As aviation aficionados soar into the thrilling atmosphere of the Dubai Air Show 2023. Here is a comprehensive listicle of 5 top globe’s preeminent institutes for pilot training courses for students in India, each a beacon of excellence in aeronautical education.
From advanced flight simulators to experienced instructors, these institutions at the pinnacle of aviation excellence empower aspiring pilots to navigate the skies with skill and confidence.
Here is an overview of some leading training academies that are helping aspiring aspirants to realize their aviation dreams.
CAE Oxford Aviation Academy (Europe):
Established in 1963, CAE Oxford is a renowned institution providing comprehensive training for aspiring pilots. Their programs cover a wide range of aviation sectors, including commercial airline pilot training, business pilot training, helicopter pilot training, aviation maintenance, and cabin crew training. Known for its unwavering commitment to safety and technical excellence, CAE Oxford stands as a premier choice for pilot aspirants worldwide. Situated at London Oxford Airport, the academy boasts access to an extensive network of flight simulators, including Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, Fokker, Lockheed Martin, and Saab. Furthermore, their helicopter aviation training features Airbus helicopters, Bell, Hawker, Leonardo, and Sikorsky models.
Pier Seven Aviation (UAE):
Sharjah-based Pier Seven Aviation, the academy owned by global conglomerate Sky One offers a wide range of courses to aspirants from all over the world, including those in the Asia-Pacific region. The academy maintains a strong connection with India, offering a diverse and cost-effective training program to Indian students. Established in 2015, Pier Seven boasts state-of-the-art training facilities equipped with the latest simulators, establishing it as the leading aviation school in the region. Pier Seven offers simulator training for Airbus A320, Boeing B737, and B747 aircraft. All courses offered by the academy are approved by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and other International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), are accredited and recognized by internationally acclaimed authorities, and also the accommodation and food of the students are taken care of by the training academy.
Flight Safety Academy (USA):
The Flight Safety Academy in the United States is renowned for its comprehensive training programs, cutting-edge simulation technology, and a faculty of experienced instructors. This academy is a favored choice among pilot aspirants seeking to broaden their horizons and gain valuable international experience. It offers pilot training for fixed-wing and rotary aircraft, as well as maintenance technician, cabin safety, and dispatcher courses. The aircraft training models include Aerospatiale, Bombardier, Cessna, De Havilland, Embraer, Fairchild, Hawker Beechcraft, and Saab.
Singapore Flying College (Singapore):
Founded in 1988, Singapore Flying College, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, is dedicated to delivering the highest standards of training to produce world-class pilots. Guided by the motto ‘Bene Docere,’ the college has successfully trained over 3,000 graduates to date. Its flagship training program is the Multi-Crew Pilot License (MPL), a competency-based training course that continuously assesses cadets based on clearly defined standards encompassing Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes (KSAs). MPL Phase 2 and 3 training is conducted using simulators that adhere to the high-fidelity and reliability standards. The list of training aircraft includes the Cessna 172 Skyhawk, the Piper PA44 Seminole, and Frasca 141 & 242 simulator training devices.