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Route Plan

Route Plan

The following route plan provides a detailed example of the training footprint you can expect to complete for this Cadet Pilot program.


Basic Training

Theoretical Knowledge training; Classroom and computer-based; NZ

Approximately 26 weeks


Foundation flight training; Single-engine piston aircraft; NZ

Approximately 19 weeks


Commercial and Instrument flight training including Upset Prevention and Recovery Training; Single- and multi-engine aircraft and simulator; NZ

Approximately 22 weeks


Intermediate Training

Multi-pilot flight training

Our world-renowned Airline Qualification Course (AQC) incorporating Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) certificate, advanced handling skills and an Initial Crew Resource Management (CRM) course

Approximately 3 weeks

Advanced Training with Hong Kong Airlines

Finally you will progress to A330 type rating training in full-flight simulator and A330 jet aircraft in Hong Kong.


Upon joining your airline, you will continue with further 'Line' training (carrying passengers), which will conclude with a 'final line-check' by your airline training Captain.


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