Government Flying Training School

Government Flying Training School, Post, Jakkuru, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

4 Aircraft Flight School One Of India’s Oldest Flying School


Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

2 Cessna 152, 2 Cessna 172


Elite S812 Single engine


Indian DGCA

Entry Requirements

Minimum age of 17, Have passed 10 + 2 with Physics and Math from a recognized board or equivalent, and Class 1 Medical Certificate

The Government Flying Training School (GTFS) was established in 1950. It is located at Jakkur Aerodrome, Bangalore. As one of the oldest flying schools in the country, GFTS is a world-class qualified flight training facility that caters to all levels of pilot training.

Courses offered:
  • Student Pilot License (SPL)
  • Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
Why join Government Flying Training School?

Government Flying Training School has an four (4) aircraft fleet which includes two (2) Cessna 152, and two (2) Cessna 172. Also, it has its own fully operational simulator which is the Elite S812 Single Engine.

The runway length is 974 meter (3195 feet) capable of landing aircraft with total weight of 5700 kgs.

GFTS is built over an area of 214 acres, featuring flight training area, multimedia equipped classrooms, fuel and aircraft maintenance section, airstrip, and hangar-cum-Store room for the training school. However, there is no Night landing facility available at the Jakkur Aerodrome.

Furthermore, there are landing and parking facilities available for transit aircraft. Facilities are complete and well maintained.

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