Polish Air Force Academy
|Motto||Pro Patria Semper|
|Commendant||Brig. Gen. Pil. Dr. Piotr Krawczyk|
|Nickname||School of Eagles|
The Polish Air Force Academy (Polish: Wyższa Szkoła Oficerska Sił Powietrznych) is located in Deblin, eastern Poland. The Air Force Academy is an accredited university for the undergraduate education of officers for the Polish Air Force. It was established in the interwar period in 1927. In 2009 academy started civilian program with four faculties: airplane pilot, aircraft maintenance, air traffic control and national security. In 2011 Department of National Safety and Logistics was created, giving the full range of aviation faculties to choose.
The cadets undergo training in one of the following specialties:
- Jet Fighter Pilot
- Helicopter Pilot
- Civilian Airplane Pilot
- Air Traffic Controller
- Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (EASA B2 category)
- National Safety
|TS-11||Poland||Trainer||TS-11 bis D
TS-11 bis DF
|PZL SW-4 Puszczyk||Poland||Light Helicopter||24|
|Mi-2||Poland / Soviet Union||Utility Helicopter||16||Superseded by PZL SW-4|
In 2009 Civil Aviation Authority gave the green light to Academic Flight Training Organisation. Three Diamonds Da-20 were purchased, with plans for more to come.
- "WSOSP - Strona główna". Wsosp.deblin.pl. Retrieved 2013-08-11.
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