Basair Aviation College

Basair Aviation College, Grenier Drive, Archerfield, Queensland, Australia

80 Aircraft Flight School making it Australia's largest Flight School located across three Campuses (Sydney, Brisbane and Hunter Valley)


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

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

Cessna 152, Cessna 172, Warrior, Tobago, Archer, Cessna 206, Arrow, Beechcraft Duchess, Beechcraft Baron, Chieftain, Piper Seneca


Redbird FMX

Financing partner

VET Student Loans


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)

Basair Aviation College, founded in 1991, is the largest flying college in Australia with over 70 aircraft across three campuses. The College has graduated over 4,500 students that now fly in over 40 airlines around the world. Basair Aviation College's courses are designed in-house by aviation professionals with many years of experience training Commercial Pilots. The three locations are Bankstown, Cessnock and Archerfield Campus.

The courses are designed to the latest competency based standards. Furthermore, Basair Aviation College courses are fully approved by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students, as well as being accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), ensuring high standards of course delivery. BAC operate the third largest aircraft fleet in Australia, behind only Qantas and Virgin Australia.

With over 70 aircraft available from their Bankstown, Cessnock and Archerfield campuses, they are the largest flying school in Australia. They have sufficient aircraft and instructors to ensure that all of the students can fly the required number of hours in the required timeframe. Basair Aviation College offer students the luxury and affordability of living on campus. With a brand new campus at Archerfield Airport, students wouldn't want to live anywhere else! Each room offers a comfortable king single bed, study desk and chair, fridge, wi-fi, air-conditioning and more.

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