Flight Training Adelaide

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IndiGo Cadet Pilot Program

Dear Applicant,

Welcome to Flight Training Adelaide’s (FTA) IndiGo Cadet Pilot Program! FTA has extensive experience in delivering airline cadet pilot training to airlines worldwide over the last 33 years. FTA is the current training provider for Cathay Pacific Airways, China Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Hong Kong Government Flying Service, TAG Aviation, Vietnam Airlines, QantasLink and Virgin Australia

Indigo
our latest airline partner

IndiGo is our latest airline partner. We are looking forward to extending our relationship with the airline, and more importantly, to offer you a high quality, fit-for-purpose training program to facilitate your employment as a First Officer with IndiGo.

We hope that you find the information useful and invite you to register below. We are looking forward to meeting you shortly.
Mr Johan Pienaar, CEO

Adelaide, South Australia

South AustraliaAdelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. In June 2016, Adelaide had an estimated resident population of 1.7 million.

Adelaide stretches 20 km from the coast to the foothill. The city sits at an average elevation of 50 metres above sea level. Mount Lofty, east of the Adelaide metropolitan region in the Adelaide Hills at an elevation of 727 metres, is the tallest point of the city.

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Program Details

FTA has designed a seamless training program that minimises travel to the cadet, with all training taking place in two countries. The program is designed in three phases being basic phase (Phase 1) in Adelaide towards a CASA Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating (MECIR).

Phase two will commence in Adelaide where the cadet completes a Multi Crew Cooperation (MCC) program, followed by an A320 type rating program in Melbourne, which is within a one hour flight from Adelaide.

Final phase of the program is phase 3 and comprises the CASA license conversion into an Indian license. This program is done in Hyderabad.

Program Phase 1 (Australia)

Integrated ground theory and flying delivered over seven modules of training. On completion of the course, cadets achieve:

  • Commercial Pilot Licence (AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation CPL-A)
  • Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (AVI50415 Diploma in Aviation Instrument Rating)
  • Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)

Duration: 48 weeks

200 hours Flying Training:

  • 80 hours single engine dual (including 5 hours CAP10 upset recovery)
  • 100 hours single engine solo
  • 20 hours multi-engine dual

36 hours Simulator Training:

  • 36 hours DA40/DA42 simulators

Delivery

  • 500 hours CPL(A) and 35 hours IREX ground theory: face-to-face classroom lessons, supported by computer-based training
  • Flying: individual flying lessons
Practical Flying
Program Phase 2 (Australia)
  • Muti-crew Cooperation (Adelaide)
  • Airbus A320 Type Rating (Melbourne)
Program Phase 3 (India)
  • License Conversion (Hyderabad)
Facilities

CampusFTA’s campus has been purposefully designed for flight training, with theory classrooms, simulators, aircraft maintenance and administration facilities, hosting up to 280 students. FTA’s facilities are designed to ensure the least amount of disruption to the cadet. Unlike other training schools, all facilities whether operational, residential or recreational are located within the same campus, thus eliminating the need for any transport to the student between facilities.

For a detailed map of the campus please see FTA CAMPUS MAP

Welfare Team

FTA also understands that for some cadets this may be the first time away from home. To this end, FTA has a full time welfare team that is on call 24 hours a day. The welfare team is comprised of both male and female staff who will look after any non operational concerns a cadet or a cadet’s parent may have through out the training period.

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Enrollment Questionnaire and Registration

For clarity on a question please visit our Frequently Asked Questions section when answering the questions.

By completing this registration form, you acknowledge that you will have evidence for each question and that you can supply such evidence at time of selection testing.


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Minimum Requirements

Please answer all questions below:


Q1 : Are you between 17 and 30 years of age at time of application but between 18 and 30 at commencement of training? Age :
Q2 : Do you have a valid passport and the unrestricted right to live and work in India, with the ability to travel unrestricted worldwide? YesNo
Q3 : Are you an Indian nationality, or hold an Overseas Citizenship of India? YesNo
Q4 : Will you be eligible to hold a visa for Australia for the purpose of study? YesNo
* Please see following link for the Student Visa English Language Requirements
Q5 : Are you fluent in English - both written and verbal? YesNo
* Fluent in English, both written and verbal - IELTS level 5.5 minimum or equivalent English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) test scores
Q6 : Will you be able to produce a Criminal Record Check (CRC) Basic Disclosure Certificate and consent to all IndiGo referencing checks? YesNo
Q7 : Are you in possession of a valid Indian DGCA and CASA class 2 medical certificate with no limitations? please notes below. YesNo

* Candidates not possessing an Indian Class 1 medical can apply a Class II medical, however you must possess an Indian Class 1 medical prior to commencing the program. DGCA Medical Centres (see CLASS I & II MEDICAL CENTRES)

* Able to obtain chest x-ray and potential General Medical Certificate from an Australia approved physician

* Prior to your induction training with IndiGo you will be required to pass a drug test

Q8 : Are you in good physical condition with minimum height 158cm and maximum height 193cm ? YesNo
Q9 : Will you be able to provide prove of academic results of 10 + 2 with a minimum of 55% in each of these subjects Physics, Maths and English, from a recognised board or university? YesNo

* If an applicant has graduated with physics and math or engineering with a mark of 55 % or more, the eligibility criterion of 12th with 55% except in English can be overlooked.


Please ensure that all questions have been answered before submitting your registration. We will be in contact for any questions you may have.

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