Flight Training Adelaide

providing world class aviation training solutions

Facilities

Overview

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Our campus has been purposefully designed for flight training, with theory classrooms, simulators, aircraft maintenance and administration facilities. The aircraft parking area and the accommodation facilities are located within the campus parameter.
We also offer a range of social, cultural and sporting activities on campus. We supply pastoral support and ensure a safe living and study environment.

Our campus is serviced by a wireless mesh, giving candidates Internet access for all their personal needs, as well as Intranet access to an interactive ‘cloud’ learning environment.

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Facilities

1Helicopter Operations 2Hangar 3Control Tower 4TV and Coffee Lounge
5Learning Resource Centre 6Mess 7Accommodation 8Administration
9Ground School 10Operations 11Simulators 12Sporting Facilities
13Airfield


1Helicopter Operations

fac_heliOur helicopter training building is located within a few minutes walk from the main campus facilities. The helicopter training building includes the following:

  • Operations room
  • Flight planning area
  • Student instructor briefing rooms
  • Classroom and boardroom facilities
  • Management offices
  • Kitchenette
  • Access to aircraft ramp

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2Hangar

hanger2Our well-equipped maintenance hangar comfortably accommodates our aircraft during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Located within the hanger is a spare parts store and maintenance control room.

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3Control Tower

fac_twrParafield Airport has its own tower, which is operated by Air Services Australia between 0700–1900 hours. Operations outside these hours are permitted for FTA operations.

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4 TV/Coffee Lounge

A TV and coffee lounge is nestled in amongst student accommodation units. It has comfortable seating, cable TV and refreshment facilities, for students to use as a reprieve during their long study hours.

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5Learning Resource Centre

fac_lcThe campus features a Learning Resource Centre (LRC) that contains about 7,000 publications and aviation industry periodicals of both technical and general interest. These are available to all staff and students. Other features of the LRC include:

  • Internet Access
  • Flight Simulator Computers
  • Popular Music CDs
  • Fiction and Non-Fiction Books and Magazines
  • Video and Digital Cameras
  • Air-Band Scanners

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6Mess

mess2Our messing facility is open 0600–2400 hours, seven days a week. We offer three meals per day, with a multitude of dishes to choose from. Students can arrange for pre-packed meals if they are expected to fly during sittings.

We also cater for medical or religious needs, including Halal food, and special consideration is given during the holy period of Ramadan.

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7 Accommodation

tv_roomStudents have their own private rooms and share common lounge and bathroom facilities. All student chalets are equipped with a television, refrigerator, kettle, ironing facilities and a telephone line. Accommodation units are cleaned three times a week and linen is changed weekly. Students also have access to free laundry facilities.

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8Administration

FTA’s headquarters are located on site. The main administration building houses the finance, human resources, quality, purchasing and business development departments.

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9Ground School

groundschool5The college has nine networked classrooms each fitted with a multi-media projector and a white board. Two of these classrooms are also fitted for computer-based training.

All classrooms are air-conditioned and use both natural and artificial light.

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10Operations

fac_opsOur operations room is staffed by qualified operations personnel who maintain a ‘flight watch’ service for all FTA aircraft in the air.

Operational connectivity provides student and staff with immediate access to weather, NOTAMSs and other flight planning data as required.

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11Simulators

fac_simAll our simulators are housed in climate- and sound-controlled rooms to enhance the learning experience.

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12Sporting Facilities

sporting1We have made significant investments in sport and recreational facilities. We have a fully equipped gymnasium, tennis courts, swimming pool, basketball court, BBQ areas and a football field.

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13Parafield Airfield

overview3Parafield airport offers an unique blend of features that accommodate a myriad of training options. It has a control tower that is manned during day light hours, 365 days of the year, and has two sets of parallel runways to safely accommodate the demands of circuit training.

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