday 10th December 2018

Cost: Ksh 25,000/- per week (excluding meals)

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Location of KAC, Wilson Airport, Nairobi


Location: Within Wilson Business Park in Wilson Airport. 

The facilities include ample theoretical training classrooms, briefing rooms, operations centre, planning rooms, offices, rest areas, well stocked library and our simulator centre. 

  1. Introduction: Problem & Challenges

School youth passionate about Aviation Careers while in school as a 5 day program

  1. Solution  
  • AKAD collaboration with the Kenya Aeronautical College and Skymax Aviation have a one week, Youth Pilot Engineer Professional Aviation Mentorship Program.  
  • Target is Upper primary and High school youth, 
  • Cost = Ksh 25,000/- per week
  • Real flying option @ Ksh 15,500/- per hour shared flight of 3 students & Simulator. 

  1. Vision, Mission & Goals
  • Introduction to Piloting & Aviation Engineering, one week practical and hands on mentorship course;
  • Basics of aviation engineering – how the aircraft flies, Aircraft Systems
  • Meteorology, Mapping, Navigation & Flying blind
  • Safety Procedures, Maintenance, Hanger & Control Tower
  • Theory classes of 1 – 2 hours per day
  1. Value Creation 
  • Real practical exposure to aviation industry for wise knowledgeable career choices
  • Provides motivation to excel in current academic subjects; English, Geography, Physics leading to aviation subjects
  • Cost effective introduction without investing millions in committed adult aviation studies
  • Certificate awarded by Kenya Aeronautical College & Skymax Aviation, leading to seeking PPL, CPL, IR, ATPL and other aviation certification.
  1. Sustainability
  •  Program to run weekly during school holidays
  • Opportunity to transition into formal aviation careers
  • Monitoring & Evaluation for customer satisfaction done
  • Follow up school holiday classes will be at higher level classes.

 Accommodation for out of town youth;

  • From the Aero Club (high end) to Hostels in Nairobi West @600 per person sharing. Groups of students can be hosted at the Upper Hill School.
  • Option of alternative one week full time KAC flying school in Malindi