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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|

COVID -19 Update

In accordance with Government lock down directives with the exception of on line drone training  e-learning courses, Flight Test NZ has ceased conducting all flight assessments, classroom courses,  and simulator training.   As more information is available we will update this post on resumption of operations. We also refer you to our post on CAA extensions

2020-03-26T15:33:07+13:00March 26th, 2020|Courses, News, Simulator|

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|

ILS Issue In Simulator

  Now available, Additional aid - ILS issue, using our Ardmore based simulator.  Save time and aircraft costs by using the G1000 equipped simulator.  Contact us.

2019-10-16T13:25:17+13:00October 16th, 2019|News|