NAC News

At the annual Aviation New Zealand Awards Dinner held in Wellington on Monday 21st July, Jeremy Anderson - CFI Nelson Aviation College, was presented with the Director's Flight Instructor Award.
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Would you like to learn more about the Air New Zealand Aviation Institute Pilot Training Programme? Please click here
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NAC has a newly established 'Graduates' Facebook page (2 October 2013).
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Part Five - Are you (or your son or daughter) considering a career as an airline pilot, but your knowledge of the industry and the career path is very limited? Then this article is for you.
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Part One - Are you (or your son or daughter) considering a career as an airline pilot, but your knowledge of the industry and the career path is very limited? Then this article is for you. It is designed to help you understand more about what is required to come an airline pilot with Air New Zealand, and provide some statistics that help describe the size, shape and nature of the professional fixed-wing (aeroplane) aviation industry in New Zealand.
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Flight Test Passes
Congratulations to the following students who recently passed flight tests:
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Welcome to Nelson Aviation College
Training Beyond the Standard
 


Nelson Aviation College has been training pilots for the aviation industry since 1978. We are a Preferred Air New Zealand Flight Training Organisation and we will provide you with an Air New Zealand Preferred Pilot Pathway - The New Zealand Diploma in Aviation, Airline Preparation Strand.

Due to our reputation and track record, NAC was again selected by the Tertiary Education Commission to offer student loans for flight training (conditions apply) in 2014. Consistently high pass rates (currently 97% across all subject levels)for first time sittings and a maximum instructor to student ratio of 1:4 ensures safe, quality instruction throughout each phase of your training. Our Instructors are experienced, dedicated and friendly. We know all of our students on a first name basis so you will never feel like "just a number". Trial flights are available to anyone who would like to experience the thrill and fun of flying for themselves

We look forward to meeting you soon.





Course selection for NZ students is completed two times per year - mid April (13th - 17th April 2015) and early October (6th - 10th October 2014). Courses are offered two times per year in February and August. Applications for the August course close on 1st April and for the February intake, on 15th September, to allow for the course selection process.You will need to allow for a minimum of three hours onsite at our training base located at Motueka Aerodrome, either 9am until 12pm or 1pm until 4pm during the scheduled course selection week.
Although we offer a professional training environment, one of our core values is to have fun.  Please take a look at this new video to see where we fly.
Nelson Aviation College - Making dreams a reality.