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A Leader in Quality Pilot Flight Training

Australian Aeronautical Academy is a division of Melbourne Flight Academy which operates out of the main terminal at Essendon Airport.

We offer pilot training with high quality instruction by experienced pilots & industry professionals; from ground theory in our modern, purpose built classrooms to flight instruction in our modern aircraft fleet comprised of single engine through to the Airbus A320 synthetic trainer.

With a strong focus on pilot training from Student to Commercial Pilot Licence standard, our flight academy offers potential trainee pilots with quality training carried out by experienced Flight Instructors.

Looking for a career in Aviation?

Our three day Airline Pilot Workshop will give you a start in an exciting career in Aviation.

Commercial Pilot Licence (CPLA)

Commercial flight training builds on existing general flying skills, cross country navigation skills and airmanship. The goal is to develop your skills to meet much higher standards and to conduct flights in a commercial operating environment.


Private Pilot Licence (PPL) Training

You will learn to manage the aircraft’s systems such as communications, navigation, GPS and fuel systems as well as develop skills in reading maps and making in-flight calculations specific to navigation.

Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL)

To obtain a Recreational Pilot License (RPL) you must be at least 16 years old. You must have a current medical certificate (this may be either Class 1 or 2, or a Recreational Aviation Medical).

Air Radio Operators Certificate (AROC)

Available in two forms – Air Radio Operators Certificate (AROC) (for flight crew) and Aircraft Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency (for ground crew and drone operators).

The Asia Pacific Region Demand for Pilots

Wordwide growth in demand for pilots over the next 20 years sees a requirement for 248,000 new pilots. Will you be one of them?

Trial Introductory Flight

A great way to experience the joy of flying and to see if it’s for you

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All aviation training is provided by qualified Flight Instructors.