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ILS Issue

  Train and complete your ILS issue in our Ardmore based simulator. No requirement to use an aircraft therefore saving you time and money. Contact us for details

2020-06-29T13:45:07+12:00June 29th, 2020|Featured, News, Simulator|

CAA medical reminder

From CAA. 23 June The Emergency Directive for medical certificates expires at midnight Wednesday 24 June. This directive allows medical certificates with expiry dates between 26 March 2020 and 23 June 2020 to remain in force until that time. If you have not renewed your medical certificate, you will be unable to exercise the privileges

2020-06-23T16:52:42+12:00June 23rd, 2020|News|

IFR Currency and Job Interviews

Need to keep IFR current or have an job interview. Flight Test NZ has a King Air simulator based at Ardmore for currency, ILS issue, and refresher training for job interviews.  Contact us to arrange a slot.  

2020-05-16T10:40:12+12:00May 16th, 2020|News, Simulator|

Drone Training On Line Now Available

Great news. You can still complete drone training on line from our Drone Trust e-learning courses. Now is the time to make use of the next few weeks while we are in lock down. Click on the Drone button from our home page to access more information on these 101 and 102 courses or contact

2020-03-26T15:41:38+13:00March 26th, 2020|Courses, Featured, News|

CAA Expiry Date Extensions Updated

CAA have announced extensions to  competency checks, medicals, SMS and certificates. From their press release dated 26 March the following relief applies: If you have upcoming currency requirements, flight reviews, proficiency checks, or training and checking requirements, an exemption will be issued extending the period within which these checks and reviews must be completed by

2020-03-30T15:30:20+13:00March 26th, 2020|News|

New Examiners

I welcome three new examiners, Jason Drake, Rob Hunt and Jordan Kean, to Flight Test NZ. Rob is an Airline Examiner (H) based at Murchison. Rob is available to conduct Part 135 FCCC Jordan is a General Aviation Examiner (A) based at Dunedin who is available for PPL issue, instrument rating continued competency, Part 135

2020-03-18T14:23:14+13:00January 15th, 2020|News|

ST1000 simulator

We are proud to announce the installation and  approval of two ST1000 simulators at Mainland Air, Dunedin, and New Zealand Airline Academy at Oamaru.

2019-12-10T12:58:02+13:00December 10th, 2019|News, Simulator|