FAQ's

  • 1. I WOULD LIKE TO BECOME A PILOT. WHAT DO I DO?
    Please visit our flying school at RGIA, Shamshabad, India to see our facilities, and meet our instructors. Our staff will be delighted to guide you and answer all your queries. Once you have decided to join our school, you can apply during your visit or send us the duly filled forms.
  • 2. IS THE FLYING SCHOOL RECOGNISED BY THE LOCAL AVIATION AUTHORITY?
    Yes, Asia Pacific Flight Training is authorized to conduct flying courses by the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Government of India).
  • 3. WHAT TYPES OF TRAINING AIRCRAFT ARE USED IN YOUR FLYING SCHOOL?
    APFTAL has Diamond DA40 Single Engine and DA42 Multi Engine Aircraft for flying training.
  • 4. WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DO I NEED TO JOIN THE COURSE?
    The minimum requirements are:
    CPL- Senior Secondary education/12th or equivalent, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    PPL – Higher secondary education/10th or equivalent.
  • 5. WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR ENTRY INTO THE PROGRAM?
    You must be 17 years of age to begin training.
  • 6. WHAT IS THE DURATION OF THE CPL/IR COURSE?
    PPL Course - 4 Months, CPL/IR Course - 18 Months
  • 7. WHAT COURSES DOES APFT OFFER?
    APFT India, offers the Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License and Instrument Rating Courses.
  • 8. WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF TRAINING AT APFT ACADEMY COMPARED TO TRAINING ABROAD?
    APFT Academy offers various advantages over going abroad viz., You can stay in India while training and be associated with a school of repute.
    APFT Academy helps you to save a lot in travelling and living expenses without compromising on quality. Avoidance of additional costs and time to convert your foreign license to meet Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) requirements when you return to in India.
  • 9. FOR A CPL/IR LICENCE, HOW MANY HOURS OF FLYING DO I NEED?
    For the CPL/IR licence, a cadet pilot requires a minimum of 200 hours of flying.
  • 10. IS THERE A MAXIMUM AGE LIMIT FOR CPL/IR COURSE?
    There is no age limit for taking this course. However, the licence is valid up to the age of 65.
  • 11. WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE PROGRAM?
    Cost of the program includes Food and accommodation, course material and text books, uniforms, transportation to and from the apartment complex to the airport.
  • 12. WHAT IS THE FEE STRUCTURE?
    Please visit our Courses vertical for the information.
  • 13. DOES APFT ACADEMY PROVIDE ANY STUDENT LOAN FACILITY?
    No. APFT Academy does not provide any student loan facility. However students can raise loan on their own from the banks.