Programme for Yr 12 & 13s interested in becoming a pilot

August 13, 2021

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 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 

When does the programme commence? 

Saturday 28th August and Saturday 4th September 

Time: 0900-1200.

Where: 500 Corsair Lane, Ardmore

 The course is free of charge; introductory flights at the completion of the programme can be booked for $120.00. 

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