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LEARN TO FLY

Learn to Fly with Amber Aviation Academy! Our flight training environment will foster your growth and develop your aviation skills and experience so you feel confident as you work to achieve your pilot's licence. Though flight training may seem daunting, our professional and experienced instructors and staff are here to support you in every step of your aviation journey. With smaller class sizes, we ensure you receive the right support with individualised training and one on one instructor contact. With this personalised approach, our instructors assist you from zero experience, to aviation career ready, by earning your commercial pilot licence and advanced endorsements in our extensive fleet of aircraft.

 

We are constantly accessing innovative technologies to benefit the learning experience of our local and international students. Kickstart your flight training into express mode when you experience our state of the art CASA approved flight simulator. Our cutting edge Redbird Flight Simulator recreates aircraft flight in an enclosed cockpit with full motion and can be configured in single or twin engine formats.  Practice manoeuvres and emergency procedures before you leave the ground to ensure you are a more proficient and safer pilot. 

 

Before you commit to a pilot course, we recommend you begin with a one or three hour trial introductory flight. This is the best way to discover the joy of flight, learn more about aviation and what it takes to become a pilot.

LAUNCH YOUR CAREER IN AVIATION

with personalised flight training that puts you in command

The first step in your aviation journey, this course is designed to take prospective pilots up to the level of competency required to fly within 40km of the airfield and carry passengers.

Whats involved

To obtain the RPL you will need to complete a minimum of 25 hours flight training of which 5 of those hours must be flown solo. 

A Private Pilot's license will allow you to fly to almost anywhere in Australia taking family and friends to enjoy the adventure. For those considering a career in aviation a PPL is your first step towards gaining a Commercial Pilot’s licence

Whats involved

You will complete a minimum of 19 hours dual navigation, 2.5 hours solo navigation and a 3.5 hour flight test
 

The skills and experience gained during your CPL and command bulding course will put you on the path towards a career as a professional pilot.

Whats involved

This is an integrated 200 Hr course and includes the RPL, PPL and CPL flight training and theory examinations

The Night Visual Flight Rating (NVFR) allows you to fly in visual conditions at night which is a requirement for Airline Entry and Flight Instructor rating. This rating includes basic aircraft handling and navigating at night. To be eligible you must at least hold a PPL

NIGHT VISUAL FLIGHT RULES (NVFR)

You will complete a minimum of 12 Hours Single Engine Dual NVFR and 2 hours Flight Simulator Dual

The multi-engine rating provides you with the specific skills required to safely and accurately operate a multi-engine aircraft. This course is essential for aspiring professional pilots and private pilots who want to step up to more capable aircraft.

Whats involved

 You will complete a minimum of 8 Hours Dual Twin Engine, 5 Hours Ground Course, 2 Hours Flight Sim and a 1 Hour exam

MECIR allows pilots to fly multi-engine aircraft under full Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). You’ll learn how to follow IFR procedurs and expand your knowledge of aviation weather reports and forecasts, flight planning performance and operations.

Whats involved

You will complete a minimum of 23 Hours Dual, 20 Hours Flight Briefings,  20 Hours Dual Simulator and a 3.5 hour flight test
 
 

FLIGHT EXPERIENCE

If you’ve always wanted to learn to fly, this is where you should begin.  Choose a one or three hour Trial Introductory Flight (TIF) and our instructor will take you through the basic principles of flying from take off to landing.  Learn more

 

CUSTOMISABLE TRAINING

We pride ourselves on our ability to train our pilots to meet their own individual goals, ranging from piloting an airliner through to recreational activities such as gaining a Private Pilot Licence for weekend adventures. Learn more

 

TECHNOLOGY

Our flight training is fully integrated with our state-of-the-art full motion RedBird flight simulator, enabling you to become a better pilot and get you the license in a more affordable and faster way.  Our flight simulator is a CASA approved Flight Training Device allowing students to log instrument time and components of advance endorsements. It also allows students to perfect flight techniques and emergency procedures while on the ground resulting in safer and more proficient pilots. 

 

SAFETY

Amber Aviation holds safety as our highest responsibility. We have implemented a company-wide Safety Management System (SMS) that contributes to the amplification of our safety and quality excellence throughout our flight training.

 

WORLD CLASS EDUCATION

We have worked to make our courses as accessible as possible at an affordable price for all of our students.  International students are warmly welcomed and encouraged to train with us and live in the world’s most livable city.  Learn more

 

TRUST

Learning to fly can be daunting, but our passionate flight instructors are here to make you a safe, competent and highly sought after pilot.  With over 35 years of experience, we have perfected a personalised service with tailored programs and courses to suit individual student needs.  Learn more

Excellence in Flight Training

Amber Aviation Academy is committed to delivering the highest quality pilot licence progrmas while providing a fun and safe atmosphere. We pride ourselves in producing some of the safest, most competent pilot's in the industry who are now enjoying successful and rewarding careers in aviation.

 

With qualifications nationally accredited and internationally recognised Amber stands out from the other flight schools in Melbourne offering an individualised training experience focusing on personal learning outcomes.

 

Whether you want to learn to fly as a commercial pilot, or require advanced flight training, such as a Multi Engine Rating or an Instrument Rating, we have a solution to meet your needs.

Graduates from Amber Aviation Academy are now flying aircraft for multiple airlines around the world. Turn your dream of becoming a pilot into a reality when you learn to fly in Melbourne with our flight lessons from Essendon Airport.

 

Will you be our next graduate pilot to fly the world?

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A Trial Introductory Flight includes a Simulator lesson and is the best way to learn what it takes to become a Pilot
Trial Introductory Flight

Trial Introductory Flight

Ready for your very first flight?  Our Trial Introductory Flight (TIF) is an ideal way to discover the joy of flight, learn more about aviation, and what it will take to become a pilot.

Learn to Fly

LEARN TO FLY

Our professional flight training environment will foster your growth and develop your aviation skills and experience so you feel confident as you work to achieve your pilot licence.

 

Learn To Fly Our Cessna 172 Aircraft

OUR FLEET

Learn to fly on our exceptionally well-proven and reliable training aircraft. With our flight training aircraft such as the Cessna 152 and 172 and over 35 years of experience in flight training excellence, our flight lessons are designed to help you reach your aviation goals.