Queensland Aviation Services (Inspire Aviation)

Queensland Aviation Services (Inspire Aviation)

5 Aircraft Flight School focussed on training individuals using the same Instructor


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

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

Flight Design CTLS, Fly Synthesis Texan, Cessna 172RG,Cessna 182Q, Cessna 172R

Financing partner



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)

Inspire Aviation Caloundra (IAC) is a flight training facility established in 2013 based at Caloundra Airport. Inspire Aviation flying school specialises in all flight training, including both Recreational and General Aviation. They cater to R.A.AUS RPC with all endorsements though to RPL, PPL, CPL, Night Ratings, aircraft endorsements and GPS training.

Inspire Aviation head office and flying school are situated at Caloundra on Queensland's picturesque Sunshine Coast. The staff at Inspire Aviation have been training professional pilots for many years, helping pilots broaden their experiences and achieve a high level of personal satisfaction by making dreams and goals a reality. Inspire Aviation successful students range from the local farmer in central Australia to Professional airline pilots for Cathay Pacific, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Emirates and many other major and minor airlines. Caloundra Airport has 2 sealed bitumen cross runways equipped with runway lights. As a 'Non-Towered' aerodrome IAC is not restricted by air traffic control and landing fees. Caloundra is only a short flight from the Sunshine Coast airport, Brisbane International, Oakey & Amberley military airports offering students a large variety of flight training experiences. Inspire Aviation has several new LSA aircraft, along with a variety of General Aviation aircraft available for training and private hire. Inspire Aviation operates Cessna 172R aircraft for use in RPL, PPL, and NVFR training. Other aircraft include a Cessna 182, the FS Texan and the Flight Design CTLS.

Caloundra also offers a relaxed coastal lifestyle for students to enjoy when not training or studying. There is plenty of accommodation of all levels available in Caloundra which is only a 2 minute drive away from the airfield. Most importantly, at Queensland Aviation Services (Inspire Aviation) you will be treated as an individual. You will not have lots of different instructors, you will be trained by the same small professional team of friendly faces each time. They tailor instruction times and pace for each individual's requirements rather than running set course times.

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