16 Aircraft Flight School offering a Flexible Training Schedule in the Setting of Classic Aircraft
Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine, Flight Instructor course
WACO Classic YMF 5C, Great Lakes 2T1A-2 Biplane, Tiger Moth, Boeing Stearman, Super Decathlon, Piper Super Cub PA-18 160, Nanchang, Beechcraft Baron, Cessna 172, Cessna 182 RG, CubCrafters Sport Cub CC11-100, SportStar SL, Pilatus PC12, Beechcraft King Air, SR20, SR22
Elite iGate Model S623
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
18 years of age and hold an appropriate immigration visa, Class 1/2 medical, willing to undergo an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC) check, English Language 5.5 IELTS or TOEFL 530 (paper based)
Adelaide Biplanes, based at the vintage and charming Aldinga Airfield, is all about delivering some of the most awesome flying experiences it is possible to imagine. To an extreme open cockpit Great Lakes biplane aerobatic trip aloft that offers a totally unique, adrenalin-pumping experience, that literally puts all of your senses on overload. To the ultimate buzz of actually learning to fly at the most motivating, challengingly-fun, inspiringly easy going and singularly safe Flying School.
Adelaide Biplanes fleet consists of everything from classical warbirds to modern airplanes for your training. Their fleet consist of: WACO Classic YMF 5C, Great Lakes 2T1A-2 Biplane, Tiger Moth, Boeing Stearman, Super Decathlon, Piper Super Cub PA-18 160, Nanchang, Beechcraft Baron, Cessna 172, Cessna 182 RG, CubCrafters Sport Cub CC11-100, SportStar SL, Pilatus PC12, Beechcraft King Air, SR20, SR22 and they have an state of the art Ellite iGate Model S623 approved by CASA as Category B training device.
From the very start, the aim was to build a school that would be the most motivating, challengingly-fun, inspiringly-easy going and safe place to learn the aviation art. For newcomers to flight they also wanted a school that would clearly prove that gaining a Pilot Licence is certainly not hard, is eminently achievable, and is not something that should be at all intimidating.
A vision of CEO and Chief Pilot Martyn Smith - a 20,000 plus hours flying veteran of some 35 years - whose earlier career included 15 years as Training Captain with UK based International Airlines. Under his professional tutelage, the training programs cover anything from Recreational Aircraft, to General Aviation and General Aerobatics and Tailwheel Endorsements.
Some specific advantages of Adelaide Biplanes are the offer of flexible training hours, meaning that you can schedule your flight training to be done outside the normal work hours and the very distinct advantages offered by Aldinga itself. Because it is a non-controlled aerodrome, there are no air traffic delays, it's a singularly relaxed, stress free and low cost locale at which to learn. It's also a much easier and simpler airfield than most. The vintage surroundings will only add to the special experiences you will quickly come to enjoy.
What's more, you will also find that the Adelaide Biplanes Flying School goes to great lengths to foster a club-like atmosphere that is highly welcoming. It is the belief that when you are on the ground at Aldinga Airfield, it should be almost as pleasurable as when you are aloft.