Winter flight training course - Experience the most thrilling winter flight experience!

An exhilarating and new kind of experience in the middle of Finland's most beautiful winter offers everything that a pilot could wish for from an active vacation. Enjoy flying in a wonderful landscape covered with snow and ice during the three-day winter flight course of Blue Skies Pilot Academy, feast on delicious food, and relax at the end of a memorable winter day at the Hotel Talluka. The trip is completed with exotic winter activities, which you can explore according to your preferences. Have you seen the northern lights, had a Finnish sauna, or tried skiing?

Gather a group of friends, experience the trip by yourself or enjoy a flight-filled vacation together with the family. Family members are welcome to enjoy the plane ride free of charge. The whole package can be customized exactly according to your wishes and needs. 

Winter flight training course

Soar above the snow and ice

Experience Finland's wonderful winter and beautiful landscapes from the air by taking off into the clear sky, above the snow and ice. After dark, you might fly among the northern lights! In addition to the unique flying experience, you will increase your flying skills in the lessons of our experienced staff and learn critical skills for operating in cold and changing weather conditions. Please note that to participate in the winter flight course you must have an LAPL(A) or PPL(A) license.

Blue Skies Pilot Academy's unique winter flight course includes three hours of flight time in winter weather conditions. The flights are carried out from the snowy Lahti-Vesivehma airport. The airport is located just over an hour's drive from the heart of the capital. In addition, the winter flight course includes two hours of theoretical instruction related to winter flying. In the theory part, we learn about the challenges and safety of winter flying.

Contents of the course

  • 3 hours of flight time
  • 2 hours of theory

Price €999

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Stay at Hotel Tallukka

Comfortable accommodation and relaxing pampering

Hotel Tallukka offers participants of the Blue Skies Pilot Academy's winter flight course comfortable full-service hotel accommodation near Lahti-Vesivehmaa airport. In addition to well-equipped rooms, breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as the use of the sauna, pool area, and gym are included in the accommodation price. Airport transfers can also be easily arranged through Hotel Tallukka.

Included in the accommodation package

  • 3 days accommodation
  • 3 x Breakfast, 2 x lunch and 3 x dinner
  • Use of the sauna, pool section, and gym
  • One program at the hut and an evening meal with drinks

  • Admission to the Friday and Saturday dances

Superior room for 2 persons €455/ person/ 3 days
The extra fee for a single room is €60/day

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Try winter activities

Things to do for every taste

Experience the northern lights flickering in the dark sky, take a dip in the refreshing icy lake from the sauna, or enjoy snowshoeing on the icy lake. As a counterbalance to flying, there are plenty of fun winter activities and various services to suit many tastes. Skiing, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and other fun winter activities are organized near Hotel Tallukka, in the Himos winter sports center. A moment for calmer relaxation can be found in Hotel Tallukka's pool section. Excellent shopping opportunities are only half an hour's drive away.

Combine the activities you want with your trip and make your vacation a unique experience. Transport is conveniently arranged through Hotel Tallukka.

Blue Skies Academy - Finland’s most diverse pilot academy

Blue Skies Aviation Oy is a pilot academy established in 2009. Blue Skies Pilot Academy develops Finnish aviation by offering high-quality training at a competitive price. Our objective is to train skilled, alert pilots with good and safe aviation habits who also operate as promoters of general aviation knowledge and safety culture. The majority of our training operations occur in connection with the Lahti-Vesivehmaa aerodrome, which is located in Asikkala and operates as the domicile of our company.

Our personal, immediate and flexible services guarantee high-quality training. Our courses meet the requirements of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency EASA, and the ATO pilot training organisation approval exceeds the comprehensive requirement level set out for the course by authorities. 

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Contact us

Iiro Viita
Business Director, Education coordinator

+358 (0) 50 4925 032