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ICAO to EASA Conversion Courses

We have assisted high number of pilots converting their ICAO licenses and ratings to European standards (JAA/EASA). We specialize in FAA to EASA license conversions and aim to offer high quality training at a highly competitive price. Available courses include:


ICAO PPL to EASA PPL

ICAO CPL to EASA CPL

ICAO MEP to EASA MEP

ICAO SE IR to EASA SE/ME IR

ICAO ME IR to EASA ME IR

ICAO FI/CFI (A) to EASA FI(A)


We also provide additional rating training for holders of EASA licences (see the Modular Courses page) and have examiners approved to conduct skill tests and/or assessment of competence on holders of licences issued by most EASA member states.

PPL(A) - Private Pilot Licence

ICAO PPL(A) to EASA PPL(A)

  • Theoretical training and preparation for exams in the subjects of Air Law and Human Performance
  • PPL theoretical exams at the Icelandic Transport Authority in the subjects of Air Law and Human Performance
  • 5 hours SEP C172SP flight training

  • Flight instructor fee and required ground briefings
  • Training material (IS VFR chart and C172SP POH)
  • ICETRA examiner skill test fee

In accordance with EASA regulations the training should be based on evaluation made by an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and a recommendation to the Competent Authority of a reduced course. The above price is based on our extensive experience of PPL(A) conversions. Some students may require less training and some may require more. Additional training is charged in accordance with our scheme of charges at each time. The actual course hours eventually depend on students skills and experience.


Price: from €1.890

Duration: 10-14 days


The course leads to an Icelandic EASA PPL(A) licence issued by the Icelandic Transport Authority (ICETRA). Additional administration, skill test, license and rating fee payable directly to ICETRA may apply.

The Icelandic Flight Academy will assist in transfer of all related documents such as medical licences from other issuing countries to Iceland. Students will need to hold ICAO English Language Proficiency of at least Level 4 for licence issue. If you do not hold ICAO English Level 4 or above applicants can undergo such assessments at our ATO.


CPL(A) - Commercial Pilot Licence

ICAO MEP CPL(A) to EASA MEP CPL(A)

  • 5 hours MEP(A) PA44 flight training with an instructor
  • 1,5 hours PA44 aircraft rental for CPL(A) skill test
  • Flight instructor fee and required ground briefings
  • Training material (IS VFR chart and PA44 POH)
  • ICETRA examiner skill test fee



In accordance with EASA regulations the training should be based on evaluation made by an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and a recommendation to the Competent Authority of a reduced course. The above price is based on our extensive experience of CPL(A) conversions. Some students may require less training and some may require more. Additional training is charged in accordance with our scheme of charges at each time. The actual course hours eventually depend on students skills and experience.


Price: €3.750

Duration: 10-14 days


The course leads to an Icelandic EASA CPL(A) licence issued by the Icelandic Transport Authority (ICETRA). Additional administration, skill test, license and rating fee payable directly to ICETRA applies (~€400).

The Icelandic Flight Academy will assist in transfer of all related documents such as ATPL theoretical knowledge exam results and medical licences from other issuing countries to Iceland.


MEP(A) - Multi-engine Class Rating

ICAO MEP(A) to EASA MEP(A)

  • 3 hours of MEP PA44 flight training 
  • 1,5 hours MEP PA44  aircraft rental for MEPA) skill test
  • Training material (PA44 POH)
  • Ground training and required briefings
  • ICETRA examiner skill test fee


In accordance with EASA regulations the training should be based on evaluation made by an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and a recommendation to the Competent Authority of a reduced course. The above price is based on half of what is required for a full MEP(A) course. The actual course hours eventually depend on students skills and experience.


Price:  from € 2.500
Duration: 1 week

IR(A) - Instrument Rating Conversion

         ICAO SE IR to EASA SE IR Conversion Course


·         10 hours ALSIM ALX FNPT2 instrument flight training

·         5 hours SEP C172SP instrument flight training

·         1,5 hours SEP C172SP aircraft rental for skill test

·         15 hours FI(A) instructor fee

·         CAA  test fee


Duration: 2 Weeks

Price: € 3.770



ICAO SE IR to EASA ME IR Conversion Course

Phase 1 - ICAO SE IR to EASA SE IR

  • 10 hours ALSIM ALX FNPT2 instrument flight training
  • 5 hours SEP C172SP instrument flight training
  • 1,5 hours SEP C172SP aircraft rental for SE IR (A) skill test
  • Ground training and required briefings
  • ICETRA examiner skill test fee

Phase 2 - EASA SE IR to EASA ME IR

  • 2 hours ALSIM ALX FNPT2 instrument flight training
  • 3 hours MEP PA44 instrument flight training
  • 1,5 hours MEP PA44 aircraft rental for ME IR (A) skill test
  • Ground training and required briefings
  • ICETRA examiner skill test fee

Before starting the 2nd phase of the conversion training have the EASA SE IR entered in to his/hers EASA flight crew licence. The applicant must also hold a EASA MEP(A) Class Rating in the licence. Course duration depends greatly on the country of licence issue as the licence must be sent/brought to the applicable Competent Authority (CAA) to have the EASA SE IR entered into the licence and possibly the EASA MEP(A) Class Rating if such a course/conversion is also carried out at the Icelandic Flight Academy. Seeking to have the licence transferred to and issued by the Icelandic Transport Authority (ICETRA) could reduce processing time between phase 1 and 2 significantly.

Price: from € 7.790

Duration: 3 weeks



ICAO ME IR to EASA ME IR Conversion Course

  • 10 hours ALSIM ALX FNPT2 instrument flight training
  • 5 hours MEP PA44 instrument flight training
  • 1,5 hours PA44 aircraft rental for ME IR (A) skill test and ICAA examiner fee for skill test 
  • Ground training and required briefings
  • ICETRA examiner skill test fee

Price: from € 5.330

Duration: 2 weeks


FI(A) - Flight Instructor Certificate

ICAO FI(A) to EASA FI(A)

  • 1,5 hours SEP C172SP pre-entry flight test with a flight instructor
  • FI(A) theoretical knowledge course
  • 15 hours SEP C172SP flight training 
  • 1,5 hourse SEP C172SP aircraft rental for assessment of competence (checkride)
  • ICETRA examiner fee for assessment of competence (checkride)


Price: from € 5.600

Duration: 5 weeks


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