Aero Dynamic Flight Academy

Aero Dynamic Flight Academy, Friendship Avenue, Marcoola, Queensland, Australia

9 Aircraft Flight School training a large number of domestic and international students to become Airline Pilots


Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine, Flight Instructor course

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

Cessna 172, PA28, Cessna 310, CH200, TB10

Financing partner



Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Entry Requirements

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)

Aero Dynamic Flight Academy (ADFA), located at Sunshine Coast Airport QLD Marcoola, specializes in the training and production of recreational, commercial and airline pilots for the Domestic and International markets.

Aero Dynamic Flight Academy is one of the leading pilot training facilitators in Australia, particularly in Queensland, focusing primarily on the provision of Commercial pilot training and Airline pilot preparation, however they are also personal enough to offer private pilot training for personal or business reasons. Aero Dynamic Flight Academy operates from Maroochydore and has a second base at Hervey Bay.

Aero Dynamic Flight Academy is an approved Flight Training Provider for Gemaine Institute Technology, Papua New Guinea.

Aero Dyanmic Flight Academy 's Maroochydore base has a fleet of the following aircraft: Zenith CH2000, Cessna C172, Piper PA28, Piper PA28R, C310 and TB10. This fleet is used to offer the following courses:

  • Recreational Pilot License
  • Private Pilot Licence
  • Commercial pilot License
  • Multi Engine Rating
  • Command Instrument Rating
  • Private Instrument Rating
  • Night VFR Rating
  • Manual Propeller Pitch Control Endorsements
  • Retractable Endorsements
  • GPS Courses
  • Flight Reviews
  • Integrated and non-integrated Commercial Pilot License
  • Diploma of Aviation in partnership with Australis College

Aero Dynamic Flight Academy's Chief Flight Instructor, Alasdair Read, has over 30 years’ aviation experience and has flown in all parts of Australia and overseas both in general aviation and the airlines. His experience is passed onto students so that the next generation of pilots are prepared for employment making them safer and more aware and the private pilot more educated. He is an approved testing officer and also flies even with those just beginning training, so he is a hands on Chief Flight Instructor.

The Instructors of Aero Dynamic Flight Academy have to meet stringent standards and are regularly monitored and kept to strict standardisation checks. All Instructors are qualified in Certificate IV Training and Assessment TAE40110. They have produced more professional pilots than any other flying school on the Sunshine Coast.

Aero Dynamic Flight Academy believes in real world training that prepares their pilots to be job ready, as well as making sure that the training competencies are achieved to higher standards than is necessary.

Aero Dynamic Flight Academy is proud of their past and present students and the achievement’s they have obtained; this is due to the high level of training they receive from Aero Dynamic Flight Academy. The high standards of training are reflected in their reputation.

The school ADFA has direct airside access from their facilities which includes a student lounge with a pool table at their Maroochydore base, and a relaxed atmosphere for study and training. Their aircraft are kept to high maintenance standards.

As one of Queensland's leading small and medium commercial aircraft charter operator, they also offer a wide range of charter services and aircraft types for both business and pleasure. The smooth efficiency of the service places busy people on the ground whenever they need to be there. The private charters guarantee an exhilarating experience and show you a side of Queensland and Australia that you didn't know existed!

They offer the following types of charter services:

  • Business & Cargo
  • Whale Watching Flights
  • City Night Flights
  • Gold Coast Flights
  • Father's Day Flights
  • Valentines Day Flights
  • Aerial Photography

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