Fly into 2021 Sale

In response to the current difficulties our industry is facing, we at AIAC are currently offering some super deals to help you either upskill or re-skill to assist pilots in finding employment during these challenging times. These packages are for a limited time only.

Choose from our Instrument Rating with Multi-Engine class rating to help you upskill; or our uniquely designed Flight Instructor Recurrency course which may enable you to find employment as a flight instructor.

Instrument Rating with Multi-Engine (9 week course)
Reduced to $29,900

Enrol in our short Instrument Rating course to upskill today. At AIAC we have been training pilots since 1990 with many of our graduates working for airlines such as Cathay Pacific, Virgin Australia, QANTAS, JetStar and more. Our training is highly standardised, using modern equipment, and experienced instructors. This is an all inclusive package including a 2 week IREX theory course*.  Class sizes are intentionally kept small to give you an excellent learning experience. 

Included in your training package is:

  • 4 hours in a Diamond DA40NG
  • 21 hours in the Diamond DA42NG twin engine
  • 22 hours in our DA40/42 FSTD
  • 20 hours briefs
  • IAP2D and IAP3D
  • IREX Theory course
  • MEA/IR Flight test
  • Air services and landing fees
  • Self-contained Accommodation
  • Transport to and from college if needed


  • Private or Commercial Pilot Licence
  • Current CASA Medical certificate (class 2 minimum)
  • Current ASIC
  • 1.0hr solo night
  • Minimum 3.0hrs night
  • 50.0 hours solo cross-country command
  • Minimum 7.0hrs IF on category

Why choose this course through AIAC?

  1. This course presents an excellent opportunity to upskill today and be job ready as the aviation market rebounds.
  2. Competitively priced offer will not last. In response to the struggles our industry is facing, we are offering this course at a greatly reduced price to assist pilots in advancing their career.
  3. Training conducted by expert flight instructors – Our flight instructors have undergone comprehensive training to deliver our detailed course.

*Does not include the IREX ASPEQ/CASA exam, charts and publications or IREX textbook. If you have already completed your IREX theory & exam, contact us for special pricing and adjusted course length. Additional accommodation charged at $280p/w if needed

Flight Instructor Recurrency (11 day course)
Only $13,500**

Been a while since you have instructed? Keen to jump back into the right hand seat but not sure where to start? Our unique Flight Instructor Recurrency course may be right for you!
AIAC has developed this course specifically for aviation professionals who have previously held a Flight Instructor Rating and have had a long break from flight instructing and are considering renewing their instructional skills and revalidating their flight instructor rating.
The course is developed entirely to assist you to exercise the privileges of a Part 61 Flight Instructor Rating to be employed in the industry as a flight instructor. The course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to make a return to instructing confidently and competently.

Included in your training package is:

  • 15 hours in a Diamond DA40NG
  • 1.5 hours in a Diamond DA20
  • 1.5 hours in the FTD
  • Flight Instructor Proficiency Check
  • 35 hours classroom time
  • Self-contained Accommodation (13 days)
  • Transport to and from college if needed


  • Commercial or Air Transport Pilot Licence
  • Previously held a CASA issued Flight Instructor Rating
  • Current CASA Medical certificate (class 2 minimum)
  • Current ASIC

Why choose this course through AIAC?

  1. You will train with our expert Flight Instructor, Michael Hayes, who has over 10 years experience with AIAC exclusively training flight instructors. 
  2. Upon completion of your training, you will be assessed by our in-house CASA flight examiner, Kevin McMurtrie. 
  3. This course is uniquely designed to assist pilots re-enter the workforce in a short amount of time and for a small investment.

**Price based on 15hrs dual flight in the DA40. Additional training required to achieve competency charged at $480 p/h (VDO). Includes full access to AIAC’s professionally developed briefs which can also be purchased separately if you want your own copy. Additional accommodation charged at $280p/w if needed. 

More reasons to choose AIAC

  1. Standardised Training. We have developed a highly standardised training system starting with our operating procedures, long and pre-flight briefs, and training manuals. The entire system is internally developed and based on the individual Diamond training aircraft.
  2. Modern Fleet. Out training fleet is modern and new. The Diamond DA40NG and DA42NG are state-of-the-art commercial training aircraft featuring a fully integrated Garmin 1000 avionics system, low noise and carbon emissions, and the greatest level of occupant safety through Diamond’s active and passive safety technology.
  3. Flight examiner availability. Flight tests are conducted by our in-house CASA approved flight examiners Jamie Johnston or Kevin McMurtrie. With years of experience and plenty of passion for the industry, Kevin, Jamie, and others will ensure your training with us is professional, high quality and fun.
  4. Location. Nestled between stunning coastlines and majestic ranges, Port Macquarie is an ideal place to fly. Port Macquarie is a bustling regional city with many facilities that would normally be found in metropolitan cities, beautiful sub-tropical weather, abundant places to explore and plenty of things for the family to enjoy. Check out for more information.
  5. Port Macquarie Airport. You will experience few runway delays and your training area is a short 2-3 minutes flight time from the airport, maximising every dollar spent. The airport is large enough to attract a good mix of traffic to help you develop great situational awareness and traffic management skills. 
  6. Ethics and Integrity. We understand the flight training industry. Our senior operational team have been flying for over 30 years in commercial aviation and flight training. We have experienced the highs and lows the aviation industry has gone through over the previous three decades and we always offer our customers genuine, factual, and sincere information and guidance so they can make well informed decisions about a future in aviation.

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