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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn more?
Come along to our next open day or visit us at an upcoming expo. See our event calendar.
Alternatively, you can contact us to talk through your pilot training needs or to book a time to come and meet our staff in person.
How do I apply?
Applying for flight training with us is easy. Simply contact us at the academy or school of your choice, and we will get you started.
I’m not sure which training is right for me. Who should I talk to?
Fill out our online enquiry form and we will contact you to discuss your aviation goals.
Do I have what it takes to become a pilot?
Pilot training at Airways Aviation gives you the knowledge and skills you need to become a qualified pilot. A great pilot has:
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Good concentration
  • Good hand-to-eye coordination
  • An ability to remain calm under pressure
  • An ability to lead
Before commencing pilot training, you will need to pass a medical. See “What does the medical assess?” below.
What does the medical assess?
Medicals are used to assess your physical fitness, and also, if you have a medical condition, how this and any associated treatment may affect the safety of air navigation.
For more information about medicals in the French visit DGAC.
For more information about medicals in Australian visit CASA.
What kind of aircraft can I fly?
Pilot training is incremental and involves gaining the skills and experience to fly a range of aircraft types, from single through to multi engine, and earning various instrument and operation ratings. Pilots can only fly aircrafts appropriate to their license and rating type.

For information about European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) license types in France visit EASA
For information about Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) license types in Australia visit CASA.
How many flying hours will it take to become a commercial pilot?

Flying hours for the EASA license are determined by the French DGAC.

In Australia, you must complete a minimum of 150 flying hours to obtain a Commercial Pilot License (Aeroplane).

Flying hours for the Australian/CASA licenses are determined by CASA.
Do I have to pay for all my training in advance?
Training fees can be paid in advance or in instalments in coordination with your training schedule.
Can I do my pilot training part time?
Domestic students can choose to undertake pilot training part time. Please contact us to discuss your needs. International students are only eligible for full time training as part of their visa requirements.
Where can I get help with my visa?
Contact the Student services Team at your Airways Aviation Flight Training Academy.