Flight Training Adelaide is a CASA approved integrated helicopter pilot training school and we pride ourselves on providing world-class aviation training.
The Diploma of Aviation (Helicopter) integrates ground theory lessons and practical helicopter pilot training, providing students with the required knowledge and experience to achieve a CASA commercial pilot helicopter licence.
Below you will find information on the selection program for helicopter pilot training as well as the training courses offered on a full-time basis. FTA delivers the same high-quality training to both private students and airline cadets.
In addition to providing Rotary Wing Training and the CPL Course in Australia, FTA also offers students the following training courses. These courses range from giving you a taste of flying before you commence your training, to upskilling to enhance your career opportunities.
FTA’s Private Pilot Licence training is designed for students who wish to have a ‘first taste’ of aviation. This program is ideal for individuals who are unable to commit to full time training. More information on the course can be found here
FTA’s AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) course is delivered over 23 weeks. The first 12 weeks of theory training is conducted from home, with regular contact via Zoom, culminating in two weeks face-to-face classes at FTA to consolidate the theory component. The remaining 9 weeks is practical flight instruction conducted at FTA. Further information on the course can be found here
FTA’s low level rating is an ideal course for preparation for employment. The one week program covers competencies required for low level operations. Further information on the course can be found here
FTA’s one week night VFR rating covers competencies required for night operations. This program can be conducted on either the Schweizer 300CBi helicopter or the Robinson R44 helicopter. Further information on the course can be found here