In the past 60 weeks, Mr. Patel has gained his Commercial Pilot Licence with Instrument Rating and Instructor Rating. He will now join the team of Eagle Flight Training as a junior instructor. At 18, Mr. Patel is one of the youngest instructors in New Zealand and will soon have a New Zealand Diploma in Aviation. His hard work and dedication have taken him to heights which very few pilots reach. For the next couple of years. Mr. Patel will focus on building his experience as an instructor along with gaining his ATPL exam credits.
The Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating and Instructor rating together make up the NZ Diploma in Aviation (Flight Instruction Strand). The training can be completed within 60 – 72 weeks of full time study. International students may enroll in each course separately and for domestic students students we also have the option of part time study. Our courses have students from all over the world including countries such as Hong Kong, Vietnam, Japan, India, South Korea, Brunei Darussalam, Philippines, Indonesia, Bhutan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and New Zealand. With instructing staff and students coming from various backgrounds and cultures, we provide a professional and friendly training environment, giving students the chance to maximize their potential and successfully teaching our students to think like captains!