Located close to Melbourne and major transport routes, Victoria’s Hume Region is ideally situated for domestic and international organisations seeking firstclass pilot training facilities and support.
At the centre of the Hume Region Pilot Training Hub is Mangalore Airport, a purpose-built training facility north-east of Melbourne’s international airport, that meets Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) standards. With a number of metropolitan and regional airports within less than an hour’s flying distance providing ready access to controlled, and un-controlled airspace, no flight curfew, and stable weather conditions, Mangalore and the surrounding Hume Region is the perfect base for trainee pilots to build confidence and skills.
Mangalore Airport’s facilities include:
Mangalore facilities are regularly used by Federal and State government departments; emergency services; commercial organisations, recreational groups, and Moorabbin Flight Training Academy, a leading flight training provider specialising in training Chinese airline cadets.
The training facilities and purpose-built learning centre also offer:
For more information visit the Mangalore Airport website
Mangalore Airport training facilities are built to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) standards.
Hume Region has uncongested airspace, making it an ideal environment for pilots in the early stages of their training.
Mangalore’s proximity to controlled airspace around major national and international airports provides opportunities for pilots to develop their skills and vary their learning experience.
All training is delivered in English.
A number of multi-national flight training organisations, recognising the benefits of operating in Victoria, have well-established programs for international students already in place.
Australian pilot training is regulated by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and trainers are well-regarded internationally and nationally.
Victoria is home to Australia’s aviation and aerospace industries.
The Hume Region landscape is predominantly open plains, perfect terrain for cadet pilots needing to build confidence and experience.
Hume Region is known for its temperate climate and clear skies, averaging seven to eight sunshine hours a day (12 hours a day from October to March), and an average maximum temperature of 21°C.
Economic growth across Asia has seen the demand for domestic and international air travel soar, and consequently increase the demand for skilled pilots.
It is predicted that over the next 20 years:
(2012 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook)
With its state-of-the-art flight training facilities, excellent weather and proximity to Melbourne, Victoria’s Hume Region Pilot Training Hub is prepared for takeoff.
The Hume Region Pilot Training Hub’s centre at Mangalore Airport offers metropolitan-based flight training schools plenty of room to spread their wings as they face increased regulation of airspace, and encroaching residential development around airports. The 214-hecatre site is protected by a special-use zone overlay and is close to controlled and uncontrolled airspace, a number of satellite airports and to south-east Australia’s major rail and road routes.
With most pilot-training courses conducted over periods of up to 60-weeks, the sky’s the limit when it comes to opportunities to promote local tourist attractions, retail and service sectors to overseas and domestic trainee pilots while they’re studying and staying in the Hume Region.
Federal, State and Local government and agencies, and the aviation industry support, and promote a range of initiatives to attract and prioritise investment in the sector including:
An hour north of Melbourne and easily accessed by major rail and road routes.