Frequently Asked Questions

EFT may provide work opportunities to students who successfully complete the Flight Instructor Training programme at EFT.

Such students must hold the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Weather in New Zealand is very diverse all throughout the country. You can experience 4 seasons in a day including snow in the south island. All of this varying weather provides a challenge to the pilot and unmatchable flying experience.

EFT will arrange personal insurance for each student for the duration of their stay in NZ which will include medical insurance and will cover personal belongings.

Students are responsible for arranging travel insurance for their flight from a home country  to New Zealand.

If a student has completed any of the NZ aviation theory exams, these exams could be credited as long as the credits have not expired. Credits from other countries are nor recognized by NZCAA.

Hours flown previously by a student will be recognized if the hours have been validated and certified by the appropriate authority (e.g. CFI of flying school or Aviation Authority). Please contact us for further details.


Yes, we provide the documents to be submitted to NZ Immigration along with the student visa application form and guide. We encourage students apply for the NZ student visa online through


International students transfer their course fees into the New Zealand Public Trust account. The Public Trust is setup by the NZ government. The Eagle Flight Training – Public Trust account details are specified on every pro forma invoice provided to the students along with the offer letter.


Yes, if NZ Immigration allows, a student can work upto 20 hours per week according to NZ Immigration rules.


Yes, we pick up all new students arriving in the country from Auckland International airport.


Yes, we provide a pick up service every morning and a drop off service every evening for students living in Eagle Flight Training accommodation. This cost is included in total training package.


Yes, We do provide accommodation.

Accommodation fee includes a fully furnished private bedroom, shared bathroom, kitchen and lounge areas, power, water and internet. Shared room option is available and please contact us for details. All houses have laundry facilities and landline telephone.


NZCAA has no mandatory subjects or minimum score requirements. Studying Physics and Mathematics in high school is recommended.

No, a student has to be at least 18 years of age or above to enroll with us.


Exams have to be given for each license as follows:

The student must demonstrate English language proficiency by meeting one of our requirements. Please contact Eagle Flight Training through to determine whether you are required to provide an IELTS test report.

If the student wishes to complete the NZ Diploma in Aviation, they will need to pass the IELTS exam with a grade of 6.0 GEN or higher.

Yes, but nowhere else in the world will provide you with the flying experience gained from New Zealand’s diverse terrain, varying weather, and top instructors.
Pilots trained in New Zealand are considered among the best in the world.

Eagle Flight Training has trained students from countries all over the world including Bahrain, Brunei, China, Emirates, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia,  Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Taiwan, Tonga, Vietnam.

Our fleet comprises of the following types of aircraft:

  • DA 20 (Diamond 20)
  • DA 40 (Diamond 40)
  • PA 30 (Piper PA-30) – Twin Comanche

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