South Australia

Parafield Airport, Adelaide South Australia

Address your application to the HR Manager, Flight Training Adelaide.

For further information please contact Bernie Thackeray, Human Resource Manager Tel: (08) 8209 4306.

Flight Instructor (Fixed Wing)



Parafield Airport, South Australia, Australia



Flight Training Adelaide is a world-class training provider for the Australian Aviation industry. We employ more than 180 staff and provide flying training and residential facilities for up to 300 cadet pilots from some of the world’s leading airlines.


As a result of our strong business growth, FTA is expanding its flight instructor numbers.


With dedicated teams for students, we employ Instructors teaching flight training, ground theory and simulator training, allowing for specialised tuition. Individual specialisation ensures all employees teach in their chosen field, while allowing them to hone their particular skills.


We are currently seeking applications from highly motivated and professional dedicated flying instructors who are grade 2 or above or, whom are classed as senior grade 3.



  • Current Australian FIR Grade 3 or above (compulsory)
  • Hold/held Command Instrument Rating


A pre-employment AOD test is required if successful.


This position is only available to Australian or New Zealand citizens, or if you are a permanent resident of Australia.

If you meet the criteria specified above, please forward your resume including flight history to the email address shown below. Please address your application to the HR Manager, Flight Training Adelaide,


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