Royal Jordanian Air Academy was founded in 1966 under the guidance of King Hussein Bin Talal, it used to be called Aviation club Royal Jordanian until 1971 when it was given the name Royal Jordanian Air academy. The current director is Captain Khawaldeh who graduated from the College of the martyr Faisal II in Amman in 1965. He joined the air Force Royal Jordanian as a candidate pilot. After that he graduated as lieutenant pilot in 1967 from Britain. He was included in the positions and military ranks in the Royal Jordanian air Force to obtain Dean Air Marshal rank. He has been chosen from the Royal air Force to be the director general of the Academy of Royal Jordanian airlines.