Government Aviation Training Institute

Government Aviation Training Institute, Aerodrome Area, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

6 Aircraft Flight School - Government Aviation Training Institute - Best Performing Flying Academy in India for the year 2010-11, 2016-17, and 2017-18


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

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

2 Cessna 152, 1 Cessna 172-P, 1Cessna 172-R Glass Cockpit, 1 Cessna 172-S, and 1Piper Seneca V (P.A. 34) full Glass Cockpit Multi Engine Aircraft


Indian DGCA

Entry Requirements

At least 16 years old, 10+2 with Physics and Maths

Government Aviation Training Institute is awarded as the Best Performing Flying Academy in India for the year 2010-11, 2016-17, and 2017-18 - one of its greatest achievements. It was established in 1946 as Orissa Flying Club. It was founded to bring an improvement in the aviation industry in India. It is located in Biju Patnaik International Airport.

Courses offered:
  • Student Pilot License
  • Private Pilot License
  • Commercial Pilot License
  • Flight Radio Telephony License
  • Night Training
  • Instrument Rating
  • Patter Flying
  • Ground School, RTR
  • Hobby Flying
  • Multi Training
Why join Government Aviation Training Institute?

Government Aviation Training Institute has two Airstrip runways at different location (i.e. Bhubaneswar, and Birasal) for Flying operations. Its fleet is composed of six (6) aircraft which consists of two (2) Cessna 152, one (1) Cessna 172-P, one (1) Cessna 172-R Glass Cockpit, one (1) Cessna 172-S, and a Piper Seneca V (P.A. 34) full Glass Cockpit Multi Engine Aircraft. The flying training is under the Direct Control of ATC of an International Airport.

Moreover, it boasts an exclusive institute building equipped with library, class rooms, audio-visual training aids, night rating facility, and other facilities essential for the pilot training. There are also various packages that befits individual requirements.

Furthermore, the instructors are highly experienced and approved by the DGCA. When it comes to accommodations, GATI has comfortable and hygienic boarding and lodging facilities for boys and girls. It also assists in providing educational loans for students. Some of its graduates are commanders to various airlines.

With that, Government Aviation Training Institute is considered one of the reputable pilot schools in India leading a transformative pilot training.

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