Theoretical exams – HCAA Sittings

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) schedules the theoretical examinations sitting every month and it announces the schedule 15 days prior to every sitting at the HCCA website.

When the student completes the theoretical training course, the academy will send the required documents (initial application) to the HCAA examination center “ΣΠΟΑ”.

For each subject you have 4 efforts to succeed. In case you fail you should be examined in all 14 subjects. You can participate in the exams up to 6 times.The HCAA examination fees for each subject is 5 euro.

Sitting Application

The student is obliged to fill in and send his/her application form for the sitting that he/she wishes to attend every time at the HCAA examination center (ΣΠΟΑ) by fax (+30 210 9973221) or by e-mail (

Examination Sittings

  • Every sitting has a specific duration of 9 working days.
  • The student may take any number of subjects per sitting, there is no limitation.
  • The student must choose the specific date(s) that he/she plans to be at the examination center and the specific subject he/she is going to take each day.
  • The student can take more than one subject per day, but he/she must specify which ones on the examination application form.

Pass Standards

  • A pass in an examination paper will be awarded to an applicant achieving at least 75% of the marks allocated to that paper.
  • An applicant has passed all examination papers within a period of 18 months counted from the first attempted examination paper.

Validity Period (Theory)

Τhe successful completion of the theoretical knowledge examinations will be valid for the issue of a commercial pilot license, for a period of 36 months.