Introduction To Aviation Programme, Auckland

Southern Wings is offering a programme aimed as an introduction for year 12 and 13 students to the aviation
industry and the skills required to pursue a career as a professional pilot.

The Auckland Introduction To Aviation Programme covers:

  • An introduction to Southern Wings’ flight training operation
  • The various options available when pursuing a career as a professional pilot
  • A tour and introduction to Ardmore airfield from which Southern Wings operate in Auckland
  • A ‘walkaround’ introduction to the Alpha A160A training aeroplane operated by Southern Wings
  • An introduction to the processes followed when conducting a training flight
  • At the completion of the programme, the opportunity to book an introductory flying lesson at a discounted price.

Address: Southern Wings, 500 Corsair Lane, Ardmore Airport
Date: The programme will run across 2 sessions commencing Saturday 28th August and Saturday 4th September and will run from 0900 – 1200.
Cost: The seminar is free of charge; introductory flights at the completion of the programme can be booked for $120.00.

To register interest for the programme or for further information contact us at or call 09 296 7999.

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Introduction To Professional Pilot Training, Invercargill

Southern Wings is offering a short seminar aimed at year 11, 12 and 13 students who are considering aviation as a career. This seminar is an introduction into the aviation industry and the skills required to pursue a career as a professional pilot.

The Invercargill Introduction To Professional Pilot Training Programme covers:

  • An introduction to Southern Wings’ flight training operation
  • The various options available when pursuing a career as a professional pilot
  • Entry requirements to the Diploma in Aviation
  • The interview
  • Question and answers
  • Look over a training aircraft
  • At the completion of the programme, the opportunity to book an introductory flying lesson at a discounted price

Address: Southern Wings, 76 Airport Avenue, Invercargill Airport
Date: Saturday, 4th September 1000 – 1200.
Cost: The seminar is free of charge; introductory flights at the completion of the programme can be booked for $120.00.

To register or for further information contact us at or call 03 218 6171 or
0800 284 283.

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Who are Southern Wings?

We are proud to be one of New Zealand’s leading flight training schools, reflected in our status as an Air New Zealand Preferred Flight Training Organisation. Southern Wings offers professional pilot training for a wide range of students. From pilots preparing for an airline career, mountain flying and instructor ratings through to private or commercial pilot licensing, Southern Wings is known for its ability to deliver superior quality pilots who are well equipped to deal with the changing demands of the aviation industry.

From our bases at Invercargill Airport and at Ardmore airport in Auckland, our well maintained fleet of aircraft are suitable for all training purposes and operate from modern and comfortable teaching facilities.