Author Archives: Petar Andrasi

First test flight on our renewed aircraft

Croatian Aviation Training Centre is happy to announce that our renewed aircraft Cessna 172 had its first test flight. Our renewed aircraft is a monumental step towards our goal of a modern fleet of aircraft. Aircraft meets all requirements set by the aviation authority for training in PBN environment.

Aircraft is equipped with:

The first test flight was performed on Friday 21st February at our main airfield Lučko (LDZL) by our skilled flight instructors Predrag Crnko and Stjepan Zabčić. We are delighted to announce that the checks went according to standards and first students will be able to fly it shortly.



HUSK – certificate awards

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On 1st April Croatian Air Traffic Control Training Centre (HUSK) awarded the Basic Air Traffic Controller Licence Certificates to the 15 candidates who successfully completed the Basic Air Traffic Controller Course at the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences in Zagreb. This 7th generation of candidates who have successfully completed the training, are going to continue their rating training abroad.

The training course for the CroControl Ltd. was carried out by HUSK. The course started on 30th November 2015 and it lasted for 15 weeks. Through the basic training course, the candidates completed 9 theoretical courses and as a part of ATM course they have completed practical simulator training on the MicroNav BEST radar simulator.

During the certificate award ceremony Mr. Dragan Bilać, the CroControl CEO, and Renata Zlopaša, the head of training for pre-on-the-job training in CroControl Ltd., delivered a short speech. Professor Hrvoje Gold, PhD, the Dean of the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Associate professor Biljana Juričić, PhD, the head of theoretical training, and Associate professor Anita Domitrović, PhD, quality and safety manager, awarded the candidates their basic air traffic control license certificates.

Master Studies Programme for military pilots

Island Mali Lošinj hosted a workshop for training teachers at Military Engineering and Military Leadership and Management studies. Workshop took place at military base Kovčanje from 10th to 13th September 2015. Teachers exchanged their experiences gathered during last two years of lecturing at those studies at Croatian Defense Academy (HVU). Study holders were Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. On invitation from HVU general Slavko Barić representative of Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences came to consider implementation of master study program for military pilots at Department of Aeronautics. Department head prof. dr. sc. Doris Novak held presentation on subject: Development of Master Studies Program for Education of Military Pilots, during which he emphasized that this model of study programme was accredited by Ministry of Science, Education and Sports in 2007. He also emphasized that the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences has been educating military pilots for Croatian Air Force since 1992 (from 2007 in accordance to Bologna model) and presented working experiences and benefits of this model of education. From next academic year (2015/2016) Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia (MORH) will reactivate Master Studies for military pilots. By doing that they will continue long lasting tradition and increase capacity in training of highly specialized officers of armed forces of the Republic of Croatia.

New generation of graduates


We would like to congratulate to our new generation of graduated pilots and air traffic controllers and wish them best of luck in their future career. Oral presentation of their final papers took place on 15th and 16th of September at ZUK Borongaj, Zagreb.

Students that graduated bachelor course for civil pilot are:


Matko Babić

Damir Ćerimagić

Matija Đurašin

Emil Jerković

Petar Martinjak

Domagoj Mežnarić

Marin Pavlović

Alan Suk

Marko Tufegdžić

Antonio Žuti


Students that graduated bachelor course for military pilot are:


 Robert Dovijanić


Students that graduated bachelor course for air traffic control are:


 Mislav Biličić

Dario Forjan

Iva Jurjević

Patrik Kranjčec

Antonio Lazarovski

Matija Lukšić

Matej Oroz

Josip Pandžić

Emili Skejić