Commercial Pilot Training in New Zealand is world class. New Zealand Flight academy is equipped with the latest aircraft and wonderful Simulator system. GSA Aviation has an only joint venture with top-flight academies in New Zealand. Kiwi Pilots are highly respected throughout the world and many have ventured away from home to fly abroad for international airlines such as Korean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airlines Cargo, and more. Based on student performance GSA Aviation assist student for CFI Rating and ATPL program in New Zealand.

New Zealand enjoys a balanced lifestyle with great career opportunities and plenty of time for recreational activities. Outdoor activities are abundant, including water sports, snow sports, extreme sports, as well as some of the most beautiful walks in the world.

New Zealand has a very vibrant and rich culture. Weather condition is so friendly for flying. Commercial Pilot Training in New Zealand is cost effective. This reduced cost in building flight hours and training can be a real advantage to Pilots from European & Asian countries. Here cadets are trained from day 1 of flying right through to their first Airliner Simulator Training Flight.

Flight Instructor Training – New Zealand

Flight instructors in New Zealand must have a Category A, B, C, D or E flight instructor rating.

The Category E rating is specifically for conducting agricultural (top dressing, etc.) flying instruction. Category D flight instructor may conduct type ratings for any aircraft for which they hold a type rating. Category C flight instructors cannot send students on their first solo, and must operate under the supervision of a Category A or B flight instructor.

The chief flying instructor (CFI) is the flying instructor responsible for all flight training at an organization.

Q.How do I become a pilot in New Zealand?

  1. Be at least 18 years old.
  2. Educational Qualification HSC Math’s/Physics/Chemistry 
  3. An IELTS score of 5.5

Commercial Pilot Training program outline

  • Commercial Pilot License / Instrument Rating (Multi Engine
  • 12 Month Course
  • Commercial Pilot License / Instrument Rating (Single Engine
  • 6 Month Course
  • Private Pilot License