Asian College of Aeronautics

Asian College of Aeronautics, Bacolod Campus, Lacson Street, Bacolod, Philippines

Flight school of largest aircraft maintenance training academy based in the Philippines


Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

Cessna-152, C-172, Warrior, PA34-200 (Seneca)


Cirrus Simulator


Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

Entry Requirements

High School Diploma


Asian College of Aeronautics is the largest training institute for aircraft maintenance training and has a flying school as well, this is located in 3/F Teresa Bldg., Citisales, Lacson St., Mandalagan Bacolod City with the flight training done in Silay.

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In early June 2009, Jonathan S. Palma the President of Asian College of Aeronautics and Capt. Ferdinand F. Tan, an upcoming dynamic entrepreneur and avid aviator conceived an idea to expand the horizon vastly offered by the prospering aviation industry in the Philippines.

Asian College of Aeronautics expanded into pilot training. Putting up a flying school not only complimented the Asian College of Aeronautics, but in many forms, was a business that is similar, where the experience gained in establishing an aeronautical college can be used in operating the flying school. Besides, it created opportunities to the incoming graduates, specially the deserving ones to be incorporated in the college by supplying manpower both pilots and mechanics, as an advantage to the enrollees.

The President of Asian College of Aeronautics, tapped the expertise of Capt. Ferdinand F. Tan, a Boeing B737 pilot, with 18 years of flying experience in various airlines and flying schools, and an original member of Philippine Air Force of Class 90, together with Capt. Andree Camlian, flight instructor, also with impeccable credential and enthusiasm, to be the mentors for ground and flight training instruction, bonded together and created the aviation school and named it Asian College of Aeronautics Flying School (ACAFS). The Schools syllabus is approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and compliments all other training requirements set by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), extending the availability to other member states willing to send their students to ACAFS.

Presently the fleet of the School is: Cessna-152, C-172, Warrior, PA34-200 (Seneca) and an on top Cirrus Simulator.

The school currently offers the following courses to both domestic and foreign students:

  • Commercial Pilot License with Instrument Rating (200 flight hours, 20 simulator hours)
  • Private Pilot License (50 flying hours)
  • Commercial Pilot License with Multi Engine (150 flying hours)
  • Instrument Rating with Multi Engine (20 flying hours on Multi Engine and 20 simulator hours)

Asian College of Aeronautics currently does not own a full flight simulator so the type rating is done by another training organisation or an airline.

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