Introduction To Professional Pilot Training

Southern Wings offers a short seminar aimed at year 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 Introduction To Professional Pilot Training Seminar 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: 500 Corsair Lane, Ardmore Airport
Date: Our next seminar will be in 2025. Keep an eye on this page for the date!
Cost: The seminar is free of charge. It is only open to Year 12 and Year 13 students. If you are younger then please do not apply. Introductory flights at the completion of the programme can be booked for a special introductory price of $190

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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.