Flying : How to choose a good Flying School

Becoming a Pilot is not just a dream, it’s a passion, a goal that many wants to cherish. It’s a well-laid path that you have to follow with dedication and discipline.

Every aspiring Aviator who ever became successful in achieving a career in Aviation has surely come across lots of doubts, questions and confusions while choosing the right institute for CPL training. Today we are busting all those fears and doubts that you have in your mind. Let’s go through the questions one on one to make it easy for you to take the decision of choosing the right pilot training academy in India.



  1. Is the Institute where I am taking admission is accredited or not: Make sure that the Institute you are choosing for you is approved by DGCA(Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India)to provide CPL training and PPL Training related to Aviation. Academy of Carver Aviation Pvt. Ltd. (ACAPL) is not only DGCA approved but also an ISO 9001:2008 certified Pilot Training Institute.
  1. Does it offer enough Practical Training: Next thing that you need to check is whether the aviation academy has enough resources in terms of aircrafts, labs and experienced faculty to impart hands on practical training. Flying school you pick should have experienced pilot instructors and training faculty with the sole aim to provide simultaneous theoretical and practical training to help you learn, visualize and understand the things better.

You should have the fatality to learn under an Interactive Learning Environment which encompasses Computer-Based Training(CBT), Flight Simulators, Demo Flight of Aircraft, Working models, etc. along with subject related Audio, graphics, Expert Advices, Q&A sessions, etc.

  1. Does the Pilot Training Institute has enough Aircrafts and other resources to fulfill Flying Hours:Check for the fleet of aircrafts, watch hours, etc. to make sure that you complete your mandatory Flying hours (200 hours for CPL training & 40 hours for PPL training) on time.
  2. Does the Flying School follow all the safety rules and regulations? : One of the major concerns for students (especially pursuing CPL and PPL training) and their parents is Flight Safety. So make sure to ask about the safety measures undertaken. Enquire about the things related to safety.
    Safety has been an integral part of our culture at Carver Aviation. Flying school must have Safety Pilots and officers specially dedicated to take care of Flight Safety. 

    5. Past Placements: Again a major factor that you must consider is the Past Placements. Make sure to know about the past placements of the pilot training institute and the companies which conduct hiring drives.



50 thoughts on “Flying : How to choose a good Flying School

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  3. I have done my 10+2 in (PCMB), later i worked for SOME BPO company, my age is now 25 years can i join a pilot school now.?


  4. Want to be a light aircraft pilot. I completed diploma in mechanical engg. Can I join? My age is now 20, and I having specs.


  5. hey☺
    i m doing my 10+2 with pcm..
    what shud i do after my 10+2 to become a pilot…
    n is der any of d couse needed to join d flying school…after 10+2???
    would i be able to join the pilot school after my 10+2??


  6. Hi Premaseem I want to know I have completed my 10+2 in 2012 and have 47 marks in mathematics after that I have diploma of year in business management from Australia can I join this course


  7. hallo sir. i m shiek Ramiz Raja. I m just only 19 yrs. and i hv cmplt my 10+2 =12 th cls study . and i find a good career in pilot. should u tell me that how to rich on dream be a pilot . pls mail to me with yours answer.


  8. Can i know wats the process to get into a pilot training Institute i have completed my 12+with avg of 50 % and doing graduation in correspondence as well doing diploma in aviation


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  10. i’ve been completing my diploma in computer science this year, can i apply for it after my diploma , is there any branch related issues ??


  11. I am a girl. I want to be a good pilot. But the fees are high is their any compensation or not? I want to know the saraly of begineers and i am suffering from hoarsness voice from last 12 years. It will hamper on my carrier of being pilot or not? Plz rply ASAP


    • I Want to become a pilot I dont know how to select pilot training school and to where I want to join pilot training school after 12th and naw iam in 11th so ihave less time to do my career as an proffesional pilot
      so plese help in guidence of best currier in pilot


  12. Sir I have completed my 12 with PCM. Sir when I get in these flying school then after completing it . Is there will enought scope of my job or not .


  13. Hi,

    I have completed B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication and have 3 years of work experience. Am I eligible to join this school?



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