CAE Oxford Aviation Academy (Australia)

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Melbourne, Second Avenue, Moorabbin Airport, Victoria, Australia

31 Aircraft Airline focussed Pilot School - one of the largest in Australia training pilots for a number of Australian and Asian Airlines

Courses

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

International Students

Yes

Aircraft fleet number

31

Aircraft fleet

Cessna 172 (G1000), 8KCAB, PA44 Seminole, King Air 90

Simulators

2 Cessna 172 Simulators, 2 Multi-Engine Simulators, CRJ-200 Simulators

Airline Partnership

Jetstar

Financing partner

VET FEE-HELP

Accreditations

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)

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Melbourne is based at Moorabbin Airport which is approximately 22 kms south east of Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD). The Melbourne Academy specialises in delivering airline pilot training for Australia and the wider Asia-pacific region. Programs offered by CAE Oxford Aviation Academy include integrated CPL, ATPL and MPL training pathways, all of which combine premier ground school courses with high quality flying instruction.

In 1998, the Melbourne academy partnered Qantas to create the Qantas Cadet Pilot Training Program - at the same time pioneering the Multi Crew Co-operation (MCC) course in Australia. Then in 2009, CAE Oxford Aviation Academy was awarded the contract to train airline pilots for Jetstar Australia leading directly from ab initio training into employment as First Officers flying the A320 aircraft. A similar cadet program for Singapore-based carrier, Jetstar Asia, soon followed. More recently, 2011 saw the launch of the Melbourne academy’s first MPL program with Hong Kong-based carrier Dragonair.

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy modern training facilities at Moorabbin Airport include ‘state of the art’ classrooms, a modern fleet of EFIS Cessna 172 single engine and Piper PA44 multi engine training aircraft and a fully equipped simulator training centre featuring 5 simulators including a CRJ200 GenJet sim. Ample student accommodation is available in close proximity to the airport all serviced by CAE Oxford Aviation Academy transport services.

Moorabbin Airport is also constructed with 2 sets of parallel runways, a control tower, Class D airspace and published instrument approach procedures; making it absolutely ideal for airline pilot training in all types of weather conditions.

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