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Route Plan

Route Plan

Basic Training

Private Pilot License (PPL) in New Zealand

  • Approximately 23 weeks
  • Flight training 68.3 hours (aircraft and simulator)

Ground school (NZCAA & Indian DGCA) is followed by flight training on either our Cessna 172 or Diamond DA20 to gain your PPL for single engine aircraft. During this phase you will learn the fundamentals of visual flying, basic instrument flying and navigation.

 

Advanced navigation and night flying in New Zealand

  • Approximately 16 weeks
  • Flight training 72.5 hours (aircraft and simulator)

Ground school (NZCAA & Indian DGCA) is followed by flight training on either our Cessna 172 or Diamond DA20 aircraft. You will further develop your visual navigation techniques and night flying.

 

Multi-engine Instrument rating (MEIR) in New Zealand

  • Approximately 17 weeks
  • Flight training 60.9 hours (aircraft and simulator)

Ground school (NZCAA & Indian DGCA) is followed by flight training in our new generation, twin-engine, G1000 EFIS equipped DA42 aircraft and simulators to develop your instrument flying skills.

 

Commercial Pilot License (CPL) in New Zealand

  • Approximately 8 weeks
  • Flight training 33.7 hours

 

During this phase, you will further refine your general handling piloting skills as well as develop your non-technical and communication skills to a standard expected of a professional pilot in readiness for your NZCPL flight test. As part of this phase you will also receive Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT).

 

NZCAA to Indian DGCA license conversion training in India

  • Approximately 8 weeks
  • Flight training 20 hours (aircraft and simulator)
  • Ground school + DGCA exams

On successful completion of the NZCAA training, you will return to India to complete your NZCAA conversion (to Indian DGCA) at a DGCA approved training facility. Successful completion of this phase will lead to the issue of an Indian DGCA MECPL/IR.

Intermediate Training and Advanced Training

Multi pilot training - MCC, Jet handling, A320 Type Rating Training - Location TBC by the Airline

 

  • Approximately 8 weeks, training location - TBC by IndiGo
  • Simulator training 68 hours

Type-technical ground school and A320 simulator training incorporating: MCC, Jet Orientation Handling utilising IndiGo's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

 

Employment with IndiGo, based in India

A simulator evaluation check before Induction will be scheduled by IndiGo and will be supervised by an IndiGo Pilot Trainer.

 

At the time of induction with IndiGo you will be required to pass a drug test. Post induction as an A320 Junior First Officer with IndiGo you will carry out ground school training, supernumerary flights followed by Supervised Line Flying (SLF) and safety emergency procedure's training. Once you have completed the above, you will be Released To Line (RTL).

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