Training Beyond the Standard


• Nelson Aviation College is looking forward to welcoming members of NZAWA to Motueka for the June fly-in. We invite those interested, and currently researching flight training organisations, for a site visit on Saturday 5th June. You will be provided with a tour of our facilities including theory and ground course classrooms and onsite accommodation. Entry requirements, the application process, course content and fees will be discussed during the site tour, with questions welcomed.

• We have a limited amount of extra funding available for students wishing to apply for our August 2021 course. Applications are still being considered, please note that interviews will need to be scheduled to fit around normal operations. Contact us for further details.

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Welcome to Nelson Aviation College

We are an Air New Zealand Preferred Flight Training Organisation and will provide you with an Air New Zealand Preferred Pilot Pathway, the New Zealand Diploma in Aviation - Airline Preparation Strand. We also deliver the Flight Instructor and GA Strands.

NAC was selected by Air New Zealand to undertake the administration and management of its approved Airline Integration Course. Please see here for further information about this incredible multi-crew training course.

NAC has been selected by the Tertiary Education Commission to offer student loans for pilot training (conditions apply).

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Training Beyond the Standard


Our Aircraft

Nelson Aviation College operates a fleet of Cessna and Piper aircraft utilising both Analog and TEC (Technically Enhanced Cockpit) instrumentation. All our aircraft are equipped with RockAIR GPS tracking for safety. 

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Student Testimonials

Nelson Aviation College has trained pilots for over 40 years and our graduates have gone on to fly all over the world. See what they have to say about us.

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