Sunshine Coast Flight Training

Sunshine Coast Flight Training Australia

4 Aircraft Flight Schools focussed on Recreational Flight Training


Private Pilot License

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

SportStar Max, Evektor-Aerotechnik, Cessna 150, Cessna 172


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)

Sunshine Coast Flight Training (SCFT), based at Gympie Airfield, is an approved flight school for RA-Aus (Recreational Aviation Australia). Recreational Aviation Australia Incorporated promotes, stimulates and develops the international activity of light aircraft building and flying - for experiment, sport and recreation.

SCFT is the only professional Flight Training school on the airfield with full-time members of staff seven days a week, available to provide Recreational Flight training. Sunshine Coast Flight Training strives to provide personalised flight training to suit student needs in High-Performance Recreational Aircraft and GA training towards Recreational Pilots Licence, Private Pilots Licence, endorsement training as well as General Aviation Flight reviews. Gympie Airfield is conveniently located 15 minutes south of Gympie Township on the Bruce Highway.

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