School of Aviation
AVIA 2013 Flight Operations 1


  • To train at standards which exceed those laid down by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority
  • To gain a Private Pilots Licence


Flight training is conducted at the Bankstown Flight Training Centre of UNSW using our own instructors and our fleet of new (2010) DA-40 and DA-42 Diamond aircraft. A strong emphasis is placed upon airmanship through discipline, quality assurance and a safety first mentality.


Mr Brian Horton - Director of Flight Operations +61 2 97919446 -
Mr Malcolm Good - Head of Operations +61 2 97913047 -
Mr Jeremy Andrews - Chief Ground Instructor +61 2 97911151 -


All flight training and ground school takes place at the Bankstown Flight Training Centre of UNSW. Please allow an appropriate amount of time to travel out there or you may not be able to fly.
Training takes place as a block release between the end of September and Christmas. Students will receive exact dates and details from the Director of Flight Operations.


Students will be assessed in accordance with the licensing requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Required Texts

All study materials are supplied by the Department for this course.

Learning Resources

The University of New South Wales provides a range of resources to help students develop their skills and to realise their full potential. The Learning Centre, located at the entrance to the Library provides guidance material, which is also available on-line.

In particular, students may wish to access the following:

Note-Taking Skills
The Basics of Essay Writing
Answering Assignment Questions
Report Writing FAQs
The Basics of Studying for Exams
Surviving Exams
Exam Skills
The American Psychological Association (APA) Referencing System